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New line of injection molded thermoplastic components to compete with metals 
PlasticsToday.com - 8 Hours ago
A new line from Piper Plastics is said to bridge the performance gap between components produced via standard injection molding compounds and pre-preg lay-up composite materials. The new material, called     Add Comment

Currier Plastics expands its collegiate co-op program 
PlasticsToday.com - 10 Hours ago
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Syngenta's (SYT) CEO Michael Mack on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 
Seeking Alpha - 9 Hours ago
Operator Welcome to the Syngenta half-year 2014 results call. (Operator Instructions). I must advise you that this conference is being recorded today, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. I would now like to     Add Comment

Dow plans to raise $6bn from non-core asset sales 
Arab News - 9 Hours ago
NEW YORK: Dow Chemical Co. reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as sales rose and margins improved due to higher prices and a tight control on costs. The company said margins improved in     Add Comment

New Air Products CEO says emphasis on cash and capital allocation to guide strategy 
Chemical Week - 9 Hours ago
Regions :: North America :: U.S. Ghasemi : Entire portfolio has room for improvement. Air Products chairman and CEO Seifi Ghasemi says that a focus on cash generation and improved capital     Add Comment

Conair appoints new sales managers 
Canadian Plastics - 9 Hours ago
Auxiliary equipment supplier The Conair Group has appointed some well-known industry figures to its sales management team. Adam LaDuke has joined Conair as an associate regional sales manager, Vincent     Add Comment

DuPont sales down, profits up in Q4 2014 
Canadian Plastics - 9 Hours ago
Chemical company E.I. DuPont has reported mixed second quarter 2014 results, with profit improving compared to the year-ago quarter but revenue dipping slightly. DuPont reported US$9.7 billion in     Add Comment

Global market for plastic containers to hit 46 million tonnes by 2021: report 
Canadian Plastics - 9 Hours ago
The global market for plastic containers is expected to rise to 46.2 million tonnes in 2021, according to a new study from German research company Ceresana.   “Due to the flexibility of use in the     Add Comment

Air Products 
Yahoo! Finance - 10 Hours ago
(APD) per-share earnings rose 7.4% to $1.46, and revenue rose 3.4% to $2.63 bil, on estimates for $1.45 per share and $2.67 bil. Shares of the industrial gases supplier rose 4.4% to 136.09. Information     Add Comment

Dow reports broad Q2 gains 
Yahoo! Finance - 10 Hours ago
Diversified chemicals and agricultural products maker Dow Chemical (DOW) said Q2 earnings climbed 16% to 74 cents per share on a 2.3% increase in revenue to $14.92 bil. Wall Street was expecting EPS of     Add Comment

Nitrogen-Doped Pitch-Based Spherical Active Carbon as a Nonmetal Catalyst for Acetylene  
Journal of ChemCatChem - 11 Hours ago
Abstract A highly active nitrogen-doped pitch-based spherical activated carbon catalyst (PSAC-N) is synthesized through a nitrogen-doping treatment and used as a nonmetal catalyst for acetylene hydrochlorination.     Add Comment

Evonik invests in new silica plant in Brazil 
ChemEurope.com - 7 Hours ago
Investment volume in mid-double-digit million € range 24-07-2014: Evonik Industries plans to build a plant to produce precipitated silicas in Americana (São Paulo, Brazil). The company is investing
Evonik to Build New Silica Plant in Brazil CHEManager
Evonik confirms construction of precipitated silicas plant in Brazil Chemical Week
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Exterra Resources reveals robust mine metrics for Second Fortune 
Proactive Investors Australia - 8 Hours ago
Exterra Resources www.exterraresources.com.au/ Exterra Resources (ASX: EXC) is an Australian mineral exploration company established to identify, acquire and develop mineral projects that possess the     Add Comment

