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The headquarters of the Technological Centre for Plastics (Andaltec) in Martos, Spain, have hosted the initial meeting for the international project COMP0LIVE, which intends to develop a new generation of biocomposites based on olive fibres. Read more

materials

G4ND4LF Project develops smart system for optimising manufacturing cycle

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is currently developing the G4ND4LF project, funded by the Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (IVACE) Read more

industry

Tolsa to introduce ADINS Protection Series at K 2019

Tolsa

Madrid-based supplier of flame-retardant synergists and specialised additives for the wire and cable, construction, railway, transportation, and electronics industries, Tolsa, has broken new ground in the biocides market Read more

K 2019

Emsur Madrid inaugurates new facilities and machinery

Emsur Madrid

September gets off to a flying start for Emsur with the inauguration its new facilities in Alcalá de Henares, the global headquarters of the Emsur Division. Read more

materials

General Hospital of Valencia Research Foundation and AIMPLAS create unit

AIMPLAS

The Research Foundation of the General Hospital of Valencia (FIHGUV) and AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, have signed an agreement to create the UROPLAS Joint Research Unit in order to facilitate collaboration 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

The additional capacity provided by the plant meets the rapidly growing demand for KeyKeg and UniKeg in the region Read more

industry

Klӧckner Pentaplast researches new recycling strategies

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Packaging specialist Klöckner Pentaplast has announced it is taking part in a unique four-year collaboration project to recover plastics from general domestic waste collections. Read more

materials

AIMPLAS’ seventh international biopolymers seminar

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On 4-5 March 2020, AIMPLAS, the Valencia-based Technological Institute of Plastics, will invite international stakeholders to the city for the seventh Biopolymers and Sustainable Composites Seminar. Read more

materials

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

Plastic-concrete hybrid will enable floating wind farms

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The FLOTANT project is developing a plastic-concrete hybrid system to improve the buoyancy of wind turbines, as well as materials that are more lightweight and resistant to the marine environment. Read more

materials

Poligal acquires second metallisation line from BOBST

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Poligal, one of the leading European manufacturers of BOPP and CPP films, has confirmed the installation of a K5 EXPERT 2450mm line with AluBond and Hawkeye Pinhole Detector, which will be installed at their plant in Poland Read more

machinery

The centre, located in Madrid, the international headquarters of both companies, will be a focal point of collaboration Read more

industry

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

MeetingPack 2019 focuses on sustainability

AIMPLAS

On 29 and 30 May the fourth edition of MeetingPack took place in Valencia, Spain, bringing more than 350 professionals together under the theme ‘Sustainability trends in barrier packaging: towards Objective H2030’. Read more

materials

Horizon 2020-funded smart packaging solutions project NanoPack has opened invitations to its inaugural NanoPack workshop on 21 May 2019 at the Hotel NH Ciudad de Zaragoza in Spain. Read more

materials

Clariant masterbatches plants in Spain and Indonesia are global sites to comply with ISO 22000

Clariant

Specialty chemical company Clariant has announced the successful completion of ISO 22000 certification for its site at Sant Andreu de la Barca in Barcelona, Spain. Read more

industry

Sustainable plastic packaging to be discussed at MeetingPack 2019

AIMPLAS

On 29 and 30 May, MeetingPack 2019, held in Valencia, Spain, will present cutting-edge solutions in sustainable plastic packaging for food and beverages. Read more

materials

Andeltec, Spain

Andeltec

Spain-based Technological Centre for Plastics (Andaltec) has launched an R&D project for the development of plastic parts with aesthetic properties and advanced functions due to the use of laser microtexturing. Read more

materials

Chemical recycling recovers PU from landfills for use as raw material

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is participating in FOAM2FOAM to obtain raw materials from polyurethane waste that would otherwise have ended up in landfills or mechanically recycled to obtain low value-added products. Read more

materials

  • Andaltec co-ordinating COMP0LIVE Project

  • G4ND4LF Project develops smart system for optimising manufacturing cycle

    AIMPLAS

    G4ND4LF Project develops smart system for optimising manufacturing cycle

  • Tolsa to introduce ADINS Protection Series at K 2019

    Tolsa

    Tolsa to introduce ADINS Protection Series at K 2019

  • General Hospital of Valencia Research Foundation and AIMPLAS create unit

    AIMPLAS

    General Hospital of Valencia Research Foundation and AIMPLAS create unit

  • KeyKeg and UniKeg builds reseller community with new partnerships

    KeyKeg/UniKeg

    KeyKeg and UniKeg builds reseller community with new partnerships

  • Klӧckner Pentaplast researches new recycling strategies

    via Shutterstock

    Klӧckner Pentaplast researches new recycling strategies

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