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    W&H’s Turboclean launched; cost savings for material changeovers During the K2016 show, at scheduled times of the day, Germany-based extrusion machinery maker Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) was running and changing two five-layer POD (polyolefin-dedicated) films on a Varex II blown film line. The live show, coupled with an audiovisual display, in a fanfare of lights and sound...
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It’s no longer child’s play when it comes to selecting plastics for making toys. Against the back of health risk claims plastics have, manufacturers are resorting to their bag of tricks for safer alternatives to ensure toys meet the requirements.
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    Tyre Market: Asian tyre market keeps on rolling
    Not only is Asia a major producer of rubber , but the region is also a burgeoning market for global tyre manufacturers , says Angelica Buan in this report. ASEAN figures strongly in growth. Forecast to reach nearly 3 billion units by 2022, the global market for tyres is unflinching amidst fluctuating prices of rubber in the world market. Asia Pacific captures a strong spot in the global tyres market. Indian market research firm Gfk says that in the segment of replacement car tyres, some 20 players have...
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    Vehicle sharing: an opportunistic ride for automotive makers
    With the rising popularity of car-sharing services, automotive makers are taking the cue in the shift from the tradition of owning cars to sharing cars, and more simply to boost their revenues in a global market with flagging car sales, says Angelica Buan. Many of us consider our cars our second home, and especially our comfort zone when traffic becomes too distressing, also as a private space for those un-shareable thoughts. But what if we need to share this space with a couple more strangers? What...
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    Tyre Market: Asian tyre market keeps on rolling
    Not only is Asia a major producer of rubber , but the region is also a burgeoning market for global tyre manufacturers , says Angelica Buan in this report. ASEAN figures strongly in growth. Forecast to reach nearly 3 billion units by 2022, the global market for tyres is unflinching amidst fluctuating prices of rubber in the world market. Asia Pacific captures a strong spot in the global tyres market. Indian market research firm Gfk says that in the segment of replacement car tyres, some 20 players have...
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  • Vehicle sharing: an opportunistic ride for automotive makers
    With the rising popularity of car-sharing services, automotive makers are taking the cue in the shift from the tradition of owning cars to sharing cars, and more simply to boost their revenues in a global market with flagging car sales, says Angelica Buan. Many of us consider our cars our second home, and especially our comfort zone when traffic becomes too distressing, also as a private space for those un-shareable thoughts. But what if we need to share this space with a couple more strangers? What...
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