Malaysia urged to cut down on plastic packaging for cleaner seas

Malaysians top the list of per-capita consumption of plastic packaging out of six Asian countries that account for 60 per cent of plastic pollution in the sea An analysis of Asia’s worst ocean polluters shows Malaysians are the biggest individual consumers of plastic packaging, green group WWF said on Monday, urging the government to limit single-use […]

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 […]

New website launched for RecoMed PVC takeback scheme

RecoMed, the PVC takeback scheme for single-use medical devices, has launched its new website in response to rising interest from the healthcare sector in reducing and recycling plastic waste. Since 2014, RecoMed has provided an alternative, sustainable recycling route for waste medical items, such as oxygen masks and tubing, made from high-quality medical grade PVC.  The new […]

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 […]

FAITH IN THE RUSSIAN MARKET DESPITE ITS VOLATILITY for Italian exhibitors at Interplastica 2020

There will be more than 40 Italian companies taking part in the Italian collective organized by Amaplast – the trade association, member of CONFINDUSTRIA, including over 160 manufacturers of machinery, equipment, and moulds for plastics and rubber processing – at the twenty-third edition of the specialized exhibition in Moscow on 28-31 January 2020. Approximately twenty […]

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 […]