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Processing plastic flakes directly

Processing plastic flakes directly

With a new process, Engel makes it possible to process plastic waste as flakes in injection moulding directly after grinding. Since a complete process step, pelletising, is eliminated, the innovation significantly improves cost efficiency in plastics recycling.


Machines
Kraiburg TPE provides adhesion and clean eating

Kraiburg TPE provides adhesion and clean eating

The Babynator learn-to-eat set for babies and toddlers makes eating cleaner. The non-slip system comprises a self-adhesive mat made of Thermolast K from Kraiburg TPE that firmly holds in place exchangeable accessories such as plates and bowls.


Plastics
Engel cooperates with Plastic Bank

Engel cooperates with Plastic Bank

The injection moulding machine manufacturer has financed the collection of at least 120 tons of plastic waste in order to reclaim the recycling materials while at the same time contributing to the fight against poverty.


Recycling
Ampacet introduces nucleating agent

Ampacet introduces nucleating agent

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has introduced Nucleant PP 4000389-E, a nucleating additive designed to improve polypropylene mechanical properties and stiffness.


Plastics
One-stop shop for digital transformation

One-stop shop for digital transformation

The establishment of a Digital Solutions Sales Team sees the Engel Group bundle all sales activities for digital products and solutions from the inject 4.0 programme. Customers now have a central contact for all topics relating to the digitalisation of injection moulding production.


Machines
Engel back on growth course

Engel back on growth course

Shortly before the start of the live e-symposium 2021, event host Engel gives an optimistic outlook for the current fiscal year.


Machines
NGR wins Pegaus 2021 and announences change in management

NGR wins Pegaus 2021 and announences change in management

Feldkirchen a.d. Donau. With the new business year, Erich Fuerst has taken over responsibility for the operational areas of the plastics recycling machine manufacturer as COO from his long-time predecessor and company co-founder Gerold Barth.


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