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Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV)

Following the finalisation of a major consortial project led by the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) and the Institute for Plastics Processing at RWTH Aachen University (IKV) Read more

K 2019

New hot runner solutions improve injection moulding

HRSFlow

HRSflow will present challenging applications of their FLEXflow hot runner technology alongside recent developments targeted to improve the injection moulding process at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

First Mile and Vegware partner on compostable packaging recycling

Vegware

Plant-based packaging specialist Vegware is joining forces with recycling company First Mile to provide a UK-wide end-of-life solution for its compostable foodservice disposables using courier-led recycling service RecycleBox. Read more

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More plastics recycling in Europe

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Covestro, together with numerous other organisations and companies, wants to promote the recycling of plastics in Europe. To this end, approximately 100 partners have signed the founding act of the Circular Plastics Alliance in Brussels. Read more

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Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration

TEPPFA

On 20 September the key influencers that can move society at large to a more sustainable use of plastic products gathered in Brussels to sign the Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration. Read more

industry

Printable verification of HPP on individual packs

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High Pressure Processing (HPP) has undergone strong growth recently as it enables packaged foods and beverages to retain natural flavours and be free of preservatives over extended periods. Read more

materials

Tekni-Films launches thermoformable films for cosmetic applications

Tekni-Films

Tekni-Films, a Tekni-Plex business, is introducing a new line of Tekniflex PX monolayer and laminated thermoformable films for cosmetic applications. Read more

materials

Mondi and Werner & Mertz partner on award-winning StripPouch

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Mondi’s four-year effort with German cleaning products maker Werner & Mertz GmbH to develop a fully recyclable, flexible, stand-up pouch for W&M’s Frosch-brand laundry detergent is paying dividends. Read more

materials

Solvay helps Nordson develop new aseptic disconnects

Nordson MEDICAL

Solvay’s Udel PSU has enabled Nordson MEDICAL to develop its Spaulding Series Aseptic Disconnects for pharmaceutical and bioprocessing. Read more

materials

Under the theme ‘In PVC Cables we Trust! Innovation and Sustainability for Smart Electrical Systems’, PVC4Cables will host its second bi-annual conference in Berlin, Germany, on 7 November 2019. Read more

materials

Tepex added to CAMPUSplastics database

Bond-Laminates GmbH

Numerous manufacturers around the world are now offering continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite materials Read more

K 2019

Clariant additives enable recyclability and quality

Clariant

Through a ‘Symphony of Collaboration’ with partners along the full plastics value chain, Clariant is taking proactive steps in addressing the problem of plastic pollution with new solutions for diverse industry sectors. Read more

materials

BASF enables thin, lightweight components use in automotive applications

BASF

In a joint project, BASF and STR Automotive have brought components for premium vehicles into serial production for the first time using Elastolit R 8819 Lightweight. Read more

materials

Kraiburg TPE supplies compound for innovative cosmetics dispenser

Kraiburg TPE

With a chemically resistant and soft-touch TPE made by Kraiburg TPE, the product developers at Coradin, a French injection moulder, have redefined the way liquid cosmetics are dosed and prepared. Read more

materials

Outline programme released for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019

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The outline programme has been released for the upcoming Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019, which will take place on November 21-22, at the Tangla Hotel in Brussels. Read more

materials

AIMPLAS presents innovations in sustainable development at K

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, will once again have a booth at K Fair where it will display its main technological developments in the circular economy, active and smart packaging, sustainable mobility, medicine and decarbonisation Read more

K 2019

Biesterfeld acquires distribution rights from DuPont for Selar PA polyamide in EMEA and Brazil

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Biesterfeld will take over the distribution of DuPont's product Selar PA 3426R from 1 October 2019. This new agreement applies to the entire EMEA area and, since June 2019, for Brazil. Read more

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Hexcel to exhibit at CAMX 2019

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At this year’s CAMX conference in Anaheim, California, US, Hexcel will promote its broad portfolio of composite innovations for aerospace and industrial applications. Read more

materials

KeyKeg and UniKeg builds reseller community with new partnerships

KeyKeg/UniKeg

KeyKeg, the global leader in PET kegs, is expanding its European footprint with the appointment of two new official resellers of KeyKeg and UniKeg – Apiglass in Spain and SwedBeer.se in Sweden. Read more

materials

chembid introduces logistics service partnership

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After recently entering into platform co-operations with well-known marketplace operators for chemicals and plastics, chembid has announced a partnership with TankContainerFinder.com (TCF). Read more

materials

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