In the Spotlight
POLYMERS FOR EUROPE ALLIANCE
Poll of European plastics consumers ranks Repsol top overall supplier / “Best Polymer Producers Awards for Europe 2020” provides rankings for materials companies / Average user ratings decline
28.09.2020
UK PLASTICS INDUSTRY
Report says good deeds during pandemic can help plastics / PPE production and packaging upswing soften Q2 demand drop
28.09.2020
GERMANY'S PLASTICS MARKETS
New Conversio study looks at material flows in 2019 / Decline in raw material production and plastics processing / Upward trend for recycling comes to a sudden halt / Corona crisis leaves major scars
25.09.2020
Latest news
TURKEY
PE and PP import dependency to reduce by 2023 as new capacities start up / Demand and import volumes forecast to rise in 2020 / Foreign trade deficit set to widen
28.09.2020
INTERPLASTIC
Price hike for resins
28.09.2020
DOW
John Sampson to rejoin US group as successor to head of engineering Peter Holicki
28.09.2020
IRPLAST
Takeover by investor fund Cheyne complete / Plans to boost international development and expand use of renewable and recycled content
28.09.2020
SAINT-GOBAIN
Acquisition of French medical device group / Establishment of centre of excellence
28.09.2020
PLASTICS RECYCLING FRANCE
Monitoring platform MORE posts first results on French use of recycled polymers
25.09.2020
CELANESE
Global price hikes for VAM
25.09.2020
SINOCHEM / CHEMCHINA
Chinese state-owned firms join to form chemical behemoth
25.09.2020
MONDI
Austrian dairy to replace some rigid plastics with paper / Expects plastics use to fall by 40 t per year
25.09.2020
KM PACKAGING
UK firm introduces recyclable film range for lids
25.09.2020
PLASTIC FANTASTIC
New dimensions in friendship in the age of Covid-19
25.09.2020
PLASTICS WASTE
New shipping rules start 1 Jan 2020 / Basel Convention amendments / No consensus on non-hazardous plastics waste
24.09.2020
GERMANY
Lower house approves bill to implement EU waste directive / Packaging group says single-use ban interferes with basic rights of market participants
24.09.2020
SIBUR
Polief subsidiary to produce recycled PET from mid-2022
24.09.2020
DUPONT
New "Liveo" brand for silicone-based medical and pharmaceutical products
24.09.2020
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