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The upturn experienced in the plastics and rubber sector for months now, and the confidence of companies to be able to showcase pioneering product innovations throughout the value chain, have raised hopes of K2013 brimming with brisk post-fair business. Held in Dusseldorf, Germany from October 16 to 23, 2013, the exhibitors reported unanimously o

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Kaco says its new production line in China has been configured for transmission components. They are resistant to temperatures of about 150 °C and also to particularised media, so that functionality is guaranteed throughout the life cycle of the vehicle. The outer diameter is between 100mm and 300mm. In all cases we deal with rubber-metal compound

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Starlinger says it has concluded important sales projects in the course of K2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany, and the Starlinger Open House, which was held around the same time in Weissenbach, Austria. “The visitor quality during this year’s K exhibition was extraordinarily high”, says sales director Herman Adrigan. “Most of the people who came to see us

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Engel Austria is setting new standards in the maintenance of injection moulding machines with Engel protect and Engel protect+. The two service packages insure plastics processing firms against repair costs while significantly improving the availability of machinery and systems. “Calculating maintenance costs is not easy, especially where injection

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Empresas Polar, a Venezuelan food and beverage manufacturer, has commercially launched its first ambient stored yoghurt in Venezuela. The non-refrigerated pourable yoghurt, called MiGurt, is packaged in an aseptically filled, 750g barrier polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle from Amcor Rigid Plastics. Empresas Polar made its entry into the Venezuel

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With the app “Wiba Assist” and the trade fair app “Wittmann Group K2013”, Wittmann Battenfeld continues its policy of open Internet communication with its customers, which was introduced several years ago. With the introduction of the B6 control system based on Microsoft Windows in 2007, the company already provided the prerequisites for easy Internet

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Victrex Polymer Solutions has introduced a new glass fibre-reinforced thermoplastic Victrex polyetheretherketone (PEEK) 90GL30BLK EU for direct food contact applications. The newest product from the worldwide leading solution provider of polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymers meets the current requirements of both US and European regulatory authorities, i

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Rinco Ultrasonics has expanded its line of FPA series ultrasonic pouch sealing systems for flexible packaging used for dry and liquid foods, personal care items and electronics. The new FPA 4500-T model offers numerous improvements over its predecessor, the FPA 4500, and gives original equipment manufacturers an ultrasonic solution with a wide processi

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Ensinger will be offering TecaPEEK plates in the thicknesses 120mm and 150mm. Plates in widths of 1,000mm will be supplied in thicknesses 20mm to 60mm. The company will also be rounding up its stock shapes supply range in this high-temperature material with rods of 210mm in diameter. It will be at K2013 in Hall 5, booth D05 and Hall 8a, booth C14G.

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They are the key enablers of Mann+Hummel's success – the partners and suppliers of the global filtration specialist. The increasingly demanding customer requirements in the automotive industry require consistent improvements in quality and increased flexibility of all participants in the value chain. For the third year in a row, Mann+Hummel has honour

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The 7th APN Plastics in Packaging Conference 2014 in conjunction with Propak Asia on 12 June 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand will be featuring the latest developments in materials and processing technologies in both the rigid and flexible packaging application fields.
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