On November 24, the European Union adopted a legislative proposal amending the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) that addressed the challenge of conventional single use plastic carrier bags consumption. It also explicitly sanctions the actions of several member states that have already recognized the benefits of compostable bags. The proposal adopted explicitly pushes decision
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
A press release (02/28) put out by German Council of Humus & Soil Producers (VHE) shows new opposition to biodegradable plastic bags at a time that couldn’t be more inconvenient. On the eve of Germany’s scheduled nationwide roll-out of food-waste biobins, VHE questions the true biodegradability of “bio-bags”, stating that the current 15 year-old standard
Friedrichshafen, 14 October 2014 – At Fakuma 2014 (14 – 18 October), Kistler is presenting the new CoMo DataCenter 2.0 (CDC) for data management and analysis of injection molding processes. The CDC complements Kistler’s CoMo Injection System, which allows cavity pressure-based quality monitoring and documentation of injection molding processes. With this package solution, users can
Booth Hall B2 #2218, October 14-18, Friedrichshafen, Germany Motto: Bringing life to plastics and plastics to life through value creating and innovative products Focus on sustainable complete solutions, safety and reliability, and global standards that meet European requirements for materials and applications Muttenz, October 14, 2014 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, really
The Photonics Forum of the German Engineering Association (VDMA) has appointed four new members from the field of optical technologies to its steering committee. The expansion provides the steering committee with an even broader technological basis in order to support the practically focused work of the forum. Frankfurt, Germany, 14 October 2014 – At the
Broad portfolio backed by strong support for the pharmaceutical industry on display in Hall 5 Booth 5R77 Effective and efficient high-purity ingredients Controlled atmosphere packaging for protection against moisture and oxygen Muttenz, October 8, 2014 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will be at CPhI Worldwide 2014 to demonstrate how its commitment to
Würzburg, October 2014. – SKZ, a major German Plastics Center, located in Würzburg, has recently added a Buss MX 30 laboratory kneader to its stock of plastics processing machinery. Mid-September was the official handover of this oscillating single-screw kneader, making SKZ the first institution in Germany to have a Buss laboratory kneader with four-flight technology.