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  • New compounds extend the range of applications for biobased thermoplastics November 3, 2019
    FKuR will be showcasing its expanded portfolio of biobased thermoplastics for a growing range of applications including packaging, consumer products, sporting goods and technical parts at K2019 Current additions to the portfolio include two glass-reinforced grades within the Bio-Flex and Terralene product family, both with high rigidity, and three Terraprene TPE grades, one of which […]
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  • Toray to Establish New Battery Separator Film (BSF) Production Facility in Hungary October 21, 2019
    Toray Industries, Inc., announced that it has decided to establish a new production facility for battery separator film (BSF) for lithium-ion batteries (LiBs) in Nyergesújfalu, Hungary. The new production facility will be located at Toray Industries Hungary Kft. (THU), which was established in April 2018, and will increase the Toray Group’s total BSF production capacity […]
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  • “Blending Business” at Bengaluru October 21, 2019
    The ever flourishing Indian Alco-Bev industry witnessed the 2nd edition of India’s only comprehensive International Trade Fair and Conference for the Alcohol and Beverage industry, Craft Drinks India 2019 (CDI2019)  at Manpho Convention Centre, Manyata Tech Park Road, Bengaluru, India. The 2nd edition of Craft Drinks India was inaugurated by Matthias van der Straeten, Deputy […]
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  • “Circular economy will give us a competitive edge” October 21, 2019
    All players along the plastics value-added chain are joining forces in Europe to initiate a functionable circular economy. No other country has such an initiative.Will Europe soon be at a competitive disadvantage? Herrmann: A functioning cycle for plastics is closely linked to striving for sustainability, reduced use of resources and material recycling. It is more […]
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  • Sales EUR 1,211 million. EBITDA EUR 185 million. Record 2018 for RadiciGroup October 21, 2019
    Consolidated sales revenue of EUR 1,211 million (+ 6%), EBITDA of EUR 185 million (+16%) and net income, after depreciation, amortization and writedowns, of EUR 97 million (+19%): these are RadiciGroup’s key figures for financial year 2018. The Group – with 3,100 employees in 16 countries – engages in the chemicals, engineering polymers and synthetic […]
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  • POLYMERS IN FOOTWEAR 2019 October 21, 2019
    The third edition of AMI’s Polymers in Footwear Conference takes place at the Sofitel Hotel Kurfürstendamm in Berlin, Germany. The high-level international two-day conference brings together polymer and additive suppliers, compounders, processing machinery experts, testing companies, shoe designers, and manufacturers to explore the wide range of existing and emerging materials and manufacturing technologies for producing […]
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  • PET POLYMER PRODUCER NEO GROUP ADDS A 3RD PRODUCTION LINE, WITH BKG PELLETIZERS RUNNING SMOOTHLY AFTER 12 YEARS IN STORAGE October 21, 2019
    Now Europe’s 2nd-Largest PET Supplier, NEO Group Installed 4 BKG® Pelletizers, Gear Pumps, and Other Components Directly from Their Original Shipping Boxes KLAIPEDA DISTRICT, LITHUANIA: Twelve years ago, NEO Group purchased  BKG underwater pelletizers and related components for three PET polymerization lines but installed only two, storing the unused BKG equipment in their original shipping […]
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  • Milliken to focus on enhancing plastics with ‘Color, Care, Clarity and Performance’ October 21, 2019
    The DeltaMax melt-flow modifier can raise melt flow by as much as five times while maintaining impact and stiffness properties. This allows converters to increase operating efficiencies and create more innovative part designs with easier flow through molds. DeltaMax technology also is highly effective in modifying post-consumer and post-industrial recycled resins. It elevates impact strength […]
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  • LATI, CONTINENTAL BRAKES, AND DIEHL METERING TO PRESENT AT AMI’S WEAR-RESISTANT PLASTICS CONFERENCE October 21, 2019
    The second edition of Wear-Resistant Plastics provides a unique forum to evaluate and debate the latest advancements in polymer tribology, and explore how they can open new applications, particularly in metal replacement. Industry experts will discuss innovative methods for optimising the wear and friction properties of plastics components, such as gears, bearings, conveyors wheels and […]
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  • LANXESS expands masterbatch range for efficient rubber reinforcement October 21, 2019
    Cologne – At K 2019, the international trade show for plastics and rubber taking place in Düsseldorf, LANXESS will be showcasing new masterbatches for manufacturing reinforced rubber parts. The pre-dispersed additives from the Rhenogran product series are easy to handle, dust free, simple to dose, and also exhibit outstanding processing properties. “The short-fiber aramid pulp […]
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