VICTREX ESTABLISHES JV FOR POLYKETONE COMPOSITES PRODUCTION IN U.S.

Victrex plc (Thornton Cleveleys, U.K.; www.victrex.com) and Tri-Mack Plastics Manufacturing Corp. have established a joint venture (JV), TxV Aero Composites, to accelerate the commercial adoption of polyketone (PAEK) composite applications within the aerospace industry, through the manufacture of parts utilizing new and innovative processes. The multi-million dollar investment includes the establishment of a new U.S.-based manufacturing facility. The new company will be a total solutions provider for polyketone composites, from concept development through commercialization. Read more

The ‘INFINITY’ research and development programme will drive forward the continued search for the best and most diverse portfolio of colour-change pigments. It will involve work within the areas of synthetic chemistry and materials characterisation to investigate the opportunities for multi-colour printing of products and packaging. The project will operate from the company’s headquarters in…

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