A plastic bottle with glass-like clarity has been names the winner of the 2016 Bottlemakers Award. more

Oct 28, 2016 2:33 PM Industry News

The world’s first all-plastic trumpet has been declared the winner of the 2016 Horners Award for Plastics Innovation and Design. more

Oct 27, 2016 5:37 PM Industry News

Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd. has recorded its highest ever monthly sales figures for September 2016. more

Oct 27, 2016 4:14 PM Industry News

battenfeld-cincinnati has reported the sale of a 2.5m HDPE pipe line during K 2016. more

Oct 27, 2016 3:44 PM K 2016

On the conclusion of K2016, event organisers say the 230,000 international visitors that attended, as well as the number and volume of deals “far exceeded” expectations. more

Oct 26, 2016 1:20 PM K 2016

An educational ‘toolkit’ for school age children filled with polymer science experiments has been launched as an English language version at K 2016, ready for use in UK classrooms. more

Oct 26, 2016 10:49 AM K 2016

PlasticsEurope has announced the creation of a new Plastics Packaging Circular Economy Group at K 2016 to contribute to Europe’s Resource Efficient Circular Economy ambition. more

Oct 23, 2016 10:51 AM K 2016

Braskem has launched a new polypropylene (PP) resin at K 2016 that it says is a “more efficient alternative” for the production of foam. more

Oct 23, 2016 10:40 AM K 2016

SABIC has introduced its first-ever synthetic rubber products manufactured in Saudi Arabia at K 2016, stating that Europe is a “strategic market” for the range. more

Oct 23, 2016 10:24 AM K 2016

PolyOne’s new surface enhancement technologies have received “huge interest” following their tradeshow debut at K 2016. more

Oct 23, 2016 9:51 AM K 2016

Several innovators in the vinyls industry have been recognised for their forward-thinking achievements and products that are helping to drive the industry forward in a number of key areas. more

Oct 21, 2016 11:45 AM Materials

Husky says its first day exhibiting at K 2016 brought a “tremendous response” to its new products and system solutions from visitors. more

Oct 21, 2016 7:50 AM K 2016

The General Manager of Wittmann Battenfeld says he is confident that the company’s latest machine addition is an “excellent contribution” to its packaging portfolio. more

Oct 19, 2016 5:05 PM K 2016

Negri Bossi has kicked off a year of celebrations marking 70 years of manufacturing innovation with the global premiere of a new generation of all-electric injection moulding machines at K 2016. more

Oct 19, 2016 5:00 PM K 2016

Arburg has launched a new hybrid injection moulding machine at K2016 which features a new machine size in a new design with a new control system. more

Oct 18, 2016 6:45 PM K 2016

Covestro’s CEO Patrick Thomas marked the company’s appearance at K 2016 by highlighting how the company has turned ideas deemed impossible at previous editions of the fair into real applications. more

Oct 18, 2016 6:36 PM K 2016

A conference held as part of London design week recently gave plastics experts and designers the opportunity to discuss how increased collaboration could lead to a more sustainable future. more

Oct 14, 2016 9:00 AM Environment

Manufacturer of plastic pipes, Asset International, has installed a new KUKA robot system designed to relieve workers of strenuous milling tasks. more

Oct 13, 2016 2:00 PM Machinery

A high-performance concept car produced with lightweight plastics, eco-efficient materials and the very latest design concepts is on display for visitors for the duration of the K Show. more

K 2016

Medical injection moulding specialist, polymermedics, has teamed up with Piovan to produce a modified version of its Quantum Q7 gravimetric blender, achieving new levels of reliability while minimising dust creation. more

Oct 12, 2016 2:00 PM Industry News

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