Plastics experts get latest scope on Arburg's ALS

Arburg welcomed over 100 people from 63 companies through its doors in Lossburg to a very special ALS user meeting covering the new features of the host computer system. more »

Nov 25, 2015 4:16 PM industry news

High-heat ABS from ELIX Polymers optimised for roof hatches

BOS Group, a leading supplier of innovative systems and components for the automotive industry, selected new High Heat ABS HH3114 from ELIX Polymers for the production of roof hatches for heavy-duty trucks of a German premium automobile manufacturer. more »

Nov 25, 2015 1:38 PM materials

Cap tip to GCS premium-look gold closure

Global Closure Systems' (GCS) gold-coloured closure is bringing a premium look to Italian food products. more »

Nov 25, 2015 8:59 AM materials

Hundreds gather to celebrate 100 years of Augusto Guimarães & Irmão

Hundreds of plastics professionals congregated at the Alfândega Congress Centre, Porto, to celebrate the centenary of AGI-Augusto Guimarães & Irmão. more »

Nov 23, 2015 4:06 PM industry news

SABIC's LEXAN film cracks touch screen conundrum

SABIC's LEXAN film has been developed to address the growing need for shatter and crack-proof touch screens for tablets and smartphones. more »

Nov 23, 2015 3:34 PM materials

Guest blog: I'll drink to that

Considering the unsung heroes of food and beverage packaging. Jonathan Wilkins, Marketing Director at European Automation, explores the potential of nanotechnology in manufacturing. more »

Nov 23, 2015 11:00 AM guest blogs


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DSM's Diablo technology patent position confirmed

The European Patent Office has confirmed its position with DSM's Diablo technology, overturning an attempt to revoke the patent. more »

Nov 20, 2015 3:52 PM materials

ExxonMobil extends Vistamaxx's food contact reach

ExxonMobil has extended the portfolio of its Vistamaxx performance polymers with the introduction of Vistamaxx 6502, which is US FDA and EU-approved for food contact. more »

Nov 20, 2015 11:03 AM materials

The exact science of plastic drying

AKRO-PLASTIC and Mettler-Toledo are working on optimum residual moisture measurement for all plastics processors - which is a more exact science than many realise. more »

Nov 20, 2015 10:25 AM industry news

Praise for fresh European plastic waste collection data from PRE

Plastics Recyclers Europe has welcomed figures that show rates of plastic waste collection have risen, however the amount of plastic reaching plants has not climbed in parallel. more »

Nov 19, 2015 5:10 PM industry news

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