RTP division acquires Omnova Dupo, Ill. extrusion operation
Publish on 3/17/2009 01:03:25 PMRTP Company announced that its Sheet & Film Division subsidiary Wiman Corporation has purchased the Dupo, Ill., extrusion operation of OMNOVA Solutions. As part of this expansion Wiman retains all current personnel and equipment at the 40,000 sq. ft. facility. In addition, Wiman plans to maintain a supplier relationship with OMNOVA ensuring continued availability of products currently produced at the facility. The Dupo operation is expected to expand Wiman''s medical and industrial film product lines.
Solvay partners with Piper Plastics for Spire Ultra Polymers
Publish on 3/17/2009 01:03:46 PMSolvay Advanced Polymers, LLC announced that Piper Plastics Inc., Chandler, Ariz. and Libertyville, Ill., is using a proprietary moulding process to produce large shapes of Spire - Ultra Polymers that have thick cross sections and exhibit the high level of mechanical properties previously only available in injection moulded parts. KetaSpire - PEEK (polyetheretherketone) delivers the best balance of broad chemical resistance, ease of processing, and excellent mechanical performance.
Borouge and Tecnicas sign $1.39-B deal
Publish on 3/17/2009 11:03:07 AMPetrochemicals company Borouge has finalised a $1.39 billion contract with Spain''s Tecnicas Reunidas for work on an expansion project that will triple Borouge''s polyolefins output. The deal was initially awarded in 2007 and would be for utilities and offsite work at the Borouge 2 facilities under construction at the company''s petrochemicals complex in Ruwais. With the completion of Borouge 2 in 2010, the facility''s production capacity will triple to over 2 million tonnes of polyolefins. This will enable Borouge to supply its customers with high performance and value added products.
Dubai Mega Projects 2009 as leading forum on mega projects market
Publish on 3/17/2009 11:03:46 AMScheduled to be held on 15-17 March, Dubai Mega Projects 2009 is considered a leading forum for industry professionals to obtain the latest information on Dubai''s mega projects market. Edmund O''Sullivan, Chairman for MEED Events, said that the event comes at a critical time for the region''s mega projects and developers. As markets within the region react to the global economic recession, some projects have been cancelled while others are delayed.
Arburg sets up office in UAE
Publish on 3/17/2009 11:03:06 AMStarting January 2009, Arburg has been officially represented in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with its own sales and service office. The company made the announcement during the Arabplast in January when it presented the Allrounder technology to the Arabian trade public. The head of the new sales and service office is the manager of Arburg''s Dutch subsidiary, Carlo Brouwer, who knows the Arab countries intimately and has already made numerous business contacts in the region.
Abu Dhabi Polymers Park s construction on schedule
Publish on 3/17/2009 11:03:33 AMAbu Dhabi Polymers Park announced that the construction is on schedule for its industrial plot in Mussafah ICADIII. The first factory will host Bonar Emirates Technical Yarns LLC, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi Basic Industries Corporation (ADBIC) and Low & Bonar PLC, the international performance materials manufacturer.
Flat tubular heaters boost fryer efficiency
Publish on 3/6/2009 04:03:48 PMFROM fryers to griddles to ovens, heat is an important in most foodservice applications. When it comes to the heat source for frying, not all heating elements are created equal. Electric fryer heaters can be segmented into two broad categories - round tubular heaters and flat tubular heaters.
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