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Engro Polymer Partners With Tianchen Corp for an Integrated Manufacturing Facility

30 August 2018

Engro Polymer & Chemicals has announced that it had signed a contract with Tianchen Corp China (TCC) for an integrated manufacturing facility with an annual capacity of 100,000 MT per annum for capacity expansion of its PVC plant.

In continuation of the disclosure provided by Engro Polymer and Chemicals on December 28, 2017, where the company had announced approval of a capacity expansion of PVC production.

Back in December, Engro Polymer & Chemicals revealed that its board of directors approved a capital expenditure of Rs 10.3 billion for the addition of a new PVC Plant and various other projects.

The company planned an addition of a new PVC plant having 100,000 MT (taking total capacity to 295,000 MT per annum) & VCM Plant debottlenecking of 50,000 MT per annum, with target completion in Q3 of 2020.
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Clariant inaugurates new additives production facilities in China

Source: smart_molding
News 12.07.2018
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the official opening of two new, fully-owned additives facilities at its site in Zhenjiang, China. This completes a multi-million CHF investment originally announced last year and puts Clariant's Additives business in China on track to further expand its offering of customized, high-end solutions for the plastics, coatings & ink industries.

"This completed investment in the Zhenjiang Economic and Technological Development Zone marks another milestone in our commitment to expand capability and capacity in China, one of the most important strategic markets for Clariant", said Christian Kohlpaintner, member of Clariant's Executive Committee, at the opening ceremony. Read More

ENGEL! Further expanding worldwide mould technology

Source: smart_molding
News 19.07.2018
At ENGEL's headquarters in Austria, an entire department has been involved with injection mould technology for more than a decade. Now, to consolidate its systems business, ENGEL is establishing a decentralized network of mould experts in its sales regions. Around the world, demand for integrated system solutions from a single source is rising. Alongside automation and other peripherals, the mould is part of the overall set-up in more and more cases.

It all starts with China. Davy Kong, head of the new department, and Ian Wang are the mould managers advising ENGEL customers in China on mould projects while developing mould solutions precisely tailored to products and manufacturing processes in partnership with a mould producing partner. Experience and expertise gained from projects around the world is pooled in his department. Many times, the ENGEL mould technology division is also called upon to act as a consultant on the development of particularly complex new products, mould design and undertake feasibility studies. Read More

Chen Hsong Group China investing heavily in next generation production systems

Source: smart molding
News 17.05.2018

Chen Hsong, one of world's largest manufacturers of injection moulding machines, recently celebrated 60 years of industry leadership. Chen Hsong maintains its leading position through the relentless pursuit of technological advancements, manufacturing innovations, no-compromise service levels and a single-minded pursuit for excellence. The company has launched a newly energized corporate identity that spotlights the ongoing commitment to innovation that will lead Chen Hsong into the future. The year 2018 will see a range of customer meetings, technical seminars, open houses and other corporate activities,in addition to Chen Hsong appearances at the world's key trade shows. Read More

The right crane in just a few clicks! Crane Advisor makes it easy to search

18th August 2018
/INS Konecranes introduced the new advice tool Crane Advisor in English in the United Kingdom - and launched its STORE in additional countries With the Crane Advisor, Konecranes offers a comfortable way to search for the right crane. The browser-based tool finds the individual crane system in four steps. The global leader for cranes and lifting equipment introduced the new version of Crane Advisor in English in September 2017. Further language versions have been developed since then. At the same time, Konecranes STORE launched online in diverse countries with more than 100,000 products, from electric hoists, to rope guides through to complete hoist gearboxes. "Our Crane Advisor identifies the right crane system in only four steps, by industry, the maximum capacity needed, the required span width, and the individual class of use", explained Mark Goringe. The intuitive user interface of the Crane Advisor works with all devices - whether smartphone, tablet, or desktop PC. In the STORE at, Konecranes offers operators of crane systems with choice of more than 100,000 products. Read More

30th August 2018
IBA; 15TH to 20th September 2018 is going to host over 180 companies which are going to present their latest solutions and novelties in packaging and materials bundled with over 50 exhibitors in the IBA OPERATE processing and packaging section in hall B1. IBA 2018 will be presenting its visitors with an unprecedented opportunity to have a 360 degree view of the whole industry whether it is bakery solution, confectionery or thermoformed packaging to repackaging. Renowned technology suppliers like MULTIVAC, CAVANNA, NIVERPLAST BOSCH PACKAGING, GHD HARTMANN, ILAPAK, THEEGARTEN, BRADMAN LAKE, ULMA PACKAGING, GLOBAL PACKAGING and many more from China, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Great Britain, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey and New Zealand will be present at the show.Read More

Windmö ller & Hö lscher CEO Jürgen Vutz; Aventus Managing Director Kai Lammers; Haver & Boecker Managing Partner Florian Festge.
17th July 2018
The new joint company, Aventus GmbH & Co. KG, was formed June 11 as a 50-50 partnership and will specialize in filling technology for open bags, form-fill-seal bags and big bags as well as palletizing and load securing technology primarily for customers in the chemicals, food and animal feed markets. Read More

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