plastics industry news

AMI to organize maiden Conductive Plastics 2015 conference

A new conference focusing on the development and applications of electrically and thermally conductive compounds,Conductive Plastics 2015 , will take place from June 29 to July 1 in Düsseldorf, Germany, the organized, Applied Market Information (AMI) announced. There is increasing interest in the use of thermally conductive and electrically conductive thermoplastic compounds to replace metals […]

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High speed , high productivity & high profit for India’s plastics film producers

At Plastindia 2015 German BrücknerMaschinenbau and BrücknerServtec will show most recent arrangements that help film makers to streamline their execution. Brückner’s most recent BOPET lines are worked at rates over 500 m/min. At PlastindiaBrückner will indicate improvements which enhance the film quality, the taking care of and the productivity of the line. Case in point […]

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Versatile TPEs Meet U.S. and European Regulations for Food Containers, Kitchen Appliances, and Children’s Products

Monprene® RG Series Elastomers from Teknor Apex Provide Broad Hardness Range, Excellent Colorability, and Adhesion to Rigid Substrates in ‘Soft Touch’ Components PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A, September 3, 2014: Drawing on years of experience supplying custom thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds for food-contact and other regulated applications, Teknor Apex Company has developed a series of standard grades […]

Plastic polymer

Polyscope expands portfolio with XERAN® compatibilizers

Polyscope has broadened its portfolio of XIRAN® neat resins, compounds, powders and liquids with a range of XERAN® compatibilizers. The maleic anhydride functionality in these XERAN copolymers and terpolymers makes them extremely suitable as a compatibilizer and coupling agent in many applications. Polyscope is constantly researching new opportunities for its specialized maleic anhydride functionalized copolymers […]

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Azelis announces corporate and regional senior management appointments

Azelis announces a number of internal changes in corporate and regional senior management appointments, as part of an on-going programme to optimise synergies and exchange skills and knowledge within the Group: Ultimately to drive profitable growth. Anna Bertona, previously Group VP Strategic Planning & Implementation is appointed Chief Strategy & Principals Officer and also becomes […]

plastic recycling

Research unfolds innovative plastics sorting technique for recycling plants

BRUSSELS : A team of researchers from Germany-based Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) has unveiled a new technique to efficiently sort plastic in recycling plants. The new process enhances plastic separation process through automated polymer identification techniques. The research was led by Professor Heinz Langhals of LMU’s Department of Chemistry. According to the press release published […]