Lanxess considering expansion plans to meet growth
German speciality chemicals manufacturer Lanxess AG is working on capacity expansions for compounds production and is likely to announce its plans in the "very near future," according to Axel Tuchlenski, head of global product and applications...
Engel posts 10% sales jump
Engel Austria GmbH, a manufacturer of injection molding presses, robots and automation systems, is expecting sales of approximately €1.5bn for fiscal 2017, company leadership said during an 18 Oct news conference at Fakuma.
BASF declares force majeure for German bioplastics production plant
German chemicals manufacturer BASF SE has declared a force majeure for production of ecoflex and ecovio bio-plastics following detecting technical defects at its production plant on 13 Oct.
UK plastics federation warns against €1bn costs of “no deal” Brexit
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has warned against trade costs of nearly €1bn if no deal is established between the UK and the EU upon Brexit.
Barcode system eliminates drum mix-ups during silicone injection moulding
Elmet, an Austrian operating system supplier for the injection moulding of two-component liquid silicone rubbers (LSR), has introduced a standardized barcode system for drum labelling and recognition as an integral part of its TOP 5000 P...