ACEO Wacker

Georg Willmerdinger

The ACEO team from WACKER has opened its Open Print Lab in Burghause, where customers can experience additive manufacturing with silicone first-hand. more

Aug 4, 2017 12:29 PM materials

US firm Tekni-Plex buys Alfatherm. more

Aug 3, 2017 12:25 PM industry

Clariant and Huntsman have published their first official update since announcing their merger in May of this year. more

Aug 1, 2017 4:55 PM industry

K.D. Feddersen will be bringing materials science to meet the trends for lightweight, aesthetically-pleasing plastic products to Fakuma. more

Jul 21, 2017 10:37 AM FAKUMA 2017

PLAST 2018 organisers have celebrated passing the 1,000 exhibitor mark 10 months before the show takes place, with just 10 per cent of space at the Italian plastics show remaining. more

Jul 18, 2017 10:24 AM industry

Albis Plastic has swollen its medical portfolio with a range of new materials intended for devices and medical packaging. more

Jul 12, 2017 2:06 PM materials

Dow Polyurethanes

by Udr Ovidiu

Dow Polyurethanes, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, is expanding its PU service centres in an easterly direction throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. more

Jul 10, 2017 4:58 PM materials


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Corbion anti-static PATIONIC agent was introduced at ArabPlast 2017 to capitalise on the burgeoning building and construction market in the Middle East. more

Jul 6, 2017 2:41 PM materials

After ten years of harmonising chemical regulations, Cefic hopes to support the EU REACH program for another two decades. more

Jun 27, 2017 11:11 AM industry 1 Comments


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With Eid just around the corner, Corbion can really celebrate its PATIONIC polymer additives being granted halal certification. more

Jun 20, 2017 2:29 PM materials


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In its first strategic acquisition, Trinseo is to take over API Applicazioni Plastiche Industriali, expanding its performance polymers business and global reach. more

Jun 16, 2017 10:50 AM industry



Most-read European plastics headlines: May 2017

Our roundup of the most-read stories on the EPPM website in May has been distinctly materials-focused this time around, with some amazing examples of how plastics technology is bringing higher mechanical properties to manufacturing. more

May 30, 2017 9:41 AM editor's blog

TechnoCompound’s has unveiled its ‘ULTRA lightweight’ carbon-fibre product line for the lightweight construction market. more

May 26, 2017 12:27 PM materials

Clariant and Huntsman are to merge, creating world-leading specialty chemicals company HuntsmanClariant with an enterprise value of $20 billion. The merger is expected to be completed by the end of 2017. more

May 22, 2017 9:58 AM industry

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017 reshapes the PVC industry

Physically and metaphorically, the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum in Berlin last week is continuing to reshape the global PVC industry. Rose Brooke shares her report of the conference. more

May 16, 2017 4:41 PM editor's blog

Puma and Covestro team up for sustainable boot. more

May 5, 2017 12:22 PM materials

Injection mould engineering company RocTool, based in the United States, has partnered with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing. more

May 5, 2017 9:31 AM materials

K 2019 may be over two years away, but preparations have already got off on the right footing with a successful meeting of the K Exhibitors' Council in Düsseldorf. more

Apr 21, 2017 11:23 AM industry


Kraiburg TPE

KRAIBURG TPE is taking on Sweden in a two-pronged attack. The manufacturer of TPEs has just recently opened a sales office in Sweden while it will be exhibiting at the upcoming Nordic plastics fair Plastteknik. more

Apr 20, 2017 2:59 PM materials

NCD Technologies is in the cloud, launching its myNDC service cloud, which aims to simplify customer service communication and support. more

Apr 19, 2017 12:29 PM industry

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