RSS

Rob Coker

Plastic gains demand as key bags and sacks material

via Shutterstock

Heavy duty bags and sacks have been gaining high demand in the past few years for their ability to sustain more weight compared to conventional bags. The global heavy duty bags and sacks market is estimated to register a four per cent value CAGR over Read more

materials

ULTRA 600 dryer

Maguire Products Inc.

The world’s only vacuum resin dryer designed for plastics processors has a new brand name that reflects its proven capability to pay for itself through substantial savings in energy costs. Read more

K 2019

Johnston Sweepers builds and exports up to 1,000 municipal and contractor cleansing vehicles a year

Johnston Sweepers

Global street cleaning vehicle manufacturer Johnston Sweepers is reaping the benefits of switching from metal fabricated components to plastic moulded parts with the assistance of UK-based injection moulder Broanmain Plastics. Read more

materials

Walter van het Hof

Trinseo

Global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber, Trinseo has announced the release of its 2019 Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. Read more

industry

As a founding member of the ERDE initiative (Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland), RKW has committed to collecting and recycling 65 per cent of all silage and stretch films sold on the German market by 2022. Read more

materials

Europe’s flexible packaging market will be worth over €16bn by 2023

via Shutterstock

Europe's flexible packaging market is predicted to achieve a CAGR of two per cent over the next five years to reach over €16bn in 2023, according to the latest Wood Mackenzie Chemicals ‘Flexible Packaging Europe Supply Demand Report.’ Read more

materials

The Sonnenwagen was presented in Aachen.

Covestro

In Aachen, Germany, a team of students presented the new model of a racing car that runs on solar energy alone. Read more

materials

Queensland to host PVC AUS 2020

Vinyl Council of Australia

Surf’s up in Queensland in May when the Vinyl Council of Australia will host PVC AUS 2020: Shared Horizons, the nation’s premier vinyl conference attracting global expert speakers and delegates to debate current and future issues Read more

industry

BASF Supervisory Board extends appointment of three members

via Shutterstock

The Supervisory Board of BASF SE today extended the appointments of BASF Board members Saori Dubourg, Markus Kamieth and Wayne T Smith. Read more

industry

Meusberger offers optimal materials for machining

Meusberger

From 16-21 September EMO, the trade fair for metalworking, will open its doors in Hannover. Meusburger will be present again this year in Hall 5 at Stand E23 Read more

machinery

Investment drives expansion plans at Omega Plastics

Omega Plastics

A UK-based multi-use plastics manufacturer has invested in a range of cutting-edge machinery to diversify its offer in precision injection mould tooling services. Read more

machinery

BPF: No-deal Brexit bad for UK plastics industry

via Shutterstock

A survey conducted by the British Plastics Federation has found that 29 per cent of companies believed the impact of a no-deal Brexit would be ‘very’ negative. Read more

industry

FMI: pallet wrap sales grow amid logistics industry reforms

via Shutterstock

According to a report by Future Market Insights, pallet wraps sales exceeded 3,100 tonnes in 2018, and are likely to grow by 3.2% in 2019. Read more

industry

Tropic Plastic acquires fifth flexo press from Comexi

Comexi

South African company Tropic Plastic and Packaging has purchased a Comexi F2 MB press from Spanish firm Comexi. Read more

machinery

Sodick Europe opens new UK HQ

Sodick Europe

Sodick Europe has welcomed 170 guests to the opening of its new headquarters in Warwick, UK. Read more

machinery

China’s Plastic Pipe Industry Conference signals further growth

via Shutterstock

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) announces that papers delivered during the sixth China International Plastic Pipe Conference will point towards further growth Read more

materials

shutterstock_1447404302.jpg

Alexandros Michailidis / Shutterstock.com

Former German Defence Minister and new Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has been elected as European Commission President after winning a ballot of MEPs in Strasbourg. Read more

industry

Graham Packaging Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

via Shutterstock

Graham Packaging, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of innovative and sustainable plastic packaging solutions, announces the release of its 2018 Annual Sustainability Report. Read more

materials

Recyclable HDPE packaging with RecyClass

via Shutterstock

With the goal of supporting the efforts of the industry towards increased plastic packaging recyclability, RecyClass has released the Recyclability Evaluation Protocol for HDPE Containers. Read more

materials

Future interior vehicle designs will offer drivers a greater sensory experience with fewer buttons and switches

Photographer: Alexey Ryazanov dmindphoto - Fotolia

At K 2019, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH will unveil the future of minimalist modern car dashboards, making driving more comfortable for millions of motorists. Read more

K 2019

June 2019

July

Sorry, no events.

August

Sorry, no events.

September

Sorry, no events.

October

December

Sorry, no events.

January

Sorry, no events.

EPPM Media Kit 2019

EPPM subs 2017

eppm linked in banner