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Arlanxeo was established in April 2016 by Lanxess and Saudi Aramco. The joint venture today is one of the biggest global players in the field of synthetic rubber production with an extensive portfolio of rubbers for tyre and non-tyre applications.

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At the K show the German injection moulding machine manufacturer LWB-Steinl introduces, as main innovation, the new FlexEvo machine control, which is said to set new standards in operating logic and process precision. 

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At K 2016 Sigma Engineering GmbH, Aachen will present real and virtual production in parallel at its stand at K 2016. Visitors will get insights into the different fields of application along the development and production chain of injection moulding processes. Through different examples, typical questions of elastomer, thermoplast, thermoset and powder injection moulding processes will be answered, thus demonstrating the potential of the Sigmasoft Virtual Molding technology software.

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Milacron Holdings Corp., an industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry, presents at Chinaplas 2016. The company will showcase its plastics offering in two stands. Stand E2 D21 will feature Milacron’s injection molding, blow and extrusion machinery and stand E4 H31 will showcase Milacron’s Mold-Masters and DME brands industry leading hot runners, process control systems and mold components.

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Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc., a global producer of styrenic block copolymers, will present engineered polymers and chemicals derived from pine wood pulping co-products at Chinaplas, held from 25 – 28 April 2016 in Shanghai, China. The product showcase will include technologies for speciality adhesives, automotive soft skins, polymer modification, Cariflex polyisoprene products, and medical applications and compounding solutions.

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As the trends toward miniaturization, portability, improved aesthetics, and environmental responsibility drive ongoing changes in medical devices, selecting the right materials has become more critical. Owing to plastics’ comparatively light weight, low cost, ease of processing, flexibility and superior biocompatibility, medical plastics have become an integral component in a wide range of modern medical devices and supplies, covering disposable syringes, intravenous blood bags, heart valves, etc. To achieve optimal product usability, appearance, endurance and performance, plastics are one of the best options for medical device designers. Plastics are also particularly suitable for medical packaging due to their exceptional barrier properties, light weight, low cost, durability, transparency and compatibility with other materials. Without doubt, modern healthcare would not be possible without plastics technology.

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At Chinaplas 2016, BASF will exclusively co-host the “Design x Innovation” event, showcasing innovations that demonstrate the power of high-performance materials to enable high-performance design. Chinaplas is the biggest trade fair for plastics and rubber in Asia and taking place for the 30th time from 25 – 28 April 2016 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China.

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Tickets for K 2016 from 19 – 26 October are available online at www.k-online.com as of now. The eTicket offers dual benefits, as it saves time and money. Visitors can purchase their tickets online, print them out on their own printers or download them as codes, and then travel free of charge to the trade fair by bus and rail. The eTicket is also much cheaper than tickets bought on site. The one-day ticket thus costs EUR 49, while the price over the counter in Düsseldorf is EUR 65. The three-day ticket can be had for EUR 108 online, and for EUR 135 over the counter.

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24. March 2016

Dr. Boy at Chinaplas

Dr. Boy announced that it will present two injection moulding machines at Chinaplas 2016 in Shanghai.  

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Huntsman Advanced Materials will present at JEC World from 8-10 Mar 2016 in Paris its portfolio of technologies and market sectors in which it operates with Araldite branded resin systems, components and adhesives, designed for the production of composites and semi-finished parts.

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