Effective 1st January 2015, Gerold Schley (54) will become President and CEO of the battenfeld-cincinnati group. According to the announcement, Gerold Schley has previously held several leading positions in the plastics industry – first in the injection molding sector, then for a number of years in consulting, and most recently as Managing Director of the
Victrex recently announced the opening of its new £16 million facility at its UK headquarters for high performance thermoplastic films, APTIV. According to Victrex, the demand for thin and durable thermoplastic film is continuously rising, driven by key industries like aerospace, automotive and electronics. The company therefore has installed a second film production line in
Dubai, UAE, 30 November 2014: Duplas Al Sharq L.L.C, a subsidiary of Emirates Investment & Development (Emivest), in which Dubai Government holds 30 per cent stake, says that UAE’s per capita consumption of plastics is 30 kg, with the industry growing at 20% annually. Environment friendly products make up 25% share of the total production.
Applied Market Information (AMI) announced that the Polymer Foam 2015 conference will be held from April 14-15 next year in New Jersey, the US. The conference kicks off with an overview from the US Environmental Protection Agency of the regulations for blowing agents. This is followed by a paper from Polyfil on a revolutionary new
An Innovation Pavilion, consisting of three different sections, will be staged at PlastIndia 2015, announced the organizer, PlastIndia Foundation. Industry / Institution Sections: The biggest section of this Innovation Pavilion will consist of presentation of Innovations as practiced by the plastics Industries and academic institutions. The industries will showcase their novel ideas in terms of
Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, has won the 2014 China Sustainable Package Technology Award for its PacXpert Packaging Technology. Dow’s PacXpert allows users of traditional rigid containers changing to flexible packaging. Even as a flexible packaging, the cube-shaped package is shelf stable and can stand equally well
AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT, INDIA, November 25, 2014: Utpal Pathak has joined Nordson Corporation as sales manager in India for the Nordson Extrusion Dies Industries range of products. Mr. Pathak will provide sales and support services for Nordson flat die systems for extrusion of film, sheet, and coatings, as well as systems for fluid coating. In addition,
A new plastics and rubber craze is about to sweep across China in 2015’s Spring! Following the great success of CHINAPLAS 2014 in Shanghai last April, CHINAPLAS will make its grand return to Guangzhou, PR China on 20-23 May, 2015, under the theme of “Greenovation – Solution to Sustainability”. To facilitate the communications between exhibitors