The EPDA Board of Directors will meet on 2 December 2011 in Leicester, England to finalise plans for the 2012 EPDA Annual Conference, which will take place 10-13 May 2012 in Budapest, Hungary. Registration for the conference will open 10 February 2012. Final confirmation of the conference dates and hotel selection will be announced in December 2011.
As announced earlier this summer, the Introduction to Plastics is now available in four different languages — English, French, German and Italian. If you have ever wondered what is actually contained in this publication, you can take a look at the table of contents by following the links below.
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The Pentapharm® film product line has been extended to include Pentapharm® ACLAR® PA600/02 barrier films for pharmaceutical packaging applications. Pentapharm® ACLAR® PA600/02 film is a two-layer (PVC/ACLAR®) laminated film that provides the highest moisture barrier available in the Pentapharm® ACLAR® product line. Pentapharm® ACLAR® films are offered globally and manufactured throughout the worldwide network of Klöckner Pentaplast production facilities. Read the full release.
Experts from the world of plastics will be converging on Friedrichshafen for the Fakuma exhibition from 18 ‐ 22 October. ENSINGER GmbH will be present at the trade fair centre with a compounds portfolio which has been substantially extended over recent months. New products include materials designed for the food industry and granulates with integrated hollow glass microspheres. Read the full release.
Perspex® Spectrum cast acrylic sheet enables sign makers, specifiers and designers to enjoy the benefits of LEDs and create elegant solutions that are cost and eco-efficient, whilst enhancing intensity and colour. Read the full release.
Global demand for thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) is forecast to rise 6.3 percent per year to 5.6 million metric tons in 2015. Gains will represent an acceleration from the pace of the 2005-2010 period as motor vehicle production — the leading outlet for TPEs — rebounds in the US and Western Europe. Read the full release.