Hexpol has come to an agreement with the Vita Group to acquire VTC TPE Group. VTC TPE Group is a leading developer and manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer compounds with production units in the UK and Sweden.
Arkema is cooperating with Taiwanese chemicals manufacturer Chang Chun Petrochemicals Co. Ltd. to distribute its Evasin EVOH copolymers. Evasin will be marketed alongside Arkema’s Orevac and Lotader binders. The agreement grants Arkema an exclusive distributorship for Evasin EVOH in Europe.
The Plastics Industry Trade Association (SPI) has announced that NPE2012, the next edition of the triennial international plastics exposition, will take place 1 – 5 April 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, USA.