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Hexcel to display 3D printed parts at Space Tech Expo

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Hexcel is exhibiting for the first time at the Space Tech Expo Europe show in Bremen, Germany, on 19-21 November to promote its latest technologies and innovations for space applications. Read more

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ARLANXEO's La Wantzenau plant, France

ARLANXEO

ARLANXEO is strengthening its market position by investing in its high-performance elastomer products CR (chloroprene rubber) and NBR (nitrile butadiene rubber), laying the foundation for the further increase of production capacity. Read more

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Noris Plastic Altdorf accelerates development

Noris Plastic Altdorf

At K 2019 Noris Plastic Altdorf will introduce the ‘Made in Germany’ compounder ZSC 20 with 20mm screw diameter from the advanced series of flexible laboratory compounders. Read more

K 2019

BASF and Quantafuel to drive chemical recycling

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BASF is to invest €20m in Quantafuel, a specialist for pyrolysis of mixed plastic waste and purification of pyrolysis oil, headquartered in Oslo, Norway. Read more

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Customised low free isocyanate prepolymers for reactive hot melt systems

LANXESS AG

LANXESS will attend the 44th Munich Adhesives and Finishing Symposium (MKVS) in Munich, Germany, this year with an expert presentation on the ‘Advancements in low free (LF) isocyanate prepolymer design for reactive adhesive systems’. Read more

materials

Schenck Process plants more than 500 trees for German Unity Day

Schenck Process

As part of the ‘Einheitsbuddeln’ tree planting campaign on German Unity Day, Schenck Process is donating more than 500 trees. Read more

industry

Special Show: ‘Plastics shape the future’ at K 2019

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K 2019 is set to once again be the performance barometer and global innovations marketplace for the entire industry. Read more

K 2019

Covestro and RWTH Aachen nominated for German President’s Award

Covestro

A team from Covestro and RWTH Aachen University has reached the finals for the German Future Prize with a new process for using CO2 as a raw material. Read more

industry

Relocation of Burgsmüller’s production site from Kreiesen to Einbeck is scheduled to start in the second quarter of 2020 Read more

industry

Mondi to feature sustainable packaging solutions at FachPack

Mondi

Sustainable packaging and paper solutions leader Mondi is exhibiting at FachPack 2019 in Nuremburg, Germany, where it will showcase its collaborative approach with customers that creates tailor-made packaging solutions that are sustainable by design. Read more

materials

FIT AM examines welding processes for SLS and injection moulded parts

FIT Additive Manufacturing

Large-format Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) components are sought after. However, size still is restricted by the given size of today's build chambers. The joint research project FAB-Weld now focuses on the welding of additively manufactured parts Read more

machinery

FIT included in Bavaria’s ‘Best of’ … again

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German 3D printing specialist FIT Additive Manufacturing Group has been awarded ‘Bayern's Best 50’ for the second time, a prize recognising the 50 most dynamic owner-managed SMEs in Bavaria. Read more

materials

Schwing Technologies with Vacuclean Compact at K 2019

Schwing Technologies

While many will travel from far and wide to this year’s K trade fair, Schwing Technologies (Hall 9, Booth A77) will be on hand for a clear home game. Read more

K 2019

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

materials

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

K 2019

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

  • ARLANXEO's La Wantzenau plant, France

    ARLANXEO

    ARLANXEO's La Wantzenau plant, France

    ARLANXEO's La Wantzenau plant, France

  • Noris Plastic Altdorf accelerates development

    Noris Plastic Altdorf

    Noris Plastic Altdorf accelerates development

  • BASF and Quantafuel to drive chemical recycling

    via Shutterstock

    BASF and Quantafuel to drive chemical recycling

  • Customised low free isocyanate prepolymers for reactive hot melt systems

    LANXESS AG

    Customised low free isocyanate prepolymers for reactive hot melt systems

    At this year’s Munich Adhesives and Finishing Symposium, LANXESS will be presenting 'Advancements in low free (LF) isocyanate prepolymer design for reactive adhesive'.

  • Special Show: ‘Plastics shape the future’ at K 2019

    via Shutterstock

    Special Show: ‘Plastics shape the future’ at K 2019

  • Covestro and RWTH Aachen nominated for German President’s Award

    Covestro

    Covestro and RWTH Aachen nominated for German President’s Award

    A successful team: (L-R) Professor Walter Leitner (RWTH Aachen University), Christoph Gürtler and Berit Stange.

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