Reifenhäuser Reicofil with new management

Troisdorf, March 31, 2021 Effective April 01, Dr. Bernd Kunze (60) hands over the management of Reifenhäuser Reicofil to his two successors Dr. Boerge Wessling (41) and Stephan Gerharz (43) after more than 20 years in this position. Dr. Kunze moves to the Reifenhäuser Group holding, where he will focus on his tasks within the […]

Tracing the path of vehicle fuel efficiency with plastic compounding

With the world currently producing more than 380 million tons of plastics every year, and the future of automotive production quite secure, will the introduction of plastic compounding concept support the overall market trends? Plastic compounding is a process of combining plastics with additives in their molten state. This mechanism generally augments the strength, durability, […]

Clariant joins the EU Circular Plastics Alliance

Participation reinforces active support for more circular plastics economy Partnerships and collaboration to advance plastics value chain Specialty chemicals as key enabler for product circularity and waste minimization Muttenz, March 30, 2021 – Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced it has officially joined the EU Circular Plastics Alliance. The alliance […]

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron at Chinaplas 2021 Advanced Technical Solutions for Various Plastics Processing Tasks

Stuttgart, March 2021 – At this year’s Chinaplas (April 13-16, 2021, Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center, China) Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart/Germany and Coperion K-Tron will present their latest technologies for plastics processing. Exhibits on display in hall 10 at booth 10J29 include a ZSK 70 Mc18 twin screw extruder with a Coperion K-Tron T35 twin […]

Reifenhäuser Group acquires air cooling ring specialist Kdesign

Troisdorf, March 30, 2021 As of April 2021, the machine and plant manufacturer Reifenhäuser has acquired a majority stake in Kdesign GmbH, a global leader in the manufacture of air cooling rings and measuring systems for blown film extrusion lines. With this purchase Reifenhäuser Group, a specialist in extrusion technologies, expands its in-house expertise in […]

New Rejoin™ PCR Masterbatch Makes 100 Percent PCR a Reality for Polyolefin Packaging

Cleveland, OH, U.S.A – March 15, 2021 – Avient Corporation, a premier provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions and services, today announced the launch of Rejoin™ PCR Masterbatch for polyolefin packaging applications. Made with post-consumer recycled (PCR) polyolefin as a carrier resin, Rejoin PCR Masterbatch can enable a bottle or part to be manufactured […]

Women in Plastics to host panel discussion at GRIPS 2021

Women in Plastics is delighted to announce its panel discussion as part of the Global Research and Innovation in plastics sustainability (GRIPS) event, Women leading in Sustainability in the Plastics Industry on 17th March at 15:30-16:30 GMT. GRIPS 2021 is a virtual conference, exhibition and showcase that will be held online from 16th– 18th March […]

Arburg turnkey system sets new standards at Hannover Messe Digital Edition 2021

Traceable: digital networked injection moulding machine gathers data relating to processes and recycling Automated: production cell with integrated digital printing for product enhancement Smart: assistance systems for filling simulation and regulated injection he Hannover Messe Digital Edition 2021 will see Arburg present a new turnkey system that is set to raise the bar in aspects […]