Eastman showcases disinfectant-ready polymer at MD&M West

Global specialty plastics provider Eastman demonstrates the dominant performance of next-generation material Eastman MXF221 copolyester as a disinfectant-ready polymer for safer healthcare environments at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West trade show in Anaheim, California, Feb. 6 to 8, 2018. The latest advancement in biocompatible medical-grade polymers for medical device housings and hardware, Eastman … More Eastman showcases disinfectant-ready polymer at MD&M West

Turning trash into treasure

By Guest Author Karen McIntyre, Editor at Nonwovens Industry Diaper recycling efforts continue to ramp up across the globe Keeping fewer diapers, or diaper material, out of landfills. This has been the challenge facing the industry since the beginning. As other types of household waste like plastic bottles, paper and glass have made their way … More Turning trash into treasure

Worth Reading

  Middle East polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in profile The Middle East’s bottle grade PET capacity decreased in 2017 when SABIC in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia reduced production capacity from 750,000 tonnes/year to a 420,000 tonne/year operating rate for cost optimisation. JBF’s 400,000 tonne/year Ras Al Khaimah facility in the UAE stopped production in June for a … More Worth Reading

Premiere at PSI 2018 – Bremen Cotton Exchange presents “Walk of Cotton”

From January 9-11, 2018, the Bremen Cotton Exchange held a joint presentation with the Kölner Akademie für Textilveredlung with their own booth at the leading European Trade Show of the Promotional Product Industry PSI 2018 in Dusseldorf. 907 exhibitors from 37 nations presented their product ranges at the fair One focus at the PSI was … More Premiere at PSI 2018 – Bremen Cotton Exchange presents “Walk of Cotton”

Key patent behind game-changing Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology upheld at highest European Patent Instance

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that a key patent of DSM Dyneema, protecting its Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology will be maintained after a second challenge before the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office. This radical innovation platform delivers game-changing materials for soft body armour … More Key patent behind game-changing Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology upheld at highest European Patent Instance