In this new issue you can read about past fairs and conferences such as imm Cologne, one of the most important furnishing fairs in the world, and the Desma house fair in Achim near Bremen, the meeting place for the global shoe industry. In addition, find out about the upcoming Foam Expo North America 2019, which will take place at the end of March 2019 in Novi, MI, USA.
Smithers Rapra has published a brochure on latest automotive industry trends. It focusses on key trends and challenges facing the automotive industry today, and how testing will change as the market evolves. It looks at the core trends in the automotive industry, including:
In response to the European Plastics Strategy, the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry SusChem and its partners – the European Chemical Industry Council Cefic, PlasticsEurope, the European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and the European Composites, Plastics and Polymer Processing Platform (ECP4) – have issued the new report Plastics Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda in a Circular Economy.
Europe has initiated a transition from a linear towards a circular and resource efficient society and the unique characteristics of plastics allow them to make a great contribution towards this societal transformation.