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New TBL from Kiefel, intelligently automated

Vacuum laminating is key to success utilizing high automation to insure the best product quality at the lowest price level. Kiefel’s answer to high customer demand is the newly designed and developed "Tailored Blank Laminating" Technology and Machine.

R&P Polyplastic presents latest solutions for auto industry

Naberezhnye Chelny is the capital of machinery manufacturing of the Republic of Tatarstan. At a conference organized by R&P Polyplastic, the company not only presented the latest solutions for the auto industry but also discussed the fundamental trends of the industry.

Rondo Plast supplies recycled materials to Volvo Cars

Rondo Plast, a member of the Polykemi Group, is supporting Volvo Cars ambition to have at least 25% of the plastic in their cars being made from sustainable material by 2025. The Volvo Cars demonstrator vehicle that was revealed this summer exemplifies their commitment to this ambition, which is the most progressive by any premium automotive manufacturer.


Automotive industry in Asia increasingly relying on new technologies

More than 300 participants met at the two-day automotive conference trend.scaut 2018, which injection moulding machine manufacturer and systems expert Engel hosted in Shanghai at the end of October.

Composites Europe 2018 - the Lightweight Path to Success

Glass and carbon fibre reinforced plastics are in demand when lightweight and forward-looking solutions are called for. This trend towards lightweight construction is currently one of the strongest drivers for the Composites industry.

Workaround, Albis Plastic and BASF optimize smart glove for industrial applications

In close cooperation, Workaround GmbH, Albis Plastic GmbH and BASF have modified an important component of the smart glove ProGlove.

Evosys Laser GmbH celebrates move to new premises

Almost three years after its founding, Evosys Laser GmbH celebrates the successful move to new premises. In addition to the increase in the number of employees, expansion areas were leased in particular.

BASF showcases variety of new products at Fakuma

The international trade fair for plastics processing will see BASF experts discussing the current market trends in the automotive, lifestyle and industrial development sectors. Many new products and innovations will be presented at Fakuma 2018.

Luran S wins prestigious automotive brand contest 2018 award

Ineos Styrolution announced today that its Luran S material was recognised as a winner in the category "Future, Mobility & Parts" in the Automotive Brand Contest 2018.

Lanxess to build new production plant for high-performance plastics

Lanxess is building another compounding facility at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site, Germany, for a mid double-digit million euro amount.

Wacker Plans to Open US Printing Lab for Silicone Rubber at Year End 2018

Wacker, the Munich-based chemical group, is currently expanding its Aceo 3D printing services for silicone rubber and announced the opening of a US-based printing lab later this year.

Borealis Daplen grades with PCR content to help develop Volvo Cars demonstrator vehicle

Borealis Daplen grades with post-consumer recycled content to help develop Volvo Cars demonstrator vehicle.

PSE Europe 2019 focusses on polyurethane

At PSE Europe 2019, the 2nd International Exhibition for Polyurethane Solutions, held 26–28 March 2019 at the MOC in Munich, Germany, everything revolves around innovative PU applications.

Innovative foam for thin and light instrument panels

A new series of systems in the Elastoflex E product group now allows significant weight reductions and foam densities of around 120g/L without sacrificing any of the unique characteristics of these foams. Up to 30% of the foam weight is saved, depending on the component geometry.

Neste aiming to use waste plastic as a raw material for fuels and plastics

Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel, is now exploring ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil refining.