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

Engineering plastics supplier, Nylacast, has been highlighted as one of the outstanding organisations in the manufacturing edition of the 2015/16 Parliamentary Review. more

Oct 5, 2016 3:15 PM Industry News

Solvay will introduce two product offerings in its ‘Technyl’ portfolio, dedicated to the automotive market at K 2016. more

Sep 12, 2016 1:52 PM K 2016

ExxonMobil will use K2016 as a platform to expand its portfolio of ‘Exceed XP’ performance polymers, with the addition of new grades. more

Sep 12, 2016 11:53 AM K 2016

Royal DSM will launch a brand new range of high performance plastics at K2016. more

Sep 12, 2016 11:45 AM K 2016

Covestro will be showcasing the prototype of a new design for a steering wheel cover using its DirectCoating/DirectSkinning technology at K 2016. more

Sep 12, 2016 11:38 AM K 2016

BASF will introduce its new ‘Dragon Gold’ effect pigment, the newest member of its Lumina Royal product family during K 2016. more

Sep 12, 2016 11:23 AM K 2016

Southampton-based polythene manufacturer, Polystar Plastics, is set to produce an additional 2,000 tonnes of polythene per month in the UK – giving them an overall capacity of 40,000 tonnes per year. more

Sep 9, 2016 10:27 AM Materials

Following the successful launch of its ‘Litepol’ polypropylene-based (PP) compound line at Fakuma 2015, SO.F.TER. has introduced new grades based on polyamide 6 (PA6). more

Sep 1, 2016 10:00 AM Materials

Perspex acrylic has been used to produce two design-led sculptures at a community health centre in Scotland. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:37 PM Materials

UK materials distributor, Abbey Polymers, has announced the availability of an “interesting” new compound designed for applications in railway carriage interiors where the new norm EN45545 applies. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:37 PM Materials

West Yorkshire-based PVC compounder, Dugdale Ltd, is finalising the latest phase of a £2million capital investment in the business to facilitate growth and expansion. more

Aug 19, 2016 3:29 PM Materials

A 16-year-old schoolgirl from Johannesburg has created a superabsorbent polymer (SAP) made using orange peel and avocado skin in order to solve South Africa’s drought crisis. more

Aug 12, 2016 12:17 PM Materials

The manufacturer of ARPRO, a lightweight, expanded polypropylene bead foam material, is set to increase capacity following strong growth. more

Aug 9, 2016 9:46 AM Materials

Total has launched a new range of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) compounds with high levels of recycled that it says offer performance equal to or exceeding that of virgin resins. more

Aug 8, 2016 3:44 PM Materials

Following the successful around-the-world flight of the solar aircraft, Solar Impulse 2, Covestro has committed to the ongoing development of clean technologies and modern materials. more

Aug 5, 2016 11:57 AM Materials

Plastribution has confirmed that it has secured an exclusive distribution agreement with the Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (ETHYDCO) to supply its new range of HDPE, MDPE and LLDPE to the UK and Irish polymer markets. more

Aug 3, 2016 2:19 PM Materials

Car manufacturer, Toyota, has marked an industry first with the first production vehicle to feature a rear quarter window in polycarbonate (PC) material with a plasma-coat solution designed to deliver the highest level of durability performance. more

Jul 18, 2016 9:57 AM Materials

Covestro has officially opened a plant for the production of plastics using carbon dioxide on an industrial scale. more

Jun 20, 2016 11:46 AM Materials

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

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