Posts Tagged plastics & additives

Bioplastics trend continues strongly upward despite low oil price

Monday, November 9th, 2015 | Permalink

European Bioplastics (Berlin, Germany), the European trade organization for the bioplastics industry, is predicting a robust growth of over 350% of the global bioplastics production capacity in the mid-term, said Chairman François de Bie in the annual market data update presented at the 10th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Husky hosts industry event with Napcor

Monday, August 31st, 2015 | Permalink

Recently, Husky Injection Molding Systems and the National Association for PET Container Resources (Napcor; Florence, KY) partnered up to host a one-day event at Husky’s global headquarters in Bolton, Ontario, Canada. The event was held during the first day of Napcor’s summer membership meeting with more than 50 business leaders in attendance. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Injection Molding read more

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Kiefel breaks ground for a new logistics center

Monday, August 31st, 2015 | Permalink

In a sign of the improving economic times, Germany-based Kiefel GmbH, a Brückner Group company that manufactures machinery and systems for the plastics industry, is adding a new logistics center at the site of its headquarters in Freilassing. The company said that the expansion was needed to accommodate the “strong growth in international markets.” Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Material Handling or Auxiliary Equipment Machine Components read more

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Chinaplas 2015: Lightweight car seat features China’s first all-plastic backrest frame and seat pan

Monday, May 18th, 2015 | Permalink

Guangzhou, China—A next generation lightweight concept car seat developed by China’s largest automaker SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC), Tier I Shanghai Yanfeng Johnson Controls Seating Co., Ltd. (YFJC) and materials supplier BASF will be showcased for the first time at Chinaplas 2015, which kicks off May 20 at the China Import & Export Fair Complex in Pazhou, Guangzhou. Designed based on one of SAIC’s recent car models, the lightweight, slim front concept seat demonstrates a breakthrough in all plastic backrest frame and seat pan technologies. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Injection molding Lightweighting Composite materials Materials and additives read more

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Wacker launches high-tack silicone adhesive for medical applications

Saturday, May 16th, 2015 | Permalink

Chemicals group Wacker (Munich) presented a new high-tack silicone adhesive gel developed for medical applications at this week’s 25th Conference of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) in London. Silpuran 2117 is suited for skin-friendly adhesive applications that are found in advanced wound care. Dressings using the high-purity silicone adhesive gel remain reliable and durable, yet stay soft and flexible, thus enabling atraumatic dressing changes. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers read more

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