KraussMaffei delivers 100th machine to Turkey
Publish on 5/17/2010 02:05:11 PMKraussMaffei's Reaction Process Machinery division celebrated an export milestone with the sale of its 100th mixing and metering machine in Turkey. The "jubilee machine" is installed for Elele Döseme Sanayi ve Ticaret in Bursa. RIM-Star is KraussMaffei's range of polyurethane mixing and metering machines; the RIM-Star range supplies solutions for every type of production challenge.
Full extruding machine line
Publish on 5/17/2010 01:05:36 PMArdor Machinery Works Co., Ltd has been an international plastics manufacturer since 1987 and has earned an international reputation for high precision, reasonable prices, durability, on-time delivery and good after- service. Ardor's products include full extruding machine line, waste pelletising machine, blow moulding machine and film blown machine.
Saudi Arabia as major R&D hub in the region
Publish on 5/17/2010 01:05:44 PMThe Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has played a vital role in strengthening research and development (R&D) efforts in plastics processing technology that the country is now serving as a major knowledge centre in the Middle East. The country's King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has tied up with leading players in the global plastics industry to develop new materials and solutions geared to improve production processes and end-products.
Higher demand for insulation products seen
Publish on 5/17/2010 11:05:49 AMTo expect pre-crisis market conditions to rebound soon would be too ambitious a thought but forecasted growth trajectories in the Middle East countries are reason enough to be optimistic. With construction and infrastructure projects scheduled for 2010 and ahead, plastic and rubber manufacturers are leveraging on this growth factor and targeting the oil and gas field, construction, shipping and automobile industries.
Unique 3D pallet from new LFT moulding process
Publish on 5/17/2010 11:05:50 AMA unique, one-piece, single-shot, high-performance composite pallet developed by Lomold Group of South Africa has been declared winner in the Transportation category by the JEC® (Paris) in its annual Innovation Awards Program. Lomold Group and its partners, Chuan Lih Fa Machinery Works Co. Ltd.
Extra-large HDPE pipes
Publish on 5/17/2010 10:05:19 AMGlobal demand for high density polyethylene (HDPE) has been strong over the years mainly because it has remained an important material for a range of applications: for packaging products like bottles and containers; for industrial items such as drums, pallets, crates; for automotive parts such as fuel tanks; and for consumer products like toys and housewares. Demand has been on the rise in such regions as the Middle East and Africa, while Asia has become one of the fastest growing markets.
Innovative plastics for high-end protection
Publish on 5/17/2010 10:05:22 AMWith present preference for lightweight, environment-friendly and highly durable electronics, innovative materials are now offering value-added features that create a big difference in the electronics products available today. Lexan polycarbonate (PC) film technology-Lexan EFR film-delivers non-brominated, non-chlorinated flame retardance (FR) at thinner gauges than flame-retardant polypropylene (FRPP).
DPET™ Process for lower carbon footprint