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Global market for LDPE

Global market for LDPE
Market research institute Ceresana expects sales to increase by 1.5% p.a. until 2021.
2014-10-30

KraussMaffei's reaction process machinery awarded

KraussMaffei's reaction process machinery awarded
Roof module for sportscar has been honored with the coveted Materialica Design + Technology Award 2014.
2014-10-29

New e-pic robot from Engel

New e-pic robot from Engel
The Engel e-pic was celebrating its world premiere at Fakuma 2014 in Friedrichshafen.
2014-10-23

Best Fakuma ever

Best Fakuma ever
The 23rd Fakuma attracted 45,689 expert visitors from 117 countries and 1772 exhibitors from 36 nations.
2014-10-21

New SCPS Light Moulds for single component parts

New SCPS Light Moulds for single component parts
Processing outside the mould with neutral cycle times is an advantage of the SCPS Light Mould technology.
2014-10-20

New halogen-free jacketing compound for cables

New halogen-free jacketing compound for cables
Halguard 58300 Series HFFR compounds from Teknor Apex exhibit high oxygen indices, enabling compliance with UL1685 FT-4 Vertical Tray Test.
2014-10-31

Corbion Purac to construct a 75kTpa PLA plant

Corbion Purac to construct a 75kTpa PLA plant
Corbion Purac will accelerate its thrust into the biotechnology arena, making the next step in the bioplastics value chain by becoming a PLA producer.
2014-10-31

Composite gas tanks with Akulon Fuel Lock

Composite gas tanks with Akulon Fuel Lock
With a solution for both the inner liner and the outer tape reinforcement, DSM is able to reduce the weight of the tank by up to 70%.
2014-10-30

German Design Award 2015 for Krones PET lite

German Design Award 2015 for Krones PET lite
The PET lite 9.9 carbonated wins the German Design Award 2015 in the packaging category.
2014-10-30

Ineos to close Barex plant in USA

Ineos to close Barex plant in USA
Ineos Barex AG announced that it intends to close the Barex plant in Lima, Ohio, in the first quarter of 2015.
2014-10-29

BASF increases sales but won't achieve goals for 2015

BASF increases sales but won't achieve goals for  2015
Despite declining demand, BASF increases sales and earnings in the third quarter of 2014.
2014-10-29

BASF increases production capacity for tertiary Butylamine

BASF increases production capacity for tertiary Butylamine
BASF will expand the production capacity of its existing production plant for tertiary Butylamine at the Nanjing Chemical Industry Park in China.
2014-10-28

Milliken at Arabplast 2015

Milliken at Arabplast 2015
At Arabplast 2015 the company will present e.g. new clarifiers, nucleating agents for PP and UV absorbers.
2014-10-28

Energy-efficient street lighting with Makrolon PC

Energy-efficient street lighting with Makrolon PC
Bayer MaterialScience tests Hella LED lights at its headquarters in Leverkusen.
2014-10-27

Engel e-flomo improves process stability

Engel e-flomo improves process stability
The flow control system does not just monitor the relevant parameters, but keeps them constant throughout the production run.
2014-10-27