Braskem’s Next Bioplastic Move

Good news from the bioplastics front . . . Braskem is forging ahead with their new facility in Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil to produce green polypropylene (despite […]

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New Process Converts Polyethylene into Carbon Fiber

The DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has developed a new method for producing carbon fiber. The articles states these fibers could be used in filtration . . . but what […]

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Deeper Cleaning with Deep-Dye

Kelheim Fibres’ chemically modified specialty fibre turns out to have potential for excellent cleaning when incorporated into wipes (according to a recent study). Discover what other remarkable innovations are going […]

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Eastman Chemical Company Launches Plasticizer Solution Storefronts on SpecialChem

SpecialChem has added a unique feature to their website . . . a Storefront, a twist on the traditional company directory. Companies can provide detailed product information, expert advice and […]

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Cotton Finds New Applications in the Nonwovens Industry

The spunlace market is a rapidly growing technology and provides opportunities for new materials every day. Ultra clean cotton and regenerated cotton are the latest materials to benefit from this […]

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Finalists Named for Fifth World of Wipes Innovation Award™

Attendees at annual World of Wipes® Conference in Chicago in June will vote for the recipient of 2012 Award CARY,  N.C. — May 4, 2012 — Four finalists have been […]

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