On discovery tour in the Kenyan packaging market

09.11.2017 Much potential in the Kenyan packaging market

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“We need a second market for film waste”

03.11.2017 Circular economy comes more to the fore at Brückner

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

30.08.2017 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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OPC Foundation and EUROMAP sign Memorandum of Understanding

06.02.2017 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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Economic development of the plastics machinery

15.10.2019 EUROMAP: In the run-up to the world’s leading fair K'2019, European plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers see growing potential in circular economies in spite of economic downturn • EUROMAP forecasts a turnover minus of 10% for the current year • Insecurity in the automotive sectors, the image of plastics and economic weakness are slowing down business • Circular economy will become a game changer

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New "Global Plastics Flow" study

15.10.2019 Avoiding environmental littering, pushing forward with a circular economy – Plastics industry creates transparency for global plastic flows • A total of 250 million tonnes of post-consumer plastic waste worldwide • Collected: 173 million tonnes; disposed of improperly: 63 million tonnes; dumped irresponsibly: 14 million tonnes • Circular economy has top priority in fight against marine littering

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Plastics industry converts to circular economy

15.10.2019 • Manufacturers of plastics and rubber machinery supply technologies for converting to circular economy • Holistic thinking and acting develops plastic waste as valuable resource • Export stop for old plastics in countries with lower environmental standards than in Europe • VDMA Circular Economy Forum at the K 2019 as info point

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Accountability is the best argument

11.10.2019 Part 21 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Dr. Michael Ruf, COO Krauss Maffei Group

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Economic development of the plastics machinery
 

15.10.2019

EUROMAP: In the run-up to the world’s leading fair K'2019, European plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers see growing potential in circular economies in spite of economic downturn • EUROMAP forecasts a turnover minus of 10% for the current year • Insecurity in the automotive sectors, the image of plastics and economic weakness are slowing down business • Circular economy will become a game changer

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New "Global Plastics Flow" study
 

15.10.2019

Avoiding environmental littering, pushing forward with a circular economy – Plastics industry creates transparency for global plastic flows • A total of 250 million tonnes of post-consumer plastic waste worldwide • Collected: 173 million tonnes; disposed of improperly: 63 million tonnes; dumped irresponsibly: 14 million tonnes • Circular economy has top priority in fight against marine littering

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Plastics industry converts to circular economy
 

15.10.2019

• Manufacturers of plastics and rubber machinery supply technologies for converting to circular economy • Holistic thinking and acting develops plastic waste as valuable resource • Export stop for old plastics in countries with lower environmental standards than in Europe • VDMA Circular Economy Forum at the K 2019 as info point

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Accountability is the best argument
 

11.10.2019

Part 21 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Dr. Michael Ruf, COO Krauss Maffei Group

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Plastic waste becomes the new raw material
 

10.10.2019

Part 20 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Johannes Musseleck, Director Global Strategy with INEOS Styrolution

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Everything must become recyclable
 

04.10.2019

Part 19 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Stefan Wissing and Uwe Wagner, Managing Director at Pallmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG

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New "Global Plastics Flow" study
 

15.10.2019

Avoiding environmental littering, pushing forward with a circular economy – Plastics industry creates transparency for global plastic flows • A total of 250 million tonnes of post-consumer plastic waste worldwide • Collected: 173 million tonnes; disposed of improperly: 63 million tonnes; dumped irresponsibly: 14 million tonnes • Circular economy has top priority in fight against marine littering

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Plastics industry converts to circular economy
 

15.10.2019

• Manufacturers of plastics and rubber machinery supply technologies for converting to circular economy • Holistic thinking and acting develops plastic waste as valuable resource • Export stop for old plastics in countries with lower environmental standards than in Europe • VDMA Circular Economy Forum at the K 2019 as info point

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Economic development of the plastics machinery
 

