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EPDA’s Forum to highlight future opportunities


This year’s Distributors’ Forum at Simona AG’s plant in Kirn, Germany, is the ideal learning curve for the next generation of plastics industry leaders, say organisers the European Plastics Distributors Association (EPDA).

Established in 2015 to help improve efficiency in the plastics industry, the second Distributors’ Forum organised by the EPDA is being hosted by […]

PEPP 2016: Annual Polyethylene/Polypropylene Chain Global Technology & Business Forum


HIS Chemical, one of the largest information service provider and consultancies in the chemical and polymers industry, is holding a PE/PP conference on 2-3 June 2016 in Zurich and is offering a member discount to EPDA members.

For more information on this event, please visit www.ihs.com/pepp2016

The Annual Polyethylene-Polypropylene Chain Global Technology and […]

Polyamide stock shapes: Automatic manufacture and quality testing


Fast, flexible custom casting made to order

TECAST_Ensinger_PrEnsinger has now largely automated the manufacturing processes of custom cast stock shapes. The new facilities at the Cham production location permit the flexible and efficient production of all plates and rods from the TECAST product line. Fixed programmed production sequences and fully automatic […]

Optimism in the Plastics Industry


The European plastics industry was in a much healthier position at the end of 2015 than it was in the previous 12 months, with growing sales and increased investment, according to a survey carried out by the EPDA.

EPDA’s recent State of the Nation (members may click here to read the survey) survey of its […]

Regional Networking Lunch – Italy


Following the success of last year’s lunch, we are pleased to announce another regional networking lunch for members of the EPDA based in Italy.

This is being organised by Maurizio Adreani and will take place at 13.00 CET on Tuesday 23 Febuary in Milano. This is an informal business lunch and costs will be shared amongst participants.

If you would […]

Latest Range of Pharmaceutical Packaging


Klöckner Pentaplast will present the latest range of pharmaceutical packaging solutions and services at Pharmapack Europe, February 10-11, 2016, in Paris, France. Focusing on the company’s BlisterPro® XCEL suite of consulting, design, stability and prototyping services, visitors will learn from design engineers about exemplary product launch processes and the different steps necessary to get a […]

Kunststoff Information Article: The Future of 3D Printing to 2025


Smithers Pira: Sehr starkes Wachstum in den nächsten Jahren / EPDA: Neue „industrielle Revolution“
Laut der jüngsten Studie „The Future of 3D Printing to 2025“ von Smithers Pira (Leatherhead / Großbritannien; www. smitherspira.com) wird der weltweite Markt für 3D-Druck in den nächsten zehn Jahren wertmäßig von heute rund 6 Mrd USD um durchschnittlich 24 Prozent p.a. […]