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Expanded range to meet customer needs

Boride Engineered Abrasives

Expanded range to meet customer needs

Manufacturer of abrasive products for industrial and consumer applications, Boride Engineered Abrasives, has expanded its product range with numerous new products. read...

Covestro wins prestigious VAA sustainable HR award

Covestro AG

Covestro wins prestigious VAA sustainable HR award

Germany - Leading polymer company Covestro has won the coveted German Chemistry Award 2017, presented by VAA, the Managerial Association of the Chemistry Industry. The award is for the company’s exemplary and sustainable human resources policies. read...

Taking metal powder manufacturing to a new level

LPW

Taking metal powder manufacturing to a new level

UK-based LPW Technology, which manufactures, develops and processes high-quality metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM), will present at Formnext 2017 the company’s new ranges of clean powders manufactured exclusively for AM. read...

12 Young Champions of the Earth

Covestro/UN

12 Young Champions of the Earth

The finalists for the final round of the “Young Champions of the Earth” has just been announced. Comprising 12 young talents in this leg, the competition aims to identify, support and celebrate outstanding individuals aged 18-30. read...

Three partner institutes from Aachen present latest advancements in injection moulding

Fakuma 2017

Three partner institutes from Aachen present latest advancements in injection moulding

The Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and the Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University together with the Fraunhofer Institutes for Production Technology (IPT) and for Laser Technology (ILT) will present the latest developments in the injection moulding of optical components at Fakuma 2017. read...

Sonnenwagen team presents solar race car for Challenge 2017

Covestro

Sonnenwagen team presents solar race car for Challenge 2017

Germany – Sonnenwagen Aachen, a registered association comprising 40 students of the RWTH Aachen University and Aachen University of Applied Sciences in Germany, has recently unveiled their solar-operated electric car that will take part in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in October 2017 in Australia. read...

Mitsui Chemicals Expands Worldwide PP Capacity

Japan: PP Compounds

Mitsui Chemicals Expands Worldwide PP Capacity

Mitsui Chemicals and Prime Polymer announced that the expansion of production capacities has been completed and started up. read...

Stable form for 80 years

Zoomed in

Stable form for 80 years

A material we use everyday: Polyurethane. It is used in our car seats, cleaning sponges, filters, and many more. It is one of the most important plastic materials today. This year, the invention of polyurethane is celebrating its 80th anniversary. read...

Pre-hardened plastic mould steel for optimum product quality

Pre-hardened plastic mould steel for optimum product quality

The harder the mould steel, the better the surface finish quality on plastic products. This theorem explains plastic injection moulders' increasing need for special steels, which excel thanks to their homogeneous hardness. This is why Deutsche Edelstahlwerke developed Formadur 400. read...

Rising investment and employment in the German plastics industry

Report

Rising investment and employment in the German plastics industry

Kunststoffinformation KI reports an outstanding first half of the German plastics industry. 61 % of companies reported a business development better than the six months before. Additionally, this development was not exepected by half of the respondents. read...

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...

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Don't judge a can by its cover: Transparent cans hit the stores in Asia

Food packaging

Don't judge a can by its cover: Transparent cans hit the stores in Asia

19.10.17 - Packaging – Milacron has presented a can that is transparent. Together with S&W Fine Foods International, a Del Monte Pacific Ltd company, Milacron developed the product, which is already available on store shelves in Seoul, South Korea, and Shanghai, China. read...

Pre-hardened plastic mould steel for optimum product quality

Pre-hardened plastic mould steel for optimum product quality

25.07.17 - The harder the mould steel, the better the surface finish quality on plastic products. This theorem explains plastic injection moulders' increasing need for special steels, which excel thanks to their homogeneous hardness. This is why Deutsche Edelstahlwerke developed Formadur 400. read...

Three partner institutes from Aachen present latest advancements in injection moulding

Fakuma 2017

Three partner institutes from Aachen present latest advancements in injection moulding

11.09.17 - The Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and the Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University together with the Fraunhofer Institutes for Production Technology (IPT) and for Laser Technology (ILT) will present the latest developments in the injection moulding of optical components at Fakuma 2017. read...

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SolidCAM UK Offers “Total Solution” Seminars

...participants watched live cutting demonstrations which exhibited the benefits and advantages of SolidCAM’s iMachining...

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM China held a successful summer training on SolidCAM 2017

July 17-19, 2017 - SolidCAM China held a successful summer training at Shanghai Electric Li Bin Technician Institute. ...

Heun Funkenerosion GmbH

New option for APos machines Measuring sensor for testing and setup of work pieces

The integration of a measuring sensor increases the efficiency, quality and accuracy of your high-speed erosion machine. ...

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