The Managing Director of ALBIS (UK) Ltd. has been named as the new Chief Sales Officer (CSO) for the overall ALBIS Plastic Group, based in Hamburg, Germany. more

Sep 16, 2016 9:32 AM Industry News

Kraiburg TPE will use K 2016 to mark the launch of it’s FR/AD1 series of flame retardant compounds. more

Sep 12, 2016 12:06 PM K 2016

Technical compounder, Luxus, has purchased new injection moulding machinery from BOY as it looks to develop its range of Hycolene thermoplastics for the automotive industry. more

Jun 16, 2016 10:57 AM Machinery

Teknor Apex has announced the acquisition of Plastic-Technologie-Service (PTS), a German-based custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and engineering thermoplastics (ETPs) for an undisclosed amount. more

Apr 4, 2016 11:50 AM Materials

A. Schulman has invested in additional compounding capacity for highly specialised engineering plastics, including PPS compounds, at its German manufacturing facility. more

Feb 8, 2016 2:05 PM Materials

West Yorkshire-based PVC compounder, Dugdale, says recent high profile successes for PVC have brought a revival of confidence that is paving the way for investment, expansion and development. more

Feb 1, 2016 4:49 PM Materials

Solvay Speciality Polymers has announced a new licensing agreement that enables RTP Company to manufacture and sell RTP Company custom compounds based on Solvay’s ultra-high performance Torlon polyamide-imide (PAI) polymer. more

Dec 3, 2015 4:50 PM Industry News

Recycling machinery manufacturer, EREMA, has opened a new upcycling centre at its facility in Austria to enable customers to sample recycling compounds to encourage the use of recyclates in end products. more

Dec 3, 2015 11:59 AM Environment

BASF has announced it is expanding the compounding capacities for engineering plastics in Europe, which will see the creation of around 50 new jobs. more

Nov 27, 2015 11:13 AM Materials

Switzerland-based manufactuerer of gear pumps, pelletizing systems, and filtration systems, Maag, has acquired US-based Gala Industries, Inc. more

Oct 21, 2015 9:44 AM Industry News

A South-Wales based masterbatch and compound manufacturer has recently invested over £500k in upgrading its plant and laboratory facilities as the company celebrates 40 years in business. more

Oct 8, 2015 3:45 PM Industry News

At Fakuma, ALBIS is showcasing a range of applications from the four core industries of automotive, electrical and electronics, healthcare and packaging at what it says is the “European industry event of the year.” more

Fakuma 2015

Teknor Apex has announced it has sold its Beetle product brand, certain manufacturing assets, and related customer lists to UK-based Petlon Polymers Ltd. more

Aug 5, 2015 8:20 AM Industry News

A free, one-day seminar and demonstration event to promote the benefits of a micro compounding machine and associated downstream equipment for R&D is being held later this year. more

Jul 9, 2015 3:05 PM Events

UK polymer manufacturer, Regain Polymers Ltd, has announced that it has secured £2.5m of new equity finance from its owner, Chamonix Private Equity. more

Jan 8, 2015 3:09 PM Environment

A. Schulman, Inc., has announced that it has signed an agreement and a strategic partnership with the South Korean polymer producer, INITZ, for the compounding and marketing of INITZ Co., Ltd.'s ECOTRAN® Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) compounds. more

Oct 20, 2014 10:15 AM Materials

In response to rising order books ALBIS UK has completed a project to expand compound manufacturing capacity at its Knutsford, Cheshire site. more

Oct 8, 2014 2:55 PM Industry News

KraussMaffei Berstorff has added a variant to its ModulPlus compounding line platform, which it says is designed to be simpler and more cost-effective. more

Apr 9, 2014 9:28 AM Machinery

Funding from local authorities has enabled UK recycler Luxus to embark on a three year project that will enable R&D­ into recycled compounds for the automotive industry. more

Dec 18, 2013 2:16 PM Industry News

Luxus, a recycler of innovative technical polymers, has just taken delivery of a twin screw compounding line from Coperion. more

Feb 26, 2013 3:08 PM Machinery

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