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Safety, precision & smart manufacturing of medical plastics at Chinaplas

The market for medical devices, in particular, implantable, is expanding rapidly as economies develop, populations get older, health awareness enhances and support policies strengthen.

Evonik optimizes PEEK production in China

Evonik has comprehensively optimized the production process of VESTAKEEP® PEEK and further improved the quality of the product at its Changchun, China, site.

Polykemi invests in the future

The multinational Swedish manufacturer of plastics compounds, Polykemi AB, had yet another successful year with increased growth in 2017.


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.

BarrierPack Recyclable drives circular economy

Mondi, international packaging and paper Group, has developed a fully-recyclable plastic laminate for pre-made pouches and FFS roll stock that is perfect for integration into existing recycling schemes.

DSM sharpens focus on Additive Manufacturing

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces a new approach for its additive manufacturing (AM) activities.

American electro-mobility contains German know-how

Kiefel's Patent pending vacuum-laminating technology is valued by Tesla

Biesterfeld Plastic to present innovative e-mobility portfolio

Biesterfeld Plastic will be presenting its products and solutions for the fast-growing e-mobility market segment at this year’s Fakuma.

 K celebrates its 65th anniversary

On 11. October 1952, 65 years ago to the day, Messe Düsseldorf opened the first K – the trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry.

Double birthday for Bond-Laminates

Bond-Laminates GmbH is celebrating two birthdays at once: the company was founded 20 years ago and acquired by the specialty chemicals group LANXESS five years ago.

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017 - A smashing international success

40 per cent share of international visitors from 63 countries.

SABIC wins two European Plastics Innovation Awards

SABIC has been named winner in two categories at the 2017 European Plastics Innovation Awards ceremony organized by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and PlasticsEurope.

Focus on new forms of mobility

LANXESS at FAKUMA, October 17 – 21, 2017, will present new high-temperature-stabilized polyamides and flame-retardant thermoplastics for electric mobility.

Experience the variety of plastics first-hand

From October 17 to 21, 2017, the Fakuma trade fair in Friedrichshafen will once again be opening its doors. This year visitors can again look forward to seeing innovative plastic solutions from BASF for the construction and furniture industries as well as for the automotive and packaging sectors.

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.