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FKuR at Fakuma: Heat-resistant PLA compounds and more

At Fakuma 2018, FKuR will be presenting its broad portfolio of bio-based thermoplastics for injection molding, thermoforming and extrusion, including the advanced injection molding grade Bio-Flex S 7514 as well as bio-based TPE and PP grades for a variety of applications.

Interseroh at Fakuma 2018

Interseroh will present its expertise in plastics recycling and the associated range of services under the motto "Innovative recompounds for diverse applications" at Fakuma.

PCW: Compounder from Eilenburg invests in new laboratory

PCW GmbH, the compounder of customized compounds made of PVC, PP, TPE's and PA, is investing 1.5 million euros in a new laboratory at the Eilenburg.


High-heat Glass-reinforced Polyamide 66 Outperforms Comparable PA 66

A new series of high-heat glass-reinforced polyamide 66 compounds bridges the cost-performance gap between standard heat-resistant polyamides and costly specialty polymers, providing injection molders with a more economical alternative for automotive and other metal-replacement parts.

Covestro introduces brand name for thermoplastic composites

Covestro is pushing ahead with developing and marketing its continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRTP) by introducing Maezio as brand name.

Ascend Performance Materials acquires Britannia Techno Polymer

Ascend Performance Materials, the largest global fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, announced today the purchase of Britannia Techno Polymer (BTP), an engineering plastics compounder based in the Netherlands.

Katsevman: “Localization is the main driver of the Russian market”

During the business agenda of the Compounding World Exhibition in Essen Head of Research and Development of R&P Polyplastic Mikhail Katsevman presented a detailed report on the Russian market of polymer compound materials.

Best-practice ZSK extruder for quick ROI when compounding engineering plastics

Coperion is now offering an extremely cost-efficient high-performance twin screw extruder in best-practice design that is optimized for compounding engineering plastics: the ZSK 58 Mc18 world proven.

Route to smart compounding plants with the Coperion Production Control Center CPCC

With its Coperion Production Control Center (CPCC), Coperion offers compounders a clever solution for the control of compounding systems. The CPCC incorporates all the essential functions of a manufacturing execution system (MES).

Velox at Compounding World Expo 2018

Velox GmbH, one of Europe’s leading solutions providers of raw material specialities for the plastics, composites and additives industries, will be showcasing at the Compounding World Expo 2018 in Essen, Germany on 27th to 28th June 2018.

Sabic introduces new Thermocomp HMD-D compounds

Sabic is introducing its next-generation Thermocomp HMD-D compounds to the Americas and Europe at NPE 2018.

Polykemi invests in the future

The multinational Swedish manufacturer of plastics compounds, Polykemi AB, had yet another successful year with increased growth in 2017.

Clariant to increase prices for masterbatch and compound products

Clariant to increase prices for masterbatch and compound products containing titanium dioxide, polymers, carbon black, pigments, dyes and additives.

LANXESS expands global production network for high-tech plastics

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is strengthening its presence in the growth market China.

 K celebrates its 65th anniversary

On 11. October 1952, 65 years ago to the day, Messe Düsseldorf opened the first K – the trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry.