Plastics

General Plastics' to Promote Aerospace-Grade Core Materials and Built-to-Print Polyurethane Parts for the Business Aviation Industry at 2019 NBAA-BACE

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:00am

General Plastics manufactures rigid foam board materials to demanding physical property and flammability requirements for interior aerospace parts.

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  • General Plastics manufactures rigid foam board materials to demanding physical property and flammability requirements for interior aerospace parts.
  • It is a halogen-free polyurethane foam core which is an ideal alternative to thermoplastics foams and phenolic impregnated aramid honeycomb.
  • Other LAST-A-FOAM core materials include flame-retardant rigid foam core that exhibits high strength-to-weight ratio and is resistant to water absorption, most chemicals and solvents.
  • General Plastics' flexible built-to-print molded parts have been part of the aviation industry for over 45 years.

WD-40 Company to Debut New Product at the 2019 SEMA Show

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:12pm

Transmission When removing a transmission, the reach, precision and angle of spray possible with the flexible straw makes work easier.

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  • Transmission When removing a transmission, the reach, precision and angle of spray possible with the flexible straw makes work easier.
  • Its the Year of the Bronco at the 2019 SEMA Show and to celebrate, WD-40 Company and SEMA Cares are partnering to rebuild and deck out an iconic cult classic.
  • Learn more about the product, giveaway and vehicle build, including images of the WD-40 X SEMA Garage 1966 Boosted Bronco, at WD40.com/SEMA.
  • WD-40 Company is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select market under the ticker symbol WDFC.

Global Materials Manufacturer Covestro Deploys Shiftconnector from eschbach Across 90 Production Plants Worldwide

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 7:30pm

Global software developer eschbach announced today that Covestro has successfully deployed eschbachs Shiftconnector solution across more than 40 plants worldwide and has plans to add 50 more plants across the globe by the end of 2019.

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  • Global software developer eschbach announced today that Covestro has successfully deployed eschbachs Shiftconnector solution across more than 40 plants worldwide and has plans to add 50 more plants across the globe by the end of 2019.
  • "The key advantage of Shiftconnector is to digitize communication and documentation in production," explains Andreas Eschbach, CEO of eschbach.
  • Additionally, Covestro wanted a system that could be used worldwide for all production plants, even if there were regional differences in requirements.
  • Enabling all employees in production facilities to work more easily and efficiently using Shiftconnector plays a crucial role at Covestro.

Simulations Plus Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.06 per Share

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 7:30pm

Simulations Plus, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLP), the leading provider of modeling and simulation solutions for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemicals, and consumer goods industries, today announced that its board of directors has declared its next ongoing quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share of the Companys common stock.

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  • Simulations Plus, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLP), the leading provider of modeling and simulation solutions for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemicals, and consumer goods industries, today announced that its board of directors has declared its next ongoing quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share of the Companys common stock.
  • The cash dividend will be distributed on Friday, November 1, 2019, to shareholders of record as of Friday, October 25, 2019.
  • Walt Woltosz, chairman of the board of directors, said, This dividend declaration is a continuation of the Boards plan to distribute a cash dividend of $0.06 per share per quarter.
  • The declaration of any future dividends will be determined by the board of directors each quarter and will depend on earnings, financial condition, capital requirements, and other factors.

Global Functional Fluids Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts, 2019-2025: Market is Projected to Grow by US$14.2 Billion - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 6:21pm

Functional Fluids market worldwide is projected to grow by US$14.2 Billion, driven by a compounded growth of 7.5%.

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  • Functional Fluids market worldwide is projected to grow by US$14.2 Billion, driven by a compounded growth of 7.5%.
  • Transmission & Hydraulic Fluids, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays the potential to grow at over 7.4%.
  • Poised to reach over US$10.9 Billion by the year 2025, Transmission & Hydraulic Fluids will bring in healthy gains adding significant momentum to global growth.
  • In Japan, Transmission & Hydraulic Fluids will reach a market size of US$462.2 Million by the close of the analysis period.

Atwell Welcomes Drew Powers

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:53pm

Atwell, LLC is pleased to welcome Drew Powers as Oil & Gas Team Leader.

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  • Atwell, LLC is pleased to welcome Drew Powers as Oil & Gas Team Leader.
  • Powers brings more than 15 years of experience in the Oil & Gas, Power, and Chemical industries to Atwell.
  • Drew is a great addition to our team, says Atwell vice president Scott Klipstine, His market knowledge, strong technical leadership and outstanding relationships are tremendously valuable as we expand our capabilities in the Northeast."
  • Atwell, LLC is a national consulting, engineering, and construction services firm with technical professionals located across the country.

Global Calcined Petcoke Market 2019-2023 | Increasing Consumption of Paints to Boost Demand | Technavio

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:45pm

The calcined petcoke market size is expected to post a CAGR of about 5% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.

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  • The calcined petcoke market size is expected to post a CAGR of about 5% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191014005462/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled global calcined petcoke market 2019-2023.
  • As green petcoke is derived from oil refineries as a byproduct, the increase in the global refining capacity is driving the global production of green petcoke.
  • This market research report segments the calcined petcoke market by application (aluminum and others), and geography (APAC, Europe, MEA, North America, and South America).

PPG Partners With United Way to Complete 9 COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Projects for Day of Caring in Greater Pittsburgh

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:02pm

Colorful Communities Day of Caring brings together teams of volunteers to help local non-profit organizations across Allegheny and Butler counties.

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  • Colorful Communities Day of Caring brings together teams of volunteers to help local non-profit organizations across Allegheny and Butler counties.
  • The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania is grateful for hard-working volunteers and corporate and community leaders like PPG, said Bobbi Watt Geer, president and CEO, United Way.
  • PPG is excited to celebrate the fourth annual Colorful Communities Day of Caring in Greater Pittsburgh in partnership with the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, said Malesia Dunn, PPG executive director, PPG Foundation and corporate global social responsibility.
  • Since 2015, PPG has completed more than 270 Colorful Communities projects, impacting more than 5.3 million people in 39 countries.

Fluor Selected as Global Award 2019 Finalist by The Institution of Chemical Engineers

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:36pm

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it has been named as a finalist in three categories including oil and gas, research project, and diversity and inclusion for the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Global 2019 Awards .

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  • Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it has been named as a finalist in three categories including oil and gas, research project, and diversity and inclusion for the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Global 2019 Awards .
  • Winners will be announced at an awards event being held in the UK on November 7, 2019.
  • We are proud to be finalists with some top leading companies and wish everyone good luck at the awards.
  • Founded in 1912, Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) is a global engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance company that transforms the world by building prosperity and empowering progress.

Sustainable Packaging Coalition Launches Open Challenge with Ubuntoo to Identify Sustainable Protective Packaging Solutions

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has officially launched the Protective Packaging Design Challenge, an open competition for innovators, entrepreneurs, and start-ups to submit new ideas for sustainable protective packaging solutions.

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  • The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has officially launched the Protective Packaging Design Challenge, an open competition for innovators, entrepreneurs, and start-ups to submit new ideas for sustainable protective packaging solutions.
  • Protective packaging is critical to protecting products during transport, but oftentimes uses significant material that is non-recyclable or from unsustainable sources.
  • The Challenge aims to uncover and showcase solutions that can be scaled for this packaging pain point.
  • SPCs co-host partner Ubuntoo is an Environmental Solutions Platform, hosting more than 700 solutions to plastic pollution, textile and food waste.