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Ultrafiltration membrane business divested to DuPont / Technology for drinking and wastewater treatment

Ultrafiltration membrane business divested to DuPont / Technology for drinking and wastewater treatment 27.09.2019 TIPA
Israel's compostable packaging producer raises USD 25m 26.09.2019 SAINSBURY'S
Aim to cut plastic packaging by 50% / UK food retail giant urges customers to play their part in waste reduction 26.09.2019 LANXESS
Picoplast is new partner for PA and PBT compounds distribution in Benelux 25.09.2019 BENVIC
Belgian PVC compounder acquires UK's Dugdale 24.09.2019 EVONIK 
Construction of PA 12 complex begins in Germany 24.09.2019 DIAB
Contract signed with wind energy specialist Vestas for structural foams 24.09.2019 INOTECH
Sale of cosmetics packaging department to Quadpack / Third plant in Germany currently under construction 23.09.2019 BEMIS / NELIPAK 
UK authorities review Kohlberg's merger of three plants with subsidiary 23.09.2019 EXXONMOBIL 
Two-year project to upgrade Fife ethylene plant / Plans include reducing the impact of flaring 23.09.2019 HANWHA TOTAL PETROCHEMICAL
Additional C2 capacity in South Korea now in operation / More downstream polyolefins to follow 23.09.2019 KIVO
JV for recycling starts up in Kosovo / First batches of rLDPE and rLLDPE produced 23.09.2019 BIESTERFELD
Distribution of polyamide barrier resins from DuPont in EMEA and Brazil 20.09.2019 BENVIC 
Acquisition of French PVC recycler Ereplast 20.09.2019 LANXESS
Two new production lines for composite material start operations / Lanxess subsidiary widens capacity by 50% 20.09.2019 COVESTRO
Divestment of European production of polycarbonate sheets to Germany's Serafin 20.09.2019 NESCHEN
German film manufacturer expands distribution to Northern Europe / Filmolux Scandinavia founded 19.09.2019 ELECTROLUX 
Almost 1,700 jobs to be cut worldwide in efficiency drive / Major changes to production in Hungary 19.09.2019 HUNTSMAN
Opening of PU systems house in Dubai / Base for expansion into Middle East and North Africa 18.09.2019 LEGO 
H1 revenue and consumer sales rise / Business in China sees double-digit growth More news...People 16.09.2019 SÜDPACK
Erik Bouts is new management spokesperson for German films manufacturer 12.09.2019 DSM
Shruti Singhal will be DSM's next president of engineering plastics 11.09.2019 SONGWON
CEO Maurizio Butti passes away 03.09.2019 WEENER PLASTICS
CEO Roel Zeevat leaves packaging group / Anthonie Zoomers heads company in the interim 30.08.2019 RESINEX
Head of German subsidiary departs / Nick Lemmens named managing director of Benelux branch More news... Markets 27.09.2019 GLOBAL WASTE 
US is world's largest contributor / Plastics scrap import bans exacerbate problem / Verisk Maplecroft report 27.09.2019 PLASTICS MARKETS 
PVC: Unipetrol declares force majeure on production in Spolana 27.09.2019 FRANCE 
Associations launch project for better recyclability of flexible packaging films / Pilot lines at Barbier and Machaon 26.09.2019 THERMAL INSULATION 
European demand to expand by 2.2% per year to 2023 / Growth slowdown in eastern Europe / EPS makes up one-quarter share / IAL Consultants study 26.09.2019 PLASTICS RECYCLING 
Japanese firms collaborate on waste gasification / Plans to license "Ebara Ube Process" and build plants in Japan and elsewhere 25.09.2019 TURKEY 
Country's reliance on PS and EPS imports to grow / Consumption continues to outpace domestic output 25.09.2019 PLASTICS MACHINERY ITALY
Italian processors suffer from economic slowdown / Trade with Germany contracts 24.09.2019 PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS 
Attack on refinery in Saudi Arabia impacts China's polyethylene and MEG markets 24.09.2019 EUROPEAN TUBES MARKET 
Modest growth in H1 2019 / Outlook for H2 ?cautiously optimistic? 19.09.2019 OIL MARKETS
Saudi Arabia aims to meet all supply commitments in September / Petrochemical deliveries gather speed More news...Production and Engineering 26.09.2019 FKUR
New compounds extend range of applications for bio-based plastics 25.09.2019 TEKNOR APEX
PA 6 compounds with low moisture intake / Metal-replacement applications 25.09.2019 LANXESS
New PU system for industrial wheel applications 24.09.2019 RTP
Conductive masterbatches launched / For environments prone to electrostatic discharge 18.09.2019 POLYONE
Additive launched for rPET and PET bottles / Improved thermal stability during recycling More news...Industry 27.09.2019 BIOPLASTICS
EUBP criticises FEAD position paper on biodegradable polymers / Paper highlights five key problems 27.09.2019 LOGISTICS 
Water levels of German waterways drop again 26.09.2019 PLASTIC CARRIER BAGS 
Sales fall by 37% in England / Austria sees 28% decline in quantity used against 2014 24.09.2019 SINGLE-USE PLASTICS
Major hotel groups eliminate disposable toiletries / Marriott and InterContinental measures combined will impact over 12,000 hotels worldwide 23.09.2019 PLASTICS RECYCLING EUROPE
Over 100 partners sign "Circular Plastics Alliance" declaration / EU-wide voluntary targets for raising recyclate usage / EuPC, Cefic and FEAD among signatories More news... News by region and country PIE free trial subscription! $(function() { $('#pie_fade').crossSlide({ sleep: 3, fade: 1 }, [ { src: '/images/ad/PIE_subscr_01.png', href: '', target: '_blank' }, { src: '/images/ad/PIE_subscr_02.png', href: '', target: '_blank' }, { src: '/images/ad/PIE_subscr_03.png', href: '', target: '_blank' } ]); });Loading... © 2001-2019  |  Imprint  |  Privacy is a business information platform for the European plastics industry. It is part of KI Kunststoff Information and PIE Plastics Information Europe, one of the leading content providers for the European plastics industry. We offer daily updated business news and reports, in-depth market analysis, polymer prices and other services for the international plastics industry, including a suppliers guide, career opportunities, a trade name directory and videos.

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