Extrusion International USA 3-2021

21 Extrusion International 3/2021 „ UBE Industries, Ltd. announced that UBE Corporation Eu- rope S.A.U. (UCE)’s consolidated subsidiary, UBEEuropeGmbH (UEG), has established a liaison of fi ce in Istanbul, Turkey, which aims to engage in developing markets and expanding services for products offered by the UBE Group. This is the fi rst of fi ce in the Middle East region belonging to the UBE Group chemical business. As theUBEGroup’s companies based inEurope, UCEandUEG’s main operations are the productions of chemical products as well as market development and material procurement for products of the UBE Group. Turkey is a strategic location for European companies as it is considered a gateway to the Mid- dle East from Europe. The establishment of the liaison of fi ce is aimed at capitalizing on market growth in Turkey and sur- rounding areas by engaging in marketing for nylon resins and fi ne chemicals that are the main products of UCE and UEG, as well as other products offered by the UBE Group. Through its holding company in Europe, the UBE Group will seek to accel- erate its business expansion efforts by leveraging advantages in Turkey: including its geographic location and the favorable regulatory environment for foreign companies. The UBE Group is developing its global business centering on growth markets in emerging countries, such as establishing subsidiaries in Asia and Latin America. By opening this new liaison of fi ce in Turkey, the Group will seek to expand its busi- ness in the Middle East region. Liaison Office in Turkey UBE Group https://ube.com „ Since 2015, K.D. Feddersen Ueberseegesellschaft mbH, with its Polymers & Compounding Technology business unit, is mainly selling the extrusion grades of polyketone from Hyo- sung Chemical to the compounding industry. In addition, all the polyketone material grades belonging to Hyosung’s POKETONE™ brand are now also supplied by K.D. Feddersen GmbH & Co. KG and its regional subsidiaries in Ger- many and Europe. With this engineering plastic, the distribu- tor places its special focus on application-technical advice. With this engineering plastic, the distributor places its special focus on application development support. Even the rawmaterials ole fi n and CO and their use for the po- lymerisation are special. POKETONETM is versatile, has various approvals, including FDA, KTW, WRAS and can therefore be used for food applications, drinking water applications, cos- metic packaging or toys. Flame-retardant products with UL approval are also available. The good tribological properties and the high chemical resistance are to be emphasised. The gas and hydrocarbon barrier properties of polyketone are also outstanding and at the highest level compared to other poly- meric materials. At K.D. Feddersen, various polyketone compounds from the Korean manufacturer are available in black as well as in natu- ral for self-coloring. In cooperation with AF-COLOR, a branch of the sister company AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, individual mas- terbatch solutions can be offered. Portfolio expanded K.D. Feddersen GmbH & Co. KG www.kdfeddersen.com „ NDC Technologies, a leading global provider of intelligent, connected measurement and control solutions, is known across the industry for offering the broadest portfolio of gauging and scanning system technologies. Listening closely to the market and customer needs, the R&D team at NDC recently released its SlimTrak II scanningmeasurement system. SlimTrak II is the next-generation, single-beam scanner that is uniquely designed to fi t into the tightest machine spaces. The very compact footprint requires minimal installation space, al- lowing you to capture critical measurements. SlimTrak II offers applications versatility and can be used on production lines across a range of processes including lacquer coating on foil, adhesive tapes, label stock, hotmelt coaters, dry lamination, re- moisturizing, water-based coatings, extrusion coating and lami- nating, and sheet extrusion, to name a few. Performance-wise, SlimTrak offers the best value for the invest- ment. Bene fi ts include: NDC Technologies Inc. www.ndc.com • Extremely compact footprint allowing you to capture critical measurements • Robust scanning measurements for all converting and fi lm ex- trusion applications • Built for high performance with engineered-beam construc- tion for excellent scanner rigidity • Easy maintenance for maximum uptime via easily accessible, modular replaceable parts • Low cost of ownership from long-lasting, reliable, trouble-free operation Next-Generation Space-Saving Scanning Measurement System for NarrowWeb Processes