Archive for August, 2008

Hungary’s Nitrokémia to build EUR 173 m PLA plant - Portfolio.hu

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Hungary’s Nitrokémia to build EUR 173 m PLA plant
Portfolio.hu, Hungary - Aug 1, 2008
Nowadays, lactic acid is used as a monomer for producing polylactic acid (PLA) which later has application as biodegradable plastic.

Plastics Pipe, Pipe Fitting, and Unlaminated Profile Shape Manufacturing Industry

Friday, August 22nd, 2008
The Plastics Pipe, Pipe Fitting, and Unlaminated Profile Shape Manufacturing industry report provides in-depth analysis of the industry’s key financial data, cost and pricing, competitive landscape, industry

Up coming Coextrusion Technical Meeting - Converting Magazine

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Up coming Coextrusion Technical Meeting
Converting Magazine, IL - 10 hours ago
It is the Society of Plastics Engineers Topical Conference on Coextrusion (SPE Co-Extrusion TopCon). It will be held on October 20-21 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Drossbach receive German ‘Outstanding Innovations’ award

Thursday, August 21st, 2008
DROSSBACH, a global leader in plastic corrugated pipe machinery are the proud recipients of the ‘Successful Innovations’ award in the Top 100 - nationwide corporate benchmarking competition, held in Germany.

Reliable melt index value determination with APC - Adaptive …

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Reliable melt index value determination with APC - Adaptive
Verivox (Pressemitteilung), Germany - 10 hours ago
The MFR or MVR, which characterizes the flow property of the plastic, is obtained from the extrusion rate. The MFR method requires determination of the

Extruders & Extrusion Plants Bows in TAIPEI PLAS 2008 - NewDesignWorld

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Extruders & Extrusion Plants Bows in TAIPEI PLAS 2008
NewDesignWorld (press release), UK - Aug 11, 2008
In this August, TAIPEI PLAS has gathered hundreds of extruders manufacturers & extrusion plants for the ongoing International Plastic & Rubber Trade Show.

New plastic film to tackle E. coli

Friday, August 15th, 2008
Chemical Engineers in Switzerland have created a plastic film that’s up to 1000 times more effective at killing E. coli bacteria cells than conventional methods. The team from the Swiss Federal Institute

Plastics Pipe Institute fusion webinar available online

Friday, August 15th, 2008
08 — The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) has announced that its webinar, ‘A Closer Look: HDPE and Fused PVC Pipelines,’ originally held on July 17, 2008, is now available for viewing by visiting the PPI

AEP to buy Atlanta-based plastics film

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008
AEP Industries Inc. said today it agreed to buy the specialty plastics film business of Atlanta-based Atlantis Plastics Inc., a maker of films and components for food packaging and construction, for $87

Wavin targets East Africa with Uganda deal

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008
- Leading European plastic pipe systems producer Wavin NV is joining forces with a Uganda-based plastics processor to take advantage of new market opportunities in East Africa. Zwolle, Netherlands-based