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Tailor-made hot runner solutions for planar components

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 will be presenting a high-performance IML automation system

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 solution 4 all' digital film - and it’s PVC-free

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 our belongings are we really using?

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

Filling and closing machine from Bosch honored with Red Dot Award

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 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.