Brownfield digitalization: IoT gateway from Reifenhäuser sets new standards

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | Anyone wishing to be well-positioned for the future will not be able to avoid upgrading or retrofitting their production lines. In this context, it’s worth remembering that data generates knowledge and knowledge results in a head start. Reifenhäuser focuses on connectivity in the production process. In addition to its expertise […]

Biesterfeld acquires distribution rights for Solvay’s sulfone polymers in UK and Ireland

Biesterfeld is strengthening its partnership with Solvay Specialty Polymers. With effect from April 2019, the distributor will handle sales of the sulfone polymers Udel® PSU, Radel® PPSU and Veradel® PESU in the UK and Ireland. “By expanding our distribution rights to include the UK and Ireland, we are enhancing our offer of high-performance polymers from […]

RKW Ranks Second in “Germany’s Most Sought-After Employer” Study

Frankenthal (Germany), December 20, 2018 – The FAZ Institute and the IMWF Institute for Management and Economic Research have examined Germany’s 5,000 largest companies for their study “Germany’s Most Sought-After Employer 2018”. The RKW Group took second place in the industry ranking by scoring points for quality, performance, success, sustainability, corporate culture and values. RKW […]

Plastic Packaging by Sonoco – Simply Sustainable

Hockenheim, 12.11.2018 – The sustainability and recyclability of their solutions is a key issue for the packaging experts at Sonoco Consumer Products Europe. Advanced In-Mould-Labelling (IML) technology and a focus on mono-material enable them to produce plastic packaging solutions that are almost completely recyclable. The cyclos-HTP institute for recycling and product responsibility recently tested Sonoco’s […]

Ascend to showcase new Vydyne® PA66 grade for automotive and European compounding at Fakuma 2018

HOUSTON – September 26, 2018 – Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 6,6 resin, will showcase a new grade of its Vydyne® PA66 designed for automotive lightweighting at Fakuma in Friedrichshafen, Germany, from October 16 to 20, 2018. The new grade, Vydyne R433H, is designed to reinforce down-gauged steel and […]

KRAIBURG TPE Scores a Victory with The First Thai Brush

Thailand’s leading manufacturer of toothbrushes and household brushes is committed to producing toothbrushes of the highest quality. For this reason, The First Thai Brush Co., Ltd. has chosen a high-quality thermoplastic elastomer from KRAIBURG TPE to enhance the ergonomics and functionality of its Victory toothbrush product lines with a soft-touch grip. Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) have […]

Ascend Performance Materials acquires Britannia Techno Polymer

HOUSTON – August 1, 2018 – Ascend Performance Materials, the largest global fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, announced today the purchase of Britannia Techno Polymer (BTP), an engineering plastics compounder based in the Netherlands. The acquisition provides Ascend with a leading engineering plastics manufacturing base in Europe and an expansion to its growing […]