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 […]