Extrusion International 2-2023-USA

Firms in this issue 6
Imprint 7
Industry News 8
Calendar 8
PLASTPOL – The Gateway to New Sales Markets 8
Fakuma 2023 – It’s filling up at the Friedrichshafen Exhibition Centre 9
CHINAPLAS 2023 – Plastics Industry Intensifies Innovations Towards a Circular Economy 10
Exhibitors at wire and Tube are looking forward to their Düsseldorf trade fairs 2024 13
Successful Webinar Series goes into the Third Round 14
Symposium „Innovations using Fluoropolymers“ 14
NPE2024 15
ArabPlast 2023 16
New Packaging Regulation – Views from the Packaging Supply Chain 16
Interplas 2023 – Celebrating 75 Years of Connecting the UK Plastics Industry 17
Acquisition 18
Digital Platform for the Closed-Loop Recycling of Plastic Food Packaging 18
Personalia 19
Market Study: Plastic Films 20
Top Management Strengthened 20
Reorganization 21
Continued Investments in Production Capabilities Announced 21
Start of Production at PET Recycling Team Targu Mures 22
Licence Secured with Proprietary High-Pressure Technology 22
Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2023 23
Sustainability Report Presented 24
Reciprocating Head Introduced 24
Simply Unique Packaging 26
Chemical Recycling of Hard-to-Recycle Plastic Waste into New Plastic Pipes 27
Practical Digitalization Solutions for Needs-baded, Secure Processes 28
Industry News USA 30
First of ist Kind Floating Solar System at the Manufacturing Site in the United States Installed 30
New President for North America 30
Partnership Strengthened and Expanded 31
Personalia – New CEO 31
Gold Rating, Higher Sustainability Score Achieved 32
Elimination of Bottlenecks in the Post-Treatment Unit for High-Jetness Carbon Blacks 32
PLASTICS President & CEO Matt Seaholm’s Op-ed in The Washington Times 32
January Retail Sales Analysis Issued 33
Committee on Equipment Statistics Report Issued 33
Newly Developed DURACON® POM Products at MD&M West and Pharmapack Europe 33
Extruder Technology New Pelletizing Extruder Covers a Wide Range of Applications – Suitable also for Used PVC Window Recycling 34
Extruder Technology Processing of Increasingly Green Plastics – Innovation Opens Up to Circular Economy 35
Equiplast 2023 – Interview „A world without plastic is not possible, so let’s make it sustainable and circular“ 36
Corona Treatment The Importance of Surface Treatment at the Extrusion Stage of Film Production 38
Recycling – Case Study First PET Bottle-to-Bottle Recycling Line in Kenya 39
Measuring Technology – Case Study „You get a measurement you trust“ 41
Measurement and Inspection Technology WPC Deck Boards Perfectly in Shape 42
Blown Film Extrusion – From the Research Data-driven Prediction the Tensile Strength of Blown Film Due To Digital Shadows 44
Composite Film – Case Study Trend-setting Product Development – Production of Innovative Technical Composite Construction Films Started 52
Circular Economy Project STOP – Pioneering Concept to Expand Affordable Waste Management and Recycling Solutions 53
Recycling Open House – Presentation of New OMNIboost Recycling System 56