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Styrolution focusing on new specialty products


November 14, 2013 11:59 am ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — As it marks its second birthday, styrenics maker Styrolution Group GmbH is looking to grow with new products.

PU in the middle of a one-step to soft-touch automotive components


November 14, 2013 11:56 am ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — A four-way cooperation between South Korea's Huyndai Motors, Austria's Engle, Germany's Hennecke and Germany's GK Innovation Concept Tooling have developed Varysoft, a process that GK Innovation calls a unique method of producing padded, soft-touch automotive interior components.

More firms introduce bio-based materials


October 21, 2013 6:22 am ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY – Sustainability and biopolymers were on the minds of Arkema Group, Croda Coatings & Polymers and Biotec GmbH & Co. KG at K 2013.

Bauer Compressors introduces turnkey gas-assist system


October 21, 2013 6:16 am ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY—Bauer Compressors Technology Group (Hall 13/B-91) is introducing its Bauer N2IT nitrogen gas-assisted injection molding that does it all—even making the gas.

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Celanese shows off plastic induction oven at K


October 17, 2013 4:06 pm ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Celanese Corp. might be excused if it were to say such a thing to its competitors, at least on the basis of one of the centerpiece displays on its K 2013 stand (Hall 6/ ...

Berstorff extends die change range


September 27, 2013 2:23 pm ET

KraussMaffei Berstorff has extended the range of its QuickSwitch system for changing pipe extrusion dies. The system, which allows operators to change dies "on the fly", is now available in the larger diameter range of 250-450mm.

Foboha highlighting cube molds a K 2013


September 25, 2013 11:38 am ET

Two cube molds from Foboha GmbH will be cranking out parts during K 2013, including a K show first: two stack-turning molds with an all-electric drive.

Wittmann Battenfeld to show robots and auxiliary equipment


September 25, 2013 11:30 am ET

“Power for the Future” is the K-show theme at the 5,000-square-foot exhibit of Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH for its robots and auxiliary equipment, in Hall 10, Stand A4.

Ecofoam System adjusts blowing agent


September 25, 2013 11:28 am ET

At K2013, Lewa GmbH will show its new Ecofoam System for metering blowing agents during the extrusion of insulating boards, packaging films and molded parts (Hall 7a, Booth B35-4).

Perstorp plasticizer featured at K show


September 25, 2013 11:23 am ET

Perstorp Group has launched a new non-phthalate plasticizer aimed at applications where vinyl comes into close contact with consumers.

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