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Salzgitter AG: Kai Acker appointed new KHS GmbH Executive Management Board Chairman

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 production facilities in China

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 an eye for design and safety

High-performance polymers make sunglasses unbreakable.


New Salomon shoe with EcoPaXX from DSM

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 luggage

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

Energy-efficient street lighting with Makrolon PC

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

Bayer's high-tech plastic for electronic devices

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

PFC-free membranes in outdoor clothing

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

Luxury suitcases with scratch-resistant material

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

Bags and sacks in Europe

Analysts at Ceresana forecast sales volume of bags and sacks in Europe to amount to approx. 9.12 million tonnes in 2020.

Lightweight EPP structural element awarded

SPE awarded first visible use of Neopolen polypropylene foam on a center console.

Porous plastic for toy safety

Porex Corporation offers porous plastic and fiber nib components, which are utilized in writing instruments, including children's coloring markers.

E-TPU boosts running energy

New BASF foam Infinergy revolutionizes adidas running shoe.

TPE solutions for automotive mats

Hexpol TPE offers several TPE grades to produce automotive mats.

The most innovative car seats announced

The best design concepts for car seats made from plastics were presented at motor show in Geneva.