Innovative products are setting new standards for post processing and surface refinement

At this year’s formnext in Frankfurt AM Solutions – 3D post processing technology is presenting not one but three trend setting machines. The new S1 Wet was specifically developed for the removal of residual powder and the surface homogenization and smoothing of metallic 3D components. With the S2 the experts for automated post processing solutions […]


SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has announced that the newly formed Hygiene & Healthcare segment of its Petrochemicals business will showcase its extensive portfolio of SABIC PURECARES™ polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) polymers for high-purity nonwovens and hygiene films at the upcoming INDEX™ Expo in Geneva, Switzerland, from October 19 through 22, […]

Medical market in focus: Sumitomo (SHI) Demag pools competencies and expands team

Andrew Sargisson and Bob Brady – two proven industry experts – join the company to further strengthen med-tech team Schwaig, October 2021 – With the expansion of its medical team, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig, is responding to market developments, pooling its expertise, coordinating global activities in a sector-specific manner and strategically realigning […]

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. Completes Mixing and Compounding Move, Adds Injection Molding and Extrusion Line for Material Research

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. (ARDL) has completed the transition of its Mixing and Compounding Department from the former Kenmore Boulevard location to its new home at ARDL’s Barberton Campus. In conjunction with the move, ARDL has also added an extrusion line to its capabilities for lab sample preparation and prototyping. The Mixing and Compounding […]

Fakuma 2021: Reifenhäuser presents highperformance components and lines for the sustainable production of plastics

Live again at last, Reifenhäuser will exhibit at Fakuma in Friedrichshafen from October 12 to 16, 2021. It is the first major presence event for the plastics industry to take place in Germany this year. The Reifenhäuser Group is represented on a joint exhibition booth (A6- 6206) by its three business units, “Reifenhäuser Extrusion Systems”, […]

Virtual opening of SABIC’s New PP Compounding Line

JOIN US TO CELEBRATE OUR NEW PP CompoundING line On behalf of our SABIC leadership team, we have the pleasure of invitingyou to celebrate the official inauguration of our latest PP compoundingline in Genk, Belgium, which supports our commitment to meeting your needfor high-quality, high-performance PP compounds with consistent andreliable supply. Our virtual event will […]

Plastic debate at heart of London packaging show

With speakers from Coca-Cola, Church & Dwight and Sainsbury’s, discussions around responsible plastic use in packaging closed the main stage sessions at London Olympia on Wednesday (12 September), while a ‘materials showdown’ on Thursday (13 Sept) saw a number of contestants fight the case for their own preferred alternative to plastics. Showdown judge Sian Sutherland […]