Date archive forMay, 2014
    Brazilian environmental NGO approves oxo-bio plastic as solution to plastic waste problem
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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    Brazilian environmental NGO approves oxo-bio plastic as solution to plastic waste problem

    FUNVERDE, one of Brazil’s leading environmental NGOs, has publicly endorsed oxo-biodegradable plastic as the country’s most effective solution to plastic waste which escapes into the environment. Brazilian More...

    VISI speeds up electrode production for plastic products
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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    VISI speeds up electrode production for plastic products

    The VISI CAD/CAM solution from Vero Software has been instrumental in a German company becoming a sought-after business partner for producing bespoke graphite  electrodes.Florian Rauchenberger, who is responsible More...

    Players report healthy PVC demand in India, Turkey and Egypt
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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    Players report healthy PVC demand in India, Turkey and Egypt

    Players in India, Turkey and Egypt are reportedly seeing improved demand as the construction industry in the Northern Hemisphere enters a traditional high season as per ChemOrbis. Prices in all three countries have More...

    Advent International sells Vinnolit to Westlake Chemical Corporation
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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    Advent International sells Vinnolit to Westlake Chemical Corporation

    Frankfurt May 28, 2014 – Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced firms dedicated solely to private equity, today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell Vinnolit Holdings GmbH, More...

    Arburg opens Technology Center in Austria
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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    Arburg opens Technology Center in Austria

    • Managing Partner Juliane Hehl welcomes around 100 invited guests at the opening ceremony • New location in Micheldorf/Upper Austria • Technical support, spare parts logistics and training all under one More...

    Key speakers to discuss latest agricultural film developments at AMI conference
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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    Key speakers to discuss latest agricultural film developments at AMI conference

    AMI’s 7th Agricultural Film conference will take place in Barcelona from 15-17 September 2014 AMI, Bristol, 28th May 2014 - Over the past 60 years, agricultural output and productivity has significantly increased More...

    Chinese manufacturers moving towards high quality ceramic heaters
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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    Erge: Chinese manufacturers moving towards high quality ceramic heaters

    Heimo Messer, Managing Director of Erge, believed that ceramic heater will still be the best solution for plastics industry in the foreseeable future. Erge Elektrowaermetechnik GmbH is a specialist for electrical More...

    GLOBAL CLOSURE SYSTEMS NEW FLIP TOP CAPS ADD VALUE TO THE FOOD MARKET IN THE US
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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    GLOBAL CLOSURE SYSTEMS NEW FLIP TOP CAPS ADD VALUE TO THE FOOD MARKET IN THE US

    GLOBAL CLOSURE SYSTEMS NEW FLIP TOP CAPS ADD VALUE TO THE FOOD MARKET IN THE US Global Closure Systems widens its closure portfolio in North America with two new standards for food market manufactured in Libertyville, More...

    Adhesives, protective materials and
processing equipment for medical device assembly
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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    New Intertronics brochure: Adhesives, protective materials and processing equipment for medical device assembly

    Intertronics has issued a new brochure focused on its ISO 10993 and USP Class VI adhesives and protective materials – and associated equipment – for medical device assembly. This, according to the company, More...