Plastics are the materials used in many various applications, e.g. in packaging and construction industry, as well as in manufacturing of household appliances, clothes, toys and medical equipment. Polymers are produced mostly from fossil resources and their features can be modified through special additives. The most popular plastics are: polyethylene, polypropylene, polivinyl chloride and polystyrene.
Domo’s Econamid sustainable polyamide - now even more eco-friendly
Domo Chemicals, a leader in sustainable polyamide solutions, has begun using a new sustainable black masterbatch based on recycled material to complement the recycled base polymer in its Econamid brand of sustainable polyamides.
Clariant’s new collaborative innovation center
Clariant announces a new collaborative innovation center to support North America’s paints and coatings industry in meeting the challenges of emerging trends, increasing performance requirements, and meeting sustainability needs.
Steen Jensen appointed as General Manager of Biesterfeld Nordic AB
Plastics and additives distributor Biesterfeld Plastic has appointed Steen Jensen as the new General Manager of Scandinavian subsidiary Biesterfeld Nordic AB. In September 2021 Steen Jensen will succeed Eric Lundén, who is moving on from the company after six successful years.
Are hybrid trade shows the future of the industry?
Interview with Thomas Dohse, project director of interpack and Thomas Franken, project manager of the K Show
High-speed pumps master complex PUR applications
Whether in the construction industry or in automobile building, in sports and leisure or in manufacturing furniture, for insulating or for sound-proofing, polyurethane has become an integral part of our everyday lives.
PRSE returns to Amsterdam 4-5 November 2021
The Plastics Recycling Show Europe returns to the RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 4-5 November 2021, moving to the larger Hall 12 this year to accommodate demand for a larger exhibition and conference space.
Sabic’s new LNP Elcres EXL resin
The implementation of the International Electrotechnical Commission’s new IEC 62368-1 safety standard for consumer electronics is prompting many manufacturers to seek higher-performing flame-retardant (FR) materials.