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Kraton Polymers LLC, a leading global producer of engineered polymers, announced new advances in pressure sensitive adhesives for the tape market. It is now possible to blend Kraton styrene-isoprene-butadiene-styrene (SIBS) and styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS) polymers with rosin ester tackifying resins.

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The Lanxess Basic Chemicals business unit is increasing its prices worldwide for its entire product portfolio by a minimum of 7 % with immediate effect.

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Dow Automotive and PolyOne Corporation announced their agreement for the development and commercialisation of PolyOne’s OnColor Smartbatch colour and additive concentrates in combination with Dow Automotive’s natural thermoplastic resins in Europe.

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Dow Europe GmbH will increase prices on all plastics additives product lines in Europe, Middle East, and Africa, effective 1 July 2009 or as contracts allow.

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Merquinsa announced at NPE 2009 the launch of a new family of Pearlthane ECO TPU grades made with DuPont Cerenol renewably-sourced polyol in a strategic collaboration between the two companies.

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Effective 1 July 2009, or as contracts terms allow, Dow Europe GmbH will increase its prices for Affinity polyolefin plastomers, Engage polyolefin elastomer, Nordel hydrocarbon rubber, and Versify plastomers and elastomers by EUR 100.00 per tonne across Europe.

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iSmithers is offering a 50% discount on all TPE bookings received in June.

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In late 2008 the Osnabrück, Germany, based hose producer polyvanced GmbH included round belts of thermoplastic polyurethane and polyester elastomers into its product range.

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Spanish TPU specialist Merquinsa announced that it will launch a new TPU range at Chinaplas: Pearlthane Maxi.

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DSM Elastomers announced, that it has officially opened a new production facility for Sarlink Thermoplastic Vulcanisates (TPV) in Genk, Belgium. The new plant will double Sarlink’s global capacity of TPV material.

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