SABIC, CIPET expand collaboration for skill development CSR programme in plastics processing

SABIC, the Saudi Arabia-headquartered chemical company, has announced the expansion of its skill development corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme aimed at developing capacity in the plastics processing industry in India. The programme, run in collaboration with the Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET), under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, trained 50 youth […]

Global plastics processing machinery demand to reach US$35.8 billion by 2019, Freedonia forecasts

The global market for plastics processing machinery is expected to advance 4% per year through 2019 to US$35.8 billion, according to Freedonia’s forecast. Demand in many parts of the world will return to a more moderate pace of growth after a strong recovery from 2009 recessionary lows, although pent-up demand from the recession will continue […]

Koch's new Navigator system increases automation in material feeding

Koch’s new Navigator system increases automation in material feeding

Creating customer-focused solutions and increasing automation were the two key themes for Werner Koch Maschinentechnik GmbH at K 2013. A new fully automatic material feed system Navigator was developed as a result. Koch-Technik’s fully automatic material feed system Navigator increases the level of automation in plastics processing. This patented system, which combines flexibility and ease […]