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Swiss melt filters company Maag has bought the injection moulding firm Ettlinger. more

9 Jan 2018 14:49 machinery

EPPM's most-read stories of 2017

We look back on the top European plastics stories to get EPPM readers clicking in 2017 - and sustainability is definitely the overarching theme. more

15 Dec 2017 10:36 editor's blog

ChemChina, the China National Chemical Corporation, is putting KraussMaffei on the Shanghai Stock Exchange by bringing it into the Qingdao Tianhua Institute of Chemistry Engineering Co. more

12 Dec 2017 14:45 industry

Evonik has announced it is to acquire 3M's high-concentrates additive compounding business, expanding the specialty chemicals company’s additives for plastics with solid additives. more

5 Dec 2017 12:29 materials

Belgian chemical group Solvay has split with its American additives unit, selling it to German plastics firm LanXess. more

15 Nov 2017 11:22 materials

Gloucestershire-based Petlon Polymers has been officially re-launched at Interplas UK as Vision Petlon Polymers after being acquired by Visionscape. more

26 Sep 2017 12:00 industry

Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH (NRC) has acquired 100 per cent of the shares in Melrob Group Holdings (Melrob) of Crawley, UK. more

20 Sep 2017 15:00 industry

Leaders in polymer science BASF and Solvay have signed an agreement for BASF to acquire Solvay's integrated polyamide business. more

19 Sep 2017 15:58 materials

Davis-Standard has completed its acquisition of Maillefer, the global leader in wire, cable, pipe and tube production technologies. more

18 Sep 2017 10:37 machinery

Most-read European plastics headlines: August 2017

It seems sustainability, acquisitions and 3D printing all topped the bill for EPPM readers in August, as we look back on the most-clicked news items on eppm.com over the last month. more

30 Aug 2017 10:58 editor's blog

Innofil3D

BASF

BASF is extending its reach into the realms of additive manufacturing by acquiring Innofil3D, a leading producer of high-value customised plastic filaments. more

18 Aug 2017 11:28 industry

Global champion of plastics and rubber extrusion technology Davis-Standard has announced it has signed a deal to acquire leading cable and pipe processing company Maillefer. more

9 Aug 2017 16:27 industry

Most-read European plastics headlines: July 2017

Inter-continental acquisitions, automotive events and anti-static polymer technology all feature in EPPM's top five most-read stories of the month. more

28 Jul 2017 09:00 editor's blog

ALPLA

ALPLA

Austrian packaging specialist ALPLA has made its largest ever acquisition, buying out the leading African packaging company Boxmore Packaging. more

7 Jul 2017 10:46 industry

Most-read European plastics headlines: June 2017

We're half way through the year and June brought us a perfect cross-section of the European plastics zeitgeist when we look at our most-read news. more

30 Jun 2017 12:04 editor's blog

ALPLA is expanding its HDPE and PET bottle production business with the strategic acquisition of Propack. more

27 Jun 2017 16:52 industry

Trinseo

Via Facebook

In its first strategic acquisition, Trinseo is to take over API Applicazioni Plastiche Industriali, expanding its performance polymers business and global reach. more

16 Jun 2017 10:50 industry

Röchling Engineering Plastics has published its intention to acquire experts in precision plastic parts processing Fischer Kunststoff Präzision. more

15 Jun 2017 16:48 industry

Following the acquisition, BrunaSeals will become part of Tri-Seal, Tekni-Plex’s global closure liners business unit. more

23 May 2017 14:04 industry

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

28 Apr 2017 10:58 blog

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet

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