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 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.

Biesterfeld expanding German portfolio with MMA adhesives

With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is distributing two-component methyl methacrylate (MMA) adhesives from SCIGRIP on the German market.

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.


Recycled film quality negatively affected by degradable plastics from Southern Europe

Even very low quantities of degradable plastics that end up in the traditional plastic waste streams have a significant, negative impact on recycled plastics.

Braskem presents adhesive and sealant solutions at FEICA 2017

The company will show a wide range of products for high-performance adhesives and sealants.

Engineering to the limit

LANXESS now offers two new highly reinforced polyamide 6 compounds.

Lanxess invests in its production site in Lillo/Antwerp

Lanxess announced plans to further strengthen its integrated production complex for polyamide and precursors for plastics in Antwerp.

ExxonMobil breaks ground on multi-million dollar Shanghai Technology Center expansion

New state-of-the-art research and development facility to be used for customer collaboration and creating new applications.

R&P PolyPlastic to reveal a new business strategy at Interplastica

The leader of Russia's composite market plans to sign a range of agreements with its business partners on strategic, mutually beneficial cooperation.

Bobst collaborates with Michelman

Bobst collaborates with Michelman to offer a unique barrier solution combining AlOx high barrier films and topcoat solutions.

Evonik invests in Irish medical device company Vivasure Medical

New application of bioabsorbable polymer Resomer from Evonik.

BASF expands global production capacity of Ultrason

New production line in Yeosu, Korea will serve growing market demand for high performance specialty plastics.

Basotect in acoustic unit with active and passive sound cancellation

HOWATHERM's new silencer for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment utilizes an active and a passive component.

TER Plastics establishes sales subsidiary for the CEE region

TER Plastics Polymer Group announces the foundation of a new sales subsidiary for the entire CEE region.

Changes at the Röchling Group

As of June 1, 2016, Ludger Bartels will become the new Chief Executive Officer at Röchling.