CHINAPLAS 2017 is only a couple of months away, but its next outing in Shanghai in 2018 is already making the headlines. more

Feb 28, 2017 3:12 PM CHINAPLAS 2017

In case you cannot remember anything from before K 2016, fear not, our roundup of the top five most-read stories on the MEP website for the past 31 days will jog your memory. more

Oct 28, 2016 4:04 PM News

SABIC has used K 2016 as the platform to present the first ever synthetic rubber products made in Saudi Arabia. more

Oct 25, 2016 11:08 AM News

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS and Saudi Aramco are pleased to announce the members of the Executive Board of ARLANXEO, their previously announced 50:50 synthetic rubber joint venture. more

Mar 22, 2016 1:57 PM News

Leading specialty chemicals company LANXESS has announced the name of its synthetic rubber joint venture with Saudi Aramco. more

Feb 16, 2016 10:10 AM News

Germany's plastic and rubber machinery industry has renewed its commitment to Iran following a successful two-day event in Tehran hosted by the VDMA. more

Jan 5, 2016 10:36 AM News


Xujiahui 2010 by Ricky Qi. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Since its first edition in 1983, there have been 30 CHINAPLAS events - and the show has come a very long way from its origins in Beijing, bringing a keener, greener look to 2016's outing. more

Nov 10, 2015 4:55 PM CHINAPLAS 2017

The specialty chemicals company LANXESS and Saudi Aramco plan to establish a joint venture for synthetic rubber detailed in an agreement. more

Sep 25, 2015 9:46 AM News

VDMA, the German plastics and rubber machinery association, is bringing its world-renowned knowledge of energy efficiency in plastics processing to ChinaPlas 2015. more

May 11, 2015 2:57 PM News

ChinaPlas 2015 will showcase industrial automation, new manufacturing technologies and a broad range of materials with special functionality as key discussions the entire industry should be involved in. more

Mar 31, 2015 4:33 PM News

A recovering EU market and consistent demand from the US and China are set to drive plastics and rubber machinery growth in 2015, according to a forecast. more

Dec 10, 2014 12:10 PM News

Plastics solutions innovator Borouge is stepping up to the plate as ArabPlast Principal Sponsor, setting the tone for the best event in its history. more

Nov 21, 2014 2:56 PM News

The Middle East remains a key market for plastics and rubber machinery, as VDMA reveals the potential for profit in this sphere is considerable. more

Nov 21, 2014 10:05 AM News

Dubai Skyline

By Imre Solt, via Wikimedia Commons

ArabPlast 2015 is set to be the biggest ever, with 1,100 exhibiting companies across nine halls and 18 national pavilions. more

Oct 30, 2014 11:59 AM News


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