In the Spotlight
CHINA
Country's economic recovery from coronoavirus epidemic not expected until mid-year / Automotive industry projects significant slump / European machinery companies are contemplating a two-year cycle for "Chinaplas"
20.02.2020
Latest news
POLYMER PRICES
Polyurethane feedstocks February 2020: Isocyanates give way / Chinese virus epidemic pressures MDI pure sharply / Producers hike polyols / Exports to China much diminished
20.02.2020
DSM
Slight decline in EBITDA for plastics business / Focus on higher-margin activities
20.02.2020
MEDICAL PLASTICS
UK recycling operation is expanding / Scheme covers 37 hospitals
20.02.2020
BORGWARNER
US car components supplier acquires Delphi Technologies / Plastics processing at German site in Markdorf to focus on propulsion concepts of the future
20.02.2020
CHINAPLAS 2020
New date for plastics trade fair in Shanghai / Coronavirus outbreak has not eased / Experts expect situation to stabilise in April
19.02.2020
PLASTIC TAX
EU council president Charles Michel reawakens topic / Funds to help plug the hole left by Brexit
19.02.2020
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate February 2020: Recycled ABS, PA and PC see a few price cuts / Weak demand slows business considerably / Coronavirus delays mould supplies from China
19.02.2020
CHEMONE
Energy group plans aromatics complex in Malaysia / Major volumes of paraxylene and benzene for the Chinese market
19.02.2020
FOREVER PLAST
Ineos teams up with Italian recycler / Hybrid plastics from PE bottle caps
19.02.2020
RESINEX
Distribution of Premix's electrically conductive compounds extended to Austria, Germany and Switzerland
19.02.2020
KOMPUESTOS
Three bioplastics launched / Biodegradable in water
19.02.2020
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate February 2020: Notations largely stable / Only a short breather / Further price erosion likely / Slightly higher demand generally not meeting expectations
18.02.2020
USA
Draft legislation presents national strategy to combat plastics pollution / Proposed moratorium on new plastics plants / NYC bans single-use beverage bottles
18.02.2020
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Polyolefins only briefly react to rise in oil prices / HDPE firmer due to lack of imports
18.02.2020
PET
Over 300 attendees at latest Petcore Europe conference / Agreement that EU's SUP directive focuses too much on plastics
18.02.2020
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