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Pipelife takes over Isoterm, the specialist in pre-insulated pipes

Pipelife Norge takes over Isoterm AS, a producer of frost-resistant and pre-insulated plastic pipes based in Norway.

DSM launches new Coating Resins website

Royal DSM has launched its new Coating Resins website with the aim of giving the coating industry a greater insight into the bright science and application expertise driving new levels of performance in coatings.

The first PlasticRoad bike path comes in Netherlands

The municipality of Zwolle and the province of Overijssel have committed to the first PlasticRoad pilot project. In September the first PlasticRoad will be constructed in Zwolle and in another location in the province a few months later.


SLENTITE wins 2018 German Design Award

SLENTITE, the high-performance insulation material from BASF based on PU aerogel, has received the 2018 German Design Award from the Design Council.

Polyurethane incorporated into the Olympic Village

Silicone construction, polyurethane and coating technologies from Dow, the Official Chemistry Company of the Olympic Games, are incorporated into the Olympic Village and Modular Houses.

SABIC adds unique PP Ultra Melt Strength resin to its portfolio

Close collaboration with our partners in the value chain has enabled SABIC to build up a large bank of knowledge on foaming technologies, and to develop a dedicated, diverse global foam portfolio, applicable in almost all industrial applications.

battenfeld-cincinnati: Upgrade opens up new markets

Inoutic has just ordered a coextrusion solution from its long-standing machine supplier battenfeld-cincinnati. The profile manufacturer has decided for the third time to upgrade and extend an existing mono extrusion line and to transform it into a coextrusion line.

TEPPFA launches international Discover Plastics campaign

Curated by TEPPFA and in partnership with four National Associations, Discover Plastics drives awareness of the natural suitability of plastic pipes for sewer and stormwater applications.

BASF develops a material for window profiles based on Ultradur

BASF has developed an Ultradur (PBT, polybutylene terephthalate), modified for co-extrusion with PVC, that replaces steel in PVC windows as the stiffening element.

Berlin again takes centre stage for key polymer flooring stakeholders

Polymer flooring is in the midst of a transition and is experiencing a wave of investment that shows no signs of abating.

Soaring prospects: The aerospace industry at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017

From 19 to 21 September 2017, the exhibitors at COMPOSITES EUROPE in Stuttgart will be showcasing deployment possibilities for CFRP and other composite materials in the aerospace industry.

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017: Excellent forecasts for the construction industry

The building and construction industry represents the most important growth market for fibre reinforced plastics. According to the “9th Composites Market Survey” no other application sector has experienced such a dynamic development. From 19 to 21 September 2017, COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017 will reflect this trend, dedicating an entire trade fair day to building and construction in the composites world.

Guardian Glass to construct second glass plant in Poland

Guardian Industries has approved the investment for an additional float and coated glass manufacturing plant in Czestochowa, Poland.

Solar control glass on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome

Guardian solar control glass gives architects freedom to play with colours and reflections on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome

An interview with Ralf Pasker, EAE Managing Director

IV International ETICS (External Thermal Insulation Composite System) Conference was held in May in Ożarów Mazowiecki near Warsaw (Poland).