01 January 0001
01 January 0001
BYK has completed the acquisition of the plastics additives manufacturer PolyAd Services; the acquisition was announced on 1 February 2017.
According to BYK, the acquisition represents a strategic strengthening of its plastics additives segment. It involves two operating companies in the USA and Germany and a development and manufacturing site in the US. As a developer and manufacturer of additive solutions for the global plastics market, PolyAd Services says it offers innovative products for a wide variety of sectors such as the automotive, construction, packaging and electronics industries.
“We look forward to welcoming our new colleagues so that, together, we will be able to provide our customers with a personalised, specialised and comprehensive portfolio of plastics additives,” Business Line Manager, Thorsten Kröller, says.
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) and Richard Mille have signed a long-term collaboration and exclusive supply agreement. The new multi-year contract will see NTPT develop and provide its lightweight thin ply materials exclusively to Richard Mille for horology, jewellery and luxury stationery items.
Global Composites, a new international conference jointly hosted by NetComposites and the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA), will take place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, US, on 27-28 June 2018.
The UK's Engineering Industries Association (EIA) and the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) have received confirmation of government funding for UK engineering companies to exhibit at overseas trade shows.