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Arburg at the MSV 2017

The MSV 2017 in Brno is the most important industry event in the Czech republic and Slovakia. Arburg will be demonstrating two sophisticated applications for production-efficient plastic processing there.

Gabriel-Chemie increases production capacity in Russia

On 03 August 2017, Gabriel-Chemie and Governor of the Kaluga oblast signed an investment agreement concerning the construction and operation of a masterbatch plant in the Vorino industrial park near the Moscow.

 Smooth steering, safe control

The French automotive supplier Valeo has now developed a top column module whose housing and levers are made of BASF’s engineering plastics Ultramid SI (PA) and Ultradur (PBT).


ENGEL presents comprehensive inject 4.0 programme at Fakuma

ENGEL will demonstrate how comprehensive inject 4.0 programme at Fakuma 2017, from October 17 to 21 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Nexeo Solutions Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results

Nexeo Solutions, Inc. today announced its consolidated financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2017.

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.

Smart solutions for more productivity, quality and flexibility

Experience the smart factory – this is ENGEL's focus at the Interplas 2017, from September 26 to September 28 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Wittmann Battenfeld with sophisticated injection molding technology at the Fakuma 2017

Under the motto “be smart”, Wittmann Battenfeld will present top-level injection molding technology at this year’s Fakuma in Friedrichshafen.

Composites Europe 2017: Lightweight construction propels use of fibre-reinforced plastics

Composites Europe - 12th European Trade Fair and Forum for Composites, Technology and Applications 19 - 21 September 2017, Messe Stuttgart, Germany

BOY exhibits 14 Injection moulding machines at the Fakuma

With a record participation BOY will contribute to the success of the 25th Fakuma, which will take place from the 17th to the 21st October 2017.

Arburg lays foundations for the future

On Thursday 13 July 2017, Arburg celebrated the start of groundwork for an impressive new Training Center in Lossburg.

Biodegradable mulch films supported in revision of EU Fertilisers Regulation

13 July 2017, the European Parliament’s Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) adopted its report amending the European Commission's proposal for a revision of the Fertilisers Regulation.

Profiles 2017 Conference

The international conference on plastic profiles for construction applications on 19 - 20 September 2017, Cologne, Germany.

Composites – materials with a future

Fibre-reinforced plastics have great future potential. The International Composites Congress offers an opportunity to gain some impressions of market developments.

European Bioplastics elects new Board

François de Bie confirmed as Chairman