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EP seals ban on throwaway

Single-use plastic cutlery, cotton buds, straws and stirrers to be banned by 2021.

Tailor-made hot runner solutions

At Fakuma 2018 HRSflow demonstrated the synergies generated from the combination of its universal hot runner systems and its expertise in the CAE simulation of injection molding processes.

At Fakuma Beck Automation

At Fakuma 2018 Beck Automation will be presenting a compact, high-performance IML automation system for yoghurt pots with a full wrap label. The trade fair exhibit is characterised by high speed, process stability and very high availability with short cycle times.

Avery Dennison presents 'one

Among the latest materials science innovations from Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions is a PVC-free wrapping film designed to cover a vast range of different applications.

Wasteful World: How much of

Movinga reveals the world’s most deluded countries in a bid to highlight our collective issues with waste and hoarding.

Filling and closing machine

The filling and closing machine AFG 5000 from Bosch Packaging Technology recently received the internationally renowned "Red Dot Award" from the Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen in the category product design.

Salzgitter AG: Kai Acker appointed

The KHS GmbH Supervisory Board has appointed Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Kai Acker as the new Executive Management Board Chairman, effective October 15, 2018. He will be responsible for the technology, development/production, and human resources areas.

Clariant inaugurates new Additives

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the official opening of two new, fully-owned additives facilities at its site in Zhenjiang, China. This completes a multi-million CHF investment originally announced last year and puts Clariant’s Additives business in China on track to further expand its offering of customized, high-end solutions for the plastics, coatings & ink industries.

Sunglasses for consumers with

High-performance polymers make sunglasses unbreakable.

New Salomon shoe with EcoPaXX

Royal DSM announces that its EcoPaXX polyamide has been chosen for the "Edging Chassis" of new mountaineering shoe from Salomon.

Huntsman's TPU in Samsonite's

Irogran TPU improves quality, features and durability of world's leading luggage brand.

Energy-efficient street lighting

Bayer MaterialScience tests Hella LED lights at its headquarters in Leverkusen.

Bayer's high-tech plastic

Ultramobile notebooks can become significantly slimmer and shed even more weight thanks to a new plastic material from Bayer.

PFC-free membranes in outdoor

Toyota Tsusho launches PFC-free waterproof breathable membranes in outdoor clothing based on DSM technology.

Luxury suitcases with scratch-resistant

A new polycarbonate grade from Bayer reduces the weight of luxury cases.