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.
Pritzker buying ProAmpac, will create platform for more packaging acquisitions
Flexible packaging powerhouse ProAmpac is being acquired by a Chicago, US-based investment firm that has a keen interest in the plastic packaging business.
One worker dies following explosion and large fire at BASF plant
A BASF worker has died following an explosion and fire at the German chemical giant's facility in Ludwigshafen.
K 2016: Arburg introduces its largest-tonnage machine
Arburg took the wraps off its new hybrid Allrounder 1120 H — its largest-tonnage injection press ever at 650 metric tons of clamping force, with a sleek new design and the new Gestica control system.