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Torsten Spiller

Hennecke are helping to drive forward innovation in caotings by loaning a Streamline machine to The Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid for pigment metering. more

Jul 25, 2017 3:43 PM machinery

Japanese purging compound maker changes its name as it moves to support die casting business. more

Apr 6, 2017 4:53 PM industry



Spanish polymer research centre AIMPLAS is coordinating a European Horizon project ‘DAFIA’ to make new coatings from rotted rubbish and fish waste. more

Apr 5, 2017 12:17 PM materials

Clariant technicians


Coating chemicals specialist Clariant will be an exhibitor at the major coatings trade show, which returns to Nuremberg in April 2017. more

Jan 31, 2017 11:24 AM industry



An AIMPLAS-coordinated project has lead to the development of a conductive gelcoat that would tackle two major challenges facing automotive composites: VOC emissions and long curing times. more

Jan 9, 2017 11:30 AM materials

AkzoNobel has fortified its position as a global number one supplier in coatings after finalising its acquisition of BASF's global Industrial Coatings business. more

Dec 15, 2016 4:23 PM industry


Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.

Global leader in polymer stabilisers Songwon used K 2016 as the perfect platform to premiere its new range of stabiliser solutions for coatings. more

Oct 24, 2016 9:22 AM industry

At K 2016, Extreme Coatings will present its full range of products and services and will educate visitors on wear resistance. more

Oct 5, 2016 5:01 PM industry

BASF and Dutch startup Ahrma Holding have developed a PU-coated pallet with Internet of Things technology that could transform logistics. more

Jul 11, 2016 2:00 PM materials

AIMPLAS is strengthening its printing and coatings efforts by establishing a new department dedicated to exploring properties, functionalities and their applications. more

Jun 1, 2016 11:12 AM materials

February's most-read plastics headlines

For those of you who have a short memory as to what happened in the shortest month on, we have assessed the data and compiled our list of the top five most-read stories for February 2016. more

Feb 26, 2016 3:34 PM editor's blog

Evonik Industries plans to build a new production line for special polyamide 12 powder (PA12), strengthening its annual production capacity in preparation for a rise in global demand for coatings and 3D printing materials. more

Feb 18, 2016 9:45 AM materials

BASF has announced it is to sell its Coatings division to AkzoNobel for €475 million. The transaction is due to be completed by the end of 2016. more

Feb 17, 2016 9:12 AM industry

BOBST has demonstrated its CL 1000D laminator in a real production environment at an Open House event at customer Clear Lam Packaging Inc, Illinois. more

Jan 11, 2016 3:27 PM machinery

The Valencia-based Plastics Technology Centre AIMPLAS has played an instrumental role in developing a new fast-curing gel-coat for composites. more

Dec 2, 2015 11:45 AM materials

ExxonMobil has extended its portfolio of Exceed metallocene polyethylene (mPE) resins with a new globally-available grade for extrusion coating and lamination applications. more

Oct 23, 2015 1:44 PM materials

Covestro has developed scratch-resistant, formable hardcoat films for the decorative design of component surfaces in automotive interiors. more

Oct 23, 2015 10:52 AM materials

Producers of films for yoghurt cups, trays and similar products can start feeling the benefits of the innovative Reifenhäuser Cast Sheet Coating polishing stack technology. more

Oct 5, 2015 10:40 AM machinery

The Cannon Group will present the latest developments in the field of polyurethanes and composites processing at Fakuma, with a particular focus on automotive manufacturing solutions. more

Aug 26, 2015 10:22 AM industry

DuPont has developed a new water-based, low-VOC coating solution based on Teflon PTFE for fasteners in highly corrosive environments. more

Jul 16, 2015 5:00 PM materials

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