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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Interest in the circular economy was evident at K

25.10.2019 • Many technological solutions already viable • Great commitment of the brand owners • Europe is the driver for development

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A jolt goes through the industry

23.10.2019 K 2019 provides a positive impetus for the circular economy

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Circular economy produces new materials and products

23.10.2019 • Machinery producers can accelerate the circular economy • Uniform labelling necessary • Circular economy must be tackled quickly

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Co-operation accelerates the circular economy

22.10.2019 • “Holy Grail 2.0“ improves waste sorting • “Alliance to End Plastic Waste” focuses on Asia • Labelling of products with recyclates necessary

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Interest in the circular economy was evident at K
 

25.10.2019

• Many technological solutions already viable • Great commitment of the brand owners • Europe is the driver for development

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A jolt goes through the industry
 

23.10.2019

K 2019 provides a positive impetus for the circular economy

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Circular economy produces new materials and products
 

23.10.2019

• Machinery producers can accelerate the circular economy • Uniform labelling necessary • Circular economy must be tackled quickly

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Co-operation accelerates the circular economy
 

22.10.2019

• “Holy Grail 2.0“ improves waste sorting • “Alliance to End Plastic Waste” focuses on Asia • Labelling of products with recyclates necessary

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Market for recyclate will grow
 

21.10.2019

• New digital platform achieves transparency in the market for recyclate • PCR use enables material savings • Education in the correct handling of plastics is important

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Recycling is getting better and better
 

20.10.2019

• New technologies increase the quality of recycled materials • First technical solutions for black plastics on the market • Cooperation is crucial for the circular economy

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Interest in the circular economy was evident at K
 

25.10.2019

• Many technological solutions already viable • Great commitment of the brand owners • Europe is the driver for development

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A jolt goes through the industry
 

23.10.2019

K 2019 provides a positive impetus for the circular economy

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Co-operation accelerates the circular economy
 

22.10.2019

• “Holy Grail 2.0“ improves waste sorting • “Alliance to End Plastic Waste” focuses on Asia • Labelling of products with recyclates necessary

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Circular economy produces new materials and products
 

23.10.2019

• Machinery producers can accelerate the circular economy • Uniform labelling necessary • Circular economy must be tackled quickly

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Interest in the circular economy was evident at K
 

25.10.2019

• Many technological solutions already viable • Great commitment of the brand owners • Europe is the driver for development

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A jolt goes through the industry
 

23.10.2019

K 2019 provides a positive impetus for the circular economy

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Co-operation accelerates the circular economy
 

22.10.2019

• “Holy Grail 2.0“ improves waste sorting • “Alliance to End Plastic Waste” focuses on Asia • Labelling of products with recyclates necessary

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Circular economy produces new materials and products
 

23.10.2019

• Machinery producers can accelerate the circular economy • Uniform labelling necessary • Circular economy must be tackled quickly

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Market for recyclate will grow
 

21.10.2019

• New digital platform achieves transparency in the market for recyclate • PCR use enables material savings • Education in the correct handling of plastics is important

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Recycling is getting better and better
 

20.10.2019

• New technologies increase the quality of recycled materials • First technical solutions for black plastics on the market • Cooperation is crucial for the circular economy

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Addressing the problem where it arises
 

19.10.2019

• Waste systems must be financially viable for emerging markets. • 77 million tonnes of plastic waste were incorrectly disposed of in 2018 • Population growth increases demand for plastics

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Plastic packaging increases with increasing prosperity
 

19.10.2019

• Consumers should sort less instead of more • Increased food protection through packaging • Every fourth plastic package comes from Germany

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Everyone must participate in the circular economy
 

19.10.2019

• Stricter regulations accelerate the circular economy • Quality standards for recyclate are indispensable • Complete circular economy is shown at K 2019

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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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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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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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