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New laboratory in Latina, Italy

Lanxess strengthens R&D for aqueous polyurethane dispersions

Marketing - Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will open a new applications development and technical services (AD&TS) laboratory for polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) in Latina, Italy. As part of the existing Urethane Systems AD&TS centre, the new lab will operate as a standalone facility dedicated to PUDs. It has been built with the scope of...

More antioxidant for Basf

Investments on different fronts to meet growing global demand

Materials - Wednesday, 18 July 2018

The chemical company Basf plans to increase the global production capacity for its antioxidant Irganox 1010 by 40% with production expansion projects at its sites in Jurong, Singapore, and Kaisten, Switzerland. With production in Kaisten coming online in 2019 and in Singapore in early 2021, Basf aims to better serve the...

India: sectoral conference

In Mumbai to talk about film and flexible packaging

Marketing - Wednesday, 18 July 2018

On September 4 and 5, ElitePlus organizes in Mumbai the seventh edition of the congress devoted to films and flexible packaging, with focuses on “3R-Reduce-Reuse-Recycling”. During the different sessions of the event, speakers will deal with the several aspects of the production of a wide range of films used for...

Bandera lines

Six SmartFlex to be delivered by the end of 2018

Technology - Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The delivering of six equipment of the SmartFlex series of Bandera is scheduled from June to December 2018 to the following countries: Italy, Poland (2), Ukraine, Mexico, South Korea. The main advantages granted by the SmartFlex lines are...

The 2017 of RadiciGroup

The sales revenues grow: exceeded one billion euros

Marketing - Wednesday, 11 July 2018

RadiciGroup 2017 sales significantly exceeded one billion euros: the Group - with over 3,000 employees, companies in 16 countries and 33 sales and production units engaged in chemicals, plastics and synthetic fibres - recorded consolidated sales revenue of 1,147 million euros, a 20% increase over the prior financial year...

Anniversary with supply for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

The hundredth machine to Rosti China for the thirty years in Ningbo

Marketing - Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) delivered its 100th injection moulding machine to Rosti China in the second quarter of 2018. Its 1,100 employees makes the Chinese subsidiary of the Swedish plastics processor the largest of the eight Rosti production plants worldwide. Rosti has had its own production plant in China since...

Strong demand for the all-electric PX

Twice the production in half the delivery time

Technology - Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The new all-electric PX series from KraussMaffei is shaping up to be a success story. Due to the tremendous demand, KraussMaffei has increased its production capacities at the Sucany, Slovakia and Munich locations. The strategic purchase of Plamag gives a boost to component manufacturing. Customers all over the world are benefiting from...

Technology for blown film

Davis-Standard acquires Brampton Engineering

Marketing - Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The leading provider of multi-layer AeroFrost air blown and AquaFrost water quenched film systems, film winding and many other film production solutions, Brampton Engineering of Brampton (Canada) has been acquired by Davis-Standard. “Today we are pleased to welcome Brampton Engineering with their globally recognized...

The first time in Milan

Aquapurge reports outstanding results from Plast 2018

Materials - Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Purging compound producer, Aquapurge, reports outstanding results from Plast 2018 Italy’s premier plastics exhibition. The triennial show for the Italian plastics industry finished on June 1 and Aquapurge technical director John Steadman visited the exhibition on the final day and said that “Oscar and Donatella have produced some...

In Indonesia two new plants for PP and LDPE

LyondellBasell grants Spheripol and Lupotech T licenses to PT Chandra Asri Perkasa

Materials - Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Indonesian company PT Chandra Asri Perkasa has selected LyondellBasell’s world leading polypropylene (PP) and low density polyethylene (LDPE) technologies for two new plants. The plants will be constructed in its second petrochemical complex in Cilegon, Banten Province, Indonesia. The complex will include a...

Latest developments from Ampacet

Innovative solutions for agricultural films

Materials - Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Plasticulture is a growing market with increasing requirements towards higher crops quality and yields to meet the needs of growing population. In order to help satisfy the market needs, Ampacet has developed a range of masterbatches for greenhouse and tunnel applications including Agristab 372, Agroclear Range, Heatscreen 34 and Thermic 337...

Open doors in Biesse

Solutions for processing technological materials on show

Marketing - Wednesday, 4 July 2018

On June 28 and 29 Biesse opened the doors of its Pesaro campus to meet with customers and exclusively demonstrate the technology it has developed for all companies that process technological materials. The event was held in collaboration with 3A Composites, the leading supplier of slab materials that offers a unique variety of products under brands...