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EPPM approached Willemijn Peeters to find out what has driven her to numerous successes and achievements, as well as what continues to drive her ambition to change the world, and the world of plastics production Read more

25 Apr 2019 11:55 editor's blog

Pyriproxyfen inhibits the ability of female mosquitos to reproduce by limiting egg laying

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Clariant has announced the introduction of the most technologically advanced anti-mosquito masterbatch for use in Royal Guard long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLIN). Read more

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NanoPack: Life in a bowl of cherries

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Providing better fresh produce by manufacturing packaging for extended shelf-life and quality is the core objective of the EU-funded NanoPack Project. Read more

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3D printed TuPOD with TubeSats

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Stewart Davis, Director of Operations at CRP USA, will be attending AeroDef Manufacturing 2019 as a speaker. Read more

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in lithium-ion batteries and components

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LANXESS will have its own stand at the Battery Show Europe in Stuttgart, Germany (7-9 May), for the first time. Read more

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process modelling helps students gain a better understanding of both textbook theories and the real world

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Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), the advanced process modelling company, today launched PATH – the Process systems engineering Academic Teaching Highway Read more

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The 11 companies are from various segments of Ireland’s agricultural food sector, including beef, poultry, lamb, fruit, vegetables, dairy, prepared meals and packed salad sectors.

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Ireland-based agricultural processing and food companies have partnered to produce sustainable plastic packaging for their respective supply chains. Read more

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BP Refinery, Port of Rotterdam

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BP, Nouryon and the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, have agreed a partnership to explore the opportunity of making ‘green hydrogen’ via water electrolysis for BP’s refinery in Rotterdam Read more

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Plastics can be reasonably seen as irreplaceable in many everyday applications. The challenge is to be able to do something with it after its first use. Consumers, manufacturers and politicians are all agreed on this. Read more

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Evonik presents its solutions at the International Battery Show

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Cooling, low friction, electrically insulating, fast charging, secure data transfer—demands that already play a key role in electric vehicles and will continue to do so in the self-driving cars of the future. Read more

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EPPM Magazine continues to celebrate its 21st Anniversary with the new digital format, now available online. Read more

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Due to increasing global demand for high-performance polymers, Evonik is expanding its production of transparent polyamides of the TROGAMID CX brand at the Marl Chemical Park in Germany. Read more

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Ezio Fregnan

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With growing interest and the worldwide push in STEM subjects, robotics and Industry 4.0 generally, eppm asked Comau’s Academy Director Ezio Fregnan about the e.DO Experience initiatives, and what they mean for humans and robotics. Read more

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RKW CNES Stratospheric Balloon

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The RKW Group is literally bringing film manufacturing to a whole new level at its RKW Rémy site in Saultain, France, where the group produces high-performance technical films for the stratospheric balloons of the French Space Agency CNES Read more

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AZL with project partners (l-r): Dr Günther Derra (Philips Photonics), Dr. Michael Emonts (AZL), Javier Acosta (Fagor Arrasate), Christos Karatzias (Mitsui Chemicals)

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The JEC Award 2019 went to AZL for the development of the new Ultra-Fast Consolidator Machine system, a result of an 18-month AZL Joint Partner Project conducted in 2017-18 by the research partners AZL Aachen and Fraunhofer IPT Aachen. Read more

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The importance of motor efficiency in plastics manufacturing

Here Michael Tobias writes a guest blog for EPPM sharing his engineering expertise regarding motor efficiency upgrades and how they can benefit the manufacturer when it comes to productivity, costs and environmental footprints. Read more

28 Mar 2019 15:38 guest blogs

Commission welcomes Parliament adoption of new single–use plastics rules

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The European Commission welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of the ambitious measures to tackle marine litter coming from the 10 single-use plastic products found most often on European beaches Read more

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Nurdle pollution poses a growing threat to marine animals and marine ecosystems

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All sectors of the plastic industry must urgently deliver on their promise to stop plastic pellet pollution, conservationists have said, with the threat to marine animals posed by this type of microplastic growing daily Read more

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Jean-Yves Limet

Since 1993, the entire PET value chain has been ready to industrially recycle PET to an extent that the PET recycling companies have always been in overcapacity in the EU. Read more

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At this year's Moulding Expo in Stuttgart, Germany, between 21 and 24 May, the Meusburger Group stand will feature the new and unique configurator for hot runner moulds. Read more

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