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TOMRA supports all-female ocean plastic science research mission

TOMRA will support eXXpedition’s North Pacific 2018 sailing voyage focusing on microplastic pollution and links to environmental and human health (June 23rd - July 28th).

Closure helps to secure bottled water image

The Secure Flip next-generation sports cap from RPC Massmould is being used across a number of PET bottles for Highland Spring, the Number 1 UK natural sourced bottled water brand.

Krones wins 2017 Energy Efficiency Award

The energy-self-sufficient brewery proves persuasive for the expert jury and the general public.


 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.

Registration Window for upakovka 2018 Now Open

After successful premieres this year: special shows innovationparc and SAVE FOOD once again to be part of the trade fair in Moscow.

How Lamborghini is accelerating medical device innovation

Lamborghini collaborates with the Houston Methodist Research Institute, to share knowledge in the study of carbon fibre composite materials for medical devices.

Expansion of BASF in Lemförde

Fifty years after its founding sees BASF Polyurethanes GmbH in Lemförde continuing its success story.

BASF optimizes its organizational structure

BASF is optimizing its organizational structure to better serve its customer industries and enhance its operational and technology excellence.

New techniques stretch carbon nanotubes, make stronger composites

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new techniques for stretching carbon nanotubes (CNT) and using them to create carbon composites that can be used as stronger, lighter materials in everything from airplanes to bicycles.

Plastics Speedway a challenging online car racing game

Plastics Make it Possible has launched Plastics Speedway a challenging online car racing game that highlights many of the ways plastics contribute to automobile fuel-efficiency, safety, and design.

Researchers develop world’s first biodegradable joint implant

Tampere University of Technology (TUT) has been the first in the world to develop biodegradable joint implant, RegJoint.

New plastics from Australian university

A newly discovered technique makes it possible to create a whole new array of plastics with metallic or even superconducting properties.

Vertech unveils UK’s first lorry-carrying recycled plastic bridge

The UK's first recycled plastic bridge capable of carrying heavy goods vehicles has been completed.

Printing on bioactive paper

An enzyme printing process that prints the product of an enzyme-catalysed reaction, but not the enzyme molecule itself, has been designed by scientists in Australia to produce bioactive paper.

World Cup shirts made out of recykled bottles

Many of the world's top footballers, will be wearing shirts made of old plastic bottles at the World Cup in South Africa.