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New bio-based polymers coming to market

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LyondellBasell, in partnership with Finland-based energy company Neste, recently announced a world-first in the bio-based polymer industry, jointly announcing the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and polyethylene Read more

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LyondellBasell announces Q2 2019 results

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LyondellBasell Industries has announced net income for the second quarter 2019 of $1bn (~€0.9bn), or $2.70 per share. Read more

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‘Artificial Vision’ for pipe extrusion lines

SICA has always been careful to meet market needs by combining the most advanced technologies with Italian design, and has developed a Vision-based quality control system to be applied to its Belling machines Read more

31 Jul 2019 09:47 guest blogs

Current trends in bioresin manufacturing

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Current trends in bioresin manufacturing

US-based STEM researcher and writer Megan Nichols takes a closer look at the current trends in bioresin manufacturing and where the industry expects to go in the coming years. Read more

16 Jul 2019 10:11 guest blogs

As Head of Application and Process Engineering, Dr. Thümen, who joined the company on April 1st, 2019, is responsible for aligning Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s application, plasticising technologies, and Industry 4.0 technology-led developments Read more

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Luxus Quality Manager Simon Thompson

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Technical knowledge-based plastics compounder and recycler Luxus has received accreditation from EuCertPlast, the European scheme that provides a common standard for post-consumer plastics recycling. Read more

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FPA launched to improve fairness

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The Fair Plastic Alliance (FPA) has been launched to tackle the environmental and social challenges of the plastic recycling chain. Members include Serioplast, Oxfam, CESVI, Nigerian start-up WeCyclers, and various co-operatives Read more

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NUPI announces first European certifications for Niron Beta system

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Italy-based piping systems manufacturers NUPI Industrue Italiane SpA (NUPI) has announced that the Niron β system for HVAC applications received CSTB and ATEC certificates, the first European certifications obtained by NUPI for this product range. Read more

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The Supervisory Board of Vecoplan AG has appointed Michael Lambert to its Management Board effective 1 April 2019. Read more

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VTT’s cylindrical extruder

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VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd’s new cylindrical extruder is a promising device in processing recyclable materials and promoting a circular economy. Read more

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Arburg celebrates 10 years in the Middle East

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During the ArabPlast trade fair on 5 January 2019, Arburg's subsidiary, Arburg VAE, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrated its 10-year anniversary at the Dubai Creek Club on Marina Island. Read more

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Dienes Packaging GmbH has invested in new production lines for its stackable 5-15 litre canisters with transparent strips at its site in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Read more

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Of the more than three million tonnes of PET bottles in the European market in 2017, 58.2% (1.9 million tonnes) were collected for recycling. Read more

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On the first day of Fakuma 2018, PolyOne launched its newest collection of on-trend colours for polymers, called Shades of Nature. Read more

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The focus of i-mold's presentation at Fakuma will be on a varied range of space-saving tunnel gate inserts, fast high-precision servo motor drives for turntables and indexing plates as used in multicomponent injection moulding. Read more

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At Fakuma, TIG will be impressing with its new look and presenting its new product portfolio for the first time. Read more

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Meusburger’s motto for Fakuma 2018 will be ‘everything from a single source’, demonstrating Meusburger, PSG, WBI and Segoni’s new and tried and trusted products and services in the field of mould and die making. Read more

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Fakuma is always one of the best places in the world to see the very best in plastics processing technology, and now the show is setting itself up as the number one technical event for injection moulding. Read more

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LyondellBasell has positioned itself as a serious global compounding power by completing its acquisition of A. Schulman. Read more

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eurolaser is bringing its cutting and engraving technology for extruded or cast acrylics, films and other plastics to Fakuma. Read more

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