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Plastics Industry 4.0

The level of digital interconnectivity influences your company’s success. Realising smart factories is now within reach.
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Plastics for Sustainable Development

Nowadays it is not enough to evaluate materials solely based on their functionality. Their sustainability is gaining importance, as well.
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Systems Integration

Exceptional times require exceptional materials. Polymers can be designed expediently and efficiently for the required application.
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Young Professionals

Machines and technology are not the key players in our industrialised world. Humans take centre stage and achieve progress with their knowledge, experience and skill.
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Circular economy @ K

Circular Economy @ K
Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie
12.03.2020

Sustainable use of CO2 using a modified bacterium

Scientists have succeeded in reprogramming the diet of the bacterium E. coli in such a way that it can use formic acid or methanol as its sole source of nutrition. These simple organic compounds can be produced efficiently from carbon dioxide (CO2) by chemical processes, so that this greenhouse gas could be used sensibly in the future and its contribution to climate change could be reduced.
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Plastics shape the future

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