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SAPPMA
SAPPMA holds Annual General Meeting
Masterbatch SA -  Food Safety
Safety in plastic packaging for food
Plastic Brackets injection moulded using Wittmann Battenfeld injection moulding machines
Injection moulding for fish farming
Propak East Africa
Propak East Africa
launches
SAPPMA Conference
SAPPMA’S 2013 Plastic Pipe Conference

Electra Mining Show Botswana
Electra Mining Botswana 2013
Markus Kropp
New Leadership at BASF Polyurethanes
Polystyrene App News
Automated Collection Recycled Polystyrene
Reduce Debris in Marine Environment
Marine Debris Summit to Reduce Plastics
Exhibition space at packaging show 75%
Propak Cape 2014
Darsim's new products Premium Plastic Shaker
Plastic Spice Shaker from Darsim plastics
Production Capacities for Biobased Polymers
BIO Based Polymers Europe
Zanogen Industrial Knives & Blades
Zanogen Industrial Knives
Trioplastics Invest in South African Plastics
Trioplastics - Calendered PVC Film manufacturers
Boy to produce Medical Technical Parts
Boy Injection Moulding Machine - Clean Room
Dispak Industries extrude PVC sheet
Dispak - PVC Sheet Extruders

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EMO Hannover offers decision-making assistance
New opportunities through successful marketing of wood plastic composites
Global pharmaceutical packaging market expected to witness a CAGR of 8% in next five years, says study
Two Oceans Marathon waste is no sweat for Nampak Liquid and Plastics SA
Sales, sales leads confirm Propak Africa’s showcase success

Plastics Industry has its say at "Future for Growth" Conference
France attending PROPAK AFRICA 2013 for the first time
Propak Africa to showcase a growing local packaging industry
Top Industry Experts to Participate as Panelists
EMO Hannover 2013 -World’s premier metalworking trade fair
AfriMold Continues to Push the Boundaries for Growth in the Manufacturing Industry
Industry showcase to highlight latest in products, technology
Propak africa 2013 - Learning, discussion and debate as part of industry event
Plastics Conference Addresses Industry Issues with lively debates
EU research project on algae-based polymers kicks off
Propak Africa positioned as essential industry trade forum
Polystyrene recycling information and showcase day
BASF AND UNIVERSITY OF PRETROIA COLLABORATE TO CREATE INTEREST IN CHEMISTRY
4th ANNUAL SAPPMA GOLF DAY IS AROUND THE CORNER FRIDAY, 1 MARCH 2013
Highest industry recognition for Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery
THE FUTURE FOR GROWTH PLASTICS INDUSTRY CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS ISSUES AFFECTING ITS FUTURE
Floor space selling fast as local industry gears up for Propak Africa
Chemical industry and solar industry are partners to develop artificial leaves to produce sustainable carbon
ROTHENBERGER DONATES PLASTIC PIPE WELDING MACHINE FOR TRAINING AT PLASTICS|SA
Propak Cape 2011 - Post Show Press Release
Five steps for the implementation of a full CO2 economy
Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU)
27TH INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP TAKES PLACE ON SATURDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2012
Preliminary Program available - for conference on Carbon dioxide as feedstock for chemistry and polymers
Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Polymers and Fuels – a challenge for sustainable chemistry
BOY at the Fakuma 2011
K 2010:Strong upward tendency at BOY
BASF News GRAHAMSTOWN SCIENCE FESTIVAL
Technimac's Seal of Quality
Propak Africa essential industry trade forum

NEW ANIONIC SURFACE SIZING AGENT BASOPLAST 450 P
GALENE® Plant-based Plastics and ELISEbySTARCK® Office Baskets Acclaimed at Eco-Design Competition
Floor space selling fast as local industry gears up for Propak Africa BASF Basotect Acoustic Ceiling Panels
WIDE RANGING SUPPORT FOR BODYSHOPS

Packaging industry to take centre stage
THE FUTURE FOR GROWTH - PLASTICS INDUSTRY CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS ISSUES AFFECTING ITS FUTURE
New IR MEMS Sensor D6T on the market
Successful Fakuma for KraussMaffei, Netstal and KraussMaffei Berstorff
Zanogen - 60 years of quality products and services
INSULATED FACADE EVALUATED AND FOUND GOOD TWELVE YEARS AFTER THE BUILDING WAS MODERNIZED
Canadian students given a local insight into engineering by DPI Plastics
Innovation into the future BOY follows up at the FAKUMA 2012
Opportunities Abound in SA's Tool Die & Mould Manufacturing Industry
Cost-Benefit-Analysis on the cutting edge of technology
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One solution for all the GRAVICOLOR dosing and mixing unit
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BASF AND JULIUS BERGER NIGERIA ADD FINE FINISH TO LEKKI-IKOYI LINK BRIDGE IN LAGOS
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HaloPolymer meets products safety requirements of the European Union
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TASA ELABORATE ON ENABLING THE INDUSTRY FOR FUTURE PROSPERITY AT THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE AfriMold
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Afrimold Annual Trade Fair
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NEW BASF REGIONAL OFFICE IN LAGOS
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KraussMaffei Injection moulding in a new dimension

