Extrusion International 5-2023

38 Extrusion International 5/2023 FAKUMA 2023 A Strong Partner for Circular Economy At Fakuma 2023, pal plast will focus on its service offering for plastics processors. "Managing Director and co-owner Amit Wirnik explains: "The trend in the industry is towards closed material loops. With our modern technical equipment, our many years of expertise and our highly qualified workforce, we can help our customers set up their production to be as waste-free as possible." On request, pal plast analyzes its customers' material flows, develops a system for collecting surplus or pro - duction waste and handles its processing. If required, the company looks for additional recyclate sources for its customers and supplies ready-to-use recompound in the desired quality and quantity. The materials are tested and certified in the company's own laboratory. Production is monitored more precisely and closely than at almost any other supplier. Compounds with customized recycled content As a pioneer in plastics recycling, pal plast has a wealth of experience and an extensive network. "Our many years of experience provide us with the exper- tise to use recyclates, virgin materials and additives in such a balanced way that our compounds correspond exactly with the required properties. In recent months, we have once again expanded our product portfolio of recyclates and compounds containing recyclates. Among other things, pal plast offers new PBT grades with variable recycled content, especially for automo - tive and electrical applications. Also on display in Friedrichshafen are transparent or piano black-colored PMMA recompounds suitable for the production of cosmetic packaging. In addi- tion, pal plast now has glass-fiber-reinforced poly - amide 6 in its range, which is heat-stabilized and can withstand temperatures of 160 °C on a permanent basis. This makes the material predestined for appli- cations in the engine compartment of vehicles, for example. pal plast GmbH www.palplast.com Fakuma: Stand A5-5001 Managing director and co-owner Amit Wirnik in front of the new P2 plant in Mühlheim am Main. Hi is already looking forward to Fakuma and many goal-oriented technical discussions. "In the future, it will hardly be possible to run a profitable business without addressing the issue of waste management. We invite all plastics processors who want to establish closed-loop recycling in their operations to join us at booth A5-5001. Let's find out together, over a refreshing drink and a tasty snack, how easy it can be to get started with closed-loop recycling when you know you have a competent partner at your side. It's time for circular economy. True to our claim: "Circular. Now." At Fakuma, pal plast will showcase PA6 recyclates with glass fiber content pal plast has PMMA recyclates for the production of cosmetic packaging in its product range (Photos: pal plast)