K 2016: Plastics Europe's Patrick Thomas calls for 'zero tolerance' over plastic waste
The global plastics industry needed to have a ‘zero tolerance’ towards plastic waste, according to Patrick Thomas, the chairman of European trade body Plastics Europe.
K 2016: Reifenhäuser wants to set standards in extrusion
Reifenhäuser Group (Hall 17 Stand C22) is exhibiting its extrusion technology at K 2016 under the motto: “Setting the New Standards”. Bernd Reifenhäuser, CEO of Reifenhäuser Group, explained that this a development of the group's...
KraussMaffei unveils 'made-to-measure' electric press
K 2016 marks the world premiere of KraussMaffei Group's PX all-electric injection moulding machine — billed by the company as a modular, “made-to-measure” press so customers can mix-and-match clamping and injection units to...
Celanese buys compounder So.F.Ter Group
US materials firm Celanese (Hall 6/A7 at K) has made a big splash just before the start of K 2016, acquiring Italian compounder So.F.Ter Group for an undisclosed price.
K 2016 attendance running ahead of K 2013
After Day 2 of the eight-day K 2016 trade show, attendance is significantly above the last trade fair in 2013.