01/08/2016In 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.
01/08/2016Germany 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 ...
01/08/2016German 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.
01/08/2016A 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.
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.
01/08/2016K in Düsseldorf provides evidence of the industry’s success and presents leading edge technology
01/08/2016Tailored 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.