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Europe’s flexible packaging market will be worth over €16bn by 2023

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Europe's flexible packaging market is predicted to achieve a CAGR of two per cent over the next five years to reach over €16bn in 2023, according to the latest Wood Mackenzie Chemicals ‘Flexible Packaging Europe Supply Demand Report.’ Read more

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The Sonnenwagen was presented in Aachen.

Covestro

In Aachen, Germany, a team of students presented the new model of a racing car that runs on solar energy alone. Read more

materials

Polystone P CubX

Röchling Engineering Plastics SE & Co. KG

Röchling Engineering Plastics SE & Co. KG based in Haren, Germany, now offers Polystone P CubX white UV, a UV-resistant version of Polystone P CubX, a tank construction sheet developed in 2018. Read more

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commitment to a circular economy

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Milliken Chemical, a leading global supplier of additives and colourants for plastics and division of global manufacturer Milliken & Company, will use its presence at the K 2019 to demonstrate the many ways in which it is ‘Enhancing plastics' Read more

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Circular economy is the hot topic at K 2019

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Plastic products have become an integral part of almost every area of life, and for good reason. Shelf life extension, weight reduction and maximum hygiene standards are among their many advantages, but they have come into disrepute due to waste Read more

K 2019

FIT Additive Manufacturing Group and MITSUI co-operate in Japan

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FIT Additive Manufacturing Group and Mitsui & Co. Machine Tech Ltd., a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co., Ltd. have announced their co-operation in Japan. Read more

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Lindner System Solutions Plastics K 2019

Lindner Recyclingtech

Austria-based waste processing specialist Lindner Recyclingtech GmbH has decided to tackle the technical aspects of modern day plastics challenges head-on at K 2019 Read more

K 2019

Covestro to bring innovative solutions to K 2019

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At the plastics trade fair K 2019 in Düsseldorf, materials manufacturer Covestro will present innovative material solutions to the great modern day challenges. Read more

K 2019

The self-adhesive liquid silicone rubber has a low-friction surface, which makes it easy to install. WACKER will be exhibiting the product for the first time at this year’s plastics show K 2019

Wacker

Wacker, the Munich-based chemical group, will be showcasing its portfolio of self-adhesive LSRs with low co-efficients of friction at the K 2019 International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber. Read more

K 2019

PURITY CONCEPT V k 2019

SIKORA

At K 2019, SIKORA, manufacturer and worldwide supplier of advanced measuring and control technology, will present its innovative systems for quality control and process optimisation for the hose, tube, sheet and plastics industries. Read more

K 2019

Smart, speedy and sustainable: Sumitomo (SHI) Demag presents a future-ready K-2019 showcase

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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH will unveil its fastest, most energy efficient, sustainable, data-driven integrated machine line-up at K-2019. Read more

K 2019

Manufacturers and distributors united under the IK-Initiative Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland (ERDE) umbrella have committed themselves to the voluntary self-responsible acceptance and ecologically efficient recycling of agricultural films Read more

materials

KraussMaffei Berstorff plans Hanover-Laatzen plant

KraussMaffei Berstorff

KraussMaffei Berstorff is planning to build a new plant for extrusion technology after signing a rental contract with VGP, a leading project developer for commercial real estate. Read more

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German machinery sector expects turnover decline

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In 2018, the German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers generated a turnover greater than two per cent and a drop of one per cent in orders compared to 2017. Read more

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artificial intelligence alfred

thyssenkrupp

‘alfred’, thyssenkrupp’s Microsoft-supported AI solution has been integrated into the processes of the materials distribution and service provider. Read more

materials

Relyon Plasma bonds parts with improved adhesion

relyon plasma GmbH

3D printing has become increasingly important and is now established as a manufacturing technology in industry and in the private sector. Read more

materials

Shanghai, China

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As another Chinaplas trade fair closes for another year, a newly released Salary Survey found that German and Austrian machinery manufacturers in the plastics and rubber industry saw the staff size of their Chinese entities grow steadily Read more

machinery

Dr Manfred Bracher, Member of RKW’s Executive Management Board, will resign from his position, effective 30 June, 2019, to pursue new professional opportunities. Read more

materials

CMT Materials showcasing plug-assist materials at K 2019

CMT Materials

CMT Materials, the leading provider of plug-assist materials for the thermoforming industry, will showcase its range of HYTAC syntactic foams at K 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Read more

materials

Third time lucky: Moulding Expo is a marketplace for ideas

Messe Stuttgart

In its third edition, Moulding Expo 2019 was once again the centrepiece of the German and European tool, pattern and mould making industry. Read more

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  • Europe’s flexible packaging market will be worth over €16bn by 2023

    via Shutterstock

    Europe’s flexible packaging market will be worth over €16bn by 2023

  • The Sonnenwagen was presented in Aachen.

    Covestro

    The Sonnenwagen was presented in Aachen.

    The Sonnenwagen was presented in Aachen.

  • Polystone P CubX

    Röchling Engineering Plastics SE & Co. KG

    Polystone P CubX

    Polystone P CubX

  • commitment to a circular economy

    2019 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR205

    commitment to a circular economy

    Companies that injection mould their packaging from NX UltraClear PP resin produced exclusively with Milliken’s Millad NX 8000 clarifier can display a UL ECV label on their products, reinforcing their commitment to a circular economy.

  • Circular economy is the hot topic at K 2019

    via Shutterstock

    Circular economy is the hot topic at K 2019

  • FIT Additive Manufacturing Group and MITSUI co-operate in Japan

    via Shutterstock

    FIT Additive Manufacturing Group and MITSUI co-operate in Japan

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