Materials

Price Hikes in Flexible Packaging Supply Chain Pose Predicament for Converter Companies

High crude oil and naphtha prices are driving up costs in the supply chain for flexible packaging materials. And while…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Li–S Batteries Hold Promise of Light Weight, High Capacity Beyond LiBs – Part 2

One material that has garnered particular attention for lithium–sulfur (Li–S) battery use in recent years is sulfurized polyacrylonitrile (SPAN). And…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Toyota Moves to Trial Cloud Services for Electronic Data Verification, Materials Analysis

Toyota Motor Corp. (TYO:7203) is looking to begin providing two ICT services with the potential to turn into new businesses……. Please subscribe to read the full story.

Dai Nippon Printing Makes Push With Monomaterial Packaging Materials

Dai Nippon Printing Co. Ltd. (DNP; TYO:7912) is looking to strengthen its marketing activities for monomaterial packaging materials, which excel…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Asahi Kasei Launches New Department to Capture CASE-Related Demand

Asahi Kasei Corp. (TYO:3407) has opened a new department for mobility materials, launching this in April to focus on products…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Teijin Frontier Leverages Nonwoven Fabric as Alternative Battery Material

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd. is looking to spur the development of battery materials that make use of nonwoven fabric technology……. Please subscribe to read the full story.

Toshiba Develops Energy-Efficient, Low-Temperature, Non-Pressurized Concentration Technology

Toshiba Corp. (TYO:6502) has developed a technology to concentrate and extract substances contained in aqueous solutions under low temperature and…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

DIC to Expand Global Production of Packaging Materials

DIC Corp. (TYO:4631) is looking to expand the global production of its packaging materials business. The company is targeting substantial…… Please subscribe to read the full story.

Mitsubishi Chemical to Revamp Ethylene Production by Sourcing Plants

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group (MCHG) plans to build a factory for mass-producing ethylene made from plant materials by 2030. Ethylene…… Please subscribe to read the full story.