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Trends on flame retardant plastics

Over the last years, conventional materials are being replaced by synthetic polymers, but most of them are flammable and in presence of a strong heat and oxygen can burn... Read more


The R&D projects developed by AIMPLAS in 2015 generated a return of over 12 million to companies

During 2015, AIMPLAS has taken part in 123 R&D projects in collaboration with 227 companies, of which 183 are SME. The projects are mainly aimed to the packaging, transport, construction and automotive sectors... Read more


Active packaging: benefits, types and success stories

Find out the keys of active packaging and intelligent in this infographic... Read more


3D printing for surgical interventions of congenital heart diseases

3D printing of three-dimensional models to plan surgical interventions is a growing trend in the medical sector, mainly to prepare interventions such as congenital heart diseases. The first intervention... Read more

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7 previous steps to CE marking of tanks and sewage treatment plants

Which are the previous steps to conducting tests for CE marking of tanks and sewage treatment plants? Here are some data that the company has to provide to carry out the conformity verification... Read more


Ecogel Cronos to showcase innovative environmentally friendly gel coat process at JEC World

Ecogel Cronos will demonstrate how powder gel coats can directly replace liquid gel coats. It will provide tools to implement this novel material into a real production of composite parts... Read more


Plastic Identification Testing: a solution to food contamination by foreign bodies

Nowadays, until food reaches the final consumer, it passes through different industrial processes during which food may suffer contaminations due to the appearance of foreign bodies... Read more


New standard for plastic bags in France

On 1 July 2016 a new decree of the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy on single-use plastic bags will enter into force. This decree provides clear requirements on reducing single-use plastic bags... Read more


The new lighthouse of Valencia's port has received the award for the innovation in composites

The new lighthouse of Valencia's port has received the award for the innovation under the category of infrastructure at the JEC World 2016 Innovation Awards, the most important awards of the world in the field of composites... Read more


Derprosa will present the innovative SoFT TOUcH® at Plastics are Future

The Spanish company will present Plastics are Future its revolutionary and innovative intelligent product SoFT TOUcH®, a biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film with tactile properties and excellent adherence... Read more


The cutting-edge permeability test equipments improve the speed of results

Permeability tests on packaging make it possible for the companies to control the barrier properties in sectors such as food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and electronic... Read more


Results of bisphenol A (BPA) restriction proposal in thermal paper

The Committee for Socio-economic Assessment of ECHA has determined that the benefits of restricting bisphenol A in thermal paper are going to be less than the socio-economic costs... Read more

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International Seminar: Plastics Are Future - 26-27 Apr. 2016, Spain

Workshop on paints, inks and adhesives manufacturing from algae - 29 Apr. 2016, France

VI International Seminar: Biopolymers and Sustainable Composites - 1-2 Mar. 2017, Spain

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Elimination of contaminants and odours
Plastics with insect repellent capacity or insecticide
Plastic materials with antimicrobial capacity
Biodegradable materials
Functional barrier in food packaging
Active packaging for fruits
PVOH more competitive
Conductive plastics
Flame retardant plastics
Advanced curing systems

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