K Show 2016


K 2016: Solvay plans facility and partnership in Mexico

October 24, 2016 10:00 am GMT

Solvay Group is venturing into Mexico with a nylon compounding unit aimed at the automotive market.


Brüggemann Chemical showcased its additives at K 2016

November 22, 2016 11:00 am GMT

Germany-based Brüggemann Chemical displayed its latest developments in the additives field at K 2016.


K 2016: Peter Neumann leaves Engel in great shape

October 24, 2016 10:00 am GMT

Engel Holding GmbH's teaser advertisements for K 2016 read: “A new generation takes shape.”


K 2016: Turkey's plastics industry starts training program for Syrian refugees

October 25, 2016 10:00 am GMT

Gaziantep, a Turkish city of 1.9 million people with a sizable plastics sector, is about to start an injection moulding and extrusion training program to help refugees from the Syrian conflict.


Covestro optimistic about polycarbonate market

November 7, 2016 11:00 am GMT

Michelle Jou sees good things when she looks at the global polycarbonate market.


Polystar wants to simplify recycling

November 4, 2016 11:08 am GMT

The drop in oil prices in general has been bad news for the plastics recycling industry. The same can be said for the companies selling equipment into that sector.


Turkey's plastics industry continues growth despite coup attempt

November 4, 2016 10:35 am GMT

Leaders of Turkey's plastics industry, the second-largest processing base in Europe, told a K 2016 audience that the industry is growing this year, with little apparent immediate impact from the attempted coup in July.


JSW looks to boost extruder sales in Iran

November 1, 2016 10:00 am GMT

Japan Steel Works sees significant potential in the Iranian extrusion market with the lifting of nuclear sanctions on the country, and plans a seminar there in early 2017 to kick off its effort.


K 2016: DSM launches new high performance polyamide

October 28, 2016 11:00 am GMT

The Netherlands-based materials firm DSM (Hall 6 Stand B11) has used its presence at K show to launch its new generation of high performance polyamides for metal replacement.


K 2016: Braskem talks about projects both on the earth, and above it

October 28, 2016 10:00 am GMT

Space is the place for Braskem’s Green Plastic.