The Pentacord film product line has been extended to include a new integrated card film solution for the growing segment of dual interface / contactless readable card applications. Read more.
The SIMONA Group again recorded growth both in terms of sales volumes and revenues over the course of teh third quarter of 2011, However, the overall pace of growth has decelerated. Read more.
With the world’s population slated to top 7 billion, the British Plastics Federation (BPF) has urged world governments to recognise the role plastic plays in helping human survival. Visit PlasticsNews.com for more.
German plastics processor Ensinger has introduced a material containing glass bubbles for lightweight construction applications and a detectable plastic for the food industry. “Tecacomp” LW is a thermoplastic material containing hollow glass microspheres, or bubbles, to reduce the material’s density. The bubbles, manufactured by Ensinger’s cooperation partner 3M, are added to the polymer matrix. They have a diameter of a few microns and an extremely thin glass wall. Read more.