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Plastics and packaging industry

Fakuma 2015 - more international than ever

With a fully occupied exhibition centre in Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance, the 24th edition of Fakuma is headed for record-breaking figures.

Special show at K 2016

During K 2016 in Düsseldorf from 19 to 26 October, the special show "Plastics shape the future" will highlight the developments that are already taking shape.

Intelligent material solution for pedelec batteries

Bayblend plastics from Covestro protect sensitive inner workings.

Lanxess at Fakuma 2015

At Fakuma Lanxess is focusing e.g. on new materials for structural lightweight construction, LED lighting technology and electrical and electronic applications.

Re-Designation of Prof. Helmar Franz

Prof. Franz retires from his operational positions at Haitian International.

Indian company ordered two blown film lines from Reifenhäuser

Indian packaging group Shrinath Rotopack places multi-million order with Reifenhäuser Blown Film.

SABIC inaugurates ‘closed-loop recycling’ initiative

SABIC embraces 'closed-loop recycling' with usage of 4.0m recycled plastic bags a year.

BASF resumes the marketing of polystyrene

BASF SE will be offering its customers in Europe GPPS from its production facility in Ludwigshafen.

BASF: Plastics without limits at Fakuma 2015

BASF is presenting numerous new solutions for the packaging and furniture industry, automotive and electrical engineering at this year's Fakuma.

Arburg at formnext 2015

Two Freeformers will be on show at the premiere of the new trade fair in Frankfurt.

Innovation from Bavaria changes refrigerator industry

The latest standard thermoforming system SharpFormer, and the supporting software KID-CAT from Kiefel are revolutionising refrigerator production.

Higher quality with X-ray technology

At Fakuma Sesotec for the first time will present X-ray scanners for the quality inspection of plastic products.

Q-Button - the new concept for a simple and expedient process monitoring

With the Q-Button Priamus introduces a concept which allows the automatic setting of monitoring limits for individual or all monitoring functions and control parameters.

Composites Europe on growth trajectory

The anniversary Composites Europe from 22 to 24 September 2015 set new records in terms of exhibitors, visitors and exhibition space.

MCPP to introduce Durabio at Fakuma 2015

At Fakuma MCPP - Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers introduces Durabio, the new engineered material pushing the boundaries of mineral glass.