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ANNUAL CLEAN UP & RECYCLING SCHOOLS COMPETITION IS UNDERWAY

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European Champion by now :
BOY 35 E with impressive performance in Kielce,Poland

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PolyOne Corporation to Expand via ColorMatrix in Africa
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South African Pipe Industry now proudly heavy metals free Johannesburg, 11 June 2012. 
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PSPC Announces Plans to use Recycled EPS in Low Cost Housing Building Initiatives
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Evonik establishes joint venture in South Africa for production of extruded PLEXIGLAS®

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EXCITING NEWS FOR THE WESTERN CAPE
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plastics information europe polymer pricing report June
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Injection Moulding Fluoropolymers

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Green Building Conference 25 and 26 July 2012
13 June 2012
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BASF - Certification for the whole adhesive System

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BASF at In-Cosmetics 2012 Innovations inspired by life

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Joint press release of BSR and BASF Pilot project with compostable bags
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Plastics information europe polymer pricing report March
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ZANOGEN MACHINE KNIVES CAPE TOWN HAS MOVED TO A SHARP NEW ADDRESS!

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NEW ECO-FRIENDLY FISH BOXES LAUNCH IN CAPE TOWN
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Technimac News - From waste to virgin NGR Recycling Machines
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BASF and CSIR buildings

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BOY at the Fakuma 2011

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Plastics Research News Creating Plastic from Beef Carcasses
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Major pipe producers are investing in high efficiency QuickSwitch system from KraussMaffei Berstorff
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PlastiColors Celebrate 35 Years

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PROPAK CAPE - NEWS - Packaging becoming lighter, less bulky and more resilient

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Strategic Partnership between Technimac and Guenter

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CHC Resources Proud Distributors of Granzplast PVC Compounds in South Africa

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BASF launches Kids™ Lab experiments during National Science Week 1 -  5 Aug 2011
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BASF - Luvitec® - New copolymer for the manufacture of special  membranes
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Highlights in Car Interiors Two polyurethane families

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SIMPLY PRECISE PMS Plastics announce -
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Name Change

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New appointment at MBSA
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BASF STARTS PRODUCTION OF ACRYLIC DISPERSIONS IN DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

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PLASTICS INDUSTRY TO EMBARK ON GROUND BREAKING RESEARCH PROJECT

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The future of labelling as designed by Sacmi makes its debut at China Brew & Beverage 2012
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FANUC demonstrates two-component technology and automated manufacturing cells for sustainable injection moulding quality
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Sacmi, the all-round beverage partner
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FIPA presents: Customised insert-grippers - even from batch size 1 Handles work pieces securely with swift clock cycles
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BASF - Safe on the Slopes with Neopolen E: Crash Mats for Winter Sports

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BASF - Launch of high-performance UV absorber Tinuvin 1600

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BASF 3rd Quarter Report 2011

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SCHOTT Solar and BASF
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BASF News : New online-paintable body part

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BASF establishes multimaterial lightweight composites team for development cooperation with the automotive industry
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BASF at the Plastics trade fair Fakuma 2011: All-plastic wheel rims  and more
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Daimler and4 BASF combine know-how in pioneering vehicle project

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NAMPAK & PREMIER PACKAGING REACH AGREEMENT

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CRODA POLYMER ADDITIVES : NEW SLIP CONCENTRATE FOR  POLYESTER BASED POLYMERS

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GWP Plastics Extruders of PVC Edging
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TURNING TRASH INTO CASH VERSATILE PLASTICS RECYCLING  FROM NGR

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New Range of PVC / Polypropylene Ointment  Jars

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ZANOGEN MACHINE KNIVES ACKNOWLEDGES WORLD AIDS DAY 01 DECEMBER 2011
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BASF played host
to countless visitors in the International Year of Chemistry
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BASF creates new global business unit

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BASF offers a new solution for phenol-free thermal receipt paper with Pergafast® 201

