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Philipp Unterhalt has been appointed Managing Director of the HAHN Group and Interim CEO of Rethink Robotics GmbH following recent successes and ensuring long-term profitable growth. Read more

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Nouryon and Itaconix sign bio-based polymers deal

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Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) will expand its offering to customers in the detergents market through a supply agreement with bio-based polymers maker Itaconix. Read more

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Pyrowave Inc., a Canada-based leader in microwave plastic recycling, has announced the appointment of three new members of its management team to help initiate the commercialisation of Pyrowave’s unique plastic recycling technology in the market Read more

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The Carrefour des Gestions Locales de l’Eau is an international exhibition bringing water sector experts together from the whole of Europe. At the 20th event in Rennes, France, on 30 and 31 January, Molecor will again be present with its latest innov Read more

materials

KraussMaffei’s Dr. Frank Stieler (CEO)

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The KraussMaffei Group has completed its listing on the Shanghai stock exchange following the transfer of ChemChina’s stake in KraussMaffei to ChemChina’s majority owned subsidiary THY (Qingdao Tianhua Institute of Chemistry Engineering). Read more

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Wabash MPI

At JEC World 2019, the companies will highlight their full line of hydraulic and pneumatic presses for the composites industry. Read more

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DuPont Teijin Films (DTF) has launched its Mylar Harvest Fresh rPET range of heat sealable polyester films with up to 50 percent post-consumer recycled rPET content. Read more

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According to the weekly average data on ChemOrbis, January has marked the fourth consecutive month that PET prices have declined. Read more

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A new, fossil-free bioplastic is emerging and, according to experiments conducted at Lund University, Sweden, it is more durable than both regular plastic and other bioplastics, and is potentially better suited for recycling. Read more

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Ampacet

Ampacet improves clarity of moulded PP-based products with new additions to its high- performance Clarifier range. Read more

industry

Shoichi Ohira has joined the management board of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery as COO and Head of Production. Read more

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