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High-heat Glass-reinforced Polyamide 66 Outperforms Comparable PA 66

A new series of high-heat glass-reinforced polyamide 66 compounds bridges the cost-performance gap between standard heat-resistant polyamides and costly specialty polymers, providing injection molders with a more economical alternative for automotive and other metal-replacement parts.

Sabic and Nottingham Spirk accelerate innovations with specialty materials

Sabic’s Specialties business announced today that it is accelerating the development of disruptive solutions to create end-user market pull by engaging with Nottingham Spirk, a business innovation and product design firm.

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.

Kraiburg TPE portfolio for automotive applications expanded

Kraiburg TPE is highlighting its market-driven and customer-oriented development expertise at the 26th International Trade Fair Fakuma held from October 16 to 20, 2018 at Friedrichshafen Exhibition Center.

Maximising efficiency potential

Compact manufacturing cells, precise processing and intelligent control units: Engel, the injection moulding machine manufacturer is set to pull out the efficiency stops with a medical application for TaipeiPlas 2018, which takes place in Taipei, Taiwan, from August 15th to 19th.

New stabilizers protect plastics against hydrolysis

The LANXESS Additives business unit is expanding its product range of hydrolysis stabilizers for plastics and polyurethanes with the addition of Stabaxol L.

APF specialists to show Freeformer and numerous functional parts

At the Rapid.Tech user convention and trade fair to be held from 5 to 7 June 2018 in Erfurt (Germany), Arburg will present the potential of the Freeformer and Arburg Plastic Freeforming (APF) in hall 2, stand 2-409.

Arburg at the Plastpol 2018: cost-effective optical application and LSR processing

At Tthe Plastpol 2018 Arburg will present two injection moulding applications for efficient high-volume production at stand E30 in hall E in Kielce, Poland.

SABIC's Pre-NPE News

Under the banner of “Chemistry that Matters,” SABIC will exhibit at NPE 2018 with the theme: “What Matters to You?” – representing the company’s ongoing commitment to listen closely to its customers, share ideas and expertise, and work together to achieve new levels of performance.

ENGEL unveils lightweight design expertise at Chinaplas 2018

Electric vehicles are gaining ground in China - bringing with them innovative lightweight construction technologies. At Chinaplas 2018 ENGEL will present its composite expertise to a Chinese audience for the first time with a special Expert Corner.

High-tech thermoplastics for future mobility

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will be present in Mannheim at the VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” with a special focus on “High-tech thermoplastics for future mobility”.

PolyOne expands automotive engineered polymer portfolio

PolyOne expands automotive engineered polymer portfolio with ElectriPlast conductive long fiber technology.

KRAIBURG TPE to Exhibit at NPE 2018

KRAIBURG TPE, the global competence leader in thermoplastic elastomer compounds will be participating at NPE 2018, the National Plastics Exposition. This exhibition will be held on May 7-11, 2018 at the Orange County Convention center in Orlando, Florida.

Kraiburg TPE strengthens its business location in Germany

Kraiburg TPE opens new extrusion line in Waldkraiburg, Germany.