Plastics

Global Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride Markets 2021-2027: Focus on Pipes & Fittings, Fire Sprinkler Systems, Power Cable Casing, Adhesives & Coatings, Wastewater Treatment - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:36pm

Chlorine is added to polyvinyl chloride to produce CPVC by using the fluidized bed or water slurry chlorination process.

Key Points: 
  • Chlorine is added to polyvinyl chloride to produce CPVC by using the fluidized bed or water slurry chlorination process.
  • A fire sprinkler system consists of a water supply & distribution piping system installed on walls or ceilings.
  • It gets activated once the sprinkler head reaches the activation temperature in case of a fire breakout & sprays high-pressure water over the flames to extinguish them.
  • CPVC can be made into High-voltage electrical power cable conduit due to its excellent heat resistance and insulation characteristic.

Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association Announces New Members

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:59pm

The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade organization created to promote the environmental benefits of additive manufacturing (AM), announced today that eight additional leading AM companies have joined the trade group to advance sustainability in AM, bringing its membership ranks to 28 members.

Key Points: 
  • The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade organization created to promote the environmental benefits of additive manufacturing (AM), announced today that eight additional leading AM companies have joined the trade group to advance sustainability in AM, bringing its membership ranks to 28 members.
  • These five Founding Members will determine the strategic direction of the AMGTA, provide governance oversight, and consider future research projects that members may vote to commission.
  • Their collective pledge to support the AMGTAs mission well-positions our trade group for accelerated growth and investment in new sustainability research projects in additive manufacturing.
  • The AMGTA is a non-commercial, unaffiliated organization open to any additive manufacturer or industry stakeholder that meets certain criteria relating to sustainability of production or process.

2D Materials, Nanocatalysts, and Metallic Nanoparticles Growth Opportunities Market Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:41am

The "Growth Opportunities in 2D Materials, Nanocatalysts, and Metallic Nanoparticles" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Growth Opportunities in 2D Materials, Nanocatalysts, and Metallic Nanoparticles" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This issue of the Nanotechnology Opportunity Engine showcases innovations pertaining to nanocatalysts, 2D materials such as graphene and multi-walled carbon nanotubes, and metallic nanoparticles, which can be used in a wide range of industrial applications.
  • The Nanotechnology Opportunity Engine provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on nanotechnology-related innovations and their impact across various industries.
  • Technology focus areas include nanocatalysts, antimicrobials, nano-cellulose, and nanoplatelets.

FlexCat™ by Unifrax Produces Increased Yield with Less Coking in Model PDH Study

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210727005241/en/
    FlexCat by Unifrax PDH testing results in partnership with hte GmbH.
  • Tested by hte GmbH, Unifrax targeted a model reaction of propane dehydrogenation (PDH) as a common industrial process and compared FlexCat to a literature derived and pellet-supported catalyst.
  • Unifraxs first step into industrial catalysis is a catalyst support material that has been proven to:
    Provide enhanced yield and selectivity.
  • FlexCat increased output by 20 percent in the initial cycle and retained at least 90 percent conversion activity during the subsequent cycle tested.

Ampco-Pittsburgh (NYSE: AP) Second Quarter 2021 Results Conference Call

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 10:57pm

Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE: AP) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE: AP) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021.
  • If you would like to participate in the conference call, please register using the link below or by dialing 1-844-308-3408 at least five minutes before the 10:30 a.m.
  • We encourage participants to pre-register for the conference call using the following link.
  • Callers who pre-register will be given a conference passcode and unique PIN to gain immediate access to the call and bypass the live operator.

Crane Co. Declares Third Quarter Dividend

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 10:00pm

Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, today announced its regular quarterly dividend of $0.43 per share for the third quarter of 2021.

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  • Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, today announced its regular quarterly dividend of $0.43 per share for the third quarter of 2021.
  • The dividend is payable on September 8, 2021 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 31, 2021.
  • Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products.
  • Crane Co. has approximately 11,000 employees in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

GrafTech Expands Operations with New Sales Office in Japan

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 9:15pm

GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF), a leading manufacturer of high-quality graphite electrode products essential to the production of electric arc furnace steel, announced the opening of a new sales office in Chiba-shi, Japan.

Key Points: 
  • GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF), a leading manufacturer of high-quality graphite electrode products essential to the production of electric arc furnace steel, announced the opening of a new sales office in Chiba-shi, Japan.
  • This new office will provide GrafTechs customers in the region with local commercial, customer service and technical support.
  • This office also expands the companys global sales and technical support personnel.
  • This office reflects our dedication to this region and to building highly skilled teams that serve our customers across our global footprint.

UNIFI's REPREVE® Receives First Higg MSI Scores

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:23pm

The companys flagship recycled brand has received its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) scores.

Key Points: 
  • The companys flagship recycled brand has received its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) scores.
  • The Higg MSI study confirms that U.S.-manufactured REPREVE reduces the global warming potential by 21% compared to generic, mechanically-recycled polyester and 42% compared to conventional virgin polyester.
  • We continue to build on our commitment to transparency by having the results of our REPREVE Life Cycle Assessment verified and accepted into the Higg MSI, said James Cooper, Unifi Sustainability Manager.
  • The Higg MSI scores are used to communicate credible data about a products performance and validate sustainability progress.