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4th ANNUAL SAPPMA GOLF DAY IS AROUND THE CORNERFRIDAY, 1 MARCH 2013
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2012 Cleanup and Recycle Competition
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Jogger Blocks for Paper Guillotines Are you using a Jogger Block to ensure that your paper is aligned correctly
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PIEWEB Polymer Pricing September
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PLASTICS INSTITUTE OF SA ANNOUNCES WINNERS IN DESIGN COMPETITION 2012
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Plastics Recycling Survey Shows Increased Job Creation and Tonnages Recycled
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Five steps for the implementation of a full CO2 economy
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Robin Moore appointed as new Astrapak Group CEO
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Highest industry recognition for Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery

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Large high-caliber machines and customer specific system solutions for medical industry
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DID YOU KNOW THAT Zanogen Cape Town Branch sharpens Granulator Blades, and they offer a free collection and delivery service for all customers in the Cape Town area.
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BOY XS great showing planned at MICRONORA 2012
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polystyrene recycling information and showcase day
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Russian fluoropolymer producer has become a member of the U.S. Society of Plastics Industrymore

27TH INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP TAKES PLACE ON SATURDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2012
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Organizational Restructuring at BASF South Africa's Mobile Emission Catalysts plant in Port Elizabeth more

BASF introduces plastics product line approved for drinking water
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One solution for all the GRAVICOLOR dosing and mixing unit

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BASF AND UNIVERSITY OF PRETROIA COLLABORATE TO CREATE INTEREST IN CHEMISTRY

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Laser transparency for engine cooling P-12-344 Motor developer PM DM uses Ultradur LUX plastic for laser welded control unit

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A Fusion of Extraordinary Companies - PlastiColors and Banbury

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BASF published its Interim Report 2nd Quarter/1st Half 2012 on July 26, 2012

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Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Polymers and Fuels – a challenge for sustainable chemistry

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Packaging Options now supply cross border into africa

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New Managing Director for BASF Polyurethanes South Africa
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Introducing Erica de Jager to the Zanogen Machine Knives Team

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OMRON HELPS TO DELIVER EGGCEPTIONAL ENERGY SAVINGS!

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ADVICE BROUGHT TO YOU FROM THE EXPERTS AT ZANOGEN MACHINE KNIVES

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BASF plans to expand vinylformamide capacity in Ludwigshafen
- Construction of a polymerization plant in China planned
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SPORTING EXCELLENCE WITH BASF PRODUCTS AT EURO 2012
BASF
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Sacmi & SIPA collaborate in PET preform and closure project

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BASF at Vitafoods Europe 2012: Innovative concepts and solutions for today and tomorrow

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plastics information europe polymer pricing report May

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BASF supports the development of wind power

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MEET THE INTERNAL SALES FORCE BEHIND ZANOGEN MACHINE KNIVES

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BASF expands capacity for cyclohexane oxidation
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WOODEN PALLETS ARE MAKING THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY ILL

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36D SINGLE-SCREW EXTRUDER FOR TECHNOLOGY CENTER IN ABU DHABI

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PACKAGING UNDERESTIMATED BY FARMERS

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Colourful Collaboration Masterbatch SA

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PeroXeal New packaging

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Future Packaging - new product launch New Print Wiz - security tape dispenser

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BASF's Port Elizabeth facility produces 50 millionth emissions control catalyst for automotive catalytic converters
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Reduce Packaging Costs

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BASF - News
EU Commission approvesformation of joint venture Styrolution
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Arrival of latest extrusion line at MBSA

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Best conditions for customer success: New BASF Polyurethane  System in Dubai

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MASTERBATCH SA (PTY) LTD BECOMES AN APPROVED SUPPLIER
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BASF - Puzzling cutlery made of Ultramid from designers at  ding3000 At the opening of the Plasitcs fair K 2010
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Energy efficiency and resource conservation are the central  themes of the special review at K 2010 Visions in Polymers plastics open up new opportunities
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FUTURE PACKAGING & MACHINERY - LAUNCHES NEW PROTECTIVE CLOTHING &  SAFETY WEAR & CLEANING CHEMICALS DIVISION
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INAUGURAL AFRIMOLD - INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR FOR  MOLDMAKING AND TOOLING, DESIGN AND APPLICATION  DEVELOPMENT - A HIT WITH EXHIBITORS, VISITORS AND ORGANISERS
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Chemical industry and solar industry are partners to develop artificial leaves to produce sustainable carbon without using biomass
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PIEWEB Polymer Pricing Report July 2012 July began on a startling note for European standard thermoplastics market players
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Perspex South Africa and Xtruded Polymer Solutions
- Two Companies One Vision

