Italian extrusion equipment supplier Grupo Colines is seeing interest in its Bubble Guard technology for making coextruded PP sheet with in-line lamination
15 May 2013
Brazil-based Plastilit is opening a plant in Fazanda Rio Grande using machinery from Battenfeld-Cincinnati
13 May 2013
KWH of Finland increased its turnover by 4% to €560m in 2012, thanks in part to the contribution of its plastics pipes business.
7 May 2013
France’s industrial holding group Bourgogne Développement Industrie (BDI) has consolidated its position in flexible packaging with the acquisition of French polyethylene extruder and printer Semoflex
26 April 2013
Steve DeSpain has been named president of Reifenhauser Inc, the North American subsidiary of German extrusion machinery specialist Reifenhäuser
24 April 2013
Biaxplen, an offshoot of the Russian petrochemical group Sibur, has begun to assemble the main production equipment for a new biaxial oriented polypropylene (BOPP) line at its plant in Tomsk, western Siberia.
17 April 2013
PolyFusion, the Utah, US-based masterbatch maker has announced an anti-microbial masterbatch that remains permanently active throughout the life of the plastic, PF100
4 April 2013
Leistritz, the compounding extruder company, held a masterbatch workshop with partners at its facility in Nuremberg, Germany. The event, which was attended by more than 100 guests from 15 countries, included technology demonstrations and presentations on technical and industry subjects
3 April 2013
Finland’s antitrust authority has moved to block a plan by two Finnish plastic pipe manufacturers Uponor and KWH Group to merge their pipe infrastructure businesses.
19 March 2013
Flexible packaging converters will be able to reduce film width by up to 25% thanks to a new metallocene polyethylene (mPE) film material, claims the developer Total
8 March 2013
Isocool, the UK-based industrial cooling systems manufacturer has introduced an energy saving device for air blown film extrusion
4 March 2013
Specialty chemicals maker Tessenderlo Group is selling its plastic compounds business to Mitsubishi Chemical Corp for an undisclosed price.
28 February 2013
European vinyl window and door profiles manufacturer Deceuninck says sales increased 3.9% to €556.9m last year thanks to business in Turkey, Russia and the US.
28 February 2013
A Russian specialist materials company has invested more than €3.21m to install a polyolefin film yarns line at its plant in the Rostov region.
12 February 2013
German wood processor Pinuform is investing in WPC profile extrusion systems from KraussMaffei Berstorff
8 February 2013