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Here you will find the latest news, trends and articles around Thermoplastic Elastomers and much more.


Trends in Plastics for 2024
05.02.2024 Trends in Plastics for 2024 Three key trends will be influencing the strategies of manufacturers and businesses in 2024. read more
“Self-healing” protection for liquid medicines – Part 2
20.11.2023 “Self-healing” protection for liquid medicines – Part 2 Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) are becoming increasingly popular for medical closure caps. Compared to classic elastomers, their advantageous property profile increases functionality and leads to more economical production read more
“Self-healing” protection for liquid medicines – Part 1
15.11.2023 “Self-healing” protection for liquid medicines – Part 1 Containers for the withdrawal and administration of liquid medicines require caps with a seal that is easily pierced and still re-seals reliably afterwards. Thermoplastic elastomers are being increasingly used for this application. read more
Ready, set, go: Fakuma 2023
10.10.2023 Ready, set, go: Fakuma 2023 The countdown is on! In just a few days, the plastics industry will gather in Friedrichshafen, Germany, for the highly anticipated 28th Fakuma. read more
Sustainability Report 2022 now available
28.07.2023 Sustainability Report 2022 now available KRAIBURG TPE's current reporting in line with the European Standards for Sustainability Reporting. read more
FAQ Part 2/2: ISCC PLUS at KRAIBURG TPE
19.07.2023 FAQ Part 2/2: ISCC PLUS at KRAIBURG TPE The most frequently asked questions from the webinar have been answered by KRAIBURG TPE's ISCC PLUS experts in two blogposts. You can find the first set of questions and answers below: read more
FAQ Part 1/2: ISCC PLUS at KRAIBURG TPE
23.06.2023 FAQ Part 1/2: ISCC PLUS at KRAIBURG TPE The most frequently asked questions from the webinar have been answered by KRAIBURG TPE's ISCC PLUS experts in two blogposts. You can find the first set of questions and answers below: read more
Part 3/3: Co-Recyclability of TPE Certified
07.06.2023 Part 3/3: Co-Recyclability of TPE Certified The tests focused on classical TPS formulations with densities of read more
Part 2/3: Understanding the Compatibility of TPE in Recycling Streams
05.06.2023 Part 2/3: Understanding the Compatibility of TPE in Recycling Streams In a pioneering project together with Institut cyclos-HTP, we assessed the co-recyclability of selected TPS materials by investigating their potential for any deviations in the normal polyolefin recycling stream that could have a negative influence on the PCR. read more
Part 1/3: TPE as Part of Polyolefin Recycling Streams
01.06.2023 Part 1/3: TPE as Part of Polyolefin Recycling Streams As the world’s first supplier of thermoplastic elastomers, KRAIBURG TPE has established a set of certified TPE compounds that can be recycled in polyolefin material streams. read more
Webinar: Circular Economy at KRAIBURG TPE - ISCC PLUS
26.05.2023 Webinar: Circular Economy at KRAIBURG TPE - ISCC PLUS In our webinar "Circular Economy at KRAIBURG TPE - ISCC PLUS", interested parties, customers and partners will learn what ISCC PLUS implies, why KRAIBURG TPE is taking this step and who benefits from the certified compounds. In addition, participants of the event will learn how KRAIBURG TPE is positioning itself with regard to the Circular Economy and will have the opportunity to ask their questions directly. read more
Awarded: KRAIBURG TPE is top performer in RWTH Aachen University's Circular Economy benchmark
23.03.2023 Awarded: KRAIBURG TPE is top performer in RWTH Aachen University's Circular Economy benchmark KRAIBURG TPE has been named a top performer. read more