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Plastics and packaging industry

Plastics machinery sales to rise by four per cent in 2015

Plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers confirm sales growth forecast of four per cent for 2015, according to VDMA.

New player on PVC market

Solvay and Ineos announce the start-up of their Joint Venture Inovyn, a world-class competitive player in chlorovinyls.

Solvay launches production of highly dispersible silica in Poland

Solvay is hosting a ceremony to mark the production launch of Highly Dispersible Silica (HDS) at its new state-of-the-art plant in Wloclawek, Poland.

Borealis upgrades cracker operations in Stenungsund

Borealis announced a EUR 160 million investment in its production location in Stenungsund, Sweden.

World's 2,000th MX machine sold by KraussMaffei

MX 1300 injection molding machine has been sent to UK automotive supplier Sanko Gosei.

Borealis and Nexeo Solutions take partnership to next level

Borealis and Nexeo Solutions announced their agreement to extend and further develop their existing partnership.

Canadian delegation visited Arburg headquarters

On 22 June 2015, a Canadian delegation together with Siemens visited the headquarters of family-owned company Arburg in Lossburg.

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.


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