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Over 120 companies to showcase recycling innovation at PRS Europe

New ways to recycle plastics, technologies to improve recycling processes and new applications for recycled plastics are among the many innovations on show at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2019, taking place at the RAI Amsterdam on 10 and 11 April 2019.

Engel signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

In mid-March 2019, the injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel Austria was one of the first plastic machine manufacturers to sign the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

Achieving flame-retardant properties without red phosphorus

Lanxess offers alternatives to polyamide 66 compounds containing red phosphorus.


Flexible bipolar polymer plates open the way for compact batteries

The Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology is currently developing a new type of bipolar plate which is flexible and extremely thin and which allows bipolar batteries to be cost-effectively manufactured.

Russia’s economy is picking up

Marked uptick in the propensity to invest at interplastica and upakovka 2019.

Milliken to showcase its portfolio of additives for PU at PSE 2019

From vibrant colorants to additives that provide stability and protect against degradation, Milliken offers a variety of solutions to PU processors

Best Polymer Producers Awards for Europe 2019

The Polymers for Europe Alliance has launched the 2019 voting for the Best Polymer Producers for Europe Awards. Now for the first time including technical polymers such as PA 6.6 and POM.

Two BOY machines at the Plastimagen 2019

After participating in the Expo Plasticos in Mexico in November of last year, BOY will also be present at the plastics exhibition Plastimagen in Mexico City (2nd - 5th April).

Chinaplas 2019 outlining a bright future for the packaging industry

Chinaplas, now on a par with K Show in Germany, will return to the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Pazhou, Guangzhou and run from May 21 to May 24, 2019.

More than 80 000 tons of polymer materials has been sold by R&P Polyplastic in 2018

Today R&P Polyplastic has summed up the financial results of 2018.

High-performance prepolymer technology for hot melt adhesives

Low-free prepolymers provide unsurpassed industrial hygiene and meet increasingly strict regulatory requirements.

Biesterfeld acquires distribution rights for Solvay’s sulfone polymers in UK

Biesterfeld is strengthening its partnership with Solvay Specialty Polymers. With effect from April 2019, the distributor will handle sales of the sulfone polymers Udel PSU, Radel PPSU and Veradel PESU in the UK and Ireland.

Polyurethane materials - the future of plastics?

Polyurethanes (abbreviated as PU or PUR) are one of the most commonly used polymeric materials in the world.

Erema Group acquires 60 percent stake in Plasmac

Leading manufacturer of recycling machines expands its in-house product range following company participation.

New Lanxess startup: Online marketplace CheMondis launched succesfully

CheMondis, a new global online marketplace for chemical products, has been successfully launched. The startup founded by Lanxess is set up as a cross-manufacturer and cross-dealer B2B platform on which products can be bought and sold.