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 […]

Squeezable Plastic Tubes Market to Grow at a CAGR of 6% During 2019 to 2027, says Fact.MR

Global sales of the squeezable plastic tubes in 2018 surpassed US$ 700 Mn and are anticipated to expand at a moderate pace over the forecast period, according to a recently published Fact.MR study. Europe will maintain its supremacy in the market for the squeezable plastic tubes, owing to the widespread consumption in various end-use applications […]

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, […]

INEOS to produce plastics from wood-derived oil

INEOS has signed an agreement to use naphtha derived from wood pulp processing to manufacture bio-based plastics at its site in Cologne, Germany. UPM Biofuels will supply naphtha produced at its biorefinery in Lappeenranta, Finland. This is made from crude tall oil produced from wood pulp processing operations at its neighbouring pulp and paper mill. […]

ABHI UK to lead its biggest pavilion yet at Medica 2020

ABHI will be leading the largest pavilion of UK health technology companies at Medica 2020, promising a cost-effective solution for UK companies looking to develop and nurture international trade links at the world’s largest medical trade fair. The healthtech trade body is ushering in the new decade by announcing a package that includes a package […]

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 […]

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 […]

KRAIBURG TPE is focusing on e-mobility market with a comprehensive TPE portfolio

With its broad range of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and specific focus on the trends and challenges of electromobility, KRAIBURG TPE is in a good position to support OEMs and system suppliers in advancing decisive innovations in this fast-growing market segment. For many years, TPEs have been used more and more frequently for exterior and interior […]