AKRO-PLASTIC appoints IMCD
AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH announces that it has selected IMCD Group, a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and ingredients, as its new distribution partner in Europe. The distribution agreement covers all European countries (except for Germany, Turkey, and the Nordic region.)1
A tailor-made suit for all events
The R3 runs recyclable packaging films made of mono materials without crease formation, it requires very low levels of maintenance during everyday production thanks to new design features, and it fits into every production environment with its modular construction: The new R3 thermoforming packaging machine from MULTIVAC is predestined for the sustainable and cost-effective packaging operations of the future.
Arburg donates a further 400,000 euos for Ukraine
Arburg donates to the Ukraine cause: in order to help those affected by the war in as many ways as possible, Arburg’s partners have donated the generous sum of 400,000 euros to two organisations: Doctors Without Borders and SOS Children’s Villages. The organisations have received 200,000 euros each to aid their humanitarian and medical work in response to the war in Ukraine.
Refitech presents affordable carbon automation
At the Automatica fair, which will be held in Munich, Germany, from 21 to 24 June 2022, Refitech will present its in-house developed, affordable carbon robotic arms at stand 119 in hall B4, in the Holland Pavilion. Also on display at the stand are 3D-formed, lightweight carbon housings for machines and equipment. These are not only ideal for applications where weight is a key factor; because of their dimensional and thermal stability as well as chemical resistance, they are perfect for a wide range of demanding applications.
arburgXvision is back on air
The show goes on! From 2.00 p.m. on 19 May, the interactive Internet TV series will tackle more exciting topics in the plastics industry – in an informative, professional and entertaining manner. The title of the twelfth episode is "Plastic as an innovation driver - new materials and what they bring!" Arburg experts Gerhard Böhm, Managing Director Sales and Service, and Dr. Philipp Kloke, Application and Process Development, will discuss this topic with Peter Barlog, Managing Partner of the company with the same name, under moderation of Guido Marschall from Plas.TV. There will be a switch to Lossburg, so that viewers can also gain some practical insights into Fibre Direct-Compounding.
RECYCLABLE 2cc DISPENSER
New lock-up dispenser is recyclable, suitable for e-commerce applications and can handle products with all types of viscosities. Berry Global has become one of the first packaging manufacturers to develop a recyclable lock-up 2cc dispenser. The new Berry Wave2cc, a product of the Company’s B Circular range, meets market demands for a more sustainable version of the popular pump format that is widely used for a variety of personal care products including liquid soaps, body lotions, body milks, shampoos, conditioners and hair treatments.
A revolution in conveyor technology
The Röchling Industrial development team of the LubX® product family has been setting new standards for about ten years. Developed for applications in automation and conveyor systems, the material LubX® revolutionised this field ten years ago. LubX® was a new sliding material that significantly optimised the entire system of a conveyor. Even ten years after its market launch, this makes LubX® products the standard sliding material for the machines and systems of many manufacturers worldwide. At a total order volume of more than 75 million Euros, LubX® is one of Röchling Industrial’s most successful products.
Klöckner Pentaplast (kp), a global leader in recycled content products and high-barrier protective packaging, celebrates the second year of its award winning kp Tray2Tray® initiative, which works towards creating a closed loop for food packaging. With several regions of their global business now using kp Tray2Tray® flake in their trays and rigid films, they call upon the industry to help drive the initiative further, creating separate recycling and sorting systems specifically for pots, tubs and trays to turn them back into more of the same.
As one of three main sponsors, Arburg is supporting “cleandanube”, a transnational project initiated and co-organised by Furtwangen University, Germany. At the launch event at the source of the Danube (“Donauquelle”) in Furtwangen on 19 April 2022, Professor Andreas Fath received a small single-lever injection moulding machine from Arburg in addition to the financial support. The chemistry professor now intends to swim the entire length of the Danube from Ulm to the Black Sea by 17 June 2022. Numerous activities along the 2,700-kilometre route will draw attention to microplastic pollution and the need for water conservation.
- KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST WINS GLOBAL AWARD
- Plastics market turbulence
- Masterbatches for optimised laser marking
- SIBUR starts manufacturing new PP grades
- Campetella Robotics Calling
- PACCOR CONTAINERS POST-CONSUMER PP
- Filter for Arburg mask
- Recycling is for the bin
- Interpack and components 2021 cancelled
- Global plastics revolution