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P.E.T. Engineering at Brau Beviale 2015

P.E.T. Engineering presented its materials and injection consultancy services at Brau Beviale 2015.

NATPET upgrades Teldene B20ML with Hyperform HPN-20E

NATPET will introduce Plasteurasia 2015 visitors to the multiple processing and performance benefits of its newly-enhanced PP impact copolymer grade.

Ten years of KraussMaffei in Viersen and Georgsmarienhütte

The KraussMaffei locations in Viersen and Georgsmarienhütte celebrated their ten-year anniversary this autumn.

Covestro commits to further partnership with Solar Impulse

Covestro announced that it is extending its sponsorship with Solar Impulse, as it prepares to complete its journey round the world in 2016.

Sumitomo Chemical to license PP and PO production technologies to S-OIL

The company has concluded an agreement with S-OIL Corp. under which it licenses the technologies of manufacturing PP and PO to the oil refining company.

JEC World presents a new event format

The largest composites exhibition in the world relocates in a bigger venue with a new name: JEC World.

MEPs against recycling of plastics that contain DEHP

The EU Commission should not authorise the recycling of plastics that contain the banned softener diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), MEPs say.

PET bottles to differentiate edible oil for largest Indian producer

India's largest producer of mustard oil installs the first ever Sidel complete PET bottling line for edible oil in the South East Asia Pacific region.

LyondellBasell developing world's largest PO/TBA plant

LyondellBasell announced that it is advancing plans to build the world's largest propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant in the Houston area.

Elix Polymers introduces new generation of ABS composite

Elix Polymers has introduced a new generation of natural fibre reinforced ABS.

Polycarbonate for capsule endoscopy

For the capsule shell, Shenyang Shangxian uses a special grade of the high-tech polycarbonate Makrolon from Covestro.

BASF starts operations at 300,000-metric-ton TDI plant

On Tuesday BASF officially inaugurated the new TDI (toluene diisocyanate) plant at its Ludwigshafen site.

EcoPaxx for new high temperature abrasive monofilament

DSM’s EcoPaXX has been selected for new high temperature resistant abrasive monofilament from Hahl-Pedex.

DuPont again amongst top global innovators

DuPont has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies for fifth consecutive year.

The Wittmann Group with new agency in South Africa

As of October this year, the Wittmann Group is represented by Ipex in the South African region.