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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

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

Spectra

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

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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

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

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Refitech

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

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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

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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

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EconCore’s ThermHex core materials for composites

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

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Kęstutis Sadauskas

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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

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

Evonik

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

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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

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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.

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

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Simac, the international machinery and technology exhibition for shoes, is being held in Milan, Italy, with BASF presenting the latest material developments with Ultrasim computer simulation for manufacturing optimised shanks for shoes. Read more

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Sales increased in all of Clariant’s operating regions

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Switzerland-based specialty chemical company Clariant has announced full year 2018 sales of CHF6.6bn (~€5.8bn) - a 5% growth on 2017 figures. Read more

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Five Davis-Standard extrusion and converting experts will share their knowledge at the upcoming TAPPI course, Providing a Better Understanding of Film Extrusion Technology, in Savannah, Georgia, US between 12-14 March 2019. Read more

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Intertek is the approved external laboratory partner to Volvo Cars.

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Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has announced that it has been approved as an external laboratory partner to Volvo Cars. Read more

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Loop Industries, Inc., a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic for packaging, today announced that it has completed a multi-year supply agreement with Danone SA, one of the world’s leading global food and beverage companies. Read more

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RKW has won the P&G External Business Partner of the Year Award for 2018 in the Baby Care category. By honoring RKW with this prestigious award, Procter & Gamble recognises the contribution that RKW makes to the growth of its business. Read more

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The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the merger between Amcor and Bemis – both are global manufacturers of packaging solutions, supplying a broad range of rigid and flexible packaging products. Read more

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Stratasys

Stratasys will provide its customers with FDM technology to win in challenging and competitive racing environments. Read more

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Novares has announced the acquisition of US company Miniature Precision Components (MPC), a leading automotive sector thermoplastic company producing highly engineered plastic components and integrated modules for vehicle powertrains. Read more

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EuroMold organisers have announced that 2014 will shine the spotlight on the international mouldmaking and tooling community. Read more

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