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Plastics and packaging industry

Dryerless PET extrusion with viscosity control

Gneuss presents MRS Extrusion Technology for R-PET processing with real-time viscosity monitoring and control.

Plastics industry plays key role in Europe's energy efficiency targets

Leaders of the European plastics industry met in Brussels on Wednesday, 24 June, for the conference "EU investing in its future - Plastics Construction Solutions".

Lanxess at the International Rubber Conference 2015

At International Rubber Conference in Nurnberg Lanxess presents innovative solutions for the entire rubber industry.

Engel exclusive machine partner of Liquidmetal Technologies

As the exclusive machine manufacturing partner of Liquidmetal Technologies Engel is the only provider to offer solutions for the injection moulding of Liquidmetal materials.

Sunglasses for consumers with an eye for design and safety

High-performance polymers make sunglasses unbreakable.

Aptar chose Sesotec Metal Separators for machine protection

For more than five years Aptar has been using Sesotec metal separators of the Protector type for the protection of its processing machines.

The Netherlands take clear anti-litter actions

Waste Free Oceans welcomes The Netherland’s decision to keep a reverse vending scheme in place.

Power pack with a compact footprint

O-rings and flat gaskets are central to the reliability and safety of many different applications.

Lightweight hydrogen tanks of the future

KraussMaffei delivers RimStar Compact 8/4 high pressure RTM mixing and metering system to new Rehau technical center for lightweight construction.

New Circular Economy package will support plastics recycling

The revised Circular Economy Package will be released by the end of this year.

DSM invests in optimizing environmental footprint

New investment in Emmen facility underpins company’s global sustainability strategy.

BASF inaugurates world-scale acrylic acid complex in Brazil

BASF inaugurated its world-scale production complex for acrylic acid, butyl acrylate and superabsorbent polymers in Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil.

New range of colour masterbatches for ABS and PLA filaments

Gabriel-Chemie launches colour masterbatch range for 3D printing filament with optional laser-marking technology.

MiTeGen introduces new crystallization microplate

MiTeGen LLC has launched a unique crystallization microplate made of TOPAS cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) from TOPAS Advanced Polymers.

New performance limits of perfluoroplastics

ECCtreme ECA from DuPont is a new family of melt-processable high-temperature perfluoroplastics (HTP) that can withstand continuous-use temperatures of up to 300°C.


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