"In Germany, a sausage is completely traceable, from the cow to the packaging. All the ingredients are known. The field the cow grazed in is known ... Can we set up some kind of same system for plastics?"
Extrusion blow moulding machinery specialist Kautex Maschinenbau has partnered with Brazilian materials supplier Braskem and Austrian recycling machinery maker Erema for the upcoming K 2019 plastic trade fair in October, to advance the circularity of its plastics products.
The Maag Group companies, Maag Pump Systems, Automatik, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and, Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen will be exhibiting together during the K 2019 major plastics show in October.
Renolit Gor SpA, part of Renolit composites business unit, has expanded its manufacturing site in Pune, India, to add capacity for the production of its innovative, clean Tecnogor fibre glass-reinforced thermoplastic composites in the country.
Lauterbach, Germany-based high-performance film manufacturer Duo Plast has a new owner. Co-investors VR Equitypartner and Süd Beteiligungen, who acquired a majority stake in Duo Plast some six years, have sold their interest in the company to Munich-based investment company Paragon Partners GmbH.
Construction of the new production hall at the headquarters in Troisdorf, an investment of almost €7m which was announced by family-owned extrusion specialist Reifenhäuser last year at the Fakuma trade show, has now officially commenced.
Innovia Shrinkfilms GmbH, a specialty film manufacturer and a division of CCL Industries Inc. as well as being the world’s largest producer of labels, recently solved an out-of-tolerance product issue through the simple expedient of switching dies.