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Following a solid third quarter, Lanxess strengthens its position

Sales increased by 4.4 percent to EUR 1.79 billion in the third quarter. EBITDA pre exceptionals 1.5 percent higher at EUR 277 million. Net income from continuing operations increased to EUR 80 million.

Breathable body protectors using a flexible thermoplastic elastomer compound from Kraiburg TPE

The thermoplastic elastomer compound from Kraiburg TPE provides the flexibility, light weight and full articulation characteristics of the modular system that lends itself to a myriad of shock and vibration absorbing applications, from sportswear and personal protection equipment to healthcare and other demanding industries.

Sabic expands its PP portfolio with new impact copolymer

Sabic announces the launch of a new impact copolymer (ICP) grade - Sabic PP PPA20 - targeted at demanding home appliances as well as high-end cosmetics, furniture and other household consumer goods.


Flame-retardant and ready for Industry 4.0

With the product family Percolen, Grafe is offering a vast portfolio of conductive plastics for the most diverse applications in order to pave the way to a fully digitized future.

Albis distributes new halogen-free TPE-compounds from Uteksol

Albis Plastic GmbH expands its TPE-Portfolio with flame retardant Styrene-based thermoPlastic Elastomers (TPS) of the brand Solplast from Uteksol. The halogen-free TPS compounds achieve V0 classification of the UL94 test at 2 mm thickness.

interplastica 2019 in Moscow continues on Course for Success

interplastica, the 22nd International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber, to be held at the AO Expocenter in Krasnaja Presnja (Moscow) from 29 January to 1 February, continues to develop very positively.

Henkel to launch new materials and adhesive solutions for 3D Printing

On this year's leading trade show for additive manufacturing technologies Henkel will showcase its growing solution portfolio for end-to-end-processes.

BASF invests in Chinese 3D printing specialist Prismlab

BASF Venture Capital GmbH is investing in Prismlab, a leading provider of 3D printing processes and 3D printers, headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Evonik develops the world’s first PEEK filament in implant-grade quality for 3D printing

Evonik has become the first company in the world to develop a polymer filament based on PEEK (polyether ether ketone) in implant-grade quality for use as a 3D printing material for implants.

Ineos Styrolution will present latest research results on StyLight

Ineos Styrolution announced today that it will exhibit the latest research results on its composite StyLight at the Composites Europe in Stuttgart (November 6 - 8, 2018).

Clariant and Neste join forces to develop sustainable industrial solutions

Clariant has signed an agreement for a new partnership with Neste, the world's leading provider of sustainable renewable diesel and an expert in delivering drop-in renewable chemical solutions.

EuPC welcomes the efforts of the EMF to tackle the worldwide ocean pollution

On October 29th in Bali, at the Our Ocean Conference, organised by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation presented another chapter to its activity, called New Plastics Economy Global Commitment.

K 2019: New technology as a motor for innovation

K 2019, which will take place between 16 and 23 October 2019, will revolve around innovative materials and technology as well as around the key issues of circular economy, resource conservation and digitisation, all of which will be addressed at exhibition stands and by the accompanying programme.

A first in the Turkish plastic processing machinery industry

One of the top five European manufacturers of plasticizing equipment, Şenmak Machinery broke a new ground in the Turkish plastic processing machinery industry.

Kraiburg TPE Thermolast K helps Askoll innovate the e-mobility

Italy's leading manufacturer of electric two-wheelers has specified the use of Thermolast K for two precision gasketing applications on the new battery boxes of a growing range of power-assisted bikes and electro-scooters.

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