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MOL Group completes rubber bitumen plant for recycling tyre waste

MOL Group

The rubber bitumen plant at MOL’s site in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary, has been completed. The facility, built in a year, is capable of producing 20,000 tonnes of rubber bitumen annually. Read more

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Talisman add advanced customisation capabilities to Boxloc

Talisman Plastics

Talisman Plastics have unveiled the next iteration of their popular Boxloc security seal, which now features uprated customisation and differing pack sizes. Read more

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Oxford Advanced Surfaces announces new Chinese representative

Oxford Advanced Surfaces

Oxford Advanced Surfaces, (OAS), a pioneer and market leader in the surface treatment of polymeric, plastic and composite materials by the application of highly reactive carbene chemistry, has announced the expansion of their global reach. Read more

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ViscoTec Global Dispensing Expo 2020

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The main topic of the first virtual trade show by ViscoTec, which takes place from 1-3 December, is dispensing solutions for a wide range of applications and industries. From medical technology and 3D printing to aerospace or e-mobility Read more

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Nordmann launches distribution partnership with Biofibre

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Nordmann, the international chemical distributor, assumes responsibility for sales and marketing of the Biofibre product range in a large number of European countries. The partnership will begin with immediate effect. Read more

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Arburg hhighlists its Freeformer range at Formnext Connect

Arburg

The Arburg Plastic Freeforming (APF) process with the Freeformer is predestined for medical technology, the processing of soft materials and PP, as well as for the additive manufacturing of multi-component parts. Read more

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Nestlé UK and Ireland has joined forces with Plastic Energy, a major chemical recycling company, with the aim of developing a plant in the UK. Read more

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Teysha Technologies has developed a unique, sustainable and cost-efficient bio-polymer that can provide a cost effective and sustainable alternative to conventional plastics or paper packaging. Read more

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BPF brings networking events online

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The British Plastics Federation (BPF) facilitated almost 40 online meetings over three days as part of its Meet the Recycler and Meet the Equipment Supplier events, which took place between 6 and 8 October. Read more

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LANXESS introduces flame-retardant thermoplastic composite materials with a PA 6 matrix

LANXESS

Tepex continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites from LANXESS are characterised by their high inherent flame-retardant properties. One of the reasons for this is their high fibre content. Read more

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New Meusburger clamping configurator saves time and money

Meusburger

Mould making companies can spend an average of 600 hours per year on machine set-up, according to a study by Tebis Benchmarkingdatenbank. This time can be significantly reduced by using a zero-clamping system. Read more

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Moldex3D named SPE preferred partner

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The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) announced CoreTech System Co., Ltd. (Moldex3D) as an SPE Preferred. An SPE Preferred Partner is a converter, manufacturer, solutions provider or product distributor that has been recognised by SPE. Read more

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UKRI funds waste PET recycling facility

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Poseidon Plastics has announced that it has been awarded a £2.6m (~€2.3m) grant from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), the national science and research funding agency, as part of its Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) challenge. Read more

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Johannes Kilian named new ENGEL Head of Process Technologies

ENGEL

Dr Johannes Kilian is the new Head of Process Technologies at ENGEL Austria. This appointment sees ENGEL further strengthening its process technology development. Read more

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Trinseo receives Mass Balance certification from ISCC

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Trinseo has announced that it has received Mass Balance certification for three families of products it manufactures in Europe. Read more

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Ultramid Advanced for today’s fuel cell technologies

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American manufacturer of heavy-duty, zero-emission engines Nuvera Fuel Cells is now using BASF’s polyphthalamide (PPA) Ultramid Advanced N to manufacture components in its latest generation of 45kW fuel cell engines. Read more

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vipro-HEAD colour ink delivery system expands ViscoTec 3D portfolio

ViscoTec

The call for customised developments and requirements has reached ViscoTec through numerous customers. An extension of the ViscoTec 3D portfolio was developed based upon market requirements: The vipro-HEAD color ink delivery system. Read more

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OCS becomes intrinsic to PlasticsEurope’s DNA

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PlasticsEurope has launched its Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) annual progress report taking stock of the advancements made by its members towards ending pellet loss to the environment. Read more

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