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

Stronger, lighter, more durable – DSM showcases bright composite innovations at JEC World 2018

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials, will demonstrate its composite innovations and share its vision and in-depth knowledge of high-performance composites at JEC World 2018 (Paris, March 6-8). The innovations include Carbon with Dyneema® and Dyneema® flexible composites, along with a range of thermoplastic unidirectional (UD) tapes and materialsRead 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

BrücknerServtec at Plastindia 2018

Local service offers and upgrading solutions drive film production forward At Plastindia in Gandhinagar – Ahmedabad (Booth 1236) BrücknerServtec presentssolutions to enhance the efficiency and profitability of existing film production lines of all manufacturers.   Multilayer upgrade for existing film stretching lines   Enter new high-margin film markets with BrücknerServtec’s multilayer upgrading solutions for allRead More


End Markets

28 % GST

Respite for the Common Man of India from 28 % GST on plastics goods

With the announcement of the recommendations for reduction of GST Rates  on various plastics items with effect November 15, 2017 by the GST council in its meeting dated 10th November at Guwahati ,  The Common Man and the Poorest of Poor can heave a sign of relief. Especially so, when  GST on Plastics items of their useRead More