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European Bioplastics appoints new Head of EU Affairs in Brussels
European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Roberto Ferrigno as Head of EU Affairs. He..
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BASF: Achim Sties new Senior Vice President of plastic additives
BASF has appointed Dr. Achim Sties to lead the global plastic additives business unit effective January 1, 2023. The headquarters of this business will be in Singapore. Prior..
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Trexel: Levi Kishbaugh zum neuen CEO ernannt
Trexel hat die Ernennung von Levi Kishbaugh zum CEO bekannt gegeben. Kishbaugh ist seit 1999 bei Trexel tätig, zunächst als Leiter der Prozessentwicklung für die..
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Trinseo: Price Increase for Polystyrene and Copolymers in Europe
Trinseo, a specialty material solutions provider, and its affiliate companies in Europe yesterday announced a price increase for all polystyrene (PS), ABS and SAN grades...
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Röhm: Price increase for "XT Polymers" compounds
Effective January 1st, 2023, Röhm GmbH will increase the prices for its "XT Polymers" compounds for medical device industry. The increase across all grades will be 10 percent..
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Maag: Acquisition of Witte Pumps & Technology GmbH - New "Gear Pumps" Business Unit
Maag Pump Systems AG ("Maag”) announced today that it has acquired Witte Pumps & Technology GmbH ("Witte”). Founded in 1984 and based in Tornesch, Germany, Witte Pumps &..
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AVK board unanimously re-elected
The German Federation of Reinforced Plastics (AVK) re-elected its previous Board on 29 November 2022 in Augsburg during the regular Board elections. At the constituent board..
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Gabriel-Chemie: New, halogen-free masterbatches for polyamides
Gabriel-Chemie launches a new range of halogen-free masterbatches for use in polyamides. The range includes products for applications such as stadium seats and electrical..
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Starlinger: Post-consumer HDPE and PP recycling line for Turkish plastics recycler Tanrıkulu
Starlinger has supplied a post-consumer HDPE and PP recycling line to the Turkish plastics recycler Tanrıkulu. The recycling line, installed at the company's recycling..
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Trinseo: Price Decrease for Polystyrene in Europe
Trinseo, a specialty material solutions provider, and its affiliate companies in Europe recently announced a price decrease for all polystyrene (PS) grades. Effective December 1,..
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Evonik plans to launch a further plasticizer
Evonik has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Czech chemical company Deza for the production of the plasticizer tri-isononyl trimellitate (TINTM). Both companies intend..
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APK: Changes in the Management Board - Klaus Wohnig resigns as CEO - Dr. Robert Marx new CTO
Today APK AG announced that Klaus Wohnig has resigned as CEO and chairman of the Management Board of APK AG for personal reasons and that Dr. Robert Marx will join as CTO and..
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LyondellBasell makes decision to progress recycling plant in Wesseling, Germany
LyondellBasell today announced it has made a decision to move forward with engineering to build an advanced recycling plant at its Wesseling, Germany, site. Using LyondellBasell's..
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LyondellBasell evaluates propylene expansion project
LyondellBasell today announced it is evaluating the expansion of its propylene production capacity at its Channelview Complex near Houston, TX. The potential expansion would..
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Ineos Styrolution: New "Recycling of Plastics" book
Ineos Styrolution, global active in styrenics, has announced the availability of a new publication on recycling of plastics. Together with a team of renowned authors from across..
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Solvay: Partnership with Orbia for the production of PVDF
Solvay and Orbia recently announced their entry into a joint venture framework agreement to create a partnership for the production of suspension-grade polyvinylidene fluoride..
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Sesotec Italy: New showroom near Milan
Sesotec GmbH from Schönberg in Lower Bavaria, Germany, officially opened its new showroom near Milan on 06 October 2022. Representatives from the parent company - CEO Joachim..
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Atkore: Acquisition of the assets of Elite Polymer Solutions
Atkore Inc. ("Atkore”), recently announced the acquisition of the assets of Elite Polymer Solutions ("Elite”), a manufacturer of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) conduit,..
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Resilux: Majority shareholding in Serbian PET recycling company Greentech - Expansion of recycling capacities
The Resilux Group - through its recycling division Poly Recycling Switzerland - has acquired 70 percent shares of the Serbian PET recycling company Greentech Ltd. It gives Resilux..
