Going through many news coming out from China showes that the Chinese are going to make use of “Smart Manufacturing” and make it global before the Germans reach to the end of “Industry 4.0” concept. Also it seems that, they are also creating the “CC” or “CIC’ abbreviations in front of “CE” symbole o EU.
On Wednesday Aug 16th, 2017, the China Plastic & Rubber Journal (CPRJ) published its latest news Journal. The Journal is, like always, transferring the latest plastics and rubber news to its global subscribers and viewers. The following is short description of
The Americas subsidiary of Kraiburg TPE has moved to a new regional headquarters and production facility in Buford, Georgia, the US. The new building occupies 69,000sq ft, with the potential to expand by an additional 150,000sq ft for future growth.
Hexpol TPE Adds New Compounds to its Dryflex Green Bio-based TPE Sweden-based Hexpol TPE has added several new compounds to its Dryflex Green family of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) based on raw materials from renewable sources such as plant and vegetable
” BASF Net Sales in 2016 Q3 Dropped 20% to €14.0 Billion “ BASF Group‘s sales decreased by 20% in the third quarter of 2016 to €14.0 billion, mainly as a result of the divestiture of the gas trading and
Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd. is offering a new range of stabilizer solutions for the coating industry. The new antioxidants (AOs), UVAs and HALS protect coatings against the negative effects of light and heat in wood substrates for furniture and flooring,
India’s flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has launched 9.5 micron specialty ALOx polyester film, FLEXALOXPROTECT F-PGX. Engineered by Uflex’s fully owned subsidiary company Flex Americas S.A. de C.V at the Mexico plant, this is reportedly the thinnest PET
Introducing New Luminy Brand of PLA at K 2016: Under the theme “Shaping the future of performance PLA bioplastics”, “Corbion” will be launching at K 2016 a new brand name Luminy comprising the entire neat resin polylactic acid (PLA) portfolio.
Arburg’s Taiwanese subsidiary in Taichung was officially inaugurated in Taichung. Some 150 guests attended the ceremony along with Arburg’s Managing Partner Renate Keinath and Managing Director Sales Gerhard Böhm. “The founding of the Arburg organization is an important milestone of
The automotive industry is a dynamically growing market for plastics: In addition to the global stock of already more than 1.2 billion vehicles, more than 90 million units are added every year. The market research company Ceresana analyzed this application
Consumer demand continues to prompt the food packaging industry for breakthrough so the industry players are looking for equipment that can fulfill the quest for efficiency, functionality and intelligence. The “Food Packaging Zone” at the 24th China International Exhibition on
US-based Teknor Apex and the UK company Gumdrop Ltd. have jointly developed solutions to diverting chewing gum waste from landfill by converting it into a raw material for thermoplastic elastomers (TPE). Gumdrop, which specializes in the recycling of waste chewing
At the inaugural Our Ocean Conference on September 16, The Dow Chemical Company announced that it will commit US$2.8 million over the next two years to drive solutions that address global marine debris and litter. “Dow is committed to finding
Featuring BASF’s latest material innovations, Hyundai Motor’s latest concept car RN30 will make its debut at the Paris Motor Show 2016 as well as K 2016. The RN30 combines key solutions from the chemical industry with purposeful aerodynamic design and
Austrian injection molding machine supplier Engel is establishing a regional hub serving the Southeast Asian region in Bangkok, Thailand. The company, which operates sales and service subsidiaries in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, said it is experiencing a great deal of
US-based Addex Inc. has announced the launch of a new air ring that incorporates the company’s new Intensive Cooling Experience (ICE) technology in a dual-flow configuration. As introduced, the new dual-flow air ring delivers 10-15% greater output and better bubble
Germany specialty chemicals company Lanxess announced plans to acquire US-based Chemtura Corporation, a supplier of flame retardants and lubricant additives. The transaction with an enterprise value of approximately €2.4 billion, will be Lanxess’ largest acquisition in history. It will be
Covestro is developing a new composite technology based on thermoplastics and carbon fibers for efficient manufacture of housings and other components for electronics devices. Sheets and films are made using Covestro continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite (CFRTP) solutions for further