Perstorp has produced fossil-free coatings products, launched at China Coat. more

21 Nov 2017 16:53 materials

INEOS has announced it is sinking a sizeable sum of investment into building a new 300 kt vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) plant in Europe. more

5 Sep 2017 16:59 materials


Covestro AG

Covestro supports student project for World Solar Challenge as a provider of solutions for the automobile industry. more

24 Aug 2017 11:35 industry

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Torsten Spiller

Hennecke are helping to drive forward innovation in caotings by loaning a Streamline machine to The Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid for pigment metering. more

25 Jul 2017 15:43 machinery

Japanese purging compound maker changes its name as it moves to support die casting business. more

6 Apr 2017 16:53 industry



Spanish polymer research centre AIMPLAS is coordinating a European Horizon project ‘DAFIA’ to make new coatings from rotted rubbish and fish waste. more

5 Apr 2017 12:17 materials

Clariant technicians


Coating chemicals specialist Clariant will be an exhibitor at the major coatings trade show, which returns to Nuremberg in April 2017. more

31 Jan 2017 11:24 industry



An AIMPLAS-coordinated project has lead to the development of a conductive gelcoat that would tackle two major challenges facing automotive composites: VOC emissions and long curing times. more

9 Jan 2017 11:30 materials

AkzoNobel has fortified its position as a global number one supplier in coatings after finalising its acquisition of BASF's global Industrial Coatings business. more

15 Dec 2016 16:23 industry


Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.

Global leader in polymer stabilisers Songwon used K 2016 as the perfect platform to premiere its new range of stabiliser solutions for coatings. more

24 Oct 2016 09:22 industry

At K 2016, Extreme Coatings will present its full range of products and services and will educate visitors on wear resistance. more

5 Oct 2016 17:01 industry

BASF and Dutch startup Ahrma Holding have developed a PU-coated pallet with Internet of Things technology that could transform logistics. more

11 Jul 2016 14:00 materials

AIMPLAS is strengthening its printing and coatings efforts by establishing a new department dedicated to exploring properties, functionalities and their applications. more

1 Jun 2016 11:12 materials

February's most-read plastics headlines

For those of you who have a short memory as to what happened in the shortest month on, we have assessed the data and compiled our list of the top five most-read stories for February 2016. more

26 Feb 2016 15:34 editor's blog

Evonik Industries plans to build a new production line for special polyamide 12 powder (PA12), strengthening its annual production capacity in preparation for a rise in global demand for coatings and 3D printing materials. more

18 Feb 2016 09:45 materials

BASF has announced it is to sell its Coatings division to AkzoNobel for €475 million. The transaction is due to be completed by the end of 2016. more

17 Feb 2016 09:12 industry

BOBST has demonstrated its CL 1000D laminator in a real production environment at an Open House event at customer Clear Lam Packaging Inc, Illinois. more

11 Jan 2016 15:27 machinery

The Valencia-based Plastics Technology Centre AIMPLAS has played an instrumental role in developing a new fast-curing gel-coat for composites. more

2 Dec 2015 11:45 materials

ExxonMobil has extended its portfolio of Exceed metallocene polyethylene (mPE) resins with a new globally-available grade for extrusion coating and lamination applications. more

23 Oct 2015 13:44 materials

Covestro has developed scratch-resistant, formable hardcoat films for the decorative design of component surfaces in automotive interiors. more

23 Oct 2015 10:52 materials

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet


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