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The VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will be in Madrid in May, with a focus on using PVC to meet the needs of a growing global population. more

16 Jan 2018 14:27 industry

Bandera is marking its collaboration with a South American producer who has invested in new machinery for the production of agrifilm and geomembrane. more

16 Jan 2018 12:08 machinery

The TechCenter for KraussMaffei research in Bavaria now develops expertise on the pultrusion of fibreglass rebar profiles for construction. more

16 Jan 2018 10:51 machinery

A new report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global wearable electronics market for 2018-2022. more

16 Jan 2018 10:18 materials

PolyTalk, PlasticsEurope’s Forum to debate and engage in environmental challenges will be held in Malta more

16 Jan 2018 10:16 industry

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute have enhanced collaboration to improve education about the circular economy more

15 Jan 2018 14:45 industry

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Starlinger’s rPET PP*STAR wins international awards for its 100 per cent recycled materials. more

15 Jan 2018 14:26 industry

Fast food juggernaut McDonald's has announced that it will be banning all polystyrene foam packaging products from its restaurants by the end of 2018. more

15 Jan 2018 11:16 industry

Vanden Recycling welcomes parts of the UK Government's 25 year environment plan. more

12 Jan 2018 15:40 industry

When is plastic 'avoidable'?

The UK government's announcement to stamp out all 'avoidable plastics' in 25 years has raised some questions from EPPM Editor Rose Brooke. more

12 Jan 2018 12:18 editor's blog

The Pentawards, the most prestigious worldwide competition exclusively devoted to packaging design, has announced that its Gala Ceremony will be held at the Guggenheim Museum in New York on 6th September 2018. more

12 Jan 2018 11:22 materials

The European Budget Commissioner Gunther Oettinger has the plastics industry sighted in his crosshairs to raise funds to keep the EU ship afloat. more

11 Jan 2018 16:52 industry

AMUT has supplied the newest CarbonLITE recycling facility, located in Dallas, Texas. more

11 Jan 2018 15:51 machinery

The annual compounding database from AMI Publishing shows a diversifying plastics compounding sector across Europe, though Italy and Germany still lead production by far. more

11 Jan 2018 12:29 industry

The Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems IMWS have been conducting a research project with its partners in a bid to replace microplastics found in cosmetic products. more

11 Jan 2018 12:29 materials

The British Government is flexing its muscles in the battle to eliminate plastic waste by announcing a new 25 year plan to stam out 'avoidable plastic waste'. more

11 Jan 2018 09:21 industry

Is your dirty laundry poisoning our marine life?

Tiny fibres from sportswear are polluting sea life from our washing machines - but how to stop it? more

11 Jan 2018 09:02 editor's blog

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

The UK government has banned microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products. more

9 Jan 2018 16:12 industry

Axion is taking the lead in the quest for plastic circularity by launching a 'Design for Recycling' service that aims to help the value chain to ensure packaging are optimised for end of life without impeding the quality of the product itself. more

4 Jan 2018 16:06 industry

  • BASF stellt ‘Material Selection 17/18‘ vor / BASF presents

    BASF stellt ‘Material Selection 17/18‘ vor / BASF presents

    Die Trendforscher und Designer des Kunststoffbereichs aus Europa und Asien gingen gemeinsam vor, um für Kunden Denkanstöße und Inspiration für zukünftige Produktentwicklungen bereit zu halten. Am Ende standen zwei Haupttrends fest: ‚Morphology‘ und ‚Mindfulness‘. Das Trendbuch bietet Kunden einen Weg, diese Trends zu materialisieren. The trend researchers and designers of the plastics division from Europe and Asia worked together to provide ideas and inspiration for future product developments for customers. Two main trends emerged: 'Morphology' and 'Mindfulness'. The trend book offers a way to materialise these trends for customers.

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