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Steen Jensen appointed as General Manager of Biesterfeld Nordic AB

Steen Jensen appointed as General Manager of Biesterfeld Nordic AB

Plastics and additives distributor Biesterfeld Plastic has appointed Steen Jensen as the new General Manager of Scandinavian subsidiary Biesterfeld Nordic AB. In September 2021 Steen Jensen will succeed Eric Lundén, who is moving on from the company after six successful years.


High-speed pumps master complex PUR applications

High-speed pumps master complex PUR applications

Whether in the construction industry or in automobile building, in sports and leisure or in manufacturing furniture, for insulating or for sound-proofing, polyurethane has become an integral part of our everyday lives.


PRSE returns to Amsterdam 4-5 November 2021

PRSE returns to Amsterdam 4-5 November 2021

The Plastics Recycling Show Europe returns to the RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 4-5 November 2021, moving to the larger Hall 12 this year to accommodate demand for a larger exhibition and conference space.


Sabic’s new LNP Elcres EXL resin

Sabic’s new LNP Elcres EXL resin

The implementation of the International Electrotechnical Commission’s new IEC 62368-1 safety standard for consumer electronics is prompting many manufacturers to seek higher-performing flame-retardant (FR) materials.


Processing plastic flakes directly

Processing plastic flakes directly

With a new process, Engel makes it possible to process plastic waste as flakes in injection moulding directly after grinding. Since a complete process step, pelletising, is eliminated, the innovation significantly improves cost efficiency in plastics recycling.


Kraiburg TPE provides adhesion and clean eating

Kraiburg TPE provides adhesion and clean eating

The Babynator learn-to-eat set for babies and toddlers makes eating cleaner. The non-slip system comprises a self-adhesive mat made of Thermolast K from Kraiburg TPE that firmly holds in place exchangeable accessories such as plates and bowls.


Engel cooperates with Plastic Bank

Engel cooperates with Plastic Bank

The injection moulding machine manufacturer has financed the collection of at least 120 tons of plastic waste in order to reclaim the recycling materials while at the same time contributing to the fight against poverty.


Polykemi Group expanding production in China

Polykemi Group expanding production in China

Polykemi Group is continuing its international growth journey. While also investing in the USA, Polykemi AB is opening another production unit in China. The production is due to start up as early as in 2022.


High performance and quality for white goods

High performance and quality for white goods

Originally developed for high-tech applications, it now also conquers standard segments: the multi-touch roll stack for sheet and board production from battenfeld-cincinnati Germany GmbH based in Bad Oeynhausen.