Thermoforming - news on Plastech

Thermoplastic composites in large-scale production

At Composites Europe 2018, from 6 to 8 November in Stuttgart, Germany, Engel is setting two further milestones on the road to highly economical production of thermoplastic composites.

Covestro introduces brand name for thermoplastic composites

Covestro is pushing ahead with developing and marketing its continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRTP) by introducing Maezio as brand name.

Heat-resistant PLA compounds and versatile bioplastics at Fakuma 2018

At Fakuma 2018, FKuR Kunststoff GmbH will be presenting its broad portfolio of bio-based thermoplastics for injection molding, thermoforming and extrusion.


New cup is simply the best

In partnership with German tool producer Marbach, RPC Bebo has developed a unique thermoformed screw closure system.

Thermoforming tooling system for floating PP K-cups

In close co-operation with its parent company Kiefel, Bosch Sprang has developed a new patent pending thermoforming tooling system for the production of polypropylene coffee cups which can be recycled in water separation systems thanks to their material density below 1.000kg/m3.

New developments in the recycling of PET thermoforms in Europe

Report from the Petcore Europe Thermoforms Working Group and its public workshop

CMT Materials' Noel Tessier earns Lifetime Achievement Award from SPE

Noel Tessier, a founding director of CMT Materials Inc., has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Plastics Engineers' (SPE) Thermoforming Division.

Illig at K 2016

At the K 2016 Illig will present for the first time the latest stage of development the IML-T thermoforming line IC-RDM 70K together with the compact IML unit RDML 70b.

Innovative thermoforming sheet lines convince customers from around the world

The company battenfeld-cincinnati will showcase high-performance Multi-Touch roll stack at K booth.

Innovation from Bavaria changes refrigerator industry

The latest standard thermoforming system SharpFormer, and the supporting software KID-CAT from Kiefel are revolutionising refrigerator production.

Kiefel presents the new Speedformer KMD 90

Kiefel has been known in the packaging industry for its high-performance machines and its innovations.

BASF opens Ultrason plant in Asia

World class facility in Yeosu, Korea will serve growing market demand for high performance specialty plastics in Asia Pacific.

Octal's patented DPET sheet:

The key to DPET's superior characteristics is in the direct-to-sheet manufacturing process itself, which bypasses several "conventional" steps and produces a product with unprecedented consistency and exceptional clarity.

Phasa introduces the THERMaFORM a new vac-forming machine for K-show

Phasa announce their introduction and market entry of the THERMaFORM an all new UK manufactured product machine line driving forward new standards for the Thermoforming sector.