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K 2022 opens in Düsseldorf

The biggest international plastics and rubber trade show in the world celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.

KraussMaffei enters additive manufacturing market

The plastics machinery maker has launched two new industrial 3D printing technologies.

Canadian firm shows award-winning polymer testing system at K

The CubeOne system developed by LabsCubed provides automated physical testing of polymers and improves result consistency by eliminating human error.

Vancouver’s Plastic Bank Foundation makes big commitment at K

The not-for-profit is pledging to stop 50 ocean-bound plastic bottles for every K 2022 attendee who becomes an 'Ocean Steward'.

Davis-Standard to be systems integrator for Prodigi die system

Nordson’s EDI Prodigi die system is said to be a more responsive automatic profile control die for cast film, sheet and extrusion coating applications.

Haidlmair invests in new North American location

The Austrian moldmaker, which previously was the majority owner of Ontario toolmaker Tesan Mould, has a new facility in Charlotte, N.C.

Evonik sells TAA derivatives business to Sabo

The Italian chemical company acquires the two production sites in Marl, Germany and Liaoyang, China.
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Agricultural fiber composite brings sustainability, cost advantage to plastics

The natural fiber composite material is expected to have commercial applications across many industries, especially automotive interiors and computer housings. » Read more

New process could enable more efficient plastics recycling

A chemical process using a catalyst based on cobalt appears very effective at breaking down such widely-used plastics as polyethylene and polypropylene. » Read more

K 2022

Oct. 19-26, 2022
Düsseldorf, Germany
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ADM Montréal/Expoplast

Nov. 9-10, 2022
Montreal, Que.
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Extrusion 2022

Dec. 6-8, 2022
Charlotte, N.C.
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