Extrusion International 2-2024

Firms in this issue 6
Imprint 7
Industry News 8
Calendar 8
Fakuma 2024 8
Gold Sustainability Rating by EcoVadis Maintained 9
European Plastics Industry 10
Stronger Worldwide in the Industrial Process Colling Segment 11
Celebration of 25 Years at Vetaphone 12
Global Company Name Rebrand Announced 12
As World Market Leader Champion 2024 Awarded 13
Change in the Management Board 14
Acquisition Completed 14
Market Leadership Strengthened 15
Change at Management Board 16
Additional Managing Director Appointed 16
World Market Leaders 17
30th Anniversary 18
New Management 18
Presence in Europe Strengthened 19
Range of Medical Masterbatches Introduced 19
Digitalization Meets Recycling – Research Team Develops Tool with Recyclate Data 20
2024 Cleanup Champions Announced 20
New Sustainable Packaging 21
PFAS-Free Additives for the Plastics Industry 21
Strategic Collaboration Agreement Signed 22
Chemically Recycled Products with up to 100% Sustainable Feedstocks 22
New 800 Series Hybrid Extrusion Tooling Announced 23
Mobile Mixing Container on the Market Launched 23
Increased Efficiency in Electronics Production Through Innovative Quality Assurance 24
New Acetaldehyde Control Technology for PET Packaging 24
In-House Rheology Lab Launched 25
NPE2024 26
Will Be the Largest Gathering of Bioplastics Companies In the Americas 26
NPE2024 Features First-Ever Woman in Plastics Breakfast 27
Impressive Touchdown on the American Market – 4 Compact Inline Inspection Systems on Display at the NPE2024 27
New Series of OMNI Recycling Machines – Innovative Devolatilization and Decontamination Technologies for Existing and Emerging Recycling Applications 30
Twin Screw Extrusion Equipment for Compounding, Reactive Extrusion, Devolatilization, Foaming and Direct Extrusion on Display at NPE2024 33
Various Solutions for Mixing, Foaming and Cooling fort he Plastics Industry 34
„Materializing Ideas“ – The Latest Advancements in Plastic Materials for the Fast and Economic Realization of Demanding Projects 36
Growing Demand for PTFE Replacements in FR Applications at NPE2024 37
Auto-Profile System for Blown Film Rotating Dies at NPE2024 38
Next-Generation Fully Electric eMotion Welding System at NPE2024 39
Melt Filters Made in Italy fort he Recycling of Plastics 40
Solutions for Manufacturing, Processing, Conditioning and Recycling Plastics 42
Innovation and Services 43
Extrusion Tooling / Extrusion Takes Some New Turns 44
Extrusion Technology / Concept of Innovation Reinvented by Introducing New Analysis Tools and Doubling the Space Dedicated to Testing 46
Film Extrusion / Crystal Clear Big-Size Cups – What to be Aware of when Calendering Extra-Thick APET Sheet 47
Processing / Optimization Process Parameters for PVC Compounding using a COMPEO Kneader 48
Sheet Extrusion – Case Study / First Food Grade R-PET Sheet Production Line to Lithuania 50
Measurement Technology / With Several Innovatins at the wire 2024 52
Automation / Quality is our Priority 54
Blow Molding / PET Bottle Life Cycle and NIR Heating Technology 56
Chinaplas 2024 / Indonesia’s Packaging and Automotive Sectors Spur Demand for Plastics 58
Measurement Technology / Process Automation and Control of Extrusion Lines 59
Material Handling / Gear Pumps Enable Extrusion Industry to Meet Growing Sustainability Demands 62