SPE ANTEC® 2016 Plenary Sessions Will Focus On the Future of Additive Manufacturing and Automotive Composites

Also Featured Will Be a Panel of Plastics Editors Examining the State of the Industry Today and Possibilities for Years to Come BETHEL, CT, U.S.A., March 14, 2016: Speakers at the plenary sessions of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) ANTEC® 2016 conference will focus on the future of the plastics industry , with special emphasis […]

Amaray visits Downing Street to tackle plastic industry issues

Amaray Europe managing director Jamie Tinsley visited Downing Street recently to ask Chancellor George Osborne how the government can better support UK manufacturing. During the visit, back in January, Tinsley had the opportunity to share with the Chancellor details of how new opportunities, development, investment, and engagement with the workforce is helping support the Amaray […]

Vegan spread straight out of the “barrel”

Hockenheim/Zwenkau, Germany. March 3 2016. For its line of 100% plant-based “Brotzeit” spreads, Tartex uses specially designed PermaSafe® packaging by Sonoco. This solution combines maximum convenience and long shelf life with an eye-catching appearance at the point of sale (POS). Allos Hof-Manufaktur produces its organic “Brotzeit” spreads at the company’s site in Freiburg im Breisgau, […]

VN plastic products shipped to 159 countries worldwide

German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Vietnam in coordination with Mess Dusseldorf and Vietnam Plastic Association organized the conference themed “Current situation of global plastic and rubber industries, trend development of plastic machineries and raw material sectors. An overview of K 2016 – International trade fair No.1 worldwide for plastic and rubber industries in […]

Plastics design competition winner receives product patent

The winner of the 2015 Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition has received the patent for his product and is now in the process of approaching manufacturers for production. Alexander Bordino, a third year BSc Product Design student at Nottingham Trent University, revealed the news during an address at the Knowledge Transfer Network’s (KTN) recent […]

Imports dominate Turkey’s processing industry

Istanbul — Turkey’s plastics processing industry, probably more so than any of its other large global competitors, is heavily dependent on imports. Between 2003 and 2015, for example, imports accounted for 79 percent of the $8 billion invested in plastics machinery , according to the Istanbul-based Turkish Plastics Industry Foundation, or Pagev. And in resin, the […]