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PUBLISHED: 5/23/2019

Victrex PAEK Used to Make One-Piece Fitting for Ultra-High Pressure Liquid Chromatography Systems

Swiss manufacturer VICI first to offer multi-use thermoplastic fitting that also allows easy handling and greater flexibility in the higher-pressure range.


PUBLISHED: 5/22/2019

Lindar CEO Tom Haglin Receives SPE's Thermoformer of the Year Award

Tom Haglin’s career in the thermoforming industry is noteworthy for business growth, job creation, innovation and community impact.


PUBLISHED: 5/22/2019

Wolfgang Meyer Named PPA President

Believes the PPA is instrumental in helping the next generation enter the plastics industry.


PUBLISHED: 5/21/2019

BASF to Build Plants for Engineering Plastics and TPUs in China

BASF’s proposed integrated “Verbund” site in Zhanjiang will ‘host the first plants to contribute to global capacity for both engineering plastics and TPUs.


PUBLISHED: 5/20/2019

KraussMaffei Launches Chinese-Made All-Electric Injection Machines, Twin-Screw Extruders and Robotics Line at Chinaplas 2019

The products, which are targeting the local market and export, will be supported by a new manufacturing site that broke ground in in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province in March.


PUBLISHED: 5/20/2019

Five Straight Years of Record Returns for Engel and a Doubling of Production Space for Wintec in China

The Austrian maker of injection molding machines set a new record for sales in its last fiscal year completed in March—Euro 1.6 billion—while announcing a doubling of manufacturing space for its Wintec line of Chinese-made machines at Ch...


PUBLISHED: 5/17/2019

BASF Starts Up Expanded Compounding Plant in Mexico

At the newly expanded Altamira plant, BASF is producing Ultradur PBT and Ultramid nylon product lines. 


PUBLISHED: 5/17/2019

Borealis Starts Up U.S. Based Compounding Plant for TPO and Short-Glass Fiber PP Compounds

The Taylorsville, N.C. plant has an initial capacit of 66 million lbs/yr.


PUBLISHED: 5/16/2019

Extrupet Adds Second Starlinger PET Recycling Line

Extrupet Group has ordered a second Starlinger PET recycling line to meet the country’s growing demand for rPET.


PUBLISHED: 5/16/2019

Bombardier Transportation To Use F900 3D Printer From Stratasys

The manufacturer will produce final end-use rail parts, as well as manufacturing tools and prototypes for trains and trams across German-speaking countries.


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