SURESH SWAMINATHAN BECOMES PRESIDENT OF TEKNOR APEX

PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A., October 28, 2019: Teknor Apex Company has appointed Suresh Swaminathan as its new president. He succeeds William J. Murray, who is retiring after 41 years with the company. Mr. Swaminathan will be responsible for the company’s worldwide custom compounding business. Teknor Apex operates thirteen manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia […]

North American Plastics Industry Calls for USMCA Ratification

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY—22 October 2019—Today the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) President & CEO Tony Radoszewski, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) President Carol Hochu and the Asociación Nacional de Industrias del Plástico (ANIPAC) President Aldimir Torres Arenas issued the following joint statement after meeting about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). “The plastics industry of North America has stood together throughout the process of negotiating the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), […]

Brückner Maschinenbau Technical innovations for the K 2019

New line concept for single-origin packaging solutions Numerous new developments, also for speciality films Innovations for the demands of a circular economy Brückner Maschinenbau is working on a means to make films with the highest possible recycling capabilities producible on film stretching lines. The focus is on mono-material film with superior mechanical and optical properties, […]

Entrepreneurial orbit: Businesses at heart of resource expo

Once a business gets its foot in the door with an economic development organization like the New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership, its opportunities for growth expand dramatically. Jack Kloepfer discovered this while navigating his Aztec business beyond the line of outdoor recreation products he built from thermoplastic-coated fabrics and into products for energy and aerospace […]

India’s plastics industry looks for tax benefits

Gandhinagar, India — India’s massive goods and service tax reform program, hailed as a way to unify the country’s internal markets and tax system, is proving to be an adjustment for the plastics industry. Most industry executives interviewed at the recent Plastindia show in Gandhinagar feel the new GST program, started in mid-2017, will be […]

Clariant Launches New EQius™ Brand for Humidity-Control Packaging Solutions

Controlled-atmosphere products united under new name Healthcare Packaging making announcement at Pharmapack Includes packets, canisters, caps and bags Muttenz, February 8, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging business unit, is introducing a new brand name to encompass all of the products and technology related to equilibrium relative humidity […]

BrücknerServtec at Plastindia 2018

Local service offers and upgrading solutions drive film production forward At Plastindia in Gandhinagar – Ahmedabad (Booth 1236) BrücknerServtec presentssolutions to enhance the efficiency and profitability of existing film production lines of all manufacturers.   Multilayer upgrade for existing film stretching lines   Enter new high-margin film markets with BrücknerServtec’s multilayer upgrading solutions for all […]