Formosa to be compensated for Vietnamese rioting
Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group will receive US$2.39 million in compensation from the Vietnamese government and a Vietnamese insurance firm for damages incurred to its plant in Ha Tinh province during anti-China protests in May, according to news reports...
AkzoNobel and Singapore research institute to work on solar cells
AkzoNobel has partnered with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore in order to explore less costly ways of producing high-efficiency silicon wafer solar cells. The company's High Purity Metalorganics...
Thermoforming thin sheet material into plates
Italian machine maker Amut recently supplied to Poly Er, one of the biggest Russian thermoformers, the first in-line thermoforming machine producing disposable plates (in HIPS + GPPS material) with a weight of 3 g, which is able to save money as well as allow for quality...
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Cambodia expects growth in dry rubber exports
Cambodia has seen a 91 percent rise in dry rubber exports in the first half of 2014 as revenue from the exports increased only 3 percent due to global decline of rubber prices. During the January-June period this year, the country exported 42,190 tons of dry rubber, up 91 percent from 22,120 tons over the same period last year, the latest figures from the Ministry of Commerce...
Fastest system in the world producing tamper-evident caps
With 190,000 caps/hour and 1.5 billion/year, German/Japanese injection moulding machinery supplier Sumitomo (SHI) Demag together with its partners, Total and Plastisud, says it has set a new world record in the production of HDPE caps with tamper-evident band without post-moulding operations.Displayed at Chinaplas 2014, the El-Exis SP 420-3000...