Latest news
USA
Plastics sector's exports and imports up in 2018 / Trade uncertainties remain major issue / Plastics Industry Association releases trends report at "K 2019"
21.10.2019
BOREALIS
Expansion of “STOP” initiative against marine litter with Borouge and Nova / New partnership with AEPW / Bio-propane from Neste / Pellets with a high recyclate content and mono-materials added to portfolio
21.10.2019
LYONDELLBASELL
New catalysis-based chemical recycling scheme / Pilot plant at Ferrara / First samples of Samsonite suitcases made with recycled plastics at “K 2019”
21.10.2019
LOGISTICS
Truck freight rates in Germany plummet
21.10.2019
NOVARES
Expansion of injection moulding plant in Portugal complete
21.10.2019
LIQUI-BOX
Sale of UK bag-in-box business to win approval for DS Smith purchase
21.10.2019
TORAY
New PA and PBT compounding plant starts up in India / Plans to add PPS
21.10.2019
KI GROUP SUMMIT K 2019
Transition to a circular economy / Plastics markets undergoing change through recycling
19.10.2019
PLASTICS MACHINERY
Euromap reports declining business / Ray of hope in increasing use of recycled materials
18.10.2019
ENGEL
Injection moulding machinery manufacturer reports “drastic declines” / Slump in automotive business
18.10.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate October 2019: Prices roll over / Demand very weak for the time of year / Many recyclate producers have their backs to the wall / Gap between primary and secondary PA is too small
18.10.2019
MARINE LITTER
Study shows ships are a far higher source of plastics waste than previously assumed / More stringent monitoring required
18.10.2019
INDIA
Government shelves binding nationwide phase-out of single-use plastics by 2022 / Target “recommended” / Industry slams lack of clarity over rules
18.10.2019
ARKEMA
Sale of Functional Polyolefins to SK Global / PVDF expansion in China / Cooperation with Agiplast to recycle PA and PVDF
18.10.2019
GREENCYCLE
Acquisition of the Sky Plastic recycling company
18.10.2019
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