KRAIBURG TPE is responding to trends in the packaging industry with a broad spectrum of materials and services. Simmone Hammerl reports on the many advantages of TPEs in product packaging. more

Jun 14, 2017 10:00 AM materials

An inline thermal imaging system to detect defects in injection moulding parts has been developed by Micro-Epsilon. more

Jun 6, 2017 4:52 PM industry


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Dow Polyurethanes has launched an addition to its Hyperlast Elastomers family, developed to overcome the upcoming regulatory ban of MbOCA in polyurethane elastomers in Europe. more

Jun 6, 2017 1:43 PM materials

The new Maplan C6000.web and C600.web controllers will be launched at K 2016. After an intense development period, the controller C6 and all of its new features will be the heart of every new machine of Maplan from model year 2016/2017 onwards. more

Oct 13, 2016 3:35 PM industry

RICO Group


The newly-founded RICO Group - which comprises Rico Elastomere Projecting, Austria, Silcoplast, Switzerland, and SIMTEC Silicone Parts, US - has set out its values of synergy, efficiency and sustainability. more

May 4, 2016 3:29 PM industry

Chemtura is expanding its Low Free (LF) MDI polyurethane elastomers production capacity at its plant in Latina, Italy. more

Apr 15, 2016 10:00 AM materials

EPPM's most-read stories: The September edit

Europe's plastics processors are in full flight, with September's hot plastics news coming in thick and fast. Here's our most-read from the first autumn month. more

Sep 29, 2015 10:14 AM editor's blog


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Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is bringing its Silopren liquid silicone rubber to Fakuma, showcasing the material in a variety of live demonstrations in collaboration with industry partners. more

Sep 7, 2015 3:20 PM industry

Teknor Apex will be launching its new series of styrenic block copolymer elastomers at Fakuma 2015. more

Jul 31, 2015 10:35 AM industry

Solvay has begun production at its new FKM plant in Changshu, China as part of its ongoing strategic site expansion to meet booming demand for its specialty polymers from the Asian automotive industry. more

Jul 29, 2015 11:48 AM materials

Huntsman Corporation has announced it has completed its acquisition of Italian company Tecnoelastomeri for an undisclosed amount, strengthening its polyurethanes business. more

Jun 25, 2015 11:13 AM industry

Polymax TPE

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Polymax Thermoplastic Elastomers, a leading manufacturer and custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) materials, has launched an expanded line of premium quality TPE for use in extreme conditions. more

Apr 10, 2015 2:52 PM materials



DuPont Fluoropolymer Solutions and Chenguang have formed a 50/50 joint venture for the production and marketing of fluoroelastomer gums and pre-compounds in China. more

Feb 9, 2015 12:11 PM materials

Altuglas International, a subsidiary of the Arkema Group is a partner of the film Mood Indigo, directed by Michel Gondry. This is the film adaptation of the eponymous book of the french author Boris Vian published in 1947. more

Apr 29, 2013 10:51 AM materials

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