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2019 is "K" year!
In just a few months, the leading international trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry will once again present the entire range of products and services offered by the plastics processing industry. Our member companies are already giving an outlook on what they will be presenting at K 2019.

18.06.2019
Part 5 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Thomas Herrmann, CEO at Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik GmbH & Co. KG
12.06.2019
Part 4 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Dr Christoph Schumacher, Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications at ARBURG GmbH & Co. KG
07.06.2019
Interview with Dr. Christoph Steger, CSO ENGEL AUSTRIA GmbH
04.06.2019
Part 2 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Michael Baumeister, Managing Director Technology and Logistics, Brückner Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG in Siegsdorf
27.05.2019
From 16 to 23 October, K 2019 will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany, where the VDMA will be focusing on the recycling sector at its trade fair presence. Our interview series will shed light on why it is doing this and the significance of the "Circular Economy" for member companies of the Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association.
01.11.2018
Current figures and data for production, processing and recycling of plastics
18.10.2018
From the turnaround to everyday suitability of the Circular Economy
18.03.2018
German plastics industry agrees on joint position - they reject a tax on plastics
O-Ton Ulrich Reifenhauser
Marine Litter and plastic waste on the streets are getting a lot of attention. What can and must be done against it? Ulrich Reifenhäuser, Managing Partner of the REIFENHÄUSER GmbH & Co. KG, Maschinenfabrik and Chairman of the VDMA Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association, describes approaches to solutions from the perspective of mechanical engineering.
O-Ton Ulrich Reifenhauser
Marine Litter and plastic waste on the streets are getting a lot of attention. What can and must be done against it? Ulrich Reifenhäuser, Managing Partner of the REIFENHÄUSER GmbH & Co. KG, Maschinenfabrik and Chairman of the VDMA Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association, describes approaches to solutions from the perspective of mechanical engineering.

Circular Economy at Fakuma

03.11.2017
Circular economy comes more to the fore at Brückner
20.10.2017
The better the recycled material, the bigger the opportunities for using it
19.10.2017
"Circular Economy" Press Tour at the Fakuma 2017
13.10.2017
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag bets on sustainability with the help of all-electric machines
11.10.2017
Disused plastics are increasingly seen as resources.
09.10.2017
Everyone involved along the plastic chain is required to help increasing the recycline rates.
29.09.2017
Today, injection moulding machines, besides recycled plastics, also process bioplastics.
26.09.2017
New interview series “Circular Economy”

Blue Competence

What’s coming next?
Circular Economy is the new top issue of Blue Competence in the Plastics and Rubber Association.
Blue Competence – Where do we stand?
The steering committee marketing of the Plastics and Rubber Association also emphasised during its spring conference: “Blue Competence will continue!”

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Ina Vettkötter
Ina Vettkötter
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