Borouge appoints Anil Krishna as GM in India

The UAE-based Borouge, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, has appointed Anil Krishna as new General Manager Borouge (India) Pvt Ltd and Vice President Sales, Indian sub-continent. Prior to joining Borouge in February 2013, he held the positions of Chief Executive and Director of the Board at Henkel CAC. Krishna joined BorougeRead More

NDC Announces Terry Patterson VP Customer Care

IRWINDALE, CA, October 28th 2013 – ( – NDC Infrared Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry Patterson as Vice President of Global Customer Care for its Sensors, Systems and Metals divisions. Mr. Patterson’s responsibilities involve managing NDC’s Customer Care division and for developing its various Support Products that are designed to maximizeRead More

Graham Engineering appoints Steve Maxson Global Director of Business Development – Medical

YORK, PA, U.S.A., October 27, 2015: Robert Deitrick, vice president of global sales for Graham Engineering Corporation, has appointed Steve Maxson to be the company’s global director of business development – medical. “Steve brings more than 15 years of experience in medical extrusion technology, product development, and sales,” said Deitrick. “For our medical customers andRead More

Product News

Dutchland Plastics celebrates 50th anniversary with major hiring and growth plan

Dutchland Plastics LLC (Oostburg, WI), a contract manufacturer of custom rotationally molded (rotomolded) plastics products, is celebrating its 50th anniversary by giving back. It has announced a major new compensation, benefits and growth plan affecting all existing and prospective employees. Dutchland PlasticsThe growth plan includes adding 50 positions to the manufacturing team, raising starting payRead More

Policy News

Govt okays RBI trials for plastic Rs 10 notes in five cities

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will conduct five-city trials of a new polymer-based Rs 10 banknote, the government said in Parliament on Friday, declaring a move to plastic money to fight counterfeiting and reduce wear and tear. Plastic notes were first adopted by Australia in 1988 and are now used in more than 20Read More

Machinery News

Engel grows worldwide – with above-average gains in Asia

Record sales in fiscal 2016/17 at injection machine supplier Engel look set for continued growth in coming years if the company’s capital investment program is anything to go by. Speaking at the pre-Chinaplas press event in Guangzhou, Gero Willmeroth, Sales and Service President at Engel Machinery Shanghai noted that capacity for machine building is beingRead More


Surface Generation delivers largest ever PtFS system to Quatro Composites

Surface Generation (Rutland, UK), a provider of advanced carbon-fiber processing technologies, announced that it has completed delivery of its largest ever PtFS system to advanced composites manufacturer Quatro Composites of Poway, CA. The modular PtFS system, which can be reconfigured for use across multiple projects, is being applied to thermoplastic structures, part of a high-volumeRead More

End Markets

The Waxes and Additives Report

The global ink additives market was valued at $592.8 million in 2015 and is projected to reach $793.6 million by 2021, at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2016 and 2021. This is according to a new study by Markets and Markets, called “Ink Additives Market by Type (Rheology Modifiers, Slip/Rub Materials, Defoamers, Dispersants), Technology (Water-based,Read More