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Irish medical sector receives R&D boost from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

APT

Applied Polymer Technologies (APT) has received a new 130-tonne all-electric, medical specification injection moulding machine from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to support Irish customers with their research, product development, tool testing and validation Read more

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Smart additives give new life to plastics

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is participating in the DECOAT project, a consortium of 17 European partners led by Belgian R&D centre CENTEXBEL. Read more

materials

Patients to benefit from eye drops packaging validation

AIMPLAS

The PHARMAPACKSAFE project has allowed the validation of two packages to contain eye drops made by hospital pharmacies so that exact expiry dates of the formulated drugs are known. Read more

materials

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INEOS Styrolution

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, has announced the completion of the first successful test runs producing virgin polystyrene from previously depolymerised material. Read more

materials

A big free database for materials scientists to search for polymers is now available from Matmatch. Read more

materials

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

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. Read more

machinery

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Kamara Photography

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

industry

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

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. Read more

industry

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

machinery

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

materials

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KraussMaffei

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

machinery

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GSIC

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

industry

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

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. Read more

materials

ELIX

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

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. Read more

materials

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

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. Read more

materials

  • Irish medical sector receives R&D boost from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

    APT

    Irish medical sector receives R&D boost from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

    The moulding cells location in a new white room facility within the APT centre awaiting the fitting of ancillaries from TSM Polytech

  • Smart additives give new life to plastics

    AIMPLAS

    Smart additives give new life to plastics

  • Highly constructed and simple to clean – these are the visible characteristics of the new STS 25 Mc11 laboratory extruder; among its inner values are torque from 11.3 Nm/cm³ and screw speeds of up to 900 min-1.

    Coperion Stuttgart

    Highly constructed and simple to clean – these are the visible characteristics of the new STS 25 Mc11 laboratory extruder; among its inner values are torque from 11.3 Nm/cm³ and screw speeds of up to 900 min-1.

    Highly constructed and simple to clean – these are the visible characteristics of the new STS 25 Mc11 laboratory extruder; among its inner values are torque from 11.3 Nm/cm³ and screw speeds of up to 900 min-1.

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    INEOS Styrolution

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