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GEW highlights successes at Labelexpo Europe 2023
UV curing systems manufacturer GEW has highlighted an exceptionally successful Labelexpo Europe, following the return of the exhibition after a four year interval.
Ongoing investments in Baldwin Technology help ACM Plastics win the competitive race
As a former race car driver, Massimo Raffaele was certainly used to making bold moves. Once he traded in his race car for a delivery truck, Raffaele began learning about the printing industry through his work transporting and delivering packaging materials throughout his native Italy.
IST METZ hosts UV Days 2023 with around 1000 participants from 32 countries
At the UV Days, which took place from 4 to 6 July in Nürtingen, Germany, organiser IST METZ welcomed around 1000 guests and 40 exhibitors from a total of 32 countries.
Recycling Content TPE with various adhesion options
a global manufacturer of custom-engineered TPEs, announces the launch of its latest product line. These solutions expand the group of THERMOLAST® R compounds and make it possible to use a high percentage of recycled materials. In comparison to the already established products, up to 70% can be achieved even in materials with low Shore A hardness. They are an important milestone in the development of innovative compounds with adhesion properties. The launch is KRAIBURG TPE’s response to the increasing market demand for more environmentally friendly materials with a proportion of post-industrial and/or post-consumer recycled materials (PIR, PCR). Recycling Content TPEs are consistent with customers’ sustainability vision and support customers in achieving their own sustainability targets.
New Adhesives for Flexible Photovoltaics and Electronic Applications
Organic photovoltaics (OPV) and Perovskite-based systems are creating radically new applications in consumer electronics. They include indoor light harvesting to extend battery life of wearables, and outdoor energy generation with performance in regard of their flexibility previously unimaginable from conventional photovoltaics. The same is true for flexible electronics. A key contributor to these advancements has come from progress in bonding technologies. Panacol accompanies these developments by providing high tech adhesives that elevate flexible photovoltaics to the next level.
Clariant highlights the Thai beauty concept by combining sustainability and science at in-cosmetics Asia
Clariant introduces TexCare® Gemini SG Terra: Game-changing soil release polymer for laundry applications with innovative rheology control
Clariant has unveiled its latest innovation for laundry liquid applications, TexCare Gemini SG Terra, which provides formulators with “one product, double function”, offering a high-performing soil release polymer that keeps the rheology of the detergent under control.
Why the RTE Conference & Exhibition 2023 is of great interest to formulators
RadTech Europe, the European association for energy curing technology, has themed its biennial conference around the technologies power to save and is targeting formulators with its conference programme.