Inca Minerals raising funds for porphyry drilling in Peru 
Proactive Investors Australia - 8 Hours ago
Inca Minerals www.incaminerals.com.au/ Inca Minerals (ASX: ICG) is exploring for porphyries in Peru. Tweet Email Email to a friend: Send Thursday, July 24, 2014 by Proactive Investors Inca Minerals (ASX:ICG)     Add Comment

Red Metal kicks off step-out drilling for silver and lead at Maronan 
Proactive Investors Australia - 8 Hours ago
Red Metal www.redmetal.com.au Red Metal (ASX:RDM) is a mineral explorer focussed on base metal and uranium exploration. Tweet Email Email to a friend: Send Thursday, July 24, 2014 by Proactive Investors     Add Comment

Petrobras board faces split decisions on Texas refinery deal – report 
ICIS - 8 Hours ago
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India’s HPCL offers spot naphtha cargo for 6-8 August loading 
ICIS - 8 Hours ago
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India to set up petrochemical SEZ with Iran, Myanmar 
Iran Daily - 8 Hours ago
Steel output rises by 8.4% Iran’s steel output reached 7.982 million tons in the first six months of 2014, showing 8.4 percent increase compared to the similar period in the last year. Iran, as     Add Comment

Is Shell V power petrol priced higher because it is a more effective fuel than Shell  
Uganda Daily Monitor - 8 Hours ago
Shell V-Power and Shell Fuel Save Unleaded petrol are composed differently to provide different benefits. Shell V-Power is formulated to improve power and performance whereas Shell Fuel Save unleaded     Add Comment

Nanotube Dispersion and Polymer Conformational Confinement in a Nanocomposite Fiber:  
Journal of Physical Chemistry B - 8 Hours ago
A combination of computational and experimental methods was implemented to understand and confirm that conformational changes of a polymer [specifically polyacrylonitrile (PAN)] vary with the dispersion     Add Comment
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Currier Plastics expands its collegiate co-op program 
PlasticsToday.com - 10 Hours ago
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POLYETHYLENE: Braskem to Build UHMWPE Plant in Texas 
Automotive NewsWire - 10 Hours ago
Brazil’s Braskem has announced plans to construct an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene plant at its site in La Porte, Texas.  The company has not revealed the size of the plant but it will operate     Add Comment

Ginegar Plastic Products : Booby trap bomb kills 3 paratroopers 
4 Traders - 9 Hours ago
Three IDF paratroopers were killed when Palestinian terrorists detonated a bomb in their vicinity in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday. The three men have been named as Lt. Paz Eliyahu , 22,     Add Comment

Italian players expect stable PVC prices in August 
ChemOrbis - 9 Hours ago
Players in the Italian market say that they are expecting to see rollovers on PVC prices in August in accordance with expectations that the monthly ethylene contract will settle lower as well as predictions     Add Comment

Ginegar Plastic Products : IDF announces three more Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza 
4 Traders - 10 Hours ago
Three IDF soldiers were killed in battle with terrorists in south Gaza early on Wednesday and several others were air lifted to hospital with injuries, the IDF said. The three have been named as:     Add Comment

Synthesis and Characterization of CuMoO4/Zn–Al Layered Double Hydroxide Hybrids  
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research - 10 Hours ago
† State Key Laboratory of Fire Science, University of Science and Technology of China, 96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, Anhui 230026, People’s Republic of China‡ Suzhou Key Laboratory of Urban Public Safety, Suzhou     Add Comment

Popsicles and Plastics Go Hand in Hand 
AllVoices - 10 Hours ago
Popsicles today are as diverse as the many flavours you can use to create them and they're easy to make on your own! There are lots of new ideas for fruity and creamy creations that use plastic cups as     Add Comment

UK automotive – still performing well 
Plastics and Rubber Weekly - 10 Hours ago
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has reported a ‘robust’ first half of 2014 for UK car manufacturing, with volumes up 3.5% to 791,314 units. June output rose 3.7% to 136,419 cars,     Add Comment

