RKW and Sporlastic Produce FFP2 Protective Masks

Gronau/Nürtingen/Germany, April 16, 2020 – Maintaining the health system and protecting medical and nursing staff are among the most important and urgent tasks during the current Corona pandemic. The film manufacturer RKW, Sporlastic, a company specialized on the production of bandages and orthoses, the Gherzi Consulting Group as well as other partners have therefore combined their […]

Plastics announces 2020 Re|focus Sustainability Innovation Awards winners

Three winners were selected for these awards. Winners of the Leadership in Innovation Award and the People’s Choice Award will be announced at Re|focus in May. The Plastics Industry Association (Plastics), Washington, has announced the three winners of the annual Re|focus Sustainability Innovation Awards. The winners exemplify the best submissions in the categories of materials, design and end-of-life […]

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 […]

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 […]