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UMass Lowell Gets Visibility in Düsseldorf

K 2007, the largest plastics trade show in the world, was held this past October at the Messe Exhibition Center in Düsseldorf, Germany. The event takes place every three years and is called K for Kunststoffe, the German word for "plastics."

This year's show attracted nearly 245,000 plastics industry professionals from Europe, Asia and the Americas and featured about 3,100 companies in 17 huge exhibit halls. On hand to promote UMass Lowell's Plastics Engineering Department were Profs. Stephen Orroth, Nick Schott and department Chair Robert Malloy. More...