• 12 June 2024

    AI at the service of sustainable transition

    How can Artificial Intelligence support sustainability practices? The answer is the Nebes project, developed by New Omap and promoted by Smact Competence Center through the Iriss public call, which aims to provide a response and a solution thanks to intelligent software that monitors the energy impact of industrial machinery...
  • 12 June 2024

    Precision and reliability in hot runner temperature control

    The new T-Flow HRS control units from Oerlikon HRSflow, presented at NPE 2024, increase the precision and reliability of temperature control in hot runner injection moulding. Modular in design, there are three models, configurable to multiples of 6 zones, to control up to 120 zones...
  • 12 June 2024

    New President for Netstal Americas

    Effective 1 June Netstal appointed Nadeem Amin as its new President for the Americas Region. He will report directly to Netstal CEO Renzo Davatz. Nadeem Amin joins Netstal with over 30 years of experience in collaborating with customers in the plastics industry. After 25 years in various roles...
  • 12 June 2024

    From old tires to new car parts

    Neste, Borealis and Covestro have signed a project agreement to enable the recycling of discarded tires into high-quality plastics for automotive applications. The collaboration aims at driving circularity in plastics value chains and the automotive industry. When no longer fit for use, tires are liquefied by means of...
  • 12 June 2024

    Sold out at K 2025

    K 2025 will follow on from an extremely successful event in 2022. After the official registration deadline in late May one thing is certain: all renowned companies in the international plastics and rubber industry will take part in this their leading trade fair held in October next year. Demand for stand space is high and all...
  • 12 June 2024

    For the first time two co-chairs at the helm of EUBP

    European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of the bioplastics industry in Europe, has elected a new Board during its General Assembly on 4 June. For the next two years, the EUBP leadership team will be headed by Co-Chairs Mariagiovanna Vetere (Natureworks) and Franz Kraus (Novamont), and...
  • 05 June 2024

    High-performance, low-consumption blow moulding solutions

    Back after six years, the NPE 2024 show held in Orlando, Florida, from 6 to 10 May marked an important milestone for Meccanoplastica, a reliable manufacturer of blow moulding machines based on the outskirts of Florence, that was able to strengthen relationships on the...
  • 05 June 2024

    Thermoforming, when precision and repeatability are not optional

    The high precision and optimisation of the thermoforming performance of the CMS Eidos machine are the result of sophisticated and meticulously studied mechanical solutions combined with management software ensuring intuitive and simple use. An example of thermoforming precision and repeatability of this machine is...
  • 05 June 2024

    Colines in France with MAT Techno-Logic

    Colines keeps strengthening its business by establishing a new prestigious partnership: MAT Techno-Logic is the new company representing the French market. The partnership will start with the joint presence at the upcoming FIP (France Innovation Plasturgie) scheduled in Lyon (France) from 4 to 7 June...
  • 04 June 2024

    Investment in innovative recycling technology

    By participating as a strategic partner in the company BioBTX, Covestro is enabling the construction of the world’s first innovative demonstration plant for the BioBTX ICCP-Technology in the Netherlands. The technology makes it possible to produce chemicals such as benzene, toluene and xylene from organic and mixed plastic waste...
  • 29 May 2024

    DuPont splits into three and renews top management

    DuPont announced a plan to separate into three distinct, publicly traded companies. Under the plan, DuPont would execute the proposed separations of its Electronics and Water businesses in a tax-free manner to its shareholders with New DuPont continuing as a premier diversified industrial company following...
  • 29 May 2024

    EU recyclable raw materials: exports grow, imports decline

    According to figures of Eurostat, the EU statistical office, in 2023 exports of recyclable raw materials from the EU to non-EU countries amounted to 39.3 million tonnes. Export volume in recyclable raw materials has been on an upward trend since 2004, increasing by 74% (+16.7 million tonnes). Meanwhile...
  • 22 May 2024

    IMG at DKT with REM and new vertical VCV

    A manufacturer of injection and compression moulding machines for rubber, silicone and thermosets based near Brescia (Italy), IMG will take part in the DKT fair in Nuremberg, Germany, from 1 to 4 July, exhibiting two injection moulding machines, the all-electric REM horizontal model and the new VCV vertical model...
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