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.
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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.
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 packaging and recycling specialist acquires Texplast and the joint venture PET Recycling Team Wolfen
European mechanical plastics recycling exceeded 8 million tonnes in 2021 despite feedstock insecurities caused by Covid-19 slowdown
Waste2Func builds platform to collect food waste from agriculture, food industry, supermarkets, auctions and restaurants to convert it into bioplastics and biosurfactants
BASF launches a new service offering, RegXcellence, for its plastic additives customers which enables targeted access to a range of global regulatory support.
Stadler and ZenRobotics have built the pioneering new sorting plant with Remeo Oy, a Finnish company specializing in environmental management.
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.
INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, has today announced the start of ABS production in Wingles, France, having completed the conversion of an existing polystyrene line to the production of ABS.
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.
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.