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Davis-Standard adds NO.EL coreless winding tech to lab for customer trials

By PlasticsToday Staff
Published: November 5th, 2010

Some eight months after announcing the exclusive supply agreement, NO.EL's coreless offline winding technology is planned to be available for trials and testing in partner Davis-Standard's Fulton, NY laboratory in December.

Attendees plentiful and very active, as K 2010 closes on high note

By PlasticsToday Staff
Published: November 3rd, 2010

Düsseldorf; Nov. 3, 2010: Even the last day of the big plastics show was jam-packed as processors hustled through the halls seeking the best in plastics innovation. K 2010, which opened Oct. 27 and ends today, welcomed more than 220,000 visitors, and the show organizers and exhibitors were more than thrilled with the result.

K Day Eight: The last day of the fair, and what a show!

By John Clark
Published: November 3rd, 2010

The last day of K 2010 has arrived, and the K Show Daily has published its last issue of the show. Our editors are making their way home within Europe, and back to the U.S. and Asia. Of course there's still news, and we've got it, including our show wrap-up and other announcements.

TPE North American resin prices, Oct. 25-29: PE steady, PP down a penny

By PlasticsToday Staff
Published: November 2nd, 2010

Market overview: Spot resin trading picked up as October drew to a close, with polyethylene (PE) prices mostly steady while polypropylene (PP) lost another cent. Spot-trading platform, The Plastics Exchange (TPE), reported that despite a $0.03/lb price-increase nomination, October PP contracts fell $0.015/lb, along with polymer grade propylene (PGP) monomer.

Teknor Apex acquires Sarlink from DSM

By PlasticsToday Staff
Published: November 2nd, 2010

The purchase has been completed by which Royal DSM N.V. has sold its Sarlink thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV), business to Teknor Apex, which is making it part of its Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) Division. This acquisition increases Teknor Apex's global fooprint and manufacturing network.

K Day Seven

By John Clark
Published: November 2nd, 2010

It's the second-to-last day of K 2010, and our staff is working on the final day's edition of the K Show Daily. We've had a great time at the K, as we always do, racing around the fairgrounds to gather up the news for the show daily, and seeing old friends and making new ones along the way. We'll continue to bring you news from the K here at PlasticsToday and via NewsFeed, and then in the joint MPW/IMM K Showcase special issue in December.

K Day Six

By John Clark
Published: November 1st, 2010

Visitors to K were greeted with fog as Monday dawned and the K heads into the home stretch. Attendance through Sunday evening was 155,000. So far, Thursday, the show's second day, has been the best attended with 43,000 visitors, followed by 39,000 on Friday, and 23,500 on the opening day. With two more editions of the K Show Daily to go, our press room remains active. The Esprit Arena adjacent to the fairgrounds sees struggling home team Fortuna Düsseldorf host local rivals MSV Duisberg at 8:15 p.m.

K Weekend Edition

By John Clark
Published: October 31st, 2010

The show keeps ticking along over the weekend. The hot ticket on Saturday is the lavish K Party, which this year is being headlined by Sister Sledge ("We Are Family"). Sunday, the show traditionally attracts large numbers of families and local residents, and the give-aways are flying off the stands. All along, business, and the K Show Daily, go on.

K Day Three: From the show floor

By John Clark
Published: October 29th, 2010

Not only are the halls packed at K 2010—so, too, are the trains heading to the fairgrounds, making a cab ride on a sunny Fall morning a smart move. Not surprisingly, a wall of attendees massed at the north entrance turnstiles, anxious to get a jump on the show's third day, which looks to be another in what's becoming a string of good days for the world's biggest plastics party. Read on for updates from the show throughout the day.

K Day Two: Packed halls, smiling exhibitors

By John Clark
Published: October 28th, 2010

As the K show moved to business in earnest, the halls were seemingly as full as they've ever been. The mood is upbeat, and more than once we had to avoid all the foot traffic by heading outside the halls to get to our destinations. But get there we did, and here's the news from the second day in Düsseldorf. We'll have more for you tomorrow, naturally.

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