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TEPPFA launches international Discover Plastics campaign

Curated by TEPPFA and in partnership with four National Associations, Discover Plastics drives awareness of the natural suitability of plastic pipes for sewer and stormwater applications.

BASF develops a material for window profiles based on Ultradur

BASF has developed an Ultradur (PBT, polybutylene terephthalate), modified for co-extrusion with PVC, that replaces steel in PVC windows as the stiffening element.

Berlin again takes centre stage for key polymer flooring stakeholders

Polymer flooring is in the midst of a transition and is experiencing a wave of investment that shows no signs of abating.


Soaring prospects: The aerospace industry at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017

From 19 to 21 September 2017, the exhibitors at COMPOSITES EUROPE in Stuttgart will be showcasing deployment possibilities for CFRP and other composite materials in the aerospace industry.

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017: Excellent forecasts for the construction industry

The building and construction industry represents the most important growth market for fibre reinforced plastics. According to the “9th Composites Market Survey” no other application sector has experienced such a dynamic development. From 19 to 21 September 2017, COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017 will reflect this trend, dedicating an entire trade fair day to building and construction in the composites world.

Guardian Glass to construct second glass plant in Poland

Guardian Industries has approved the investment for an additional float and coated glass manufacturing plant in Czestochowa, Poland.

Solar control glass on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome

Guardian solar control glass gives architects freedom to play with colours and reflections on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome

An interview with Ralf Pasker, EAE Managing Director

IV International ETICS (External Thermal Insulation Composite System) Conference was held in May in Ożarów Mazowiecki near Warsaw (Poland).

PC sheets used in sustainable ICEhouse building

ICEhouse building using SABIC's Lexan sheet signifies innovation for the circular economy.

Gabriel-Chemie supplies masterbatch for stadium seats in Cairo

Gabriel-Chemie has secured a major contract for producing masterbatch for the approximately 20,000 stadium seats in the Main Hall arena in Cairo.

Lexan resin brings light to Spanish pearl of architecture

SABIC supported award-winning "El Batel" project through the development of a polycarbonate material with special luminescent pigments.

New rigid PVC for outdoor profiles

For Apex RE-9218 outdoor extrusion-grade PVC, Teknor Apex provides custom colors, process development support, and outdoor testing.

BioBuild Project wins JEC Innovation Award 2015

The Biobuild Project has won a JEC Innovation award for its Biocomposite Façade System.

Wide range of possibilities with Plexiglas Mineral

Three-dimensional forming and homogeneously colored material open up a myriad of design ideas.

Wacker expands facility for insulation systems

Wacker Group has built a new test facility for certifying modern external thermal insulation composite systems at its Burghausen site.