Industry CEO The Plastic Tax Would Hurt the Economy and the Environment

There’sa lot buried in the multitrillion-dollar social spending package currentlymoving through Congress. One provision under consideration that has largelyflown under the radar, is a massive tax that would *increase the cost ofeveryday household goods by over 25%* and *threaten tens of thousands ofmanufacturing jobs across America.* In the scramble to find “revenue raisers,” the REDUCE […]


In the past fiscal year 2020/21, the international RAMPF Group generated consolidated sales of EUR 165.4 million (US $192), down 1.6 percent on the previous year. The RAMPF Polymer Solutions and RAMPF Eco Solutions business divisions recorded particularly strong sales growth. While the first half of the financial year, from July 2020 to January 2021, […]

JEC Korea 2021 co-located with Carbon Korea and hybrid event with JEC Korea Connect

From November 3-5, 2021, JEC Korea 2021 will be held at the COEX and online, via JEC Korea Connect, simultaneously with the first edition of Carbon Korea. Due to the COVID situation, for its 14th edition and 4th time in Seoul, JEC KOREA will bring together exhibitors and attendees in one single hall for both […]

Coperion Partners in Development of Manufacturing Technologies for Graphite-Polymer Based Bipolar Plates

Stuttgart, October 2021 – Within the framework of a joint project with the University of Stuttgart’s Institute for Plastics Technology (IKT), Robert Bosch, and Matthews International / Saueressig, Coperion is working on the continued development of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells for efficient delivery of energy for everyday mobile use. Bipolar plates as a […]

arburgXvision: Ten episodes of exquisite infotainment! – Internet TV format to continue in 2022

Tenth live broadcast: “Sustainable production – conserving resources in the plastics industry” Exciting mix: Informative specialist presentations, practical live links and valuable expert discussions Lighthouse project: Popular and informative “arburgXvision” series to be continued in 2022 The tenth live broadcast of “arburgXvision” was also incredibly gripping, with fantastic contributions from Bertram Stern and Dr Philipp […]

Plastics Have Smaller Environmental Impact than Alternatives, Necessary for Continued Sustainability

today published a report that analyzes scientific data on the environmentalimpacts of plastics and finds plastics to be more sustainable thanalternative materials when life cycle assessments are taken intoconsideration. The report, authored by environmental scientist KennethGreen and titled *Plastics and Sustainability further finds that eliminating plastics would be detrimental to ongoingsustainability efforts and that enhancing […]

Conductive Plastics – Press Release

EXPERT SPEAKER LINE-UP TO PRESENT AT AMI’S**CONDUCTIVE PLASTICS 2021 CONFERENCE **Munich, Germany, 23-24 November 2021 The fifth European edition of AMI’s *Conductive Plastics* conference willfocus on the latest developments in the formulation, processing, andapplication of electrically and thermally conductive thermoplastics. Itwill bring together an audience of OEM engineers, product designers,processors, compounders, and additive producers. As […]

Performance Polyamides- Press Release

*ICL-IP, VOLVO GROUP, CABOT CORP, RÖCHLING AUTOMOTIVE, BASF AND RADICIGROUP TO PARTICIPATE AT AMI’S**PERFORMANCE POLYAMIDES 2021 **The event will take place in Munich, Germany,**on 22-23 November 2021* AMI’s* Performance Polyamides* *Conference**, which takes* place at theSofitel Bayerpost Munich Hotel in Germany on *22-23 November, **has overthe past five years established itself as a* *key meeting […]