Chemicals and Plastics News

Chemicals and Plastics – including industrial, manufacturing, recycling, research, and related chemical and plastic industry news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


It’s More Than Green, It’s Waterproofing, says Pacific Roofing Systems

DANA POINT, Calif., June 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Repairing chronic roof leaks due to poor home construction without doing a tear-off or further construction takes innovation, ingenuity, skill, and in this case, the right product line up, says Pacific Roofing Systems. Pacific met the “construction-less” challenge to repair 2,000 square feet of spudded rock flat roofing and sloped metal roofing on a private Laguna Beach residence by instead proposing the use of a unique formulated monolithic liquid single-ply waterproof roof system known as the SureCoat Roof System.

SprayWorks Launches New Equipment Repair Spray Foam Video Series ‘Fix-it Friday’

CANTON, Ohio, March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SprayWorks Equipment Group, a spray foam and coatings equipment company, has launched a new video series for contractors. The new series of short videos, aptly named “Fix-It Friday,” is hosted by polyurethane equipment experts with decades of experience: John Davidson and Dave Penta.

Chuck Simpson of EPIC to Present on Hazard Recognition at Arklatex ASSE Chapter Meeting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at the Arklatex American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Bi-Monthly Chapter Meeting on Thurs., March 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Shane’s Seafood and BBQ in Bossier City, La.

EPIC Joins in Authoring Updated American National Standards Institute / American Society of Safety Engineers 2017 Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Training Standard

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, July 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, and a member of the American National Standards Institute / American Society of Safety Engineers (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 Hydrogen Sulfide Training Committee, announced today the approval and upcoming publication of a revised Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Training Standard (ANSI/ASSE Z390.1-2017).

EPIC Joins the American National Standards Institute/American Society of Safety Engineers (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 Hydrogen Sulfide Training Committee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, June 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that as part of the firm’s commitment to the Energy Industry and ongoing efforts to improve worker safety, EPIC has joined the American National Standards Institute/ American Society of Safety Engineers (ANSI/ASSE) Z390 “Hydrogen Sulfide Training” Committee.

Destruction of Ozone Depleting Methyl Bromide used for Imports and Exports

MARLTON, N.J., July 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Value Recovery, Inc. (VR), a company supplying emission controls to the fumigation industry, announced today that it achieved an unprecedented milestone for controlling methyl bromide used to kill invasive insects hitchhiking on imported and exported goods.

Verdeco Recycling Announces New Indiana Manufacturing Location

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., June 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Verdeco Recycling Midwest today announced a new Indiana recycling manufacturing plant to be located in the Vigo County Industrial Park I, Terre Haute, Indiana. Building modifications are nearly complete with plant start-up anticipated to be June 2016, with full employment by late summer.

AlEn USA Steps in to Help Flooding Victims in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, May 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One Houston family was pleasantly surprised when employees of AlEn USA, the manufacturers of CLORALEN(R) Regular Bleach, showed up at their home to donate bleach for deep cleaning of their property devastated by the flood.

EPIC’s Chuck Simpson to Speak on Hydrogen Sulphide Safety at 2016 Sulphur World Symposium

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at the Sulphur World Symposium 2016 being held at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver in Vancouver, Canada on April 11 to April 13. Simpson is a member of EPIC’s National Energy Construction Practice based in Birmingham, Alabama.

For the Third Consecutive Year ENSUENO, PINALEN, PINOL and CLORALEN Donate $25,000 to Help Find a Cure for Childhood Cancer

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third consecutive year, AlEn USA join forces with Curing Children’s Cancer Fund and donates $25,000 to provide financial support for some of the country’s leading pediatric cancer researchers.

Proto Plastics Recognized as Tipp City Chamber Business of the Year

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 2, 2015, Proto Plastics was acknowledged by the Tipp City Chamber of Commerce as the 2015 Business of the Year at their annual Holiday Gala.

Vexti Signs License Agreement

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vexti Corporation announced on July 21, 2015 it has entered into a licensing agreement with Northeastern University and Brown University based on research and intellectual property in the fields of antimicrobial surface coating and surface modification technologies.

Leading Specialty Manufacturer Chempace Announces Contract Expansion

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chempace, a global manufacturer since 1968 of leading specialty chemicals, announces the launching of a 15,000 square foot contract manufacturing expansion at the company’s Toledo, Ohio facility to support the rapidly growing needs of the contract packaging industry.

N-Propyl Bromide an Alternative for TCE, PCE and DCM

CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — N-Propyl Bromide (NPB) from Chemical Solvents, Inc. is a nonflammable, non-chlorinated industrial solvent that removes wax, oil and grease from metals. It can replace solvents like TCE, PCE and DCM all of which are rated as HAPs (Hazardous Air Pollutants).

Proto Plastics Utilizes Conair ResinWorks Drying System

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Conair ResinWorks(TM) system offers a new level of manufacturing efficiency for plastic injection molding operations at Proto Plastics, of Tipp City, Ohio. The drying system consolidates resin handling and pre-conditioning into a central area, allowing material changes to take place quickly, cleanly, and safely away from the processing machine.

PDC CEO Emilio N. Francisco Announces $45 Million Capital Raise for Clear Currents

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that PDC is raising $45 million in EB-5 immigrant investor funds to assist biodegradable organic chemical products firm Clear Currents, Inc.

