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Ampacet black masterbatch solutions

Ampacet black masterbatch solutions designed for near infrared sorting technologies.

Gerresheimer has commenced with series production of the new Gx RTF ClearJect syringes.

Gerresheimer has commenced with series production of the new Gx RTF ClearJect syringes. The products of the high performance plastic COP (Cyclo Olefin Polymer) are used where especially sophisticated medications need to be packaged.

Detection of microplastics in water

Fraunhofer CSP develops smart filter systems.


Industry comes together at Erema Discovery Days 2018

More than 1.000 guests invited by Erema made their way to Ansfelden, Austria, for the Discovery Days 2018 from 27 to 29 June. Well-known companies from the plastics sector, such as Borealis, Engel, Greiner, Haidlmair and Henkel gave participants an insight into their view of working with plastics in a sustainable way.

Oxo degradable plastic packaging is not a solution to plastics pollution?

Oxo-degradable plastics are being produced and sold in many countries, with society being led to believe they safely biodegrade in nature. Yet significant evidence suggests oxo-degradable plastics do not safely biodegrade but fragment into small pieces, contributing to microplastics pollution.

Ascend to increase production capacity of polymers by 10 to 15 percent

Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, today announced its plans to increase production capacity across its intermediate chemicals and polymers portfolio by 10 to 15 percent to support the continued growth of its customers.

 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.

PolyOne Celebrates 10 Years in Poland

To help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of its facility in Kutno, Poland, PolyOne welcomed customers to an afternoon of dialogue about the future of manufacturing in Poland.

Gabriel-Chemie increases production capacity in Russia

On 03 August 2017, Gabriel-Chemie and Governor of the Kaluga oblast signed an investment agreement concerning the construction and operation of a masterbatch plant in the Vorino industrial park near the Moscow.

Bye-bye biofilm with GEA SAFEXPERT program

GEA invites beverage industry representatives to visit Hall A3 Booth 313 at drinktec, the leading global trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry in Munich from September 11-15, 2017.

Conductive polymer triples lifetime of LED pool lighting

Switching to PolyOne conductive polymer triples lifetime of LED pool lighting.

A frame revolution for sport glasses with transparent polyamide

At MIDO 2017 in Milan Italy, Evonik will demonstrate its new application for the sport glasses' frame manufactured with Trogamid.

High-performance plastic for optical applications

At MIDO 2017 Evonik will present TROGAMID - a transparent, high-performance plastic for more freedom of design in optical applications.

Porex introduces new elastomer material

Nubiform offers brand-enhancing features and unique 3D shaping and is ideal for cosmetics and sportswear applications.

Robust connectors for automotive wire harnesses

New Ultradur grade combines very good toughness with high flowability.