Research and Development

SABIC has opened two new polypropylene facilities at the Chemelot site in the Southern Dutch province of Limburg. more

6 Oct 2017 12:11 materials

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Torsten Spiller

Hennecke are helping to drive forward innovation in caotings by loaning a Streamline machine to The Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid for pigment metering. more

25 Jul 2017 15:43 machinery

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The European Union Horizon 2020 research funding programme has awarded €1.47million to Polykemi, Luxus and One51. more

20 Jul 2017 16:23 industry

New biodegradable fibres from renewable sources for fabrics with advanced properties more

7 Jun 2017 12:33 materials

Clariant and Huntsman are to merge, creating world-leading specialty chemicals company HuntsmanClariant with an enterprise value of $20 billion. The merger is expected to be completed by the end of 2017. more

22 May 2017 09:58 industry

Dyneon, a division of 3M based in Bavaria, adds to its research technology with 3D printer for flouropolymers. more

9 May 2017 11:00 machinery

Injection mould engineering company RocTool, based in the United States, has partnered with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing. more

5 May 2017 09:31 materials



Moulding specialist KraussMaffei fits mould carrier for RTM processes at leading research centre in Munich. more

3 May 2017 10:39 machinery



Munch ado about mothlings: Caterpillars eat plastic bags, creating ethylene glycol syrup for PET production. more

28 Apr 2017 15:53 industry

Molecor will be unveiling a new PVC-O pipe system capable of producing pipes of DN1200 mm at K 2016. more

15 Sep 2016 16:50 industry

AIMPLAS, the Valencia-based Plastics Technology Centre, has completed its participation in the European project INNOREX, improving the properties of PLA thanks to a new processing innovation. more

12 Sep 2016 10:41 materials


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ELIX Polymers and AIMPLAS have pooled their considerable expertise in ABS to develop exciting new materials for 3D printing. more

22 Jul 2016 14:44 materials

AIMPLAS has thrown its weight behind the innovative REFRESH modular waterbag project, which tackles the issue of water scarcity amid population growth with an efficient, sanitary plastics solution. more

24 Jun 2016 19:17 materials

AIMPLAS is strengthening its printing and coatings efforts by establishing a new department dedicated to exploring properties, functionalities and their applications. more

1 Jun 2016 11:12 materials

Sustainable materials are central to a massive cash investment LEGO is making to boost its Danish headquarters, which includes plans for a state-of-the-art Sustainable Materials Centre to research and implement new materials. more

19 Apr 2016 10:58 materials

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DSM Engineering Plastics has opened an office in the San Francisco Bay area to support the consumer electronics business and the rapid growth of this segment. more

28 Dec 2015 11:00 industry

Cytec Industries Inc. has announced the opening of its new Application Centre in Heanor, UK, adjacent to its existing manufacturing and research and development sites. more

21 Dec 2015 14:00 materials

AIMPLAS has shared its knowledge as a partner in a cutting-edge nanocomposites project, which is investigating control processes in nanocomposites manufacturing that use sensor technology. more

7 Dec 2015 10:06 industry

Size reduction specialist Rapid Granulator has been hard at work extending its testing facilities in Bredaryd, Sweden. more

10 Nov 2015 11:55 materials

Leading development partner and system supplier for the medical and pharmaceutical industry RAUMEDIC has celebrated the opening of a new facility in Germany. more

28 Oct 2015 09:47 industry

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