Körber Group Acquires MTC S.R.L.

The international technology group Körber, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, completed the acquisition of MTC S.R.L, based in Lucca, Italy with effect from June 14, 2017 following approval from the German antitrust authorities.   MTC develops, manufactures and sells interfolder / multifolder lines (tissue converting machines) for tissue paper products (facials, folded towels) – for which […]

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Xiaomi selects DSM Stanyl ForTii – for antenna splitters of Xiaomi Mi4

Stanyl® ForTii™, a high-performance polyamide, from global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, DSM, is being used in the frame splitters of Xiaomi Mi4. Xiaomi Technology Co., Ltd., is a highly innovative enterprise specializing in smartphone production in China. Because of its perfect mechanical performance, incomparable high flowability, excellent color stability, superb chemical resistance and […]

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KraussMaffei, Arburg and Coperion’s experts to feature in VDMA’s panel discussion

At CHINAPLAS 2015, VDMA German Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association is going to promote its world class energy efficiency with a panel discussion and a table tennis match featuring renowned German player Timo Boll. Representatives from leading German machinery suppliers will introduce the technological approaches to energy efficiency at the panel discussion on May 20. […]

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A ‘Zero Waste’ vision for plastics

ROME (Scrap Monster): Landfilling of ‘one of the youngest waste streams’ – plastics – decreased by 26% in Europe between 2006 and 2012, according to German lawyer Dr Martin Engelmann. ‘This is now at 9.6 million tonnes compared to 12.9 million tonnes,’ he told delegates at last week’s IdentiPlast conference in Rome. Seven EU member […]

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Reifenhäuser further expands manufacturing know-how and innovative capacity by acquiring the German spinneret manufacturer Enka Tecnica

Troisdorf, April 16, 2015 | Effective April 16, 2015, the Reifenhäuser Group will acquire the German spinneret manufacturer and longstanding supplier Enka Tecnica. Uwe Gaedike will continue as CEO of the company, which will operate as an independent business unit within the Reifenhäuser Group. With this acquisition, Reifenhäuser is expanding the know-how across the value […]

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Starlinger to demonstrate efficient circular waving technology at Feiplastic 2015

At Feiplastic 2015, Austria-based Starlinger’s efficient circular loom FX 6.0 will be shown in operation, producing tubular fabric for sack production. The polypropylene (PP) tapes to be woven will come directly from the production of a Starlinger customer in Brazil. As introduced, the FX 6.0 has over 90% production efficiency, a maximum weft insertion rate […]