In the Spotlight
POLYMER PRICES
Polyurethane Feedstocks November 2017: Isocyanates slightly higher / Outages still felt / Markets seek price boundaries / Converters and end users explore alternatives
23.11.2017
Latest news
PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
Consumer goods group Henkel participating in an initiative against plastic waste in Haiti / Partnership with Plastic Bank
23.11.2017
SINGLE-USE PLASTICS
UK to investigate tax on plastic packaging and takeaway items / Call for evidence to launch in 2018
23.11.2017
BERRY GLOBAL
Acquisition of films producer Clopay for USD 475m / Rationalisation synergies
23.11.2017
BISCHOF + KLEIN
Production starts in the new clean room / Plastic films for the pharmaceutical and medical sectors
23.11.2017
YPSOMED
Swiss medical technology company invests heavily / Revenues grow in H1 2017
23.11.2017
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Polypropylene grades heading downward
22.11.2017
UNITI
Electric city car made of carbon fibre-reinforced plastics to be built in Sweden / Delivery from 2019 / Siemens and Kuka partners
22.11.2017
PLASTICS PRODUCTION
Tighter market rules for EU emissions trading after 2021
22.11.2017
PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
Oxo-biodegradable lobby responds to EMF's critical report / Packaging firms "care more about profits than the environment"
22.11.2017
ADDIVANT
Antioxidants production capacity expanded in USA
22.11.2017
COVESTRO
Upcoming changes at the top in North America / Jerry MacCleary named CEO starting February 2018
22.11.2017
PERSTORP
Partnership with 3D4Makers makes novel filament for 3D printing / “Facilan” designed to overcome problems in manufacturing
22.11.2017
UNITED KINGDOM
"Brexit" and plastics industry / BPF fears high trade costs with the EU / Priorities include access to skills / European chemical industry signs joint statement / Plastics exports to UK particularly important for Ireland
21.11.2017
CAPRI SUN
Purchase of Italian films manufacturer Porta Imballaggi / Group intends to become world's biggest pouch-pack manufacturer
21.11.2017
EMERALD KALAMA
Global price increases for plasticisers
21.11.2017
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