Rapid Granulator launches line of shredders

October 26, 2016 10:03 am ET

Rapid Granulator AB used K 2016 to launch the company's line of shredders dubbed the Raptor Series, which uses cutting edges based on its own granulation technology.


OMV's latest machine revolves toward speed

October 25, 2016 1:45 pm ET

OMV Machinery srl claims it is the fastest in the world with the highest output by far with its revolving mold system, particularly when it comes to making polyolefin products like polypropylene cups, because of the advantage it has in cooling time.


The amazing reappearing passport at K 2016

October 25, 2016 9:55 am ET

Want proof that good things happened at K 2016? Look no further than the experience of Robert Bauman, president of the Polymer Consulting International consulting firm.


Asahi Kasei plans technical center in Germany, growth in Europe

October 25, 2016 3:23 pm ET

As part of a European growth effort, Asahi Kasei Corp. will open a technical center in Dormagen, Germany, by the end of the year.


Arburg takes on high-volume cube molding

October 25, 2016 3:11 pm ET

Arburg GmbH + Co. KG is moving into high-volume cube molding, where a revolving four-faced mold spins between two injection units, turning out a multicomponent part.


Expectations, new needs drive auto design, material choices

October 25, 2016 2:25 pm ET

Changes in car buyers' expectations are driving automotive design and material selection of the future, said industry experts kicking off the Design Chain @ K conference.


Barnes companies share knowledge

October 25, 2016 1:59 pm ET

The five companies making up Barnes Group's newly formed Molding Solutions unit went to K 2016 to show attendees their expanded knowledge and global infrastructure.


Alpine runs first-ever 11-layer blown film line

October 25, 2016 9:57 am ET

It's an industry first — an 11-layer blown film line, running in Hall 16/D6 at the booth of Hosokawa Alpine AG.


SPE plans new services, events for 75th anniversary

October 25, 2016 9:31 am ET

On the cusp of its 75th anniversary, the Society of Plastics Engineers (Hall 11/E21) is highlighting new services and events that it will introduce in the next year.


Beer, bratwurst and plastics

October 25, 2016 6:00 am ET

Plastics News has been talking polyethylene at K 2016. The world's largest commodity plastic was on the minds of many at the world's largest plastics trade show.