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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

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Covestro and GAC Group in concept car collaboration

GAC

Covestro has partnered with the Research and Development Center of Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd. (GAC R&D Center) to develop a lightweight composite seat back for the Chinese car manufacturer's latest electric concept car, the ENO.146. Read more

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CRP Technology launches Windform P2 for HSS technology

CRP Technology

CRP Technology, a leading company in the creation of prototypes and final applications in professional 3D printing, launches Windform P2 material. Read more

materials

Low & Bonar licenses EconCore’s thermoplastic honeycomb technology

Low & Bonar

Advanced fabrics company Low & Bonar has signed a licence agreement with thermoplastic honeycomb technology leader EconCore for the use of their honeycomb technology. Read more

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Kraiburg TPE: Hygiene and wellness priorities for self-esteem

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Hygiene and wellness are becoming priorities for boosting self-esteem, with the latter being an important tool to achieving personal growth, according to Kraiburg TPE. Read more

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Asahi Kasei presenting advanced battery materials at AABC Europe 2020

Asahi Kasei

From 12-16 January, the Japanese technology company Asahi Kasei and its US-based subsidiary Celgard will present a broad variety of advanced materials for the battery industry at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference Europe (AABC) in Wiesbaden, Read more

materials

Bjørn Thorsen and Chongqing Techxanadu launch sustainability JV

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Based on licensing agreements with its European founding partners, NGCS, located in Chongqing, China, will provide Bjørn Thorsen group affiliates and their Chinese partners with a robust local capability to provide innovative sustainable solutions Read more

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KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST K series packed with scratch resistance and soft-touch properties

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KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST K series is packed with scratch resistance and soft-touch properties that are essential for travel accessories application. Read more

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Kotobukiya Fronte sign license to use EconCore’s technology

EconCore

EconCore, the technology provider for continuous production of thermoplastic honeycomb sandwich materials, has signed a license agreement with Japan-based Kotobukiya Fronte, a leading manufacturer of car interior components. Read more

materials

KRAIBURG TPE supplies co-extruded TPEs with optimum adhesion to PA for high-quality corrugated tubes

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An innovative new TPE family by KRAIBURG TPE transfers the established properties of injection mouldable TPEs for multicomponent applications with polyamide (PA) to extrusion. Read more

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Shoe-Soles-MODULAST-Thermoplastic-Polyurethane-Modifier

Emerald Kamala Chemical

Emerald Kalama Chemical has introduced a new line of modifiers designed to provide permanence, modulus and abrasion resistance in polyurethanes. Read more

materials

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

Scheunert/Lichtwerkedesign

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

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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

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

    Riverdale Global

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

  • Covestro and GAC Group in concept car collaboration

    GAC

    Covestro and GAC Group in concept car collaboration

    Together with the Research and Development Center of the Chinese car manufacturer GAC, Covestro is developing a new lightweight construction concept for seat backrests for its ENO.146 concept car, with the aim of reducing the weight of the car while raising the bar for sustainability.

  • CRP Technology launches Windform P2 for HSS technology

    CRP Technology

    CRP Technology launches Windform P2 for HSS technology

  • Low & Bonar licenses EconCore’s thermoplastic honeycomb technology

    Low & Bonar

    Low & Bonar licenses EconCore’s thermoplastic honeycomb technology

    Colcore Sonic

  • Kraiburg TPE: Hygiene and wellness priorities for self-esteem

    via Shutterstock

    Kraiburg TPE: Hygiene and wellness priorities for self-esteem

  • Asahi Kasei presenting advanced battery materials at AABC Europe 2020

    Asahi Kasei

    Asahi Kasei presenting advanced battery materials at AABC Europe 2020

    Lithium-Ion Battery Mock-Up

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