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Plastics and packaging industry

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.

World’s first electrically-driven mobile shredder

Engineering specialist Untha has launched the world’s first electrically-driven mobile shredder following extensive successful trials across Europe.

New coating and embossing roll calibration system for converters

Troika Systems has launched SurfaceCAM Calibration Program, an accurate calibration system for its two applications used by coating and embossing converters.

Lanxess additives at Tire Technology Expo 2016 in Hanover

The Rhein Chemie Additives (ADD) business unit of Cologne-based company Lanxess is presenting itself in top form at the Tire Technology Expo 2016.

Ford reduces weight with Styrolution's Luran S

Ford Mustang reduces weight, improves high-speed handling thanks to a unique one-piece fog-lamp bezel using Styrolution’s Luran S.