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Vetaphone opens test lab

Vetaphone opens test lab

Surface treatment has come a long way in the 70 years since Verner Eisby, the founder of Vetaphone, invented and developed the technique that is now known worldwide as corona.


Reifenhäuser converts another pilot line for production

Reifenhäuser converts another pilot line for production

The Covid-19 crisis puts global production capacity for hygiene products to a severe test. In March Reifenhäuser has temporarily produced metlblown to produce roughly one million face masks a day at its Technology Center.


Domo to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant

Domo to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant

DOMO Chemicals, a leading producer of high-quality engineering materials for a diverse range of markets, has announced plans to stop and close its third line of Biaxally Oriented PA films (BOPA) from DOMO in Leuna (Germany), effective from August 2020.


Macro Engineering announces new agent in Croatia

Macro Engineering announces new agent in Croatia

Macro Engineering and Technology Inc., a leading supplier of film and sheet extrusion systems, is pleased to announce the signing of a representation agreement with KLIŠE-KOP, a well-respected Company in Croatia.


Reifenhäuser actively supports the Circular Plastics Alliance

Reifenhäuser actively supports the Circular Plastics Alliance

Reifenhäuser becomes a member of the European Union Circular Plastics Alliance. On March 10, 2020, Ulrich Reifenhäuser signed a declaration that commits over 175 companies and associations to reuse 10 million metric tons of recycled plastics in new products by the year 2025.


Main topics at Fakuma 2020

Main topics at Fakuma 2020

Roughly 2000 exhibitors will be provided with a comprehensive overview of all plastics technologies at the 27th Fakuma in Friedrichshafen from the 13th through the 17th of October, 2020.


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.