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K 2016 picture gallery

EPPM's been getting snap happy at K 2016. Here's our photo gallery of what's caught our eye on the show floor in Düsseldorf. more

Oct 24, 2016 10:51 AM editor's blog

Oil and gas industry juggernaut Total has launched a massive new international advertising campaign in 21 countries. more

Oct 6, 2014 11:38 AM industry

PolyOne has launched thermoplastic elastomers complete with anti-fraud capabilities in a bid to tackle counterfeiting. more

Sep 19, 2014 2:10 PM materials

The worldwide TPE market is expected to jump to $15.3 billion by 2018, according to a fresh market report on the trends affecting demand for this plastics segment. more

Sep 19, 2014 10:51 AM materials

EuroMold organisers have announced that 2014 will shine the spotlight on the international mouldmaking and tooling community. more

Sep 17, 2014 12:37 PM industry

Borealis has completed its acquisition of Speciality Polymers Antwerp by buying DuPont Holding Netherland BV's shares in the business. more

Sep 2, 2014 5:03 PM industry

Euromold

EuroMold

This year's EuroMold trade fair in Frankfurt will promote the entire plastics process chain in an optimised hall concept. more

Aug 4, 2014 9:41 AM industry

PolyOne's manufacturing expertise and Versaflex TPE has helped an infant care brand in Japan to meet rigorous safety standards. more

Jul 16, 2014 4:49 PM materials

Clariant and Hutsman 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

Moulding Expo

HFM Modell- und Formenbau

Pattern and mould-making represent a special exhibitor group at Moulding Expo 2017, and 3D printing is broadening the horizons of this corner of the industry. more

May 18, 2017 9:00 AM industry

Global injection moulding machinery giant the Wittmann Group is giving the Wittmann Battenfeld plant in Kottingbrunn, Austria, a €15 million (£12.8 million) boost. more

May 17, 2017 3:59 PM machinery

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

FANUC has chosen Interpack to launch its new robot controller for the packaging manufacturing industry. more

May 8, 2017 3:14 PM industry

Petcore Europe, the organisation representing the entire European PET value chain, has welcomed eight new high-profile members in 2017 including Sidel, Plastipak and L'Oréal. more

May 8, 2017 11:57 AM industry

BASF has thrown its support behind the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's initiatives supporting circularity in the plastics value chain. more

May 5, 2017 3:56 PM industry

The Nordic Council of Ministers is making its position on a plastics circular economy known by announcing a six-pronged sustainability strategy. more

May 3, 2017 4:54 PM industry

Reliability is the key to a long and happy relationship with a Fanuc robot, which is why Fanuc Deutschland is proud to be working with customers who have had the same machine for decades. more

May 2, 2017 4:54 PM machinery

BOSS Impact Solutions

Impact Solutions

Sink-float technology could be the future of efficient, economical post-consumer plastics separation and Impact Solutions in Scotland is pioneering a proven system that produces streams of >99 per cent pure PP and PE. more

Apr 28, 2017 2:25 PM machinery

Guggenheim

Guggenheim Museum, New York.

April brought EPPM readers some fairly high-profile plastics news, including LANXESS' acquisition of Chemtura, Milliken and 3M being singled out among the most ethical companies on the planet. more

Apr 28, 2017 10:58 AM blog

Trussfab

Copyright: Hasso-Plattner-Institut

A new 3D software builds large-scale structures using waste PET bottles and 3D printing, making the most of 3D technologies and bottle architecture to realise designs that are strong and stable. more

Apr 27, 2017 12:25 PM industry

Some 600,000 tonnes of PVC were recycled within the VinylPlus framework in 2016, turning PVC into a sustainability pioneer plastic after years of being the 'black sheep'. more

Apr 26, 2017 2:01 PM industry

The role plastics technology can play in the battle to cut global food waste will be under the spotlight at Interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf, where AIMPLAS will be presenting its plastics innovations. more

Apr 26, 2017 10:53 AM industry

ECPI has unveiled its new look and new name at PVC 2017 in Brighton, transforming itself into European Plasticisers in an assertive move to embrace inclusivity and opportunity. more

Apr 25, 2017 4:20 PM industry

A week before SAVE FOOD at Interpack, MEPs voted for the European Commission to address 'best before' labelling and taxes on food donations to curb food waste in Europe. more

Apr 25, 2017 10:07 AM industry

LANXESS has completed its acquisition of Chemtura, one of the world's leading suppliers of flame retardant and lubricant additives. more

Apr 21, 2017 3:08 PM 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

Are we ignoring more challenging plastics in favour of always recycling the easiest materials to collect and repurpose as recyclates? Plarabel's An Vossen sets out the task in hand for industry and consumers. more

Apr 20, 2017 3:54 PM industry

The VDMA is championing Industry 4.0 at CHINAPLAS 2017, where the German machinery association will be demonstrating how the smart factory is something every plastics processor can aspire to. more

Apr 20, 2017 11:08 AM industry

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