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The main “rubber hot spot” at K 2019 will once again be Rubber Street. Join us for the official opening ceremony on the first day of K 2019!

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Sustainability and environmental protection are key topics for the plastics and rubber industries. Modern materials have to be produced sustainably and be biodegradable or recyclable. At the same time, they have to meet the high demands made by industry, for example, on mechanical strength. At K 2019 the Japanese speciality chemicals producer Kuraray is presenting its extensive range of brands - Eval, Septon Bio-series TPE raw materials, Plantic, Clarino, MonoSol, Mowital, Septon, Hybrar, Kurarity, Kuraray Poval, Mowiflex and Genestar. Materials like the new EVOH copolymer Eval, which is readily recyclable, and the bio-based TPE Septon Bio-series are unique materials that combine performance with sustainability.

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Smarter Shows has announced the early confirmed speakers and featured topics for the Foam Expo Europe Conference, which will take place from 10 - 12 September 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany. Over 50 industry leaders will provide interactive discussions focusing on the latest foam industry developments, innovations and technologies.

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The Hamburg-based German company Albis Plastic GmbH will present its product portfolio of high-performance plastics, compound solutions and masterbatches with a focus on automotive, healthcare and lighting applications at Chinaplas 2019 from 21 – 24 May 2019 in Guangzhou, China.

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The 26th edition of Fakuma will take place from 16 – 20 October 2018 in Friedrichshafen at the Lake Constance. In non-K years this event is the biggest and most important trade show for plastics processing in Germany. The German TPE compounder Kraiburg TPE announced that it will highlight at this fair its market-driven and customer-oriented development expertise. In addition to current applications, the company will be showcasing two new series for automotive interior and consumer applications.

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Every three years elastomer experts from Germany and abroad come together in Nuremberg on occasion of the German Rubber Conference (Deutsche Kautschuk-Tagung, DKT). This key event for professionals along the complete supply chain of elastomers is a unique combination of a trade show and a conference. The exhibition offers a multitude of opportunities to network and to get profound insights into the current state of this dynamic industry and to get informed about latest developments in materials and processing technologies. The four-day conference is a podium for top-level speakers from science and industry. The event is a unique opportunity for OEMs to get a comprehensive overview of the innovative strength and technological leadership of the elastomer industry as a reliable partner for their current and future requirements. Organiser of this meeting point for the rubber industry is the German Rubber Association (Deutsche Kautschuk-Gesellschaft, DKG).

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At K 2016, the Austrian injection moulding machinery producer Maplan will present several machine models at its stand, among them a “TPE version” of a vertical MTTF-C 30.

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The Hamburg–based trading house Weber & Schaer will exhibit together with its subsidiaries Polymer Service PSG GmbH and Braun Battenberg Mahlwerke GmbH.

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The Hamburg-based company Velox will be presenting TPUs from its partner Lubrizol Advanced Materials.

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The TPE group of Ter Plastics will present Sarlink from Teknor Apex and Arnitel from DSM for applications in automotive parts, such as air ducts under the bonnet or car interior floor mats.

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The Hamburg-based distributor Nordmann Rassmann said that an increasing number of its partners and suppliers are becoming more active in medicine and healthcare, with portfolios that offer a wide variety of solutions.

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