Blog posts • Nov 28, 2018 15:30 CET
Many of you may remember the Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) silicone implant scandal in 2010 where the producer used potentially carcinogenic industrial quality silcone, rather than medical quality for implants and up to 500,000 women who had received PIP implants might have been affected.
Press Releases • Nov 09, 2018 09:02 CET
ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH expands its TPE-Portfolio with flame retardant Styrene-based thermoplastic Elastomers (TPS) of the brand SOLPLAST® from UTEKSOL. The halogen-free TPS compounds achieve V0 classification of the UL94 test at 2 mm thickness.
Blog posts • Nov 02, 2018 14:16 CET
Although ALBIS PLASTIC has been in the international plastics distribution and compounding business for more than 50 years, Italy remained uncharted territory for a long time. On July 1, 2016, they finally bridged that gap when ALBIS PLASTIC Italia S.r.l. opened its doors in Gallarate, Lombardy, as the most recent addition to the ALBIS family of subsidiaries
Blog posts • Oct 29, 2018 15:02 CET
Asia is one of the largest growing markets in the world, including the plastics sector. Five years after launching the first extrusion line, we now have tripled our production capacity in China to around 36,000 tons nominal capacity.
Press Releases • Oct 23, 2018 14:59 CEST
In close cooperation, Workaround GmbH, ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH and BASF have modified an important component of the smart glove ProGlove. After careful analysis, Ultramid Vision is now being used on the integrated scanning unit, allowing even simpler, quicker and safer work processes. The ProGlove is already in everyday use by branded manufacturers in the automotive, logistics and chemical sectors.
Press Releases • Oct 11, 2018 15:00 CEST
ALBIS PLASTIC is proud to add LyondellBasell’s Quality Circular Polymers (QCP™) range of recycled products to its portfolio. Owned by LyondellBasell and SUEZ, QCP is a manufacturer of high-quality renewable polymers. LyondellBasell markets QCP materials as a part of its existing Moplen™ PP and Hostalen™ PE product families.
Press Releases • Oct 10, 2018 13:00 CEST
ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH, one of the leading global companies for the distribution and compounding of technical thermoplastics and thermoplastic elastomers, has been certified in line with current Europe-wide Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) standards.
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.
Press Releases • Sep 20, 2018 09:01 CEST
From October 16th to 20th, 2018, ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH will be presenting its portfolio of high-performance plastics, compound solutions, and master batches at FAKUMA 2018 in Friedrichshafen, Germany (hall A3, booth A3-3105).
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.
Press Releases • Aug 20, 2018 15:00 CEST
The site of ALBIS PLASTICS CORPORATION, US subsidiary of ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH, in Duncan, South Carolina is now certified according to IATF 16949. Therefore the Hamburg-based company now produces according to the most important quality standard for suppliers to the automotive industry not only in Europe and China, but also in North America.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Press Releases • Jun 18, 2018 15:13 CEST
ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH are expanding their product portfolio to include customized compounds for healthcare applications such as medical products, pharmaceutical packaging and diagnostic applications. The products grouped under the ALCOM® MED brand are based on different polymers and include both colorings and fillers, for example mineral, fiberglass and barium sulfate.
Press Releases • May 16, 2018 09:00 CEST
ALBIS Polska Sp. z o.o., part of the ALBIS PLASTIC Group, has, on behalf of Basell Orlen Polyolefins Sprzedaż Sp. z o.o. (BOPS), taken over the distribution in Poland of LyondellBasells healthcare brand PURELLTM with immediate effect.