Features

Netstal brings medical & packaging prowess to PLAST

Netstal is bringing its expertise in medical and packaging plastics processes to PLAST 2015, including a live pen piston guide manufacturing demonstration. more »

Mar 30, 2015 4:08 PM machinery

Milacron showcases integrated product portfolio on re-launched website

Milacron chose its press event at its gargantuan booth - the largest in NPE's history - in Orlando last week to springboard its new website, which showcases its fully-integrated product portfolio. more »

Mar 30, 2015 3:22 PM NPE 2015

Huntsman unveils food contact materials for potable water applications

Huntsman has announced the availability of a family of polyether-based thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) food contact materials (FCM) that are approved for use in potable water applications. more »

Mar 30, 2015 3:04 PM NPE 2015

EPPM's NPE2015 snap gallery

EPPM Editor Rose Brooke has shared her snaps of dubious quality to give a little insight into NPE2015 and the exciting exhibitions and atmosphere of the week-long plastics show in Florida. more »

Mar 30, 2015 1:39 PM editor's blog

Samples show some of the colours researchers have produced in electrochromic polymers. The materials can be used for applications such as sunglasses and window tinting that can be turned on and off through the application of an electrical potential.

Credit: Rob Felt

Colour-changing polymers at the click of a button

Sunglasses and windows that go from tinted to clear at the push of a button are at the forefront of a BASF-supported study into electrochromic polymers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. more »

Mar 27, 2015 11:00 AM materials

The built-in value of styrenics for building

In conjunction with the event, Styrolution is introducing new grades tailored to construction applications requiring high heat resistance, good extrusion processability, durable aesthetics and miscibility with other materials, such as PVC. more »

Mar 24, 2015 7:42 PM NPE 2015

KraussMaffei at NPE2015: Functional integration made easy

KraussMaffei has launched new variants of its GX series at NPE, reinforcing its globally- leading position in multi-component injection moulding. more »

Mar 24, 2015 7:31 PM NPE 2015

Eastman 3D polymer drives 3D printing technology

A new carbon fibre composite material showcased at NPE2015 brings functionality, strength, workability, processing, aesthetics and low odour to 3D printing. more »

Mar 24, 2015 7:18 PM NPE 2015

PolyOne talks true functionality in 3D printing

At PolyOne's speed dating-style NPE press breakfast, EPPM got the opportunity to quiz the experts on the materials science leader's work in the additive manufacturing sphere. more »

Mar 24, 2015 5:09 PM NPE 2015

Color Creation in minutes possible with ColorMatrix Select from PolyOne

PolyOne ColorMatrix has unveiled ColorMatrix Select, a cloud-based liquid colour creation and supply service, at NPE2015. more »

Mar 24, 2015 4:17 PM NPE 2015

KraussMaffei Berstorff underpins its competence in direct extrusion

KraussMaffei Berstorff has brought the whole gamut of its direct extrusion solution to NPE2015. The systems presented on the stand allow extrusion companies to hone their competitive edge in the production of pipes and sheets. more »

Mar 24, 2015 1:36 PM NPE 2015

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