Plastics News is providing show daily newspapers at Plastimagen 2016. This project marks two firsts for Plastics News : the first time we’ve done show dailies in a language other than English, and our first time for show dailies in Mexico, although of course we will have stories both in print and online in English from
Toho Tenax, the core company of the Teijin Group’s carbon fibres and composites business, has announced that its German subsidiary Toho Tenax Europe (TTE) will participate in a technology development project aimed at contributing to Industry 4.0, the German initiative for a fourth-generation industrial revolution. The project, called iComposite 4.0, was launched by 10 leading
The students of the department of Mechanical Engineering, St Joseph Engineering College, Mangaluru have come up with a extruder that develops building materials, especially plastic bricks, from plastic waste. The students made a presentation of this at the exhibition for engineering colleges, as part of National Science Day celebrations at the Pilikula Regional Science Centre
At VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2016 conference, Kraiburg TPE will introduce its THERMOLAST V portfolio which has recently started full-scale production. As introduced, this new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) series features hardness ranges from Shore A 50-80 and are suitable for under-the-hood applications that may be exposed to high temperatures, for example seals for timing
Processing Technologies International (PTi), among the leading global manufacturers of high-performance sheet extrusion machinery, has successfully demonstrated that its unique “dryer-less” twin-screw sheet extrusion production system can convert mixed regrind (PETG and APET) into processable, high-quality thermoformed sheet for consumer packaging. “Our dryer-less twin-screw system is a new option that is well suited to process
Plast, the Italian plastics and rubber industry exhibition, will move back to 2018 and be hosted in conjunction with Ipack-Ima, Meat-Tech, Print4All and Intralogistica Italia, announced the organizers, Assocomaplast and Promaplast Srl. The joint events, named as “The Innovation Alliance”, will be held from May 29 to June 1, 2018 in Milan, Italy, covering the
Goebel IMS, one of the leading providers of slitting and winding solutions for the film and various other industries, will be represented at this year’s CHINAPLAS. With its MONOSLIT series and the XTRASLIT 2, Goebel IMS sets standards in film converting. The company has sold its 100th slitter rewinder of the MONOSLIT series in 2015.
a new series of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) products for smart wearable devices, Estane®SMART TPU hass been launched by The Lubrizol Corporation’s Engineered Polymers business. The Estane SMART TPU product portfolio is specifically designed to address the rapidly growing wearable device market, particularly for soft-touch bands in smartwatches and fitness tracker applications. The Estane SMART TPU