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Vecoplan expands its Service division

Vecoplan expands its Service division

To ensure optimal service, the technicians at Vecoplan paid particular attention to the performance, availability and process stability of the machines and systems.


UK expected to break away from ECHA and EU Reach

UK expected to break away from ECHA and EU Reach

The UK is no longer seeking associate membership of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) after it departs the EU customs union umbrella next year, meaning that the country will have its own regulatory framework post-Brexit.


KraussMaffei to develop mixing elements

KraussMaffei to develop mixing elements

In cooperation with the the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, KraussMaffei Berstorff has carried out scientific tests on mixing systems in several simulation series.


Certification: Training at Arburg gets treble thumbs up

Certification: Training at Arburg gets treble thumbs up

Arburg obtained the LQW certificate after successfully completing "Learner-oriented Quality Certification in Continuing Education and Training", the company passed the "DIN ISO 29990 - Quality Management Systems for Learning services for Non-formal Education and Training" inspection in February 2018.


Using IoT to drive Lean implementation

Using IoT to drive Lean implementation

FMCG brands that once enjoyed healthy mid-single-digit growth or better have encountered challenging headwinds recently. In this marketplace, Lean manufacturing is becoming more and more crucial. And technology - especially internet-connecting technology - is key to such efforts.


Agr International at NPE 2015

Agr International at NPE 2015

Agr International, Inc. will display its latest tools for bottle light weighting and quality control at NPE 2015.


Watermark in plastics

Watermark in plastics

Warwick Manufacturing Group`s process creates a "watermark" in plastics A technology to fight against the growing worldwide problem of product counterfeiting has been developed by researchers at Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), at the University of Warwick in the UK.


Four million tonnes of polyethylene in Unipetrol

Four million tonnes of polyethylene in Unipetrol

At the beginning of March, Unipetrol RPA produced its four millionth tonne of polyethylene. The technology serving the manufacturing of polyethylene has already been in operation for 32 years.