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Starlinger: New PET bottle-to-bottle recycling line - Savings of around 21 percent in production costs
Presented for the first time at K 2022, the new machine concept of Starlinger's "recoStar PET art” saves according to supplier about 21 percent production costs. The newly..
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Trinseo + JSW Europe: Collaboration on PMMA Chemical Recycling
Trinseo, a specialty material solutions provider and Japan Steel Works Europe GmbH (JSW EU), a group company of The Japan Steel Works, Ltd. (JSW), a manufacturer of industrial and..
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Starlinger: Cement bag of the future
"With our packaging technology, we want to promote the growing focus on sustainability in the industrial sector and offer packaging manufacturers innovative and viable solutions",..
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Indorama: New PET recycling plant in the Philippines opened - Cooperation with Coca-Cola
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited announced the official opening of its PETValue bottle-to-bottle recycling plant in the Philippines, in partnership with Coca-Cola..
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Trinseo: Potential closure of German Boehlen styrene plant
Trinseo, a specialty material solutions provider, recently announced it has initiated an information and consultation process with the Works Council of Trinseo Deutschland GmbH..
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Trinseo: Price increase for ”Pulse” PC/ABS and price decrease for ”Magnum” ABS in Europe for Automotive Market Products
Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics and latex binders and its affiliate companies in Europe recently announced a price increase for all ”Pulse” PC/ABS..
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Plastindia 2023 & Elecrama 2023 India,Flame Retardant chemicals ATH,Aluminium Hydroxide, Aluminium Trihydrate, Magnesium Hydroxide
Flame Retardant chemicals ATH ,Aluminium Hydroxide , Aluminium Trihydrate, Magnesium Hydroxide PLASTINDIA 2023 India ,1-5 February New Delhi , India & ELECRAMA Exhibittion Noida , India From 18-22...
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Aluminium Trihydrate
6th Day of K 2022 and it's DIWALI festival of lights celebrations. We were there in k 2013 , k2016 , k2019 . Our next exhibition participation will be in Plastindia 2023 from 1 February 2023 to 5...
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Celebrating K Show’s 70th anniversary & Chen Hsong’s 64th.
Let The Sparks Fly! K Show will once again be the global highlight this October for pioneering innovations and developments as well as visionary impulses. What began as a small consumer fair in...
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Brazilian company concludes its participation at K 2022 with a highlight to an innovative recycled resin solution
The Brazilian company Plastiweber, that develops sustainable solutions for plastics, presented at K 2022 its polyethylene resin with one hundred percent of recycled content. During the trade fair,...
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30th Anniversary
Established in the year 1992, NIKNAM CHEMICALS PRIVATE LIMITED is engaged in manufacturing, exporting, and supplying of quality environment-friendly FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS & FILLERS for more...
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60TH ANNIVERSARY
60 years have passed sometimes in calm and sometimes in stormy waters, but always keeping our gaze with the bright light of a lighthouse that guided our navigation. So many people have come and gone,...
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Bryce Corporation order another two Universal Converting Equipment X8 Slitter Rewinders at K Exhibition
Following a meeting at K 2022 in Dusseldorf, Bryce Corporation has ordered another two Universal X8 slitting machines from Universal Converting Equipment. The Universal X8 is a highly automated...
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AGENT / BUSINESS TIE UP
We BJS Engineers Pvt. Ltd an renowned and leading Manufacturer in India for Automatic Slotting Machines, CNC Pipe Threading Machines Single Head / Double Head with Both Side Threading simultaneously...
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Meet us LIVE or VIRTUALLY at K Fair 2022
Let’s craft connections together! Our Talks Arena is the perfect place to meet and get inspired. We invite you to attend deep dive talks from experts and panel discussions on the most...
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Röhm Invests Worldwide
New sustainable technology for MMA production Expansion of capacities in Worms, Shanghai and Wesseling Increase in research and innovation activities Röhm is constantly advancing its growth strategy...
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Röhm is moving towards climate neutrality – conserving resources with PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds
Climate-neutral production by 2050 Sustainable by design: PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds are durable and recyclable The proTerra brand suffix is the quality seal for sustainable products and services...
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Revolutionizing the world of recycling with viscoZERO technology – PP, PS, PE and PET processible
At K2022, Starlinger viscotec presents a new product line to revolutionize plastics recycling: viscoZERO, the melt phase decontamination reactor for the production of food grade recycled polyolefin...
