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Shortage of skilled labor: How companies find qualified employees

Shortage of skilled labor: How companies find qualified employees

Blog posts   •   Sep 26, 2018 14:45 CEST

Everyone is talking and writing about the shortage of skilled labor. This is allegedly particularly shaking medium-sized companies who are at a disadvantage compared to corporate groups when it comes to the so-called "war for talent". Is that the case? Which strategies need those companies to apply? A professional article by Udo Knak, Head of Human Resources of the ALBIS PLASTIC Group.

PA6 & 66 ECO – Near to Prime Performance + less CO2 Emissions compared to Prime Material

PA6 & 66 ECO – Near to Prime Performance + less CO2 Emissions compared to Prime Material

Blog posts   •   Aug 24, 2018 15:33 CEST

In a study, the SKZ calculated with recycled ALTECH ECO® PA6 / PA66 a saving of approx. 11 kg CO2e (CO2Emission) per kg PA6 / PA6.6 in comparison to a prime nylon product.

TPE forum: ALBIS promotes market relevance of TPE

TPE forum: ALBIS promotes market relevance of TPE

Blog posts   •   Aug 10, 2018 11:20 CEST

Although thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) are used in a variety of applications, not everyone is aware of the full range of properties the material offers. This was the impetus behind the 2016 creation of the "TPE Forum", a new special-interest group.

WIPAG - New member of the ALBIS group

WIPAG - New member of the ALBIS group

Blog posts   •   Jul 27, 2018 13:39 CEST

With the recent acquisition of WIPAG, ALBIS has further strengthened its position as a supplier of innovative technical compounds based on recycled ingredients. In the case of WIPAG products, recycled carbon fibre is deployed to achieve highly competitive lightweight solutions.

VDI 2017 Medical Grade Plastics Guideline

VDI 2017 Medical Grade Plastics Guideline

Blog posts   •   Jul 19, 2018 14:00 CEST

This is the situation: Nothing is more frustrating for processors of plastic products than a versatile material that they have been using for a long time, suddenly being discontinued with very little warning. Or even worse, the material used in an item that is well established in the market, starting to receive user inquiries or complaints.

Potential Solutions to the PA 6.6 Supply Shortage

Potential Solutions to the PA 6.6 Supply Shortage

Blog posts   •   Jul 06, 2018 11:31 CEST

As the plastics industry finds itself in the grip of a serious PA 6.6 shortage, plastics processors and brand owners are facing challenges to keep the manufacturing supply chain moving. Tony Harrison (Director, Global TSAD), takes a look at the options which could be considered for drop-in solutions (existing tools / applications) or indeed, for new projects.

HSH Nordbank Run 2018: High Performance for a good cause

HSH Nordbank Run 2018: High Performance for a good cause

Blog posts   •   Jul 04, 2018 10:29 CEST

On June 23 the 17th HSH Nordbank run took place in HafenCity, Hamburg. ALBIS took part in this event for the sixth time. Our group was made up of almost 50 participants from ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH and KRAHN CHEMIE GmbH. We did not let the cold and drizzle discourage us from taking part in this company race for a good cause.

Welcome to the ALBIS company blog!

Welcome to the ALBIS company blog!

Blog posts   •   Jun 29, 2018 08:00 CEST

Dear ALBIS customers, friends and colleagues, Welcome to our new company blog. Here we inform you about company news, e.g. market developments, products, trade fairs and employee events.