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Poco Graphite expands facilities

Company development

Poco Graphite expands facilities

Entegris-owned Poco Graphite has announced that the company will take over facilities that have been formerly used by Superior Graphite. The factory including its assets and its current workforce is located in Russelville, Arkansas, and was used as a small diameter graphite electrode factory. read...

Study by Ceresana Analyses Market for Masterbatches

Germany: Masterbatches Industry

Study by Ceresana Analyses Market for Masterbatches

The current Ceresana study examines concentrates in a plastic matrix: white, black, other colors, and additives. The market reserach company expects total revenues generated with masterbatches to increase by 3.7 % per year until 2024. read...

Polyurethane industry meets in Munich for the first time

PSE Europe

Polyurethane industry meets in Munich for the first time

With over a thousand visitors, the organisers of the first PSE Europe are very satisfied with their success. The PSE Europe, the International Exhibition for Polyurethane Solutions, is a small trade fair, dedicated to the PU industry. read...

Lanxess Restructures Speciality Business

Germany

Lanxess Restructures Speciality Business

Following the acquisition of US firm Chemtura in April this year, specialty chemicals company Lanxess has revised its organizational structure. The two business lines Rubber Additives Business (RAB) and Colorant Additives Business (CAB) now both belong to the Rhein Chemie business unit. read...

Negotiations and exchange

Polyplastic

Negotiations and exchange

Italien company Rialti, one of the oldest compounding enterprises in the country, recently held a session of negotiations and exchange with compounding company from Russia, R&P Polyplastic. read...

Plastics processing industry in the Benelux

Markets

Plastics processing industry in the Benelux

Whilst polymer demand in the Benelux is relatively small compared with other major areas or countries in Europe, it has a well-developed and significant processing sector. read...

The first PPS compound from Russia

R&P Polyplastic

The first PPS compound from Russia

Compound – Russia’s largest compounder R&P Polyplastic has successfully developed a new polyphenylene sulfide (PPS), injection moulded thermoplastic compound, Armoten, the company has recently announced. read...

Portfolio expansion to fill gap

Epsan

Portfolio expansion to fill gap

Turkey - Epsan Plastic has extended its portfolio of PPA and partially aromatic polyamide compounds for high-temperature parts to fill the gap between these two different grades. read...

Surface modelled after shark skin

PSE Europe 2017

Surface modelled after shark skin

From 27 – 29 June 2017, PSE Europe 2017 will be opening its doors at the MOC Munich. At PSE Europe 2017, leading manufacturers will showcase innovative PU applications and solutions. Part of the shows programme is the Feature Area. In this dedicated space, exhibiting companies display innovative PU products. The exhibits showcase how Polyurethane applications enable specific product innovations. read...

Sustainable mobility of the future with innovative materials

Covestro

Sustainable mobility of the future with innovative materials

A group of highly motivated students at the RWTH Aachen University and Aachen University of Applied Sciences in Germany posed the question: How can we make the mobility of the future as sustainable as possible? read...

PRS second edition planned for April 2018

PRS Fair

PRS second edition planned for April 2018

Netherlands - Following its highly successful launch in March this year, organisers of the Plastics Recycling Show (PRS) Europe, the first pan-European exhibition and conference for plastics recycling, have announced that the event will return to the RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands on 24-25 April 2018. read...

Covestro's interim CFO is Patrick Thomas

Covestro

Covestro's interim CFO is Patrick Thomas

Germany - CEO Patrick Thomas will assume the role of interim CFO following the resignation of Frank H. Lutz., the leading polymer company, Covestro, has reported. read...

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Moulding area again at metalworking trade fair

Metav 2018

Moulding area again at metalworking trade fair

18.04.17 - Germany – The registration period for Metav 2018, the international exhibition for metalworking technologies, has just started. The special areas around the topics quality, additive manufacturing, medical and moulding were so successful last time that the organisers decided to feature them again. read...

Moulding Expo is about to start!

MEX 2017

Moulding Expo is about to start!

11.05.17 - The tension increases: Moulding Expo 2017 is almost here. Two years have elapsed in which companies had time to develop new products and innovations. In only a few weeks, the halls in Stuttgart will open their doors to a trade fair "by the industry for the industry". read...

Plastics processing industry in the Benelux

Markets

Plastics processing industry in the Benelux

04.07.17 - Whilst polymer demand in the Benelux is relatively small compared with other major areas or countries in Europe, it has a well-developed and significant processing sector. read...

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