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Technical University of Munich, Oerlikon, GE Additive and Linde to establish additive manufacturing cluster in Bavaria

Signing Letter of Intent in Dec. 2018. 
(Photo Oerlikon) From left to right: Dr. Sven Hicken (Business Unit Head, Oerlikon AM), Prof. Dr. Thomas Hofmann (President, TUM), Jason Oliver (President and CEO, GE Additive), Dr. Wolfgang Dierker (CEO, GE Germany), Dr. Christoph Laumen (Executive Director R&D, Linde AG), Prof. Dr. Michael Suess (Chairman of the Board of Directors, Oerlikon Group), Dr. Christian Haecker (Head of Industrialization, Oerlikon AM), Dr. Andreas Lessmann (Managing Director, GE Additive Germany GmbH, Senior Leader, Legal Operations), Dr. Christian Bruch (Executive Vice President & CEO, Linde Engineering), Andreas Rohregger (Head of Global Properties, GE Additive), Dr. Alice Beck (Deputy Director, TUM ForTe).>The Technical University of Munich (TUM), Oerlikon, GE Additive and Linde are collaborating to create an additive manufacturing cluster. This cluster is a grouping of companies and organizations that will conduct research on and develop additive manufacturing technology from a single hub location.

Milliken introduces KeyPlast RESIST: A spectrum of bright, high-performance colorants for engineering plastics

Milliken introduces KeyPlast RESIST™: A spectrum of bright, high-performance colorants for engineering plastics. 
(Photos © 2019 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR209)Milliken & Company, recognized as a worldwide leader of plastic additives and colorants, announced today the launch of KeyPlast RESIST, a spectrum of bright, high-performance colorants for engineering plastics.

Avery Dennison names Robyn Buma vice president of global procurement

Avery Dennison names Robyn Buma vice president of global procurement.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR433)Avery Dennison announces the promotion of Robyn Buma to vice president of global procurement for the company’s Label and Graphic Materials and Industrial and Healthcare Materials segments.

Flame-retardant TPEs with adhesion to polyamides

Image: © 2019 KRAIBURG TPEThe increasing use of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) in multi-component applications with thermoplastics requires a solid understanding of the influences that affect the adhesion properties. This applies in particular if the hard component is a polyamide and the application requires a high level of fire protection. The following article explains the issue and the state of technology.

Mondi to feature sustainable packaging solutions at FachPack, using paper where possible, plastic when useful

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(Photo: Mondi, PR134)Mondi is a global leader in innovative and sustainable packaging and paper solutions. At Germany’s FachPack 2019 trade show, Mondi Group will showcase its collaborative approach with customers that creates tailor-made packaging solutions that are sustainable by design.

Archroma to introduce new water-based ultra-low VOC coating technology

Screen capture of Archroma’s video on Archroma's Safe Seats system based on the new Lurapret® N5396 & N5392 liq, a water-based ultra-low VOC polyurethane (PU) polymer coating technology. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has launched at the recent ITMA exhibition its new Lurapret® N5396 & N5392 liq, a water-based ultra-low VOC polyurethane (PU) polymer coating technology.

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