09.11.2017

On discovery tour in the Kenyan packaging market

Much potential in the Kenyan packaging market

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03.11.2017

“We need a second market for film waste”

Circular economy comes more to the fore at Brückner

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30.08.2017

Five years Blue Competence in plastics and rubber machinery – resumé and outlook

For five years, Blue Competence has been representing process expertise and innovative, sustainable technologies. With the topic of Circular Economy, the initiative is heading towards the K 2019. Start of communications at the Fakuma 2017.

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06.02.2017

OPC Foundation and EUROMAP sign Memorandum of Understanding

The European umbrella organisation of plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers has for three years now been involved in the development of Industry 4.0-ready interfaces based on OPC UA.

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On discovery tour in the Kenyan packaging market

03.11.2017

“We need a second market for film waste”

30.08.2017

Five years Blue Competence in plastics and rubber machiner...

06.02.2017

OPC Foundation and EUROMAP sign Memorandum of Understanding

More recyclates and recycling of plastics

15.09.2020 ...but more speed is also required when using recycled materials. The material flow picture of plastics in Germany provides a comprehensive picture of production, processing, consumption, waste generation and recycling of the material.

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Country specific information on cars, construction and packaging

What are economic reports?

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German plastics and rubber engineering in a nosedive

05.08.2020 2019: Decline in turnover for the first time in many years • Sales decline in 2020 with a minus of up to 30 per cent • 80 per cent of plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers expect a return to 2019 turnover level in 2022 at the latest • Chances for circular economy

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OPC UA for Plastics and Rubber Machinery

07.05.2020 Internationalization of existing OPC UA specifications and publication of new interfaces for extrusion

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More recyclates and recycling of plastics
 

15.09.2020

...but more speed is also required when using recycled materials. The material flow picture of plastics in Germany provides a comprehensive picture of production, processing, consumption, waste generation and recycling of the material.

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Country specific information on cars, construction and packaging
 

26.08.2020

What are economic reports?

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German plastics and rubber engineering in a nosedive
 

05.08.2020

2019: Decline in turnover for the first time in many years • Sales decline in 2020 with a minus of up to 30 per cent • 80 per cent of plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers expect a return to 2019 turnover level in 2022 at the latest • Chances for circular economy

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OPC UA for Plastics and Rubber Machinery
 

07.05.2020

Internationalization of existing OPC UA specifications and publication of new interfaces for extrusion

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New ISO standard published for safety of injection moulding machines
 

07.05.2020

Frankfurt, 29 April 2020 – In April 2020, ISO 20430 for injection moulding machines, the first international safety standard for plastics and rubber machinery, was published, providing machine manufacturers with a globally uniform standard – ISO comprises 121 member countries.

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Brazilian Market for Plastics Machinery
 

09.04.2020

New Study on Automotive Sector

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More recyclates and recycling of plastics
 

15.09.2020

...but more speed is also required when using recycled materials. The material flow picture of plastics in Germany provides a comprehensive picture of production, processing, consumption, waste generation and recycling of the material.

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Standards for machine safety
 

30.01.2018

EN and EN-ISO standards are of great importance for the European Single Market in connection with the implementation of the EC Machinery Directive and the CE mark self-certification.

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Recycling management in the plastics industry - The film
 

16.01.2018

In this animation we show where mechanical engineering comes into play as an important player in the "plastics cycle".

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View to Asia
 

01.03.2018

Current figures and information on the economic situation in the reports from the VDMA offices abroad

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More recyclates and recycling of plastics
 

15.09.2020

...but more speed is also required when using recycled materials. The material flow picture of plastics in Germany provides a comprehensive picture of production, processing, consumption, waste generation and recycling of the material.

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Standards for machine safety
 

30.01.2018

EN and EN-ISO standards are of great importance for the European Single Market in connection with the implementation of the EC Machinery Directive and the CE mark self-certification.

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Recycling management in the plastics industry - The film
 

16.01.2018

In this animation we show where mechanical engineering comes into play as an important player in the "plastics cycle".

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View to Asia
 

01.03.2018

Current figures and information on the economic situation in the reports from the VDMA offices abroad

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China: Accurately informed
 

06.03.2018

China is the second largest market for plastics and rubber machinery. The Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association has compiled data and facts about China for its members, ahead of the upcoming Chinaplas.

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Ecologic responsibility and economic opportunities
 

18.10.2018

From the turnaround to everyday suitability of the Circular Economy

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Start of the interview series for the Circular Economy at K 2019
 

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.

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Brazilian market for plastics machinery
 

23.04.2019

EUROMAP commissions study

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Events and trade fairs
 

17.05.2019

We give you room for exchange and presentation

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Standardization | Industry 4.0
 

07.02.2019

Ensure safety and interoperability

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Technology and research
 

08.02.2019

Industry 4.0, sustainability, 3-D printing, energy Efficiency and functional integration

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Packagings are high-tech, lightweight products
 

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

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Committees
 

31.01.2019

As a member, you can actively participate!

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We Europeans should set a good example
 

07.06.2019

Interview with Dr. Christoph Steger, CSO ENGEL AUSTRIA GmbH

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Members of the board
 

11.02.2019

The leadership of the association

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Statistics and business cycle
 

11.08.2018

An overview of all offers of the trade association for market observation, market information and user industries.

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„We are the solution, not the problem"
 

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

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Turnover decline of up to ten per cent for 2019
 

14.06.2019

After ten years of growth and doubling of sales in the German plastics and rubber machinery sector the turning point has now been reached

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Recycling management gives us a competitive advantage
 

18.06.2019

Part 5 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Thomas Herrmann, CEO at Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik GmbH & Co. KG

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Plastics are often the more sustainable solution
 

25.06.2019

Part 6 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Alfred Stern,CEO of Borealis AG

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