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The plastics industry is changing - because it has to

The plastics industry is changing - because it has to

The plastics industry has become acutely self-aware, and some might even say introspective. Directive targets must be met, new processes researched, developed and launched, and consumer education delivered, and consumer expectations met.


ELIX Polymers publishes its 2018 Sustainability Report

ELIX Polymers publishes its 2018 Sustainability Report

ELIX Polymers, the leading specialist in the production of thermoplastics, expresses its corporate commitment to sustainability and focus on transparency through the publication of its 2018 Sustainability Report.


Domo Chemicals to acquire Solvay’s PA business in Europe

Domo Chemicals to acquire Solvay’s PA business in Europe

Domo Chemicals and Solvay have signed an agreement for DOMO to acquire Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Business in Europe. This includes Engineering Plastics operations in France and Poland; High Performance Fibers in France; Polymer and Intermediates operations in France, Spain & Poland.


Coperion and Coperion K-Tron at K 2019

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron at K 2019

In keeping with the motto “Making more out of your plastics”, Coperion and Coperion K-Tron will exhibit a variety of new and continuing developments of their technological solutions for plastics processing at K 2019 (16-23 October in Dusseldorf, Germany) at Booth B19 in Hall 14.


The Turkish plastics industry continues to grow

The Turkish plastics industry continues to grow

Plastics industry continues its growth trend. The report issued by PAGEV for the first half of 2018 shows that plastic product manufacturing increased by 7.2% to 5 million tons, while value increased by 9.3% to 19.4 billion dollars.


New solution to improve 3D printing accuracy

New solution to improve 3D printing accuracy

New additive manufacturing process simulation helps predict distortion and shrinkage during the 3D printing process and helps avoid these issues by automatically generating a compensated model.