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Bio-Fed’s contribution to the EU Green Deal 2030

Bio-Fed’s contribution to the EU Green Deal 2030

As a branch of Akro-Plastic GmbH, Bio-Fed is the specialist for innovative and application-oriented biocompounds. The product portfolio under the trade name M·Vera is constantly being expanded with new products.


Plastics
High speed barrier packaging film for horizontal form-fill-seal

High speed barrier packaging film for horizontal form-fill-seal

Innovia Films is launching the next film in its new Propafilm Strata range of transparent high barrier, mono structure, packaging films. SLF is a chlorine free film that delivers exceptional barrier levels to oxygen, moisture, aroma and mineral oils.


Packagings
The date for interpack 2023 is set

The date for interpack 2023 is set

The next interpack will take place from 04 to 10 May 2023 at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre. Messe Düsseldorf set this date in agreement with its partners and committees


Packagings
Bharat Sharma Vice President of Asia-Pacific Region

Bharat Sharma Vice President of Asia-Pacific Region

Bharat Sharma is KraussMaffei Group’s new head of the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore, from 1 January 2021. In this role, he will be responsible for both the New Machine Business and Digital & Service Solutions.


Machines
Wintec starts distribution in Europe

Wintec starts distribution in Europe

Wintec, a member of the Engel group of companies headquartered in Austria, is expanding sales of t-win injection moulding machines to Europe. This step makes the dual-platen large-scale machines available worldwide.


Machines
Tomra and Borealis open state-of-the-art plant

Tomra and Borealis open state-of-the-art plant

Tomra and Borealis have today announced the operational start of their advanced mechanical recycling demo plant in Lahnstein, Germany, the result of a partnership that marries chemistry with technology for unsurpassed results.


Machines
Successful accomplishment for Amut

Successful accomplishment for Amut

2020 has been a busy year at Amut and we expect the new one to be even better. Our group has been working efficiently bagging several contracts which have been successfully delivered, in spite of the difficulties posed by a year like no others.


Machines
New dates for Interplas announced as 28-30 September 2021

New dates for Interplas announced as 28-30 September 2021

Rapid News Group has announced its decision to reschedule Interplas, the UK’s flagship event for the plastics industry, to 28 – 30 September 2021. The venue for the event, the NEC, Birmingham, UK remains unchanged.


Packagings
WEEE recycler takes delivery of fourth Untha shredder

WEEE recycler takes delivery of fourth Untha shredder

Waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) specialist Polska Korporacja Recyklingu – based in Lublin (Poland) – has taken delivery of its fourth Untha shredder, to support the company with its continued growth.


Recycling
Arburg acquires AMK's Drives & Automation division

Arburg acquires AMK's Drives & Automation division

Strategic investment in the future: Arburg’s entrepreneurial families Hehl and Keinath have acquired AMK Arnold Müller GmbH & Co. KG and with it the Drives & Automation division as of 1st January 2021.


Machines
EU market for polymers under pressure

EU market for polymers under pressure

The Polymers for Europe Alliance was set up by the European Plastics Converters association (EuPC) in 2015 due to the shortage of polymers for converters in Europe.


Plastics
Avient to expand color concentrate capabilities in Vietnam

Avient to expand color concentrate capabilities in Vietnam

Avient Corporation, a premier provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions and services, will complete an expansion of existing production capabilities for color concentrates at its Binh Duong site in Vietnam by next month.


Dyes