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Olympic Games: Polymers back in the game
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Olympic Games: Polymers back in the game

With little or no crowds, the Tokyo Olympic Games will not go down in history as being the most festive games. However, for the athletes the most important thing will always be performance and records...
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  • Plastics that nurture
    Daily life 3 min

    Plastics that nurture

    The family is growing...the baby's arrival is a special and magical event. Parents want only the best, to pamper and to protect the little one. A birth is always accompanied by a multitude of new obje...

  • Plastics – “Très chics”
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastics – “Très chics”

    Plastics are earning an increasingly impressive reputation for excellence as the years go by. Designers and other users are enamoured with these materials, whose aesthetic appeal is often exceptional....

  • Construction plastics, Low-profile, High-performance
    Daily life 3 min

    Construction plastics, Low-profile, High-performance

    Plastics make up a bare one percent of the volume of construction materials. Yet this little touch of polymers in a mineral, steel and glass world can have an unexpected impact on the overall performa...

  • Plastics burst onto the screen!
    Daily life 3 min

    Plastics burst onto the screen!

    Thanks to their versatile talent, plastics reign supreme on the sets and behind the scenes of the studios. Make-up, costumes, sets, props…Wherever the art of illusion is being practiced, they make a p...

  • Splice the mainbrace for plastics!
    Daily life 2 min

    Splice the mainbrace for plastics!

    Long the preserve of a privileged few, pleasure boating has now been within the ordinary man’s reach for a good half-century. Rising standards of living, the call of the sea and the thirst for adventu...

  • Plastics on the road again
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastics on the road again

    There can be no doubt that the future of the European automobile industry is dependent on innovation. The goal: to make vehicles that are more reliable, lighter, better for the environment, more intel...

  • Plastic – repelling wind and water
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastic – repelling wind and water

    As a supremely impervious material, plastic is widely used for containing all kinds of liquids. Bottles, flasks and jugs first spring to mind, but plastics are also used to help protect people and the...

  • Plastics in Olympic form
    Daily life 3 min

    Plastics in Olympic form

    Increasingly prevalent, plastics not only address the basic requirements of sports facilities like athlete- and spectator- safety, meeting sporting standards and letting athletes up their game... they...

  • Plastics on the starting blocks
    Daily life 5 min

    Plastics on the starting blocks

    Athletes, gymnasts, elitesports players...are already geared-up for the four-yearly event that showcases their prowess: the Olympics! This coming August in London will see them having to excel. And th...

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