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A TPE for sustainable cotton swabs

A TPE for sustainable cotton swabs

The days of disposable plastic products are numbered – alternatives are needed. The success of LastObject’s reusable cotton swabs shows that the market is ready for change.


Arburg presents the special capabilities of the Freeformer

Arburg presents the special capabilities of the Freeformer

When it comes to demanding AM parts, the Freeformer is in its element. The Arburg Plastic Freeforming (APF) process with the Freeformer is predestined for medical technology, the processing of soft materials and PP, as well as for the additive manufacturing of multi-component parts.


Fakuma-Virtual: online meeting place for the plastics industry

Fakuma-Virtual: online meeting place for the plastics industry

The Fakuma-Virtual digital marketplace deals with plastics processing in all of its aspects. Exhibitors participating at the 27th Fakuma international trade fair for plastics processing are showcasing their trade fair highlights and new products here.


Borealis and Menshen launch new packaging closures

Borealis and Menshen launch new packaging closures

Borealis and Menshen, a leading specialist for plastic closures and packaging systems, have collaborated on a series of 10 packaging closures based on Borcycle, an evolving recycling technology which transforms polyolefin-based waste streams into value-adding versatile solutions.