In the Spotlight
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering recyclate May 2022: Prices for rPA 6, rPOM through the roof / Market swept clean of many types / Car sector remains weak / Processors have their backs to the wall
18.05.2022
GLOBAL TRADE
Ukraine war cuts business confidence / Insolvencies to rise over 10% / Allianz Trade survey
17.05.2022
MOL
Q1 earnings drop on volatility and lower petrochemical margins / Plans for large-scale green hydrogen plant at Danube refinery / Assistance in Ukraine to maintain energy network
16.05.2022
Latest news
PLASTICS RECYCLING
Umbrella certification PolyCert adds German, French schemes to portfolio
18.05.2022
PREMIX
US plant to manufacture electrically conductive compounds for PCR test pipettes / Finns plan to operate the facility by 2025
18.05.2022
AKRO-PLASTIK
IMCD to distribute products in parts of Europe
18.05.2022
BASF
Flame-retardant PA 6.6 product for electrical vehicle market
18.05.2022
SCHUR FLEXIBLES
Vacuum packaging film without EVOH barrier
18.05.2022
TEPPFA
Bondestam to head European pipe making industry group / Focus on Green Deal and challenging economic environment
18.05.2022
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Weak demand puts downward pressure on prices / Wave of energy costs apparently absorbed
17.05.2022
POLYMER PRICES
Standard recyclate May 2022: Higher prices for all grades / Mostly good demand driven by weak availability of virgin material / June set to bring more cost transfers, partly with margin additions
17.05.2022
PLASTIC PIPES
Demand driven by ongoing substitution of metal pipes / Fastest growth in Central and Eastern Europe / Potential role in emerging hydrogen economy / AMI report
17.05.2022
BRASKEM
Plans to acquire Dutch recycler ER Plastics / Manufacture of infrastructure products
17.05.2022
INDORAMA
Record Q1 earnings as recovery continues / Higher crude prices support MTBE, MEG ops
17.05.2022
AUER
Reusable plastic container with exchangeable inner bag
17.05.2022
PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
Industry's circularity and net zero efforts fall short / Deeper collaboration and faster action critical within next five years / Systemiq report
16.05.2022
BOREALIS
JV with Reclay to recycle lightweight packaging waste
16.05.2022
BP
Oil major to use naphtha from UK chemical reclaim plant / Contract with Clean Planet Energy
16.05.2022
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