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Lanxess announced that Adiprene C930, a Low Free MDI based cast urethane, has proven as an appropriate material for being processed via injection moulding. The Korean company Autox developed a production process that allows cast polyurethane to be injection moulded. According to Lanxess, this innovation brings a new perspective to the cast polyurethane world as it combines the processing advantages of injection moulding along with the properties of cast urethane. Autox has recently launched a new vibrating screen for the mining industry which is made from this Adiprene cast PU prepolymer by injection moulding.

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Thermoset customers in France, Italy, the UK and Ireland will have improved access to products from Nouryon through an expanded partnership with distributor Gazechim Group.

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Polytek Development Corp., a manufacturer of speciality polymers for mould making and casting applications, announced the acquisition of Pro Marine Supplies. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Covestro announced that it has delivered its first commercial order of polyurethane raw materials for wind blades to China. According to the World Wind Energy Association, China is the world’s largest wind power market with 221 GW of installed capacity at the end of 2018.

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OptoFidelity, a specialist in robot assisted test automation for smart devices, and TactoTek, a provider of solutions for injection moulded structural electronics (IMSE), announced that OptoFidelity is developing automated production test systems for IMSE parts.

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At the trade fair for woodworking and wood processing plant, machinery and tools – Ligna 2019, Huntsman's polyurethanes business exhibited its range of non-added formaldehyde I-Bond MDI resins, which are said to meet stringent board standards regarding the emission of formaldehyde.

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The adhesives experts of Swiss company Alfa Klebstoffe AG have launched a new range of CR-free Simalfa adhesive solutions for the foam-processing industry.

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At Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East, 11 – 13 June 2019, in New York City, Covestro presented its raw materials for the healthcare industry. The company showcased its Baymedix portfolio for skin-friendly adhesives, absorbent foams and waterborne coatings; and Dureflex and Platilon product portfolios for medical films.

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Amyris, Inc. announced the appointment of Kathleen Valiasek, formerly Chief Financial Officer, to Chief Business Officer effective immediately. Valiasek will assume a dedicated role of furthering the company's strategy of collaborating with large, well-funded partners to grow the company's business. Simultaneously, she will continue to oversee the company's financing and investor relations activities.

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The shipments value of primary plastics machinery (injection molding and extrusion) in North America declined in the first quarter of 2019, according to the statistics compiled and reported by the Plastics Industry Association’s (Plastics) Committee on Equipment Statistics (CES).

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