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A TPE for sustainable cotton swabs

A TPE for sustainable cotton swabs

The days of disposable plastic products are numbered – alternatives are needed. The success of LastObject’s reusable cotton swabs shows that the market is ready for change.


R&P “Polyplastic” offers compounds for oil-submersible cables

R&P “Polyplastic” offers compounds for oil-submersible cables

R&P Polyplastic specializes in development and production of thermoplastic compound materials for processing by pressure, blow and extrusion molding. Main fields of application include the automotive industry, production of household appliances and construction materials.


TPE for high-quality surfaces for interiors

TPE for high-quality surfaces for interiors

Kraiburg TPE is taking up the trends and challenges involved in mobility becoming increasingly connected, electrified and automated, with two material series that focus particularly on the increasing requirements of automotive interior components.


Soft feel and friendly to the skin with biocompatible TPE

Soft feel and friendly to the skin with biocompatible TPE

Nerivio, a novel wireless neuromodulation wearable from Theranica for drug-free acute treatment of migraine, features an electronic housing molded in a Thermolast M custom-colored medical-grade thermoplastic elastomer compound from Kraiburg TPE.


Engel and Hack Formenbau together against Covid-19

Engel and Hack Formenbau together against Covid-19

The demand for test swabs for nasal and throat swab tests will continue to grow strongly due to Covid 19. Injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel Austria and Hack Formenbau are jointly committed to ensuring the global supply of test swabs.


Tailor-made thermoplastic composites  for high-volume production

Tailor-made thermoplastic composites for high-volume production

Engel is one of the winners of the JEC Innovation Awards 2020. Together with FILL, the machine manufacturer has received the award in the category Process for the development of a production line for the manufacture of tailor-made composite blanks.