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Preliminary Program available - for conference on Carbon dioxide as feedstock for chemistry and polymers
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Production application of the new Ultramid Balance (PA 6.10) in automotive quick connectors
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ROTHENBERGER DONATES PLASTIC PIPE WELDING MACHINE FOR TRAINING AT PLASTICS|SA

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Ampaglas Plastics Group achieves a level 3 B-BBEE contributor status

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Omron clocks up 15,000 users for on-line expertise
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SAPPMA RELEASES REVISION OF TECHNICAL MANUAL

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Minimum wear thanks to premium quality protection in twin-screw extruders from KraussMaffei Berstorff
Munich, June 06, 2012 - KraussMaffei Berstorff is now offering even more efficient wear resistance for all parallel and conical twin-screw extruders with the plasma powder arc welding process (PTA) for coating the top-root edges of counter-rotating...
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DPI Plastics welcomes GBCSA’s removal of PVC minimisation clause
7 February, 2012: The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) has announced that the use of PVC products in environmentally-friendly projects will no longer be penalised, and DPI Plastics is pleased, as this is in line with the company vision of ‘pipes for life’.
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PLASTIC OFFERS AUTOMOTIVE SOLUTION
Protect-o-burn has just completed work on a recovery vehicle for Barlows, using Simona PE sheeting. The vehicle will be used to carry tools and spares required to repair any CAT trucks thatbreak down on route to a site. The backs of the vehicles were manufactured out of PEHWST Natural 4000x2000x10mm, 15mm and 20
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OMRON SOUTH AFRICA COMPLETES FIRST SOLAR PV INSTALLATION
Omron South Africa has recently completed their first Photovoltaic (PV) installation using their 10kW Grid-Tied 400V inverter. The solar PV panel installation is mounted on the roof, where space is normally wasted. An aluminium structure was used which eliminates corrosion and is light weight.
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BASF PARTNERS FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION AT THE WORLD GREEN BUILDING CONGRESS AND CONSENSE 2012
Ludwigshafen, Germany – June 18, 2012 – As a member of the World Green Building Council (WGBC) BASF sponsored the World Green Building Night on June 18, in Stuttgart. The event was the festive launch of the World Green Building Congress and Consense 2012, the international trade fair for sustainable building, investment, operations and maintenance.
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Polymer Pricing Report April

Standard Thermoplastics in April 2012: Order slump shatters polyolefin producers' margin-improvement dreams / PS suppliers pass on cost relief / PVC and EPS make gains / Is a trend reversal on the horizon?more...

Thermostat housing for VW: Ultramid HRX in production Since February 2012, thermostat housings molded from Ultramid® A3WG6 HRX are in use at VW. The new polyamide specialty from BASF which is now available worldwide has been developed specifically for applications requiring high hydrolysis resistance in conjunction with high strength.
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BASF AND CATALENT JOIN FORCES TO SOLVE BIOAVAILABILITY CHALLENGES Somerset, NJ and Ludwigshafen, Germany – April 4, 2012 – Catalent Pharma Solutions and BASF have entered into a broad collaboration and Open Alliance to provide solutions to overcome bioavailability challenges of new molecular entities with solubility or permeability challenges.
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Zanogen Machine Knives welcome Steven Leukes to their Cape Town Branch teamWe are very excited about Steven’s appointment and the opportunities it brings to enhance our delivery of superior customer service and first class blade sharpening” says Lynn Stierlin (Sales Executive at Zanogen Machine Knives, Cape Town Branch). 
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Machine tools in miniaturised formats In medical and watch-making industries Entitled Metal meets Medical, which illuminates the entire process chain involved in making technical medical products, for example. A prime example for high-precision machining of miniature mechanical components is the watch-making industry.
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BASF Venture Capital invests $13.5 million in U.S.-based company BASF Venture Capital led a $18.2 million financing round Ludwigshafen (Germany) and San Diego (California) March 12, 2012 BASF Venture Capital GmbH has invested $13.5 million in Allylix, Inc., a U.S.-based renewable specialty chemicals company.
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Propak Cape 2011 - Post Show Press Release Sell-out packaging, processing, plastics and print show a winner with visitors. Latest technologies, developments and a wide range of products and equipment were showcased at the recent Propak Cape 2011 and co-located shows, held at the Cape Town .
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Krauss Maffei Effective Internal Pipe Cooling (IPC) system from KraussMaffei Berstorff is fully in line with market trends efficient and energy-saving pipe production.
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ZANOGEN MACHINE KNIVES ACKNOWLEDGES WORLD AIDS DAY 01 DECEMBER 2011 Employees of Zanogen Machine Knives acknowledged World Aids Day on December 01, 2011 by joining hands in unity & having a minute's silence at their workplace.
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