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 […]

Global Plastic Waste Management Market Pegged to Register a CAGR of 3.9% during 2018 – 2026 with North America Accounting for a Significant Value Share by 2026 End

The long-term outlook on the global plastic waste management market will remain positive with the plastic waste management market value expected to increase at a CAGR of 3.9% during the forecast period 2018 – 2026. According to the resin type, the thermoplastic segment is expected to register healthy growth during the forecast period with the […]

Thermoplastic elastomers of KRAIBURG TPE comply with new VDI guideline 2017

KRAIBURG TPE announces that its THERMOLAST® M compounds meet the requirements of the guideline 2017 for medical grade plastics (MGPs) passed by the Association of German Engineers (VDI) in July 2019. Intended as a guideline for manufacturers and users of plastics for medical products, the VDI guideline 2017 regulates the requirements qualified MGPs have to […]

Easy on resources and sustainable: Spunbond with REICOFIL technology is the better film.

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | As a material for hygiene and packaging products, spunbonded fabric can help save up to 50 percent of the semi-finished material previously used, while simultaneously improving product properties. This is made possible thanks to Reifenhäuser Reicofil spunbond technology. Reifenhäuser’s systems and components can also process post- consumer waste. Dr. Andreas […]

Retrofit instead of new purchases: Sustainable modernization of extrusion lines of all manufacturers

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | Buy new or retrofit? Users in plastics extrusion are faced with this question when looking at the performance of their lines in terms of energy consumption or the use of alternative raw materials. And this is where Reifenhäuser comes in with its latest business unit: Reifenhäuser Extrusion Systems (RES), which […]

With Reifenhäuser, cast film production is becoming smart, modular and affordable

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | Plastic mono-materials help improve sorting, and consequently enable a high degree of plastic waste recyclability. Reifenhäuser Cast Sheet Coating (CSC) offers suitable extrusion lines and components for the manufacture of mono-cast films. The CSC team assists customers in developing the right extrusion line for them, drawing on its extensive development […]

Fully automatic and sustainable: Save materials and energy with REIcofeed- PRO from Reifenhäuser

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | In terms of money spent on the production of multi-layer films, raw material costs take pride of place with 80 percent. This is not by chance. As a barrier, the various layers undertake important protection duties, for example for pharmaceutical and medical products or food packaging. However, these functional layers […]

Clariant Masterbatches Initiative Seeks to Help Make Plastics Packaging More Sustainable

• Offering solutions to modern challenges in packaging industry • Four distinct approaches identified • Additive masterbatches hold an important key Muttenz, July 5, 2019 – As part of a Clariant-wide program to create a more sustainable plastics industry, the Packaging Market Segment within the Masterbatches Business Unit is working to help brand owners and […]