BASF increases capacity of its global plastic additives production network

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Within the next five years, BASF plans to invest globally more than €200 million in its plastic additives business, approximately half of which in Asia, focusing on capacity expansions and operational excellence. Plastic additives improve product properties such as scratch resistance or light stability, and optimize plastics manufacturing processes. More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Design students take home K inspiration

Two product design students from the UK have returned from a week spent with Covestro at the K show in Dusseldorf as part of their prize for winning the Design Innovation in Plastics competition. Having visited More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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K 2016 at Düsseldorf to show how plastics will shape the future

Besides Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany hosts another important trade fair from today – K 2016, the world’s premier fair for the plastics and rubber industry. The show is on until 26 October 2016 at Düsseldorf. The More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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The world awaits K 2016 opening

The global industry players eagerly await the opening of K 2016, the flagship plastics and rubber industry event that will kick off on October 19 in Düsseldorf, Germany. 3,285 exhibitors from all continents will More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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“Plastics shape the future” delivers diversity, expertise and ingenuity

From 19 to 26 October, all eyes in the world of plastics will again be on Düsseldorf. This is when K 2016 will be presenting the industry’s innovations and world premieres. One of the main attractions of the More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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VELOX presents performance-boosting innovations at K

Leading European distributor of speciality materials for the plastics industry VELOX will be presenting its performance-boosting materials innovations – including new TPUs – at K 2016. The VELOX product More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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Pack Print Plas Philippines Expo features more brands on 20th year

Members of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nation) community, including the Philippines, have witnessed a steady average growth of the plastics industry due to the weakening of most currencies against More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, August 11th, 2016
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X-Rite Pantone Brings Color Control to the Plastics Industry at K 2016

Showcases latest color management solutions to help product designers, compounders and manufacturers easily specify, communicate, formulate and control color quality. X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Record-Breaking NPE2018 Pre-Draw Results Show Plastics Industry Investing Heavily in Future Growth

WASHINGTON, D.C.—SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association announced today that the Pre-Draw process for securing, in advance, floor space at NPE2018: The Plastics Show set a new record this year. SPI produces More...