15.10.2019

EUROMAP: In the run-up to the world’s leading fair K'2019, European plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers see growing potential in circular economies in spite of economic downturn • EUROMAP forecasts a turnover minus of 10% for the current year • Insecurity in the automotive sectors, the image of plastics and economic weakness are slowing down business • Circular economy will become a game changer

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Accountability is the best argument
 

11.10.2019

Part 21 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Dr. Michael Ruf, COO Krauss Maffei Group

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New "Global Plastics Flow" study
 

15.10.2019

Avoiding environmental littering, pushing forward with a circular economy – Plastics industry creates transparency for global plastic flows • A total of 250 million tonnes of post-consumer plastic waste worldwide • Collected: 173 million tonnes; disposed of improperly: 63 million tonnes; dumped irresponsibly: 14 million tonnes • Circular economy has top priority in fight against marine littering

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Plastics industry converts to circular economy
 

15.10.2019

• Manufacturers of plastics and rubber machinery supply technologies for converting to circular economy • Holistic thinking and acting develops plastic waste as valuable resource • Export stop for old plastics in countries with lower environmental standards than in Europe • VDMA Circular Economy Forum at the K 2019 as info point

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Economic development of the plastics machinery
 

15.10.2019

EUROMAP: In the run-up to the world’s leading fair K'2019, European plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers see growing potential in circular economies in spite of economic downturn • EUROMAP forecasts a turnover minus of 10% for the current year • Insecurity in the automotive sectors, the image of plastics and economic weakness are slowing down business • Circular economy will become a game changer

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Accountability is the best argument
 

11.10.2019

Part 21 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Dr. Michael Ruf, COO Krauss Maffei Group

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Plastic waste becomes the new raw material
 

10.10.2019

Part 20 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Johannes Musseleck, Director Global Strategy with INEOS Styrolution

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Our coffee cups decompose in the ground.
 

08.08.2019

Part 12 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Bernd Niemann, Managing Director FM Kunststofftechnik GmbH, and Korbinian Kiesl, President Billion SAS

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K 2019 - Program
 

01.10.2019

Visit our programme and our exhibition at the VDMA Circular Economy Forum on the open-air grounds in front of Hall 16 and meet experts from industry, politics and organisations.

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Everything must become recyclable
 

04.10.2019

Part 19 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Stefan Wissing and Uwe Wagner, Managing Director at Pallmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG

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We want to do something about the garbage on the seas
 

24.09.2019

Part 17 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with David Stover, co-founder and COO of Bureo

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Plastics packaging will still be needed for a long time
 

02.10.2019

Part 18 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Martina Schmidt, Head of Recycling/Waste Division at Vecoplan AG

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VDMA Circular Economy Forum K 2019
 

11.09.2019

Visit our programme and our exhibition at the VDMA Circular Economy Forum on the open-air grounds in front of Hall 16 and meet experts from industry, politics and organisations.

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The technology exists, you just have to use it
 

12.09.2019

Part 15 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Sven Engelmann, Head of Packaging Technology at ILLIG Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG

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The demand for biomaterials is clearly increasing
 

13.09.2019

Part 16 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Arne Festerling, Sales Manager at ENTEX Rust & Mischke GmbH

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Bioplastics reduce CO2 emissions
 

03.09.2019

Part 13 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Prof. Dr. Hans-Josef Endres, head of IKK Institute for Plastics and Circular Economy at Leibniz University of Hanover

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We must take care that packaging and garbage do not to end up in the oceans
 

05.09.2019

Part 14 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Gian de Belder, Principal Scientist and Packaging Technologist at Procter & Gamble

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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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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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In Germany, the PVC window cycle works very well
 

04.07.2019

Part 8 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Jörg Frömming, Sales Manager at Dekura GmbH

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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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As a machinery manufacturer you can do a lot
 

27.06.2019

Part 7 of our interview series on Circular Economy: Interview with Andreas Lichtenauer, Managing Partner, Kautex Maschinenbau GmbH

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