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Global plastics industry growing 4-5 percent annually

May 1, 2019 2:44 pm ET

The global plastics and rubber industry has averaged annual growth of between 4 and 5 percent since the turn of the millennium, with the Middle East witnessing phenomenal expansion in its polymerization capacities along with the Asia-Pacific region.


K 2019 to cover recycling and the circular economy

May 1, 2019 2:59 pm ET

The circular economy will be one of the leading issues at this year's K 2019 trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. Visitors will be greeted by a variety of proposals and solutions relating to this “green” topic.


With more than 3,000 exhibitors, K 2019 fully booked

March 29, 2019 8:05 am ET

With more than 3,000 exhibitors from more than 60 countries registered, the K 2019 trade show is now considered fully booked.


W&H to unveil upgraded flexographic press in March

February 19, 2019 6:00 am ET

Converting machinery manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) is hosting an open day event March 27-28, where it will display its latest flexographic press, Novoflex II.


Hennecke moves US headquarters to South Fayette, Pa.

February 19, 2019 10:52 am ET

German plastics machinery company Hennecke GmbH has moved its North American headquarters to a new purpose-built facility in South Fayette Township, Pa., near Pittsburgh.


New look: K 2019 to feature new South Entrance and Hall 1

January 31, 2019 8:00 am ET

Visitors to K 2019 will see one obvious change since the last plastics fair in 2016: a new South Entrance and Hall 1 at the Messe Düsseldorf complex.


'Plastics shape the future' at K 2019

January 31, 2019 8:00 am ET

Visitors to K 2019 will see a special show, “Plastics shape the future,” which will present pioneering applications for polymer materials and take a closer look at how these materials are affecting modern environments.


Crain Global Polymer Group to produce show daily newspapers at K 2019

September 17, 2018 6:00 am ET

The publications that make up the Crain Global Polymer Group will work together to once again produce the English-language show daily newspapers at K 2019.


It's a three-peat, plus some, for Plastics News

June 1, 2017 6:00 am ET

Will we have a repeat winner this year? We already know, the answer is yes. I'm not talking about the Cavs vs. Warriors series. This is something really important, the Azbee Awards of Excellence.


Intravis systems keep an eye out for defects

February 22, 2017 10:21 am ET

Calling itself the eyes of Industry 4.0, Intravis GmbH is out with new vision inspection technology for the packaging industry that it says improves manufacturing efficiency and product quality.

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