December's most-read headlines

The end of the year can sometimes be called 'the silly season' due to the perceived lack of news - this was hardly the case for European plastics, as the news continued to flow in over the holiday period. more

3 Jan 2017 11:08 editor's blog

DSM brought a big launch to K 2016: ForTii Ace, a real plastic alternative to die-cast metal for structural automotive parts. EPPM sat down with Commercial Director DSM Engineering Plastics Joost d'Hooghe to learn more. more

5 Dec 2016 11:00 materials


DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR482

DSM and specialty chemicals producer Zhejiang NHU Special Materials have formed a joint venture company DSM NHU Engineering Plastics (Zhejiang) to develop PPS compounds. more

24 Aug 2016 10:03 materials


DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR488

June's most-read plastics headlines

June brought us a raft of pre-K 2016 press events and unsurprisingly it is the juicy plastics titbits from these information-packed conferences and workshops that has got EPPM readers clicking this month. more

30 Jun 2016 17:02 editor's blog


DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR488

DSM is bringing new temperature-resistant automotive grades to K 2016, building on its ForTii high performance polyphthalamides and Arnitel portfolios. more

13 Jun 2016 16:05 industry

Royal DSM, the global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is taking its EcoPaXX into a new drinking water contact applications market. more

7 Jun 2016 11:45 materials

DSM’s 3D printing materials Arnitel ID and Novamid ID can be bought exclusively online from Nexeo Solutions. more

11 May 2016 16:39 materials

April's most-read plastics headlines

We might have ended April on the excitement of CHINAPLAS, but there was plenty of exciting stuff going on in European plastics before it all kicked off in Shanghai. more

28 Apr 2016 11:00 editor's blog


DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR479

DSM has introduced a new family of high performance polyamide 4T materials, partially produced from renewable resources, called ForTii Eco. more

20 Apr 2016 16:07 materials


DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR481

DSM has teamed up with chemical and plastics distributor Nexeo Solutions to bring high-value performance filaments to rival ABS and PLA to the 3D printing market. more

7 Apr 2016 15:04 materials


DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR477

Global materials science giant DSM has put the finishing touch on the new Galaxy Gear S2 smartwatch from Samsung with its Arnitel TPE. more

31 Mar 2016 11:13 materials

DSM Somos


Somos, a materials science leader in the field of photopolymerisation resins, reveals a little more about how this intriguing laser technology is being used. more

16 Feb 2016 10:25 materials

DSM's high-temperature-resistant Stanyl polyamide has been selected for the low-friction slide shoes within the timing system on a new generation of turbocharged petrol engines. more

14 Jan 2016 10:53 materials

DSM is expanding its distribution capability through strategic partners Nexeo Solutions, Resinex and Ter Plastics Polymer Group to cover the entire EMEA region. more

31 Dec 2015 11:00 industry

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DSM Engineering Plastics has opened an office in the San Francisco Bay area to support the consumer electronics business and the rapid growth of this segment. more

28 Dec 2015 11:00 industry


DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR448

Demand for blown films for flexible packaging has prompted DSM to boost its production capacity for Akulon XS. more

30 Nov 2015 11:41 materials

November brought with it the Fakuma comedown and the Formnext come-up, with additive manufacturing proving a popular trend among EPPM's readers owing to the avalanche of 3D printing news to come from Frankfurt's freshest feature. more

27 Nov 2015 10:30 blog


DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR436

The European Patent Office has confirmed its position with DSM's Diablo technology, overturning an attempt to revoke the patent. more

20 Nov 2015 15:52 materials

DSM has announced that its high performance bio-based EcoPaXX polyamide has been chosen as the basis for a series of new high temperature resistant abrasive monofilaments from the world’s leading abrasive monofilament producer Hahl-Pedex. more

18 Nov 2015 16:30 materials

Materials science giant DSM has launched Somos Elements, the new 3D printing material especially for investment casting applications, at Formnext Powered by TCT. more

17 Nov 2015 14:52 materials

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