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Innovative PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds at K 2022: the right solution for every industry trend
PLEXIGLAS® 8N plus for simple demolding and processing of complex injection-molded parts Neutral gray PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds with increased light transmittance in the red spectrum enable...
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"Easy to use" concept in Gripper (EOAT) construction
Isn't it the goal of all of us to organise our daily processes as simply and time-savingly as possible? This is no different in Gripper (EOAT) construction and the use of AGS Grippers (End of Arm...
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CHIMEI Launches Ecologue™ Sustainable Materials Portfolio at K 2022
CHIMEI Corporation has unveiled a new portfolio of sustainable materials under the Ecologue trademark, combining present innovations in recycling with future ambitions in bioplastics and zero-carbon...
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Evonik to introduce Next Generation Plastic Solutions at K-Fair 2022
Sustainable high-performance polymers based on renewable raw materials  Performance additives that save resources, improve production efficiency, and protect applications  Novel business...
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SpecialChem and Agilis announce the launch of ionicPIM – a Product Information Management system designed for the Chemical Industry
Agilis, a provider of digital commerce solutions for the chemical industry, and SpecialChem, the world’s largest materials selection platform, announce today their partnership to bring to market...
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Ecologue™ Talks: Chemical Recycling in the Future of Acrylics
Join our talks at K 2022! This year, CHIMEI made a major breakthrough in developing chemically recycled acrylics for optical-grade applications. Our experts will share this solution, how it can serve...
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Meraxis and ClickPlastics cooperate on digital distribution
As of now, polymers from ClickPlastics AG are also available in the digital customer portal of Meraxis Group. ClickPlastics specializes in the exclusive distribution of plastic granules from Asian...
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Press Kit for K 2022: “Crafting Connections With You”
At K 2022, the world's largest plastics trade show, Covestro will present innovative products and solutions that support the circular economy and climate neutrality. Developments from the areas of...
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COMELT celebrates premiere at the K 2022, Hall 1, Booth D87:
Presentation of a high-end sheet die with a production width of 1850 mm Customizing of high-tech dies and feedblocks as major advantage COMELT for the first time at the K   For the first...
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Trend-setting trade show appearance at the K 2022 in Düsseldorf: Together against climate change – with circular plastics
Focus on circular economy and resource conservation Covestro helps customers achieve their sustainability goals "Crafting Connections With You" The world's leading plastics trade show K 2022...
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Nano Pitch Preform Moulds
PETform has developed a new PET hot runner system allowing for an ultra compact mould pitch of 40 mm. Many components remain unchanged from previous generation, allowing common hot runner component...
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Chemical industry as a key factor against climate change – with strong partners
Covestro uses the world’s leading trade fair K 2022 for dialogue with business and society Focus on core areas of circular economy and resource conservation Panel discussion on October 19th...
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Much less CO2: Westlake Vinnolit uses renewable ethylene in PVC production
Westlake Vinnolit continues to expand its lower-carbon GreenVin® product line: Effective immediately, the company also offers GreenVin® bio-attributed PVC based on renewable ethylene. Westlake...
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K-MAG: 365 Days of Community News!
The new online magazine of K in Düsseldorf featuring facts, news, stories and trends from the international plastics and rubber industry
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K 2022 from 19 to 26 October 2022 in Düsseldorf:
The time is ripe: with immediate effect the registration documents for K 2022, the world’s most relevant trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry, will be available at www.k-online.com. The deadline for registration for all the companies wishing to participate in K 2022 is 31 May 2021.
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MESSE DÜSSELDORF ACQUIRES STAKE IN COLOMBIAPLAST
On December 30, 2020, Messe Düsseldorf and Corferias (the International Business and Exhibition Center of Bogota) signed an agreement with Acoplasticos (Asociación Colombiana de Industrias Plásticas) to purchase a share of and jointly organize COLOMBIAPLAST, one of the most important international trade fair for the plastics, rubber, petrochemical and packaging industry in the LatAm region.
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Course Charted for K 2022
Last Thursday, 22 October 2020, the first meeting of the exhibitors’ advisory board marked the kick-off to the next ‘K’ in Düsseldorf to be held from 19 to 26 October 2022.
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