Proto Plastics of Tipp City Announces New Website – Better form, function and ease of use

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Proto Plastics of Tipp City today announced the roll-out of their new website. Proto Plastics has been in the business of custom plastic injection molding and design since 1969, and their philosophy is simple.

CLORALEN, Ensueno, Pinalen and Pinol donated $25,000 to help find a cure for childhood cancer

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second consecutive year, AlEn USA joins forces with Curing Children’s Cancer Fund and donates $25,000 to provide financial support for some of the country’s leading pediatric cancer researchers.

Milk Jugs and Marijuana: The first recycled and recyclable packaging manufactured specifically for the legal cannabis industry

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the estimated 287,279 pounds of legal marijuana that will be sold in Colorado this year and the millions of containers used to package it, Higher Standard Packaging of Denver announced today the introduction of the first eco-friendly containers composed of FDA-approved, recycled milk jug plastic and manufactured specifically for the marijuana industry.

French Navy to Use DITEC’s DC-100 with Acid Replacement Technology for Rust Removal

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today DITEC International announced that DC-100 Rust Remover, an item in DC-100 Collection(TM), will be used by French Navy. DC-100 Rust Remover implements the AR Technology and is selected to be used aboard French Navy ships.

Weitz and Luxenberg – Lawsuit Filed in Industrial Chemical Case

WESTPORT, Mass., May 12, 2104 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town of Westport and Westport Community Schools have taken an important step to protect the health of students, teachers, administrators, and others who work in or visit schools in Westport. They filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company and its corporate successors to recover the costs of removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB’s) from their schools, says Weitz and Luxenberg.

LRM Industries Honored as a Class of 2013 Florida Companies to Watch Award Recipient

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Oct. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. has been recognized as a recipient of the 2013 Florida Companies to Watch(SM) award, an honor presented by GrowFL at the University of Central Florida. In its 3rd year, Florida Companies to Watch is presented by GrowFL in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation.

LRM Adds TPF Production Lines, Expands to Second Building

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc., headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has secured a second building and added two presses due to rapid growth. Operating at 24/7 since May of 2011 and processing 2 million pounds of plastic per month, LRM reached full capacity on its main TPF ThermoPlastic Flowforming(R) production line.

Peel to Exhibit Flexible Packaging in the States

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. is the largest national market for flexible packaging and the value it brings to brand owners through versatility and potential for innovation. Peel Plastic Products Ltd. is bringing this value to the brand owners attending two U.S. September trade shows – HH Backer Total Pet Expo and Pack Expo. Peel is exhibiting in booth 1733 at the Total Pet Expo and booth S6075 at Pack Expo.

Peel to Connect with Pet Industry Players at 2013 PIJAC Shows

BRAMPTON, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Canada is a growing nation of pet lovers. According to the Pet Food Association of Canada, there are more than 12.5 million pets nationwide. The 2013 Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council of Canada’s (PIJAC Canada) tradeshows provide unique gatherings of the Canadian pet market and the leading companies that influence that industry, including Peel Plastic Products.

Cee-Bee Innovative Aviation Chemistry Names Patrice Lallement Global Business Manager and CCO Aviation

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cee-Bee(R) Innovative Aviation Chemistry, a division of McGean-Rohco, Inc., appoints Mr. Patrice Lallement to the position of Global Business Manager and Chief Commercial Officer Aviation.

Kubota Research’s P-Wave/PTIR(TM) IR Assisted Advanced Out Of Autoclave (OOA) Process

HOCKESSIN, Del., Aug. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kubota Research Associates, Inc. headquartered in Hockessin, Delaware, has developed a new P-Wave/PTIR(TM) IR Assisted Advanced Out Of Autoclave process to enhance adhesion properties as well as significantly accelerate the curing speed of thermoset resin systems for installing Adhesive Bonded Fasteners (ABF) such as CLICKBOND(R) studs and standoff onto composite fuselage and metal structures.

ESI Releases an Updated Version of the PVC Edgebanding Pattern Search System for 2012 on the ESI Web Site

SAN DIMAS, Calif., June 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ESI Edgebanding Services Inc. has announced the full update of their PVC edgebanding to matching high pressure laminate patterns database. The ESI PVC pattern database is fully searchable by laminate brand, laminate pattern number or laminate pattern name.

Remspec Brings Mid-IR Fiber Production On-Line

STURBRIDGE, Mass., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Remspec Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the technology transfer and an upgrade of the mid-IR optical fiber manufacturing process originally developed by Amorphous Materials Inc. of Garland, Texas. This means that in addition to meeting its own needs for high grade mid-IR fiber Remspec can now supply high quality low-cost fiber to meet the general needs of the optical device community.

Allweather Roof Names Southern Minnesota Native, Tracy Riedemann as Their Austin Branch Manager

AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allweather Roof, based in Minneapolis is proud to announce the hiring of Tracy Riedemann as the new General Manager of its Austin operations. Riedemann brings more than 18 years of commercial roofing experience and has worked on more than 10,000 roofing projects in her career. She has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in roofing repairs, modifications, and re-roofing that adds to Allweather Roof’s Southern branch.