BPF calls for coordinated action on marine litter 
Plastics and Rubber Weekly - 10 Hours ago
Coordinated action is needed to tackle marine litter, according to Philip Law, director-general of the British Plastics Federation (BPF). He told his audience at the 'Ocean Plastics – Consequences and     Add Comment

Officials: Fires set in Avondale Walmart, Goodyear Target 
AZCentral.com - 11 Hours ago
Two small fires shut down two west Valley businesses that are separated by about a mile. A small fire was reported on July 23, 2014, inside a Walmart Supercenter located on 13055 Rancho Santa Fe Blvd.,     Add Comment

World chefs: Michelin-starred Hungarian chef inspired by 'two moms' 
Japan Today - 12 Hours ago
BUDAPEST — Akos Sarkozi has delighted throngs of guests with his no-frills style, stripping down heavy Hungarian dishes to their defining flavors. But there is one person he has never dared cook for:
World Chefs Michelin-starred Hungarian chef inspired by two moms Malaysia Sun
World Chefs: Michelin-starred Hungarian chef inspired by "two moms" Bayou Buzz
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An easier way to turn plant scraps to plastics 
New Scientist - 16 Hours ago
Save those food scraps – they could be your next grocery bag. A new way of turning vegetable waste directly into bioplastics could make such materials even more environmentally friendly. Current bioplastics     Add Comment

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Investigation on Behalf of China XD Plastics Company Limited  
BusinessWeek - 16 Hours ago
BENSALEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 23, 2014-- Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims on behalf of investors of China XD Plastics Company China XD Plastics     Add Comment

Michelin providing sole material for new Northwave mountain bike shoes 
Bicycle Retailer and Industry News - 15 Hours ago
COMO, Italy (BRAIN) — Michelin and Northwave have worked together to create a new sole for Northwave mountain bike shoes, borrowing technology from Michelin's radial tires. Northwave will introduce     Add Comment

Polyvinyl Alcohol as a Biocompatible Alternative for the Passivation of Gold Nanorods 
Angewandte Chemie - 16 Hours ago
Abstract The functionalization of gold nanorods (GNRs) with polymers is essential for both their colloidal stability and biocompatibility. However, a bilayer of the toxic cationic surfactant cetyl trimethylammonium     Add Comment

Wyre plastic recycler’s £2m machine 
NewsRT.co.uk - 22 Hours ago
Lancashire-based plastic recycling business Preston Plastics has unveiled a new machine that will allow it to more than double production at its reprocessing facility near Garstang. The business has     Add Comment

DCCC completes 1st physical delivery of plastics futures contract 
Emirates247 - 22 Hours ago
The Dubai Commodities Clearing Corporation (DCCC), the central counter-party (CCP) service provider, wholly owned by the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX), has completed its first physical delivery     Add Comment

China XD Plastics Co Ltd (NASDAQ:CXDC) Investor Alert: Lawsuit Alleges False and  
A.M. Best - 22 Hours ago
San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/23/2014 -- An investor, who purchased shares of China XD Plastics Co Ltd (NASDAQ:CXDC), filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York     Add Comment

CB&I and Clariant’s polypropylene catalyst partnership off to a successful start 
Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine - 7/23/2014
CB&I and Clariant’s new Ziegler-Natta (ZN) polypropylene catalyst production plant in Louisville, Kentucky, is on schedule to begin production in 2015. The plant is part of a long-term strategic partnership
CB&I and Clariant's Polypropylene Catalyst partnership off to a successful start Your Oil and Gas News
CB&I and Clariant to begin production at US polypropylene catalyst plant in 2015 Chemicals Technology
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Goodyear police searching for sex suspect 
KTAR.com - 7/23/2014
A composite sketch of the suspect. (Goodyear Police Department Photo) PHOENIX -- Goodyear police are searching for a man suspected of breaking into a home and performing a sex act. The suspect broke     Add Comment

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