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Plastics industry - long way to recovery

Plastics industry - long way to recovery

It was expected that the lifting of the restrictions would not bring an immediate recovery. Moreover, in some cases, the relaxation and lifting of stay at home restrictions has led to a reduction in demand and associated production.


The PE100+ Association celebrates its 20th anniversary

The PE100+ Association celebrates its 20th anniversary

The PE100+ Association celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Founded in 1999 to assure consistent quality at the highest level in the production and application of materials for PE100 pressure pipes, it is just as relevant today as it ever was.


 New EN standard for stormwater boxes

New EN standard for stormwater boxes

CEN has published a new set of standards for stormwater boxes. The new standards simplify the existing complicated market situation in Europe with a myriad of local standards, quality marks and approvals and make it easier for designers and purchasers to compare.


H+E on course for success

H+E on course for success

In the first half of 2019, H+E GmbH continues its strong growth from the previous financial year


Tests confirm 100-Year+ lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

Tests confirm 100-Year+ lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

Practical experiences gathered and technical assessments carried out support that unplasticised (PVC-U), high impact polyvinyl chloride (PVC-Hi) and polyethylene (PE) buried pipes have an expected service lifetime of over 100 years.


PSE Europe 2019 focusses on polyurethane

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.


Threepart sandwich, one thermoplastic, many possibilities

Threepart sandwich, one thermoplastic, many possibilities

Manufacturing sandwich structures for airplane interiors cost effectively and quickly: With the polyethersulfone Ultrason E from BASF, manufacturers of interior airplane components can now take a great step forward in achieving this goal.