Marte SpA (Brugherio, Italy) introduced at JEC Europe 2013 its ECO ARES resins, a new range of “eco-friendly,” styrene-free unsaturated polyesters. They feature an acrylic-modified polyester, reportedly with good processability, standard curing characteristics and good mechanical properties, including hardness. In addition, says the company, the resins can be readily pigmented, and processors can maintain the same production technology they already have in place.
Editor PickŞişecam invests in new glass fiber plant in Turkey
The new plant, which will have an annual production capacity of 70,000 metric tons, is expected to become operational in the second half of 2018.