IPF 2014: Japanese machinery makers present new updates
The Japanese International Plastics Fair (IPF) show, held in Tokyo’s Makuhari Messe, from 28th October to 1st November, had 776 exhibitors (470 from Japan and 306 from overseas) exhibiting over a gross space of 54,000 sq m. The organiser, IPF Association...
Klöckner Pentaplast not for sale any more
German packaging maker Klöckner Pentaplast, which was reported to be up for sale by its hedge fund owner SVP Global in June this year, has been taken off the market again, according to a Reuters report. The reason given was that SVP received offers well below its asking price of EUR1.5...
ON THE COVER: Strati, which means layers in Italian, is a fully functional electric vehicle made of carbon-reinforced plastic and developed using 3D printing or additive technology, at a deposition rate of 18 kg/hour. If it becomes a reality, the maximum speed of the vehicle will be set at 65 km/hour, with a current maximum range of 193 km on a single charge