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Travel light: AIMPLAS helps design railway of the future

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS successfully participated in the recently completed European MAT4RAIL project, which developed new materials and components to design the ‘railway of the future’. Read more

materials

Covestro and GAC Group in concept car collaboration

GAC

Covestro has partnered with the Research and Development Center of Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd. (GAC R&D Center) to develop a lightweight composite seat back for the Chinese car manufacturer's latest electric concept car, the ENO.146. Read more

materials

You need to know about these packaging trends for 2020

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You need to know about these packaging trends for 2020

Guest blogger Megan Ray Nichols returns with her thoughts on the direction in which sustainable packaging will lean in 2020. Read more

14 Jan 2020 08:55 guest blogs

Borouge’s recyclable packaging solutions spark interest at PLASTEX 2020

Borouge

Borouge is launching new packaging solutions of polymers that enable recyclability and help the packaging industry advance its sustainability and circular economy commitments. Read more

MEP

Brüggemann and Fraunhofer LBF have joined forces to successfully tackle one of the seemingly insurmountable problems of plastics recycling. Read more

materials

Swiss Plastics Expo: Expertise straight from practice

Swiss Plastics Platform

During the Innovation Symposium at the Swiss Plastics Expo, experts will report on current issues in the plastics industry. In addition, visitors will benefit from showcase presentations in which exhibitors detail their experiences and projects. Read more

industry

The Wittmann Group at Swiss Plastics Expo

Wittmann Group

The Wittmann Group, represented by Battenfeld (Schweiz) AG and Wittmann Kunststofftechnik AG, will present its latest range of injection moulding technology, automation and auxiliaries at the Swiss Plastics Expo in Lucerne from 21-23 January. Read more

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Swiss Plastics Expo 2020: bfa solutions exhibiting with Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

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At Swiss Plastics Expo 2020, bfa solutions and Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will demonstrate the advantages of horizontal and vertical connectivity using a system from MES PiSolutions and two injection moulding machines. Read more

industry

Aquila addresses the environmental issues of industrial gloves

Aquila

Aquila brand and their parent company Taste International have announced a programme of evaluation and are planning to address recycling and energy issues surrounding the manufacturing and use of industrial gloves. Read more

materials

Parx Plastics and PepsiCo sign co-operation agreement

PepsiCo

Parx Plastics has announced the signing of a Master Service Agreement with PepsiCo to develop a solution providing a high level of microbiological reduction in high-performance plastics. Read more

materials

Beer and skylines – and plastics manufacturing: Europe 2019

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Beer and skylines – and plastics manufacturing: Europe 2019

Editor Rob Coker remembers some of the standout trips made in 2019, and looks forward to more in 2020 Read more

19 Dec 2019 16:48 editor's blog

Companies changing the face of polymer recycling

IDTechEx

Companies changing the face of polymer recycling

Senior technology analyst at IDTechEx Dr Bryony Core runs through some of the key companies changing the face of polymer recycling, which is considered central to any circular economy. Read more

18 Dec 2019 09:06 guest blogs

Waste prevention set to become EU priority

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The European Commission may have realised that prevention is better than cure where waste is concerned and that recycling is no longer enough. Read more

industry

Recycling revolution   Graham Packaging

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Recycling revolution

Graham Packaging shares some examples of how manufacturers are finding innovative ways to support a circular economy Read more

12 Dec 2019 11:42 guest blogs

Co-operation is the only option in the circular economy

RIGK

Co-operation is the only option in the circular economy

The European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations (EPRO) reviews the third International Recycling Forum in Wiesbaden, Germany. Read more

11 Dec 2019 12:00 guest blogs

The first-of-its-kind consortium will examine the technical and economic feasibility of recycling complex plastic waste, such as small, flexible, and multi-layered food-grade packaging Read more

industry

OCEANETS Project turns fishing nets into products

AIMPLAS

The European OCEANETS project has commenced research to achieve the objective of preventing the loss and abandonment of fishing nets and facilitating their recovery for reuse. Read more

materials

Ellen Hu, Product R&D Manager at Moldex3D, shares her expertise with the Moldex3D Studio platform. Read more

industry

International Symposium on Plastics Technology to mark 70th anniversary of IKV

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IKV Aachen will celebrate its 70th anniversary in 2020 – a year that will also mark the staging of the 30th International Colloquium Plastics Technology. Read more

industry

Covestro puts CO2 innovation in the limelight

Covestro

A research team from Covestro and RWTH Aachen made it to the final round of the renowned German President's Award for Innovation in Science and Technology in Berlin. Read more

materials

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