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Plastics and packaging industry

Arlanxeo - new rubber joint venture

Lanxess and Saudi Aramco rubber joint venture to be launched on April 1, 2016, under the name Arlanxeo.

Evonik to expand capacity for Vestosint PA12 powder in Marl

Evonik Industries plans to build a new production line for special polyamide 12 powder in Marl with an investment volume in the mid double-digit million euro range.

Flexible PVC compounds for automotive water-drainage tubing

Teknor Apex Company has optimized a series of flexible PVC compounds used successfully in the U.S. for automotive drain tubing.

Clariant Mevopur additive for drug delivery devices

Clariant is exhibiting at major medical/pharmaceutical trade shows on two continents to demonstrate Mevopur additives.

New general manager for extrusion and coating dies at Nordson

Nordson Corporation has promoted Ken Forden to be general manager of the extrusion and coating die business.

Engel at JEC World 2016

During the JEC World 2016 Engel is showcasing sample parts as well as presenting the new possibilities available in its Center for Lightweight Composite Technologies.

P.E.T. Engineering presented packaging for Chinese mineral water

Yake Food is entering the mineral water market with its premium "Changbai Springs" brand and offering its consumers avantgarde packaging.

Global market for synthetic rubber

More than 12.6 million tonnes per year of different types of rubbers are consumed worldwide, according to Ceresana study.

KraussMaffei at the JEC World Composites Show

At the JEC World 2016 in Paris KraussMaffei is presenting groundbreaking solutions for manufacturing fiber-reinforced plastic components.

PolyOne acquires certain TPE assets from Kraton

PolyOne Corporation announced it has acquired certain technologies and assets from Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.

Barrier foil faces fierce competition from transparent barrier films

Smithers Pira has published a new report, which compares the outlook for transparent barrier film and barrier foil.

More than 200 guests visit Liquidmetal Forum in Stuttgart

More than 200 guests accepted the invitation from the Austrian machine manufacturer to visit the Liquidmetal Forum at its subsidiary in southwestern Germany.

Results of 6th Composites Market Survey available

For the sixth time Composites Germany has identified up-to-date KPIs for the composites market.

Albis presents new solutions for LED light applications

Albis Plastic GmbH presents its line of plastic compounds for the lighting industry at the Light + Building 2016 in Frankfurt am Main.

Markus Frentrop to lead worlwide business for RAL Colours

Markus Frentro has started his new position in global management of the RAL Colours business being a key division of RAL gGmbH.