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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.

 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.

PolyOne Celebrates 10 Years in Poland

To help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of its facility in Kutno, Poland, PolyOne welcomed customers to an afternoon of dialogue about the future of manufacturing in Poland.


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.

 Lights on and full speed ahead

New types of material with further enhanced dimensional stability at the Fakuma plastics trade fair in Friedrichshafen, October 17 to 21, 2017.

Sabic invests in Dutch composite engineering company

Sabic has invested in the Dutch composites specialist Airborne International BV.

DuPont Performance Materials announces high-performance materials for 3D printing

DuPont Performance Materials is showcasing the filament form of its high-performance materials for 3D printing at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group Conference.

Focus on hybrid molding plus IMD technology

Live demonstration at Bond-Laminates stand. Cost-effective mass production of thin-walled, decorated lightweight components made from thermoplastic composites. One-shot process combines three steps.

Hexpol TPE announce expansion in North America

Hexpol TPE has announced further expansion to their global capabilities with the start-up of TPE production and product development in North America.

SABIC expands its portfolio of foamable polymers

SABIC is expanding its portfolio to include more polyolefins and engineering thermoplastics.

HEXPOL TPE promote the feel-good factor at K 2016

At K 2016 HEXPOL TPE will launch a range of new Thermoplastic Elastomer materials with enhanced haptics and touch properties.

Ultra-lightweight solution in the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse

Inflatable seat cushions with Covestro films boost comfort of aircraft seats.

Huntsman to attend K 2016 in October

Expanded elastomer, pigments and additives offering will take center stage at Huntsman stands - including new product developments.

Composite material for leather goods industry with Huntsman's TPU

Italian company Forestali has developed an innovative composite material for the leather goods industry using a special grade of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU).

Snow chains with thermoplastic polyurethane from BASF

French textile and rubber company Joubert Productions, Ambert, is for the first time putting on the market snow chains whose chain links are made entirely from plastic.