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Grupa Azoty declares force majeur

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Due to an unpredictable and unexpected technical defect in the production of polyamid 6 polymer at Grupa Azoty’s facility in Tarnow, Poland, the company was forced to declare force majeure on 8 July. Read more

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Alaaddin Aydin, VP Maag Germany

Maag

The Maag Group, comprising Maag Pump Systems, Automatik, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and, since 2018, Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen, is enhancing its systems expertise by focusing on Centres of Excellence. Read more

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Covestro partners with Silicon Valley based tech company, Carbon

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Covestro is a key partner in the scale-up and high-volume production of this material. The company invested a significant sum to enable the production in commercial quantity. Read more

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UHMWPE components are used in total endoprosthetic joints

Parx Plastics

Parx Plastics NV has announced that the Italian Ministry of Economic Development has issued a patent certificate for the industrial invention covering the company’s technologies to create antimicrobial and antibiofilm functionality Read more

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'Plastian the little fish’ is now available in Italian

WFO

Waste Free Oceans (WFO) has announced that ‘Plastian the little fish’, a children’s book on the issue of marine litter, is now available in Italian. Read more

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Hot plate welding convinces due to its very high level of weld quality

Greiner Assistec

Greiner Assistec is more than a producer of custom plastic parts and assemblies – the plastics experts’ portfolio also includes finishing the products on an individual basis. Read more

machinery

Azelis reveals new brand promise and tagline

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Azelis has launched its new tagline: ‘Innovation through formulation’, which is a reinforcement of the company’s continuous investment in technical expertise. Read more

materials

Sica’s saw model TRKC 160E for HDPE, PP-R multilayer and PVDF pipes

Sica

The Sica TRKC machines are planetary saws with hydraulic cutting devices, created specifically for cutting in an extrusion line without removing material from HDPE and PP-R pipes, even of great thickness. Read more

machinery

Joining automotive taillights with the LPKF PowerWeld 3D 8000 laser system

LPKF

Laser technology has acquired an excellent reputation for joining plastic components. It efficiently creates plastic joints that are second to none in terms of quality and cost-effectiveness. Read more

machinery

Tests confirm 100-year expected lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

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Practical experiences gathered and technical assessments carried out support that unplasticised (PVC-U), high impact polyvinyl chloride (PVC-Hi) and polyethylene (PE) buried pipes Read more

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Avery Dennison shortlisted for environmental and sustainability award

Avery Dennison

Global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison has been shortlisted for the Environmental and Sustainability Award of the Label Industry Global Awards 2019. Read more

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