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Engel invests in Schwertberg plant

Engel Austria is continuing to expand its main base in Schwertberg. Just 18 months on from the southwards expansion, a new assembly hall has been opened at the northern end of the factory…

DSM partners with PlastiComp in bio-based long fiber thermoplastic

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has signed a partnership agreement with PlastiComp, Inc., based in Winona, Minnesota, USA, to develop new innovative bio-based Long Fiber Thermoplastic (LFT) composite…

Borealis sells Melamine process technology to Urea Casale SA

Borealis, a leading provider in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announced today the sale of its proprietary Melamine high pressure process technology and its newly developed super high pressure process…

Sabo enters into a license agreement with BASF

Sabo announces today that it has entered into an agreement with BASF for a license of the Chimassorb® 2020 technology. Chimassorb 2020, a highly successful innovation of BASF, combines exceptionally high UV and…

Trexel and Matsui Manufacturing form Trexel Japan

Trexel, the exclusive provider of MuCell® microcellular foam injection moulding technology has significantly increased its presence in the Japanese market by creating Trexel Japan Co. Ltd. from a joint venture with Matsui Manufacturing…

Wittmann Group expanding in North America

Due to the continuing rapid growth in North America, the headquarters of its US subsidiary, Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. in Torrington, CT is being extended for the second consecutive time since it was built…

DSM and Ravago partnership introduces portfolio of recycled PA compounds

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has announced that it has expanded its partnership with the Ravago Group, a leader in distribution, resale, compounding and recycling of plastic and…

More capacity for Wittmann

Plastics machinery maker Wittmann Group has expanded its production facility at Vienna in Austria where it makes a variety of ancillary products including its Feedmax conveyors and Silmax dryers. The company has added…

The 70th injection molding machine to Hirschmann Automotive

Ferromatik Milacron delivers 70th injection molding machine to Hirschmann Automotive GmbH. The latest delivery is part of a larger order of 13 Elektra all-electric machines ranging from 1,100 to 1,550 kN clamping force….

New managing director at the Engel Group

Engel has appointed Stefan Engleder as head of technology and production at Engel Holding. He worked in technical roles in Germany and Canada before joining Engel in 2008, initially with the task of…

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