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CHINAPLAS moves to Shenzhen for April 2021 debut

The 34th edition of CHINAPLAS has been rescheduled to April 13-16, 2021, at a new venue –– Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center. This will be the first time for CHINAPLAS to be held in Shenzhen. The trade fair will alternate between Shenzhen (odd years) and Shanghai (even years) in the future, continuing to empower […]

The first semi-finished part made of Ultramid® Advanced N

BASF has now developed Ultramid® Advanced N5H UN, a polyphthalamide (PPA) that can be manufactured into semi-finished parts by extrusion. The plastics company GEHR, Mannheim, Germany is using the new PPA to produce extruded stock shapes with a diameter of 50 millimeters. Ultramid® Advanced N offers excellent mechanics at elevated temperatures due to its semi-aromatic chemical structure. […]

B.Bigler AG appointed as RadiciGroup distributor for Germany

A partnership to offer quality and flexibility to German customers RadiciGroup High Performance Polymers announces a reorganization of its sales network in Germany: starting on 18th May 2020 B.Bigler AG is appointed as the distributor for the German market for a wide product range including  RADILON®, HERAMID®, RADIFLAM®, RADISTRONG®, RADITER®, HERAFLEX®, TORZEN® and RADITECK®. «Our Group – said Rolf Behringer, Sales […]

COLLIN presents P 2.0 series Compounder with numerous advantages

25% more performance! – Materials with bad flow properties can be processed – Intelligent, function-related control – Height-adjustable & space-saving design With the optimization of its compounder series to the next level 2.0, COLLIN Lab & Pilot Solutions is fully living up its leading role in extrusion technology once again. „We have intensively used the […]

COLLIN manufactures lines for the production of protective film – and produces films for the medical sector such as hospitals, doctors, pharmacies, opticians & Co.

In no time, COLLIN Lab & Pilot Solutions assembled a line including an extruder, a slot die and a calender with winder for the production of protective shield film in the technical center. Protective shield film for hospitals & doctors „We already produce PET film for various medical sectors such as hospitals, doctors, pharmacies but […]

Radici Group and Atalanta, together for Bergamo

Radici Group and Atalanta take it to the pitch, but this time it is a match for solidarity. The two Bergamo-based companies have decided to support the temporary field hospital that the Associazione Nazionale Alpini (National Association of Italian Alpine Soldiers) is building in the premises of Bergamo trade fair, with the aim of responding to […]

Plastics industry excels during coronavirus pandemic

After first paralyzing China, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is now testing the very fabric of societies worldwide. It is challenging governments, companies and individuals alike, while reinforcing the key role played by plastics and polymers in keeping people safe and healthy. The irony is that, until recently, plastics in some quarters was being considered the […]

CHINAPLAS 2020 has been postponed

Due to Corona virus epidemic in China, show organisation committee has made an announcement to postpone the event. The announcement by the organisation: “In order to control the novel coronavirus epidemic in China and in accordance with the instructions issued by the Shanghai city government to stop all large-scale activities, please be informed that CHINAPLAS […]

Polymers Enable & Enhance Sports at Every Level

Plastics and rubber materials have revolutionized many aspects of sports and leisure activities over the years, and technology advances continue to improve safety, comfort, performance and – increasingly – sustainability, in those sectors. The applications are diverse and widespread – ranging from the balls used in games and various footwear and clothing, to protective helmets and […]

Asia poised to prosper CHINAPLAS 2020 focuses on tapping into potential in Asian markets

As the global economy faces mounting downward pressure and factors of uncertainties, the global plastics and rubber industries are at crossroads. The challenges are steering investments to become more conservative as companies adjust their strategies. However, growth outlook remains strong for Asian markets that are not new to economic ups and downs, especially the emerging […]