Solvay acquires EPIC Polymers long fibre thermoplastics business

Solvay has acquired Germany-based EPIC Polymers’ long-fibre thermoplastics (LFT*) technology to complement its offering of high performance lightweighting materials and gain access to metal replacement of larger automotive semi-structural parts. more »

Oct 13, 2015 9:05 AM Materials

Chemicals stay safe in RPC Promens’ container

A recently launched, five litre co-extruded jerrycan from RPC Promens Industrial Rushden, based in Northamptonshire, has been selected for a range of specialist cleaning and maintenance chemicals from a leading manufacturer. more »

Oct 12, 2015 9:30 AM Materials

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    Watch this showreel of UK plastics industry insiders giving their lowdown on what makes Interplas THE tradeshow to attend. more »

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Upcoming exhibitions, conferences, fairs, markets and symposia for the plastics and rubber industries.

  • Fakuma 2015

    Fakuma 2015 will be held in Friedrichshafen, Germany, from 13-17 October 2015. The show will feature more than 1700 exhibitors and overall exhibition floor space amounting to 914,93 square feet. more »

  • Accelerating Innovation 2015

    A one-day event where product makers can participate in an exclusive interactive series of master classes that uncover how designers, developers and engineers can accelerate their innovations into a physical reality. more »

  • formnext powered by TCT

    New for 2016, formnext is a tradeshow dedicated to tool and mould making and additive technologies debuting in Frankfurt this November. more »

  • Plastics and Rubber Indonesia 2015

    Plastics and Rubber Indonesia is the 28th edition of the trade fair, which is the only one in the region with a sole focus on serving the needs of the plastics and rubber industries. more »

  • Plast Eurasia 2015

    Plast Eurasia 2015 will be held between December 3-6, 2015 at Tüyap Fair, Convention and Congress Center, Istanbul. more »

  • Gulf Packaging & Polymers Show (GPPS)

    The Gulf Packaging & Polymers Show aims to bring the top suppliers from within the packaging and polymer industries under one roof, providing the opportunity to reach “key influencers and powerful decision makers” from across the Middle East. more »

  • Plastics and Rubber Vietnam 2016

    Plastics and Rubber Vietnam incorporates ‘ProPak Vietnam’ and attracts over 7,100 visitors from 15 countries and 152 exhibitors from 19 countries. more »

  • Chinaplas 2016

    Chinaplas is the largest plastics and rubber fair in the Asia Pacific region. Chinaplas 2016 is the 30th edition of the show and will revert back to being hosted in Shanghai this year. more »

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