Instron brings plastics testing solutions to PLAST 2015

Instron, a leading provider of testing equipment designed to evaluate the mechanical and rheological properties of materials, is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at PLAST 2015, Milan. more »

Apr 24, 2015 3:53 PM industry news

Compounding and masterbatch association questions Force Majeure legality

The European Compounders and Masterbatchers Association (EuMBC) has publicly questioned the legality of the unusually high number of Force Majeure declarations since the beginning of the year. more »

Apr 24, 2015 12:27 PM industry news

KraussMaffei Berstorff wins over world with pelletising systems

KraussMaffei Berstorff is winning over customers around the world with its cutting-edge pelletising systems for processing rigid PVC. more »

Apr 24, 2015 12:13 PM machinery

Plastic packaging market set for 6% growth to 2019

The global plastic packaging market is set for steady six per cent growth in the five years to 2019, according to fresh data from TechNavio. more »

Apr 24, 2015 11:35 AM industry news

TPE power button central to elegant cable clutter solution

A power button that is central to a cable clutter solution from Swiss company Punkt. has been injection moulded using soft-touch TPE from KRAIBURG TPE. more »

Apr 24, 2015 11:12 AM materials

Via http://www.petpassionweek.com/

PET PASSION WEEK for newest PET trends

PETnology is organising the second PET PASSION WEEK from November 9th-12th 2015 in Nuremberg, bringing together companies along the entire PET packaging supply chain. more »

Apr 23, 2015 11:38 AM materials

Vinyl GB rings in changes with new installation

North Wales-based Vinyl GB is going with the shifting sands of the PVC industry by investing in a new compounding, blending and pulverising plant. more »

Apr 21, 2015 10:19 AM industry news

Antimicrobial wood fibre/resin construction material could revolutionise disaster relief

A material consisting of wood fibre reinforced with plastic resin that is impregnated with antimicrobial properties could revolutionise how disaster relief workers restore healthcare facilities after devastation. more »

Apr 20, 2015 2:19 PM materials

Starlinger: Decontamination of PET and HDPE at PLAST 2015

Starlinger viscotec will showcase the deCON 20 decontamination dryer at PLAST 2015. The dryer processes flakes and recycled pellets from PET and HDPE for use in food grade packaging. more »

Apr 20, 2015 11:48 AM industry news

Reifenhäuser acquires spinneret manufacturer Enka Tecnica

The Reifenhäuser Group has confirmed it has fully acquired Enka Tecnica, the German spinneret manufacturer and long-time supplier to Reifenhäuser. Enka Tecnica will exist as an independent business within the Group. more »

Apr 20, 2015 10:05 AM industry news

EPPM Media Kit

EPPM's EUREKA Series touches on the out-of-the-box thinking that may seem peculiar now, but could influence and innovate plastics as we know it in the future.

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