Pack Positive


Packaging manufacturer Coveris has opened Pack Positive, a sustainable development centre in Leeds, UK, as part of its strategy to address packaging and food sustainability. Read more


The new closure is complementary to a number of HDPE and PET bottles from Spectra's standard ranges.


Spectra has bolstered its extensive closure range with the addition of a new double wall flip top component. Read more


At JEC World 2019 Covestro will present continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRTP). They can be reinforced with carbon (left) or glass fibers and lend parts made thereof low weight yet high strength.


Covestro has been committed to developing material solutions for composites for several years and is now a leading provider. At JEC World 2019 from 12-14 March in Paris, Covestro will present itself as a solution provider for various industries Read more




The product has been picked as a finalist in the in the ‘Sports & Healthcare’ category. Read more


The Management Board of W&H as of 1 April 2019 (f.l.t.r): Dr. Falco Paepenmüller, CTO, Peter Steinbeck, CSO, and Dr. Jürgen Vutz, CEO

Windmöller & Hölscher

Dr Falco Paepenmüller will assume the position of Chief Technology Officer at Windmöller & Hölscher as of 1 April. His successor as Head of the Extrusion Business Unit will be Dr Torsten Schmitz. Read more


Comau has reaffirmed its commitment to the adoption of a Quality Management System conforming to the best international standards with the acquisition of the VDA 6.4 Certification for its Automation Systems division in Italy, Germany and Romania. Read more


EconCore’s ThermHex core materials for composites

2018 EconCore, ECNPR006

EconCore, a leader in thermoplastic honeycomb core production technology, will be exhibiting at JEC World 2019 in Paris from 12-14 March. Read more


Kęstutis Sadauskas

G. Boulougouris European Commission

Kęstutis Sadauskas, Director Circular Economy and Green Growth DG Environment at the European Commission, will formally open the Plastics Recycling Show Europe Conference at the RAI Amsterdam on 10 April 2019. Read more


Evonik launches new polymer powder for 3D printing applications in higher temperature range


Germany-based specialty chemicals company Evonik has developed a new polymer powder for applications in higher temperature ranges as part of its polyamide 6 series alongside China-based tech company TPM 3D. Read more


Trinseo reports fourth quarter and full year 2018 results

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Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, has reported its fourth quarter and full year 2018 financial results. Read more


ALPLA, plastic packaging specialist based in Austria, acquires all shares of Zamil ALPLA. The acquisition is expected to be closed within the first quarter of 2019.


Austria-based packaging solutions specialist ALPLA has completed a 100 per cent takeover of Zamil ALPLA. Read more



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