In the Spotlight
PLASTICS INDUSTRY USA
American resin makers rail against proposed pause for production permits / Claim jobs, growth at risk
21.06.2021
POLYMER PRICES
Polyurethane feedstocks June 2021: MDI still climbing / TDI eases for the first time since June 2020 / Order volume uneven by geography and application / MDI may decline in July
21.06.2021
PACKAGING RECYCLING AUSTRIA
ARA presents circular economy package / Higher collection rates, more plastics recycling, digitalisation of the value chain
18.06.2021
Latest news
BOREALIS
Purchase of chemically reclaimed feedstock from Belgian recycler Renasci / Deal supports transition to circular economy
21.06.2021
NESTE / LYONDELLBASELL
Finnish company to supply renewable feedstock to US resin maker / Deal latest step in partnership
21.06.2021
K.D. FEDDERSEN
Plastics distributor to sell recyclate-based compounds from Aurora
21.06.2021
EVENTS
SPE's biennial “Thermoforming Conference 2021” to be held virtually and in-person
21.06.2021
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
Phenol: Borealis plant in Finland down again / Force majeure declared
18.06.2021
PACKAGING WASTE
Poll largely dismisses tethered caps for litter prevention / Just 26% of respondents see them reducing plastics trash – Sidel survey
18.06.2021
INEOS STYROLUTION
First volumes of ABS produced from recycled feedstock / Lower GHG footprint
18.06.2021
DISTRUPOL
Acquisition of Danish distributor Lautrup Chemicals
18.06.2021
ALBIS
Distribution of Alphagary TPE compounds / Applications in medical sector and toys
18.06.2021
AVIENT
Further collaboration with Oceanworks / Pair to develop more products with recycled marine waste
18.06.2021
PLASTIC FANTASTIC
All hail the mighty football
18.06.2021
LOGISTICS
“Are our Christmas presents at risk?” / Coronavirus outbreaks in China trigger further rises in freight rates
17.06.2021
CHEMICAL INDUSTRY GERMANY
Sales in Q1 back at pre-pandemic levels for the first time / Polymer producers lift sales by more than 7% / Rising demand expected for the whole year
17.06.2021
SIBUR
Petchem ops to be merged with TAIF's / IPO delayed / Potential participation in Kazakh polyolefin projects
17.06.2021
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering recyclate June 2021: Prices continue to climb amid strong demand / Recyclers search desperately for substitute sources of base material / Holiday period will ease the pressure only slightly
17.06.2021
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