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K 2016 picture gallery

EPPM's been getting snap happy at K 2016. Here's our photo gallery of what's caught our eye on the show floor in Düsseldorf. more

24 Oct 2016 10:51 editor's blog

Oil and gas industry juggernaut Total has launched a massive new international advertising campaign in 21 countries. more

industry

PolyOne has launched thermoplastic elastomers complete with anti-fraud capabilities in a bid to tackle counterfeiting. more

materials

The worldwide TPE market is expected to jump to $15.3 billion by 2018, according to a fresh market report on the trends affecting demand for this plastics segment. more

materials

EuroMold organisers have announced that 2014 will shine the spotlight on the international mouldmaking and tooling community. more

industry

Borealis has completed its acquisition of Speciality Polymers Antwerp by buying DuPont Holding Netherland BV's shares in the business. more

industry

Euromold

EuroMold

This year's EuroMold trade fair in Frankfurt will promote the entire plastics process chain in an optimised hall concept. more

industry

PolyOne's manufacturing expertise and Versaflex TPE has helped an infant care brand in Japan to meet rigorous safety standards. more

materials

VinylPlus is continuing its commitment to supporting a sustainable framework for the PVC value chain in Europe by launching its new VinylPlus Product Label. more

industry

‘Single-use’ word of the year highlights public urgency

Single-use is word of the year according to the Collins Dictionary, making 2018 the year plastics fell from grace. more

8 Nov 2018 16:21 editor's blog

In a statement published the day after the single-use plastics vote in the European Parliament, the EuPC has warned the sudden ban could pose possible negative effects to public health and hygiene. more

industry

Fakuma 2018 was the deep dive into digitalisation that plastics processing in Europe has been gearing up for – breathing in for. more

industry

The European parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of banning single-use plastic products, but what are stakeholders saying about the decision? more

industry

Hard to swallow?

A never-before-seen study has found plastics had been consumed by every individual tested, but what does the presence of microplastics in our food chain mean? And what do we do now? more

23 Oct 2018 16:42 editor's blog

The Motan Colortronic Innovation Award was handed in great ceremony to this year’s winner at a glittering event in Friedrichshafen on the occasion of Fakuma 2018. more

industry

Sepro’s uplifting press meeting at Fakuma 2018 focused on its triumphant Experience Full Control message, taking judo as a metaphor for the capabilities of a Sepro solution, but the robotics expert has more news to impart. more

industry

Next-generation ultrasonic plastic welding technology has been unveiled at Fakuma 2018 by Emerson Branson. more

industry

On the road to digitalisation, Arburg has dropped in on Fakuma, which it states is one of the most important platforms for the company on its mission to showcase the potential of its digitalised portfolio. more

industry

ENGEL’s inject 4.0 is evolving, taking the smart factory concept horizontal, and opening it up as a tailored technology to suit operations of all sizes. more

machinery

The sustainability agenda is knocking on everybody’s door in plastics, but what are leaders in additive supply concentrating on to support the circular economy? We caught up with Addivant to find out. more

industry

Carbon black under the microscope

From its ancient history in China and Egypt, to the importance of particle size, to its incredible conductive properties, we take a closer look at carbon black and how it’s helped shape civilisation. more

2 Oct 2018 12:08 editor's blog

LyondellBasell talk partnership, Advanced Polymer Solutions and the circular economy with EPPM after announcing the completion of the A. Schulman acquisition. more

industry

Henry Ford may have had it right about how to make cars look good, but when it comes to packaging, black is becoming unfashionable. Here are what two major organisations are suggesting manufacturers do to stop black plastic from being landfilled. more

materials

The United Nations Environment and the European Commission have hosted an event at the UN headquarters in New York to launch the UN Environment Global Plastics Platform to help put an end to plastic pollution. more

industry

Riding on air at Fakuma

Fakuma comes around again in three weeks and the European plastics industry collectively looks forward to a week at one of the sector’s best-loved shows. EPPM Editor Rose Brooke looks at just why the event is so popular. more

25 Sep 2018 10:17 editor's blog

In a post-China waste import ban world, the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy (CEWEP) is optimistic, publishing optimistic data in its 2018 Waste-to-Energy Waste Barometer. more

industry

Frigel has enhanced its digital control technology for the Microgel RCP Chiller. EPPM spoke to the company at NPE 2018 about what it believes injection moulders need in terms of data and digital technology for process cooling. more

machinery

Awakening of the Eco Warrior 2.0

The war on plastics has led to the awakening of the Eco Warrior 2.0, but does this well-meaning everyday environmental activist need another upgrade if change is really going to happen? more

7 Sep 2018 15:43 editor's blog

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