Reifenhäuser acquired Enka Tecnica

Reifenhäuser further expands manufacturing know-how and innovative capacity by acquiring the German spinneret manufacturer Enka Tecnica.

IK criticizes plastics manufacturers' force majeure policy

Notifications of force majeure lead to raw materials shortages and spiralling prices, according to IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen e. V.

Tetra Pak reports growth despite a challenging year

The company achieved net sales of €10.9 billion, up 1.7 per cent from 2013, with strong growth in Capital Equipment and Technical Sales.

Paper-based packaging preferred by consumers

Paper-based packaging best for groceries and fresh produce, say consumers in international survey.

Most powerful PE-Xa line demonstrated live

Austrian company battenfeld-cincinnati demonstrated its extrusion competence to customers.

Lanxess at Utech 2015

The new Rhein Chemie Additives business unit of Lanxess is exhibiting its products for the polyurethane industry at Utech 2015 from April 14 to 16.

New polymer for transparent sun protection

Baycusan C 2000 delivers high SPF and feels pleasant on the skin.

Producing IML decorated containers by the second

At Plastpol Demag Plastics Group Sp. z o.o will present an El-Exis SP 200 for the production of IML decorated food containers.

K 2016 – pointing the way forward for the plastics industry

A few weeks before the closing date for registrations, Messe Düsseldorf is recording extremely lively demand for exhibition space.

Arburg at the Plastpol 2015

From 26 to 29 May, Arburg will exhibit three applications to represent the broad spectrum of plastic parts production at the Plastpol 2015.

 Evonik to invest over €4 billion in research and development

"Our intention is to turn Evonik into one of the world's most innovative companies," affirmed Klaus Engel, the Chairman of the Executive Board.

Grupa Azoty Group to build its largest project to date

By 2019 the Group aims to build Europe's largest and most advanced PDH unit for propylene production, sited in the town of Police.

Eugen Hehl joins the Plastics Hall of Fame

On the eve of the NPE trade fair in Orlando, USA, Eugen Hehl has been inducted into the "Plastics Hall of Fame" for his lifetime achievements.

Strong growth of the Zahoransky Group

Sales in 2014 of the Zahoransky Group rose to a new record high of almost 81 million Euro compared with 70 million Euro the year before.

More brilliance during foaming

KraussMaffei expands the MuCell process for foamed visible components.


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