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Clariant marks 10 years of MEVOPUR at MD&M West

Clariant

Clariant is marking the 10th anniversary of the launch of the MEVOPUR ‘medical-grade’ materials portfolio with the introduction of a theme: The Color of Innovation - The Science of Design. Read more

materials

PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

PACCOR

DeliTwist, an innovative thermoformed screw-top pot made of rPET, has been awarded with the prestigious distinction ‘Oscar de l’Emballage’. The award, dubbed the ‘Oscar of the packaging business’, was handed over in front of more than 200 delegates Read more

materials

In Italy, the plastic debate involves citizens, professionals and institutions, as well as those who work on concrete solutions, respecting health and the environment. Read more

industry

LANXESS joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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LANXESS has enhanced its commitment to sustainability by joining the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Read more

industry

PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic to focus on sustainability

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PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic, the trade events for the packaging, food and drink, and plastics industries, will take industrial sustainability, current trends and the outlook for the future, as the main theme for this year’s event. Read more

materials

IK: Plastic packaging bans slow down innovation

IK

In an interview in Die Welt the new EU Commissioner for Environment, Virginijus Sinkevicius, discussed a general ban on plastic packaging in Europe. Read more

materials

New liquid additive enables ‘virgin-like’ properties from regrind

Riverdale Global

Physical property tests carried out by Riverdale Global has demonstrated that the +Restore liquid additive is even more effective than originally claimed for improving the performance of plastics regrind based on post-consumer waste. Read more

materials

UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

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UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched two new competitions to develop smarter, greener, safer and more easily recyclable plastics. Read more

materials

BOBST and partners presenting open house and end-to-end flexo process experience

BOBST

To support flexo printers to achieve increasingly demanding expectations, BOBST and leading industry suppliers will follow an innovative route for the Open House event they are hosting in the Competence Center of Bobst Bielefeld, Germany Read more

industry

First COMPEO compounding system for colour masterbatch in operation

BUSS AG

Only announced to the plastics industry in the run-up to K 2019, a COMPEO 88 compounder from BUSS is already in industrial use. The first user is a multinational masterbatch manufacturer, which has been producing color masterbatches with this system Read more

machinery

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

Bosch Packaging Technology renamed Syntegon

Syntegon

Syntegon Technology is the new name among the market leaders in the processing and packaging industry. Known as Bosch Packaging Technology until late 2019, the former Bosch division now presents itself as an independent enterprise Read more

machinery

TOMRA recognises the need for speed in new reverse vending machines

TOMRA

Reverse vending leader TOMRA has unveiled the TOMRA R1 machine which enables recyclers to pour more than 100 empty beverage containers into the machine in one go. Read more

machinery

Canada invests in Pyrowave cleantech

Pyrowave

The Canadian government has announced that Pyrowave will be one of 14 cleantech companies across Canada who will leverage funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to bring innovative clean technologies to market. Read more

machinery

HEXPOL TPE at Pharmapack 2020

HEXPOL TPE

International TPE compounder HEXPOL TPE will present the latest developments in the Mediprene family of TPEs at PHARAMAPACK 2020 in Paris (5-6 February). Among the highlights will be several Mediprene TPE grades for solvent bonding applications. Read more

materials

DOMO Chemicals showcases innovative solutions at Plastivision 2020

DOMO Chemicals

DOMO Chemicals is well established in Europe and growing fast in the US and Asia. At Plastivision 2020 in Mumbai, India (16-20 January), DOMO will showcase its innovative solutions, including the new DOMAMID and THERMEC ranges. Read more

materials

Solvay’s new HMW HALS capacity now online, satisfies demand for light stabilisers

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Solvay’s new high molecular weight (HMW) hindered amine light stabiliser (HALS) capacity is now online, complementing existing HALS production at the Willow Island, West Virginia, US, site. Read more

materials

Padanaplast showcasing advanced HFFR compounds at WIRE 2020

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Cross-linkable polyolefin (XLPO-HFFR) compounds for wires and cables specialist Padanaplast will showcase a range of products developed to meet the stringent needs of electric mobility in the automotive industry at WIRE 2020 (Hall 12 Booth C11). Read more

materials

Victrex invests in China PEEK JV

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Victrex plc has announced the creation of a joint venture between its subsidiary, Victrex Hong Kong Limited, and Yingkou Xingfu Chemical Company Limited, to build and operate a new PEEK polymer manufacturing facility in Liaoning, China Read more

materials

Phillips-Medisize increases European manufacturing presence

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Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, announced expansion of its current Global Innovation and Development (GID) site in Struer, Denmark, earlier this month, with a dedicated Manufacturing Development and Clinical build unit scheduled to open in Q2 202 Read more

industry

  • PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

    PACCOR

    PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

  • Zoppas Industries chooses eprcommunicazione for press and public affairs activities

  • LANXESS joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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    LANXESS joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development

  • PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic to focus on sustainability

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    PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic to focus on sustainability

    Helsinki, Finland

  • IK: Plastic packaging bans slow down innovation

    IK

    IK: Plastic packaging bans slow down innovation

    Dr Martin Engelmann

  • UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

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    UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

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