K 2013

The plastics industry's largest fair has opened registrations for the show in Düsseldorf 16 - 23 October 2019. more

10 Jan 2018 11:49 industry

ENGEL has reflected on a positive K 2016 by lauding it as a positive climate for investment and the perfect platform for its inject 4.0 smart factory concept. more

18 Nov 2016 11:07 industry

As the international plastics community begins to make its K 2016 plans, President and CEO of Messe Düsseldorf Werner Matthias Dornscheidt reveals why next year's edition will eclipse everything. more

8 Jul 2015 15:33 industry

Registration documents for K - the behemoth of European plastics shows - will be available from the beginning of 2015, organisers reveal. more

9 Dec 2014 14:35 industry

More than 1,166 companies have signed up to exhibit at Fakuma 2014, which this year will cover 915,000 square feet of overall floor space. more

5 Mar 2014 15:08 industry

Pallmann, a manufacturer of recycling equipment for the plastics industry is celebrating 111 years in business this year. more

13 Feb 2014 11:47 industry

Celanese Corporation has launched Hostaform LPT POM, a low-permeation and toughened polymer specifically designed for demanding small off-road engine applications, jerrycans and other containers. more

18 Dec 2013 09:46 materials

2013 was a big year for machine launches - which is to be expected in a K year. Nevertheless, there were more than a few surprises along the way. more

6 Dec 2013 09:27 machinery

Engel Austria has launched new programmes for the maintenance of injection moulding machines called Engel protect and Engel protect+. more

14 Nov 2013 16:08 machinery

Chemicals group Perstorp launched a new line at K named ‘Capa’, designed for biodegradeability enhancement. more

14 Nov 2013 15:28 materials

Mold-Masters, a supplier of hot runners and process control solutions, exhibited at K with its new Fusion G2 F7000 Nozzle among other updates and improvements to the Fusion G2 line up. more

13 Nov 2013 08:59 machinery

Engel used K 2013 to highlight, among other things, its developments in composite technologies, demonstrating the production of brake pedals and latch covers for the automotive sector. more

4 Nov 2013 11:59 machinery

Symphony Environmental Technologies, a specialist in oxo-biodegradable technology has reported a record value of orders placed during the K Show in Dusseldorf. more

1 Nov 2013 10:07 industry

The Technological Institute of Plastics (AIMPLAS) exhibited at K, claiming developments in biodegradable packaging ‘made from left over sliced bread’, amongst others. more

30 Oct 2013 11:36 materials

Messe Düsseldorf, organiser of the K 2013 trade show has issued a statement saying that exhibitors have reported unexpected levels of business taking place on-site, with many orders worth millions. more

23 Oct 2013 14:11 industry

At K 2013 Sumitomo Demag is demonstrating a new peripheral module called activeColourChange. With the product, the group has developed a pigment dosing system which allows extremely short colour change times to be performed when using liquid colours. more

20 Oct 2013 08:33 machinery

At K 2013 this week, LyondellBasell has announced an addition to its Lupolen family of ultra-high molecular weight (UHMW) polymer resins. more

17 Oct 2013 12:01 materials

Synthetic rubber, engineering plastics and carbon fibre are just some of the areas where SABIC is hoping to enter new markets with what it describes as “solutions to industry challenges,” the company announced on the opening day of K 2013. more

16 Oct 2013 16:48 materials

On its stand at K 2013 Erema has officially unveiled its latest machine for plastics recycling, the ‘Intarema’. more

16 Oct 2013 12:01 machinery

During the on-site K 2013 press conference, Arburg has unveiled its brand new patented Arburg Plastic Freeforming (AKF) machine. With AFK, which is based on additive manufacturing technlogy, the group has now entered the AM market for the first time. more

15 Oct 2013 18:44 industry

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