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Networking opportunities on new premises

At the med.con medical technology conference, hosted by ENGEL Deutschland in Hannover, more than 50 medical experts met to exchange experiences and discuss current and future challenges facing the medical technology sector.

Keltan Eco part of the official match football for World Cup 2018

The new official football of the World Cup 2018 contains the bio-based EPDM rubber Keltan Eco from ARLANXEO, one of the world’s leading suppliers of synthetic rubber.

MedPharmPlast Europe elects new President

MedPharmPlast Europe (MPPE) elected its new President and Board during the Annual General Assembly 2017 on 30 November in Brussels.


KruiseKontrol: they called it inverter

KruiseKontrol, through the control and management of the speed of the material, the dedicated material handling and the backfeed content management, which constantly optimizes the system, guides the granule at the best speed to the target destination.

battenfeld-cincinnati: Upgrade opens up new markets

Inoutic has just ordered a coextrusion solution from its long-standing machine supplier battenfeld-cincinnati. The profile manufacturer has decided for the third time to upgrade and extend an existing mono extrusion line and to transform it into a coextrusion line.

Borealis joins Together for Sustainability

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that it has joined Together for Sustainability (TfS), a chemical industry initiative to assess and improve sustainability practices in the global supply chain.

WACKER opens new technical center in Istanbul

Wacker Chemie AG is expanding its range of services in Turkey with official opening of a technical center for construction, textile and consumer-care applications in Istanbul.

LANXESS expands global production network for high-tech plastics

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is strengthening its presence in the growth market China.

ENGEL at Plast Eurasia 2017

'Experience the smart factory' will be ENGEL's slogan for Plast Eurasia 2017, which takes place in Istanbul, Turkey, from December 6th to 9th.

What’s next for the rigid plastic packaging market?

New study tracks market opportunity for rigid plastic packaging as it is challenged by flexible formats and growing concern over sustainability.

Ascend to increase production capacity of polymers by 10 to 15 percent

Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, today announced its plans to increase production capacity across its intermediate chemicals and polymers portfolio by 10 to 15 percent to support the continued growth of its customers.

Plastics and Rubber machines make important contribution to circular economy

At 19 October 2017 the VDMA visits the companies EREMA, KraussMaffei Berstorff, Wittmann Battenfeld and Sumitomo (SHI) Demag at the International Trade Fair for Plastics Processing, Fakuma, together with representatives of the press.

Circular Economy is a huge chance

Interview with Dr. Stefan Engleder, CEO Engel Austria

 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.

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.