German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers lament Brexit vote

The German VDMA association’s plastics and rubber machinery division, has ‘noted with regret’ the UK decision to leave the European Union. The association has stated that Brexit will have an impact on investment decisions and hoped that the period of uncertainty will be as short as possible. It also urged the UK to remain as…
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Finally! Our first steps in thermoforming and dry offset printing

In the begginning of 2016 AUCOM entered the market of packaging for diary products. Thermoforming & offset printing technology supplied by German & Swiss manufacturers provides one of the best price/quality ration on the market. Thermoforming is a manufacturing process where a plastic sheet is heated to a pliable forming temperature, formed to a specific…
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How plastic is made

Plastics are derived from organic products. The materials used in the production of plastics are natural products such as cellulose, coal, natural gas, salt and, of course, crude oil. Crude oil is a complex mixture of thousands of compounds. To become useful, it must be processed. The production of plastic begins with a distillation process…
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