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A great start in 2019 with best-ever £1m+ month

AWI

A great start in 2019 with best-ever £1m+ month

High-performance alloy specialist Alloy WIre has just recorded its best ever month in the company's 73-year history. read...

Aluminum heat treatment up to 520 °C

Newalu

Aluminum heat treatment up to 520 °C

McKinsey predicts that the automotive industry will triple its aluminum consumption to 16.9 million tons by 2030. In lightweight construction, the properties can thus be specifically influenced. read...

VBN Components honoured with innovation award

Germany

VBN Components honoured with innovation award

VBN Components is a manufacturer of wear resistant alloys. The Swedish company’s patented materials are now honoured with a German innovation award. read...

Plastic processing in digitalisation mode at Fakuma 2018

Fakuma 2018

Plastic processing in digitalisation mode at Fakuma 2018

P. E. Schall, organiser of Fakuma, was pleased once more last year with the great demand for the trade show in the field of plastics technology: 1933 market and technology leaders from 40 countries presented their companies to 47,650 expert visitors from all over the world. read...

Project targeting the benefits of conductivity: Application open

Research

Project targeting the benefits of conductivity: Application open

The Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid is organising a joint project on the topic of electromagnetic shielding in February 2019 and is inviting interested companies to register. read...

Stora Enso acquires Swedish cellulose technology company Cellutech

Stora Enso

Stora Enso acquires Swedish cellulose technology company Cellutech

Finland – Stora Enso has increased its ownership to 100% in the Sweden-based company Cellutech AB, which specialises in the development of new materials and applications based on cellulose, micro-fibrillated cellulose (MFC) and other wood-based components. read...

Award winning steps into the digital reality

Euroblech 2018

Award winning steps into the digital reality

For the third time, Mack Brooks Exhibitions, organiser of Euroblech, has awarded companies for outstanding achievements. read...

Plastics: A material with an image problem

Materials

Plastics: A material with an image problem

Plastic doesn't have a good reputation, and there are plenty reasons for this. However, our everyday life today would be inconceivable without plastic. Is it too easy a thing to condemn the material? read...

Masterbatches protect the environment from plastics pollution

Ampacet/ Fakuma

Masterbatches protect the environment from plastics pollution

At Fakuma, U.S.-based Ampacet, with establishments also in Argentina, Luxembourg and Thailand, will focus on its products that have been formulated to enhance post-consumer resins. read...

Moulding a mould: A new technique for creating silicone moulds

R&D

Moulding a mould: A new technique for creating silicone moulds

Silicone moulds are great for small-series production of, for example, educational parts, jewellery or art. Producing them, however, is difficult. Complex objects require a lot of experience and manual work. Scientists have now found a way to create the moulds faster and cheaper. read...