Extrusion International 3-2021

Firms in this issue 6
Imprint 7
Industry News 8
Calendar 8
Wide Selection of Courses in English 8
K-MAG – 365 Days of Community News 9
CHINAPLAS 2021 Concluded with a Huge Success 9
First „AdEx Home“ Webinar 10
Representation in Middle East and North Africa 11
New Date for ICE Europe 12
Italien Plastics and Rubber Processing Machinery Manufacturers – After the Drop in Revenues in 2020 Orders Again Growing 12
Business in Asia Expanded 13
Acquisition 13
Acquisition 14
Digital Watermark Initiative „HolyGrail 2.0“ joined 14
New Machine Design has won the Good Design® Award 15
New E-Book – The Circular Economy 15
Bottle-to-Bottle Recycling Capacity doubled 16
New CEO 16
New CFO 17
Multi-Purpose Co-Extruders – Now also for Sheet Production 17
Leaving the Board after more than 45 Years 18
Personnel Expansion for Sales Team 18
Management Board Expanded 19
New BOPE Additives for Agile and Eiffi cient Response to New Market Trends 19
Joint Venture in India Established 20
Joining the Circular Plastics Alliance 20
Next-Generation Space-Saving Scanning Measurement System for Narrow Web Processes 21
Liaison Office in Turkey 21
Portfolio expanded 21
New 500 Series Rubber/Silicone Extrusion Crosshead 22
Capacity Expansion 22
New Vacuum Technology Optimises the Production of High-Performance Oriented Films 23
Collaborative Project in Sweden intensifi ed 23
Compounding 24
Increase in Turnover on the European Market 24
Recycling – Case Study 25
PET Bottle to Bottle Recycling – Major Efficiency Improvements by Retrofitting Melt Filtration System 25
Recycling – Case Study 26
Cleaning Up Coasts at the Edge of the World 26
Recycling 28
Reduced Odour – An Indispensable Quality Criterion in Post-Consumer Plastics Recycling 28
Control Systems 30
Service Portfolio expanded – Control Solutions for Complete Recycling Plants 30
Recycling 31
The Best Recycled Pellets for Irrigation Pipes 31
Recycling, Circular Economy – From Research 32
Today’s Waste Becomes Tomorrow’s Resource – „Waste4Future“ Paves New Ways for Plastics Recycling 32
Recycling 34
2 Million Tons of Installed Recycling Capacity Worldwide Celebrated 34
Film Technology 35
Dual Frame System Boosts Efficiency 35
Pipe Extrusion 36
Strongly Positioned with Optimal Machine Technology for the Growth Market of PVC-O Pipes 36
Film Extrusion 38
Desire for Hygiene and Food Safety Increases Worldwide Demand for Flexible Packaging Films 38
Measuring Technology – Case Study 40
Fast and Reproducible Sample Inspection of Plastic Pellets 40
Pelletizing 42
Melt Pump Technology for Production of Bioplastic PLA 42
Extrusion Technologies 43
Extrusion Lines for Pipes Renewed 43
Pipe Extrusion 44
Shape your Pipes, Shape your Future and Go Green 44
Extrusion Technologies 45
Physical Foaming to In-House Extruder Test Line Added 45
Extrusion and Recycling Technology 46
New Life for Worn Artifi cial Grass 46
Extrusion Blow Molding 50
PCR in Cosmetic Packaging? It’s all a Question of Technology 50