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Plastics and packaging industry

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.

More than 200 guests visit Liquidmetal Forum in Stuttgart

More than 200 guests accepted the invitation from the Austrian machine manufacturer to visit the Liquidmetal Forum at its subsidiary in southwestern Germany.

Results of 6th Composites Market Survey available

For the sixth time Composites Germany has identified up-to-date KPIs for the composites market.

Albis presents new solutions for LED light applications

Albis Plastic GmbH presents its line of plastic compounds for the lighting industry at the Light + Building 2016 in Frankfurt am Main.

Markus Frentrop to lead worlwide business for RAL Colours

Markus Frentro has started his new position in global management of the RAL Colours business being a key division of RAL gGmbH.

Covestro uses innovative recycling process

Materials manufacturer Covestro is testing an innovative and environmentally friendly process for recycling saline process wastewater in plastics production.

DuPont invests in Zytel HTN polymer capacity in Germany

DuPont Performance Materials announced that it is investing in Zytel HTN PPA polymer capacity at its Uentrop facility in Hamm, Germany.

Gruschwitz appointed as first distributor of Prisma Shielded Dyneema

EuroFibers BV announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Gruschwitz GmbH.

Mobile milling service for Multiplex extrusion heads

An increasing number of tire producers all over the world use KraussMaffei Berstorff's on-site milling service.

Aluminium beverage can recycling at new record high

More than 7 out of 10 aluminium beverage cans remain in the European Circular Economy.