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The Italians at K

The Italians at K

Almost 400 Italian companies in the plastics and rubber sector registered for the upcoming edition of K, taking place in Düsseldorf on 19-26 October 2022.

Feedstock volatility, rising polymer prices

Feedstock volatility, rising polymer prices

At the beginning of last week, both “feedstock” and energy prices reached their highest levels in 10 years. The price of oil was 139 USD/barrel, NAPHTHA was 1,121.7 USD/t and the price of natural gas was 227.201 Euro/MWh.

70 years of K in Düsseldorf – a world career made in Germany

70 years of K in Düsseldorf – a world career made in Germany

K in Düsseldorf also started small once: the debut event “Wunder der Kunststoffe” (Miracles of Plastics) in 1952 registered 270 exhibiting companies – exclusively from Germany. They occupied approximately 14,000 square metres of net exhibition space.

The 2nd Annual Bioplastics Innovation Forum

The 2nd Annual Bioplastics Innovation Forum

The 2nd Annual Bioplastics Innovation Forum is a result of the global efforts to reduce such plastic pollution and to reduce the greenhouse gases emitted in the production stage.

LSR processing in micro injection molding

LSR processing in micro injection molding

At the Fakuma 2021 in hall B1, booth 1204, Wittmann Battenfeld will manufacture a support ring with a silicone membrane to demonstrate its expertise in two disciplines: liquid silicone processing and the production of top-quality micro parts.

How Europe is moving towards its recyclable packaging goals

How Europe is moving towards its recyclable packaging goals

The amount of packaging waste being produced is unsustainable, and Europe is very serious about achieving its circular economy objectives, says Maja Desgrées du Loû, Policy Officer, Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive, European Commission.

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