Stronger and faster together Corona crisis brings together different kinds of companies to produce protective masks

When you think of respiratory and surgical masks, which are currentlyproduced predominantly in Asia, ultrasonics is probably not the first thingthat springs to mind. Yet ultrasonic welding plays an important roll inmaking these products. As an experienced technology provider for maskproduction equipment, Weber Ultrasonics AG now manufactures respiratory andsurgical masks in Germany. This is made […]

UTECH and Media Fusion Bring Polyurethane Trade Show to Dubai in 2021

DETROIT–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Crain Communications Inc., the organizer of the UTECH trade shows, is partnering with Media Fusion to launch the Middle East Foam & Polyurethane Expo, powered by UTECH. The show will be organized by Crain Communications Inc. of Detroit and Media Fusion of Dubai. This MEFPU Expo will be co-located with Sleep Expo Middle East, […]

Cleanfarms Puts Feet on the Ground in Alberta with New Lethbridge Office

LETHBRIDGE, AB, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ – Cleanfarms, a Canada-wide stewardship organization best known for its ag-plastics recycling programs for pesticide and fertilizer jugs and totes and grain bags has opened an Alberta office in Lethbridge. “Alberta’s importance as an executive hub for agricultural industry is growing. That combined with its position as a Prairie powerhouse for agriculture in Canada, points to the […]

Plastics announces 2020 Re|focus Sustainability Innovation Awards winners

Three winners were selected for these awards. Winners of the Leadership in Innovation Award and the People’s Choice Award will be announced at Re|focus in May. The Plastics Industry Association (Plastics), Washington, has announced the three winners of the annual Re|focus Sustainability Innovation Awards. The winners exemplify the best submissions in the categories of materials, design and end-of-life […]

Ascend to purchase compounding and masterbatch businesses of Poliblend and Esseti Plast

HOUSTON – February 13, 2020 – Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, announced today it signed an agreement to purchase Poliblend and Esseti Plast GD from D’Ottavio Group. The acquisition includes a manufacturing facility in Mozzate, Italy, the masterbatch portfolio of Esseti Plast GD and the engineering plastics portfolio […]

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. Offers Technical Training Courses to Address Industry Skills Gap and Other Industry Challenges

ARDL has expanded its technical training programs, workshops, webinars and educational outreach initiatives to assist customers and the industry as a whole by providing tools for today’s young professionals and veteran industry workers alike.  As many in the elastomer industry know, technical expertise is critical but also declining as highly skilled professionals retire. It is […]

Saudi Print & Pack

Saudi Print & Pack The 17th International Trade Exhibition For Printing & Packaging Technology 13-16 January 2020 Reyadh International convention & Exhibition Center, Reyadh – Saudi Arabia About Saudi Print and Pack “Unleashing Innovations in Printing and Packaging” Saudi Print and Pack 2020 is the 18th edition of the Kingdom’s renowned printing and packing technology […]


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 […]