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Covestro and BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites cooperate in Maezio distribution

Covestro

Covestro has entered into a distribution agreement with BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites, a supplier of raw materials and semi-finished products for thermoplastic components. Read more

materials

Orfit chooses non-nuclear Hammer-IMS thickness measurement system

Orfit Industries

The innovative thickness measuring system of Hammer-IMS is exactly what Orfit Industries in Antwerp, Belgium, required for its high-temperature thermoplastic extrusion line, according to a recent press release. Read more

machinery

Dunn multi-lumen tubing

Dunn Industries

Dunn Industries, a Tekni-Plex business unit, will exhibit the latest medical tubing innovations at Compamed in Düsseldorf. Read more

materials

CSP wins CAMX Unsurpassed Innovation Award

Continental Structural Plastics

Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), a global leader in highly-engineered, composite vehicle components, has won the CAMX Unsurpassed Innovation Award for the carbon fibre composite technology used on the GMC Sierra Denali AT4 CarbonPro Editions. Read more

materials

LANXESS continues pioneering lightweight applications

LANXESS AG

The potential of Tepex, a line of continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite materials from specialty chemicals company LANXESS, for use in lightweight applications extends to the design of structural components in passenger cars. 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

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

New foam systems network founded

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Developing and combining new plastics processing technologies and foam systems, building innovative moulds and systems, making processes more economical and generating new applications are all goals for the newly founded ThiM network Read more

industry

Dieffenbacher at K 2019

Dieffenbacher

Companies that depend on the economical production of high-quality composite parts will find valuable advice and customised automated production plants at the Dieffenbacher booth at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

Victrex has the power to innovate with PEEK

Victrex

Pioneering PEEK polymer-based solutions for sustainable cross-industry success help customers to meet environmental, societal and business challenges Read more

K 2019

New compounds extend applications for bio-based thermoplastics

FKuR

FKuR will be showcasing its expanded portfolio of bio-based thermoplastics for a growing range of applications including packaging, consumer products, sporting goods and technical parts at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

AREVO to debut CF unibody bike frame and rim at Eurobike 2019

AREVO

AREVO, the Silicon Valley company redefining global composites manufacturing through digitalisation, will display the world’s first 3D-printed carbon fibre unibody production bike frame in the stand of manufacturing partner Oechsler AG Read more

materials

BASF and Toray bringing new tape to automotive industry

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Toray Advanced Composites and BASF have signed a manufacturing and supply agreement focused on the production of CFRT tapes for the automotive and industrial markets. Read more

materials

TPCE demand benefits as metal substitutes grow

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The thermoplastic copolyester elastomers market witnessed moderate growth in 2018, with demand surpassing 170,000 tonnes, according to a study by Ireland-based market intelligence company Fact.MR. Read more

materials

Victrex awarded quality standard for gears

Victrex

Victrex, a UK-based leader in high-performance PEEK and PAEK polymer solutions, has achieved a new milestone for its automotive offerings. Read more

K 2019

Thermoplastic films market growth driven by increasing aesthetics demand

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Thermoplastic films are thin laminate films produced from thermoplastic materials such as PVC, PET and PP through processes such as calendaring and extrusion. Read more

materials

Dr Ashlee Jahnke, Head of Research at Teysha Technologies

Teysha Technologies

The science of solving the ‘plastic problem’: Creating a palatable journey from petrochemicals to bioplastics

Dr Ashlee Jahnke, Head of Research at Teysha Technologies, explains how the company has developed a polymer platform that uses natural building blocks, which may offer a palatable journey from petrochemicals to bioplastics. Read more

5 Aug 2019 11:09 guest blogs

Covestro

Covestro

Covestro is further developing its offerings and capabilities in continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites in response to market trends and growing demand. Read more

machinery

Innovation with adhesion compound from KRAIBURG TPE

2019 KRAIBURG TPE

KRAIBURG TPE offers a broad range of thermoplastic elastomers for interior and exterior applications, as well as applications for engine compartments and power trains of motor vehicles. Read more

materials

Hot plate welding convinces due to its very high level of weld quality

Greiner Assistec

Greiner Assistec is more than a producer of custom plastic parts and assemblies – the plastics experts’ portfolio also includes finishing the products on an individual basis. Read more

machinery

  • Covestro and BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites cooperate in Maezio distribution

    Covestro

    Covestro and BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites cooperate in Maezio distribution

    Segment Manager Lisa Ketelsen and Arne Böttcher (r.) of Covestro, Dirk Punke (2nd from right), Managing Director of BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites, and his colleagues Florian Jansen (Business Development, l.) and Christian Naber (Sales) are pleased about the new distribution partnership for thermoplastic composites.

  • Orfit chooses non-nuclear Hammer-IMS thickness measurement system

    Orfit Industries

    Orfit chooses non-nuclear Hammer-IMS thickness measurement system

  • Dunn multi-lumen tubing

    Dunn Industries

    Dunn multi-lumen tubing

    Dunn multi-lumen tubing

  • CSP wins CAMX Unsurpassed Innovation Award

    Continental Structural Plastics

    CSP wins CAMX Unsurpassed Innovation Award

  • LANXESS continues pioneering lightweight applications

    LANXESS AG

    LANXESS continues pioneering lightweight applications

    The 3D hybrid A-pillar extends upward from the vehicle rocker panel, accommodates the door hinges and holds the windshield in place at the side.

  • Tepex added to CAMPUSplastics database

    Bond-Laminates GmbH

    Tepex added to CAMPUSplastics database

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