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Teknor Apex has announced it is building a 15,000 m sq European 'Hub of Innovation' compounding and research and development facility. more

17 Aug 2017 10:14 FAKUMA 2017

Proto Labs Arburg

Proto Labs

On-demand manufacturer and rapid prototyping champion Proto Labs has announced it is investing €4 million to boost growth across Europe. more

24 Jul 2017 11:07 industry

Tekni-Plex has announced a $15 million investment in China. more

9 Jun 2017 14:01 industry

Milacron has pledged to boost staff levels and expand a factory in Greenville, Michigan, where it has a subsidiary plant. more

27 Apr 2017 13:54 industry

Lanxess is boosting its facilities at four European sites in Germany and Belgium to increase production of chemical processing intermediates. more

16 Mar 2017 15:09 industry

BASF is giving its facility in Kaisten, Switzerland, a boost to push its additive production capabilities. more

21 Nov 2016 14:50 materials

Marchesini

Giacomo Maestri

The Marchesini Group has smashed another benchmark by inaugurating what it claims is the biggest thermoforming hub in Italy. more

4 Nov 2016 15:37 machinery

Braskem

Braskem

Braskem has further bolstered its business in Europe, investing €5 million in a new European Technology Center to complement its facility in Wesseling, Germany. more

27 Oct 2016 12:13 industry

Avery Dennison is fortifying its position in the pressure-sensitive materials market by investing in its Rodange production facility in Luxembourg. more

30 Sep 2016 10:14 industry

Thermoplastic resin giant Braskem is reaping the results of investments in increased production and global expansion, boasting its prowess at K 2016. more

29 Sep 2016 16:59 industry

Evonik Industries has broken ground in Marl, Western Germany, where its new production plant for specialty polyamide 12 (PA12) powders will be built. more

13 Sep 2016 16:48 materials

ALBIS has formed an exciting new joint venture in the US with William Barnet and Son, a specialist in recycling, trading and the production of fibred yarn and polymers. more

2 Sep 2016 08:53 industry

Switzerland and Scandinavia lead innovation in Europe

The European Innovation Scoreboard has name Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany and the Netherlands as top innovators. We look into how the EC gauges innovation, which is something that we hear so much about in plastics processing. more

17 Aug 2016 10:14 editor's blog

Extrusion machinery leading light battenfeld-cincinnati has two Asian anniversaries to celebrate, its 20th year of operations in China on top of its 20th participation at ChinaPlas. more

10 Aug 2016 09:57 machinery

DuPont has expanded the capacity of its largest engineering plastics compounding plant in Shenzhen, which is also the largest in DuPont’s global manufacturing network. more

21 Jul 2016 14:32 materials

Mitsubishi Electric is investing in the Italian marketplace by announcing the simultaneous opening of a new demonstration and training facility and factory automation centre. more

8 Jul 2016 12:41 machinery

Borealis is giving its cracker at Porvoo, Finland, a €40 million upgrade, enhancing its energy efficiency and capacity to produce polypropylene and crude C4. more

22 Jun 2016 10:00 materials

Borealis has announced it is to acquire German plastics recycling technology champion mtm plastics and mtm compact. The deal is Borealis' latest move to 'keep discovering how far it can go in its drive for sustainability. more

2 Jun 2016 11:29 industry

PMI data for manufacturing in the UK has slowed ahead of the country's in-out EU referendum, while similarly disappointing figures were recorded for the Eurozone. Both markets remain shrouded in uncertainty as the first half of 2016 draws to a close. more

1 Jun 2016 12:33 industry

KraussMaffei rounded off a news-packed CHINAPLAS week by announcing ChemChina has completed its acquisition of the German plastics processing giant from Onex Corporation. more

4 May 2016 11:08 industry

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