Overview: August 2016: K 2016 enters into the hot phase

K 2016 enters into the hot phase

01/08/2016

In October, some 3,100 businesses from the plastics and rubber industry will again be presenting trend-setting products, processes and practical solutions. Tailored materials, efficient use of resources, zero-defect production, generative production methods and digitalisation are only some of the many technological trends featured by this year’s trade fair.
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Innovation for the material of the 21st century

01/08/2016

Germany is by far the most important location for plastics manufacturing in Europe. About one third of the European plastics production is German-based. On a global scale, Germany is among the most important plastics producing countries, with a share of eight percent of the global production. In 2015, more than 18 million tons of plastics were produced here, a plus of 1.4 percent compared to ...
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Plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers see a faster-than-expected 2 per cent rise in sales in 2016

01/08/2016

German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers expect sales to increase by 2 per cent in real terms in the current year with a further 2 per cent rise anticipated for 2017.
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Not unworried in spite of sales increase

01/08/2016

A business situation more or less stable over the whole year 2015 brought sales growth for the German rubber industry of 2.2 % to 11.56 billion .. Besides, the second half]year was a little more dynamic . in particular concerning exports.
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Rubber Raw Materials - Focussing on Security of Supply

01/08/2016

"Diminishing natural rubber prices and well working supply with rubber raw materials are at a first glance drawing a picture of an overall relaxed situation", Boris Engelhardt, Secretary General of the German Rubber Industry Association (wdk, Wirtschaftsverband der deutschen Kautschukindustrie e. V.) stated on June 27th 2016 in Dusseldorf, on the occasion of the K]2016 preview.
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Plastics and rubber with excellent global growth perspectives

01/08/2016

K in Düsseldorf provides evidence of the industry’s success and presents leading edge technology
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K 2016 presents unique abundance of innovative applications and complex exhibits

01/08/2016

Tailored materials, efficient use of resources, zero-defect production, generative production methods and digitalisation are only some of the many technological trends featured by this year’s trade fair.
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