Sesotec metal separators optimise injection moulding process

Using metal separators is the most reliable method for the removal of metallic particles.

DSM announces polyamide 6 price increase

DSM will increase the price for its Akulon and Novamid polyamide 6 polymers and compounds in Europe by 150 euro/ton.

Africa - a land of opportunity for plastics processors

Plastics industry consultants, Applied Market Information Ltd., has published its first database of plastics processors in Africa.

European Bioplastics backs EP's decision on plastic bags

European Bioplastics welcomes the decision as it recognises the benefits of compostable bags.

MEP's adopt EU legislation on lightweight plastic carrier bags

European Parliament adopted EU legislation on lightweight plastic carrier bags.

Albis Plastic at Chinaplas 2015

Albis Plastic GmbH will be presenting itself at the 29th Chinaplas 2015 in Hall 10.2, Booth L51.

New application technology center for superabsorbent polymers

Evonik has inaugurated a new application technology center for superabsorbent polymers in Krefeld, Germany.

Cost-efficient turnkey WPC/NFC extrusion & coextrusion lines

At the Ligna 2015 battenfeld-cincinnati will present its compact lines for hollow profiles and coextrusion solutions and concepts to manufacture solid profiles.

Packaging Days 2015 at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag headquarters

Injection moulding machine manufacturer and partners present Packaging Days on 5 and 6 May 2015.

Clariant's sustainability-edge in spotlight at ECS 2015

Clariant has introduced on-going portfolio screening program in move to improve sustainability of entire product range.

Plastics packaging organisations on recent supply situation

The four largest national organisations have called on polymer producers to invest more in European polymer production facilities.

Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH at the Plast Milan

The recycling solution provider NGR premiers newest innovations at the Plast Milan.

Engel equips Open Hybrid LabFactory

An Engel v-duo 3600 machine is currently being built for the Open Hybrid LabFactory e.V. association in Wolfsburg.

EuMBC questions legality of recent high number of Force Majeure declarations

11 Force Majeure cases in Europe since the turn of the year, all because of ‘technical reasons’.

Vehicle fleet operators save fuel using

"Green tires" reduce the fuel consumption of vehicles by as much as 7 percent in urban traffic and can save fleet operators thousands of euros every year.


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