In the Spotlight
ENERGY PRICES
Huntsman, Kem One impose natural gas surcharges on MDI, PVC / Gas price rising rapidly
28.09.2021
SPAIN
Government prepares ban on SUP for produce / Move complements tax plans
28.09.2021
PLASTICS AND CLIMATE
CO2 emissions from plastics to rise drastically / Increase to be driven by carbon released during incineration / Need for focus on higher-value recycling / Material Economics study
27.09.2021
Latest news
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
Phenol: Ineos Phenol restarts Antwerp plant after force majeure / Construction of cumene production in Marl delayed
28.09.2021
COMPOSITES
Resin producers AOC, Interplastic hike prices
28.09.2021
BEVERAGE PACKAGING
Coca-Cola sells core brands in 100% recycled PET bottles / Replacement of almost 30,000 t virgin material in 2021 / Competitor PepsiCo also steps up its game
28.09.2021
DOW
Collaboration with HP, Reifenhäuser for pouch-to-pouch recycling / Partners work on digital product passport
28.09.2021
ROWA
Sustainable black masterbatch introduced / Addition of colour NIR-detectable pigments
28.09.2021
TEIJIN
Composites units combined in automotive group
28.09.2021
AAGE VESTERGAARD LARSEN
Management change at Danish plastics recycler / New line for post-consumer waste
28.09.2021
OQ GROUP
Oman examines sale of OQ Chemicals – Bloomberg
27.09.2021
PLASTICS MACHINERY ITALY
H1 sales up 11%, orders soar 46% / Presidents, VPs receive additional two-year terms
27.09.2021
ALPLA
Packaging multinational takes over Spanish bottle maker Plastisax / Expansion of market presence
27.09.2021
SUMIKA
Expansion of PP compounding in Turkey
27.09.2021
MELITEK
Compounder completes warehouse expansion / Fourth compounding line due to start up next year
27.09.2021
BLACK BEAR CARBON
Partnership with Helm on carbon black recovered from tyres / First plant to start up in 2023 in Chemelot
27.09.2021
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
ABS, PS: Versalis declares force majeure / Production impaired for at least one month
24.09.2021
RECYCLING USA
California legislation on recyclability nears approval / Passage will be “very disruptive” for US, North America, says CEO of US flexible packaging association
24.09.2021
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