Röchling opens expanded Czech auto moulding plant
Röchling has completed an €8m expansion project at its automotive injection moulding plant in Koprivnice, Czech Republic, to meet an influx of new orders.
Research funding by Commission 'essential' to plastics sector
Plastics and composites organisation ECP4 has produced a Strategic Research Agenda outlining research needs for the sector to remain globally competitive.
3D printing: The hype is shrinking, but the market is still growing
At Antec 2016, Wohlers Associates said the total 3D printing market grew 25.9% last year, to $5.165bn (€4.619bn). Additive manufacturing technologies are no match for the cost advantages of injection moulding.
Perstorp captures caprolactone's value
In this interview for Plastics News Europe, James Snodgrass speaks with Stephen Lewis, business unit head of Perstorp's Capa business.
MEP proposes major litter shake-up
A member of the European Parliament has called for extended producer responsibility for packaging and other material which could contribute to litter waste to be turned from a voluntary into a binding requirement.