2014 PRA Highlights:    German Machinery & Technology (Fakuma Preview)          Taiwanese Machinery & Technology (Taipeiplas Review)          Film/Sheet Extrusion          Photovoltaic Industry          Masterbatches, Additives and Pigments          Rubber Machinery (RJA)          German Machinery (Fakuma Preview) IMA          Taiwanese Machinery (Taipeiplas Review) IMA          Bonus Distribution           Fakuma, Friedrichshafen, Germany, 14-18 October          IPF Tokyo, Japan, 28 October - 1 November           Ad and Editorial Deadline - September 29

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Recycling efforts improve all-round

Recycling efforts improve all-round

As China strengthens its “green fencing”, European countries are pressured to push for recycling effectiveness. Meanwhile, brand owners are improving their recycling efforts, by conducting further studies to push the frontiers. With China increasingly concerned over...
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Practical technologies redefining healthcare

Practical technologies redefining healthcare

Technology advances in the medical sector are equated to giving better quality results for treatments and diagnostics. In developing and low to middle-income economies, where spending on medical services is limited and inadequate infrastructure and facilities are concerns...
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Scoring high in energy efficiency

Scoring high in energy efficiency

At a time when energy costs, carbon footprint, and economics are crucial issues across manufacturing industries, there is no other important technology than the one that is energy efficient. Battenfeldcincinnati (Foshan) Extrusion Systems, the Chinese arm of Austrian machinery maker battenfeld-cincinnati...
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The making of a revitalised Indonesia

The making of a revitalised Indonesia

Forecast to become the seventh largest economy by 2030, Indonesia is expected to boldly uplift its sombre economic climate of the previous year’s rupiah decline, market volatility, and lower exports. It is against this backdrop that the 9th edition of Indoplas and 8th editions ...
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Asia to lead in chemicals sector: push factor for olefins growth; China in running for PP

Asia to lead in chemicals sector: push factor for olefins growth; China in running for PP

Asia’s growing middle class and increasing urbanisation have buoyed the region’s chemical demand, particularly for olefins, according to analysis from IHS, but not all countries are equal in their demand growth. According to IHS...
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The surging demand for pipes, especially in Asia, is giving the impetus for a plethora of feature-enhanced extrusion machines
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  • SCTR to set up joint-venture truck tyre facility
    South China Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has agreed to set up a joint-venture truck tyre factory in Hefei, Anhui Province, with Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Co. Ltd., a leading Chinese vehicle maker. According to the local government’s website, the first phase of the project is expected to result in an annual capacity of 2 million truck/bus radials with an investment... image
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  • DIC picks China for PPS plant; auto sector growth targeted
    Japanese materials supplier DIC Corporation is building its first polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) compounding plant in China in the city of Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu Province. The new plant, total investment in which will be approximately 1.3 billion yen, will be located within the site occupied by wholly owned subsidiary DIC Zhangjiagang Chemicals, which produces synthetic resins... image

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