As what is part of the largest investment programmes in KraussMaffei’s history, KraussMaffei Group is building a completely new plant plus a modern extrusion R&D centre in Laatzen, on the outskirts of Hannover, where it is merging all corporate extrusion operations at a single location.
CCL Industries Inc., a provider of specialty label, security and packaging solutions for global corporations, government institutions, small businesses and consumers, is planning a multimillion investment in new capacity at its Innovia Films unit.
Extrusion blow moulding machinery specialist Kautex Maschinenbau has partnered with Brazilian materials supplier Braskem and Austrian recycling machinery maker Erema for the upcoming K 2019 plastic trade fair in October, to advance the circularity of its plastics products.
Offering his views, Ulrich Reifenhäuser, chief sales officer (CSO) of German extrusion lines manufacturer Reifenhäuser Group, highlights the importance of ‘attaching value to plastics” and “a comprehensive change of awareness in society” to tackle the growing plastic waste issue.
Austrian recycling specialist Next Generation Recycling Machines (NGR), in partnership with German extrusion machinery supplier Kuhne GmbH, have unveiled a new liquid state polycondensation (LSP) technology for PET recycling and extrusion.