17 - 21 Oct 2017
Fakuma – The Entire World of Plastics Technology
In its over 30-year history, the Fakuma international trade fair for plastics processing has become a prominent meeting place for the industry, with international charisma. It holds second place in the overall ranking of international trade fairs for plastics. However, because of the organisation cycle, it is the principal event for the industry in Fakuma years.
Fakuma offers a comprehensive overview of all plastics technologies; whether injection moulding – Fakuma holds a top international position here – extrusion technology or thermoforming: the user can find out specifically about all processes machines and tools that are relevant for the working and processing of plastics. The focus here is on practice, as around 1,700 exhibitors present the entire process chain for the economic production of plastic components.
30 Oct 2017
Tarragona, October 30, 2017 – Leading specialty ABS producer ELIX Polymers had a spotlight on global grades for healthcare applications at Fakuma.
18 Oct 2017
At this year’s Fakuma in Friedrichshafen KRAIBURG TPE will present a new series of Thermoplastic Elastomers that were specially developed for excellent adhesion and UV resistance in two-component applications with ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber (EPDM). The new compounds of the THERMOLAST® K family are intended primarily for automotive applications such as EPDM window trim and sealing profiles with moulded TPE corner joints and end elements.
17 Oct 2017
Ascend introduces new high performance PA66 for electrical components in unattended appliances at Fakuma 2017
HOUSTON – October 17, 2017 – Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, launched Vydyne® FR350J, a new high performance compound based on polyamide 66 (PA66) that will bring extra safety to electrical connectors used in unattended home appliances. The grade is one of the highlights at Ascend’s booth at the Fakuma plastics processing exhibition in Friedrichshafen, Germany, October 17-21.
12 Oct 2017
HOUSTON – October 12, 2017 – Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 (PA66) resin, will be showcasing numerous product and application innovations for automotive and electric and electronic applications at Fakuma 2017. The international exhibition for plastics processing takes place in Friedrichshafen, Germany, on 17-21 October. Ascend will be at booth 4119 in hall A4.
10 Oct 2017
For absolutely leak-proof sealing of its versatile OMNI drinking bottles and CRUISE beverage cups, Timolino uses a Thermoplastic Elastomer from KRAIBURG TPE that combines permanent elasticity with food compliance fully in accordance with FDA regulations and EU directive 10/2011.
12 Sep 2017
Tarragona, September 12, 2017 – Major ABS specialist ELIX Polymers will present its portfolio of materials and technologies at Fakuma 2017, which will be held from October 17 until October 21 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
26 Jul 2017
KRAIBURG TPE will use the upcoming 25th Fakuma to exhibit its customer-oriented core competences. At Booth 5303 in Hall B5 the company will also present innovative material developments, including a new TPE series with outstanding adhesion to EPDM.