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Sodick goes big at MACH 2020

Sodick Europe

Sodick Europe is all set to ‘go BIG’ at MACH 2020, with its biggest ever stand at the exhibition. Read more

machinery

Avery Dennison and Mactac at FESPA 2020

Mactac

Avery Dennison and Mactac brands will be making the most of FESPA 2020 in Madrid (24-27 March). Read more

industry

EPSE emphasises strength of CE markings

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The European Polycarbonate Sheet Extruders association (EPSE) has emphasised the strength of its CE marking, and questioned unnecessary national certification schemes. Read more

industry

Colgate-Palmolive’s recyclable toothpaste tube tested by RecyClass

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An independent laboratory testing of ‘S.-VF1’ known as ‘Samson Technology’ in the US by Colgate-Palmolive shows that it can be recycled in a high-density polyethylene containers (HDPE) recycling stream, with minor recyclability issues. Read more

materials

Cross Wrap Dewiring shortlisted for Recycling Machinery Innovation of the Year Award

Cross Wrap Oy

Finland-based Cross Wrap Oy has been shortlisted for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020 for CW Dewiring machine in the Recycling Machinery Innovation of the Year category. Read more

machinery

BASF invests in European PU dispersion business

BASF

BASF has announced investment in the capacity expansion of water-based polyurethane dispersions at its Castellbisbal site in Spain to increase production capacity. Read more

materials

Clariant partners with elastomer compounder in ski boot market

Clariant

An in-depth research and colour-finding project recently completed in partnership with Clariant ColorWorks, resulted in Francesco Franceschetti Elastomeri (FFE), a supplier of TPE compounds, gaining an invaluable competitive edge Read more

materials

AIMPLAS to host seventh international sustainable composites seminar

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, will hold the seventh edition of its International Seminar on Biopolymers and Sustainable Composites on 4-5 March 2020. Read more

materials

Grieve presents jumbo walk-in oven 976

Grieve Corporation

Model No. 976 is a 500°F (~260°C) electrically heated jumbo walk-in oven from Grieve, currently used for heating moulds at its customer’s facility. Read more

machinery

Clariant marks 10 years of MEVOPUR at MD&M West

Clariant

Clariant is marking the 10th anniversary of the launch of the MEVOPUR ‘medical-grade’ materials portfolio with the introduction of a theme: The Color of Innovation - The Science of Design. Read more

materials

PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

PACCOR

DeliTwist, an innovative thermoformed screw-top pot made of rPET, has been awarded with the prestigious distinction ‘Oscar de l’Emballage’. The award, dubbed the ‘Oscar of the packaging business’, was handed over in front of more than 200 delegates Read more

materials

In Italy, the plastic debate involves citizens, professionals and institutions, as well as those who work on concrete solutions, respecting health and the environment. Read more

industry

LANXESS joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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LANXESS has enhanced its commitment to sustainability by joining the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Read more

industry

PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic to focus on sustainability

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PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic, the trade events for the packaging, food and drink, and plastics industries, will take industrial sustainability, current trends and the outlook for the future, as the main theme for this year’s event. Read more

materials

IK: Plastic packaging bans slow down innovation

IK

In an interview in Die Welt the new EU Commissioner for Environment, Virginijus Sinkevicius, discussed a general ban on plastic packaging in Europe. Read more

materials

New liquid additive enables ‘virgin-like’ properties from regrind

Riverdale Global

Physical property tests carried out by Riverdale Global has demonstrated that the +Restore liquid additive is even more effective than originally claimed for improving the performance of plastics regrind based on post-consumer waste. Read more

materials

UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

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UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched two new competitions to develop smarter, greener, safer and more easily recyclable plastics. Read more

materials

BOBST and partners presenting open house and end-to-end flexo process experience

BOBST

To support flexo printers to achieve increasingly demanding expectations, BOBST and leading industry suppliers will follow an innovative route for the Open House event they are hosting in the Competence Center of Bobst Bielefeld, Germany Read more

industry

First COMPEO compounding system for colour masterbatch in operation

BUSS AG

Only announced to the plastics industry in the run-up to K 2019, a COMPEO 88 compounder from BUSS is already in industrial use. The first user is a multinational masterbatch manufacturer, which has been producing color masterbatches with this system Read more

machinery

Travel light: AIMPLAS helps design railway of the future

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS successfully participated in the recently completed European MAT4RAIL project, which developed new materials and components to design the ‘railway of the future’. Read more

materials

December 2019

EPPM Media Kit 2020

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