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Plastics and packaging industry

Clariant commences construction of new plant in Yanbu

Clariant announces that construction work has begun on a new, state-of-the art masterbatch production unit in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.

The Wittmann Group with an agency in the Albania/Kosovo region

Since March of last year, the Wittmann Group has been represented in the area of Kosovo and Albania by Eco Power Energy Efficiency d.o.o.

Structural changes in thin wall packaging industry

New AMI Consulting report details trends in thin wall packaging markets in Europe.

High level of interest at interplastica 2016

Interplastica and UPAKOVKA/UPAK ITALIA 2016 in Moscow recorded considerably more visitors than in the previous year.

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.