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Technician at Da Chang Sha site detecting and analyzing the main content of battery materials

Following the approval of all relevant authorities, BASF and Shanshan have formed the joint venture “BASF Shanshan Battery Materials Co., Ltd.”. The new entity will be majority owned by BASF (BASF 51% and Shanshan 49%). The newly formed company has four sites in Hunan and Ningxia, China, with more than 1,600 employees...

SIG is investing 12 million euro in a pilot plant of its new Tech Center Europe, which will be located close to SIG’s packaging plants in Linnich, Germany

SIG is investing 12 million euro in a pilot plant of its new Tech Center Europe, which will be located close to SIG’s packaging plants in Linnich, Germany. Bringing further added value to SIG customers, the new Tech Center will help to expedite new product and packaging development, to meet the ever-increasing demand...

Grafe pushes ahead with development of injection-molded wax crayons

The Grafe company from Blankenhain is currently pushing ahead with a successful development project for color compounds for wax crayons. This allows the popular painting tools to be produced by injection molding. "What speaks in favor of this is that it is an automated process, which leads to a reduction in manual...

New premises support Tower’s continuing growth

Located close to its existing premises in Theale, just 30 minutes from London Heathrow Airport, the 26,000 sq ft building will greatly expand Tower’s container conditioning and storage capacities, as well as enhancing its design, laboratory and testing capabilities in the development of robust, reliable and reusable...

By establishing a joint venture called PET Recycling Team Targu Mures, Alpla and companies Ecohelp and UPT are investing in the construction of a recycling plant for PET

The Alpla Group, the global packaging solutions and recycling specialist, is investing in the construction of a recycling plant in Targu Mures, Romania as part of a joint venture with its partners. The plastic granulate recycled there in the future will come from PET bottles collected from household waste and will be...

At Moldplast 2021, an electric Allrounder 470 A with 1,000 kN clamping force and Gestica control system will produce a box and clip for storing face masks

Arburg will be in Batalha at Moldplas 2021, Portugal's largest trade fair. At its stand 3B05 in Hall 10, the company will present innovative injection moulding technology, efficient automation, and a wide range of digital products and services. A fully automated and digitally networked Allrounder will produce ready-to-...

Functional Barrier Paper substituting plastic packaging

Mondi, global leader in packaging and paper, has won three awards for sustainable packaging at the Austrian Green Packaging Star Awards. The annual Green Packaging Star Awards recognise environmentally-friendly packaging and recycling solutions, as well as packaging-related improvements in operational processes in...

A two-day eSports tournament under the auspices of Ziehl-Abegg was a success

Ziehl-Abegg staged an international eSports tournament. Employees of the motor and fan manufacturer organized the two-day online event and at the company headquarters in Künzelsau provided a commentary on the action-packed showdown via live-stream. The favourites ultimately prevailed in the “Royal eSports Masters”. The...

Completed monopiles awaiting transport and installation

Following the approval of all relevant authorities, BASF has today successfully completed the purchase of 49.5% of the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid from Vattenfall. The closing of the transaction, originally expected for the fourth quarter of 2021, was completed earlier than planned. According to the...

SIG’s second state-of-the-art production plant for aseptic carton packaging in China is now up and running

SIG’s second state-of-the-art production plant for aseptic carton packaging in China is now up and running. Despite challenges posed by the pandemic, the large-scale project has been successfully implemented, once again demonstrating SIG’s ongoing commitment to engineering excellence and sustainability leadership. The...