Plastic Packaging by Sonoco – Simply Sustainable

Hockenheim, 12.11.2018 – The sustainability and recyclability of their solutions is a key issue for the packaging experts at Sonoco Consumer Products Europe. Advanced In-Mould-Labelling (IML) technology and a focus on mono-material enable them to produce plastic packaging solutions that are almost completely recyclable. The cyclos-HTP institute for recycling and product responsibility recently tested Sonoco’s […]

Ascend to showcase new Vydyne® PA66 grade for automotive and European compounding at Fakuma 2018

HOUSTON – September 26, 2018 – Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 6,6 resin, will showcase a new grade of its Vydyne® PA66 designed for automotive lightweighting at Fakuma in Friedrichshafen, Germany, from October 16 to 20, 2018. The new grade, Vydyne R433H, is designed to reinforce down-gauged steel and […]

KRAIBURG TPE Scores a Victory with The First Thai Brush

Thailand’s leading manufacturer of toothbrushes and household brushes is committed to producing toothbrushes of the highest quality. For this reason, The First Thai Brush Co., Ltd. has chosen a high-quality thermoplastic elastomer from KRAIBURG TPE to enhance the ergonomics and functionality of its Victory toothbrush product lines with a soft-touch grip. Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) have […]

Ascend Performance Materials acquires Britannia Techno Polymer

HOUSTON – August 1, 2018 – Ascend Performance Materials, the largest global fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, announced today the purchase of Britannia Techno Polymer (BTP), an engineering plastics compounder based in the Netherlands. The acquisition provides Ascend with a leading engineering plastics manufacturing base in Europe and an expansion to its growing […]

Leading Experts From Across The Supply Chain To Participate At Fire Resistance In Plastics 2018 Conference

The 13th edition of AMI’s international Fire Resistance in Plastics Conference will take place on 10-12 December 2018 at the Maritim Hotel in Cologne, Germany. Increasingly stringent fire, health and environmental protection regulation is driving the need for safer and more efficient flame retardant systems in electrical and electronic goods, construction and transportation. This December, a panel […]

Upcycling in the extruder duo: Coperion extruders convert recyclate into quality compound

Stuttgart, May 2018 – Twin screw extruders from Coperion GmbH in Stuttgart play a key role in the global manufacture of high-quality compounds. In addition to their global lead position they have acquired an excellent reputation in recent years in markets where such compounds are made from recycled plastics. Here the combination of COREMA® technology […]

Jec group sets the stage for composites materials At upcoming international motor shows

In its aim to promote composites materials, JEC Group will highlight the latest technologies that enable the automotive industry to innovate in product design, emission reductions and production. In its mission to address composites end-use industries specifically, JEC Group, the world leading organization for the promotion of composite materials, moves up a gear to target […]