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World's leading plastics trade fair open its doors soon / Industry looks to Düsseldorf with anticipation / Sustainability and recycling to be dominant topics / KI Group more active than ever

Recycling capacity with German site planned / Focus on processing WEEE from Germany and Europe 06.09.2019 COVERIS
Pet food packaging facilities in France and Germany upgraded 05.09.2019 DOW 
Polymers from chemically recycled waste / Dutch firm Fuenix Ecogy provides technology 05.09.2019 ASHLAND 
Sale of composites business and German BDO plant to Ineos completed 05.09.2019 POLIGAL
Expansion of BOPP film metallisation in Poland 05.09.2019 ALDI
Cotton swabs made of plastic to be replaced in Germany / Plastic packaging in UK to be reduced / Cooperation with Plastic Bank in the Philippines 03.09.2019 MEXICHEM 
Group changes name to Orbia Advance Corporation / Strategic reorientation / Sharp drop in sales and profit / Margins slump in PET business 03.09.2019 AMCOR
Participation in Chinese e-commerce alliance / Development of PET beer bottle in Brazil 02.09.2019 SWM
US group invests in additional capacities for TPU films in UK and China 02.09.2019 TORAY
Japanese group acquires Swedish automotive airbag cushion producer Alva 02.09.2019 ECONCORE
New extruder for honeycomb core production / Trials using post-consumer rPET materials 30.08.2019 DIC 
Japanese group to acquire BASF's pigments business for EUR 1 bn / Ambitious medium-term growth strategy 30.08.2019 LYONDELLBASELL 
Q2 earnings weaker, as forecast / Schulman integration boosts compounds 30.08.2019 MILLIKEN
New plant expands plastic additives production in Asia 29.08.2019 INDORAMA
Plans to put USD 1 bn into PET bottle recycling / M&As a major strategy 29.08.2019 CANADIAN GENERAL-TOWER 
Takeover of AlkorDraka Industries and Alkor Medical Tubing / Film manufacturer's first European plants 29.08.2019 BIESTERFELD
Acquisition of Norway's Lindberg & Lund / Nordic presence and performance products portfolio boosted 29.08.2019 GRAF
Spanish subsidiary moves to a larger site 28.08.2019 SP CHEMICALS 
Chinese cracker now online / Ethane sourced from US 28.08.2019 BOXON
PET bottles converted into big bags for the European market / Collaboration in Indonesia to reduce local waste More news...People 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 29.08.2019 SUMITOMO DEMAG / WITTMANN BATTENFELD
Siegfried Köhler switches to Sumitomo, Valentina Faloci succeeds him at Wittmann Battenfeld 27.08.2019 PLASTICSEUROPE DEUTSCHLAND
Communications head Matthias Müller leaves after two months 26.08.2019 ALLIANCE TO END PLASTIC WASTE
Jacob Duer to head global programme / Commitments amount to roughly 1% of members' earnings More news... Markets 06.09.2019 UPDATE - PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS 
Propylene: Borealis declares force majeure in Kallo / FM is also now in effect on PP in Burghausen / Restart for OMV's cracker 06.09.2019 PLASTICS PROCESSING GERMANY 
Turnover for H1 2019 down on 2018 / Heavy falls in June / Technical components still a big worry / Industrial packaging, building products and consumer goods also on the decline 06.09.2019 COMPOSITES GERMANY 
Mood in fibre-composite industry is clouding over / Automotive sector putting a brake on growth 04.09.2019 PLASTICS WASTE
Collaboration to establish 11 waste plastic-to-hydrogen plants in northwest UK 03.09.2019 PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS 
Polypropylene: Production stopped by Borealis in Burghausen / New orders not taken for time being 03.09.2019 PETROCHEMICAL FEEDSTOCKS
New trilateral consortium aims to make crackers more sustainable / Project of EU-based petchem giants backed by national and regional governments 02.09.2019 PET 
EU imposes tariffs on PET manufactured in India 02.09.2019 SINGLE-USE PLASTICS UK
Consumption drops across public sector in Wales / Wrap to issue procurement guidance 30.08.2019 CHINA 
Polyethylene imports skyrocket in first half of 2019 / Much less cargo from US amid trade war 29.08.2019 PLASTICS MACHINERY 
US sees second-quarter sales recovering slightly More news...Production and Engineering 06.09.2019 KRAIBURG TPE
"Thermoplast M" range complies with new rules for medical-grade plastics 05.09.2019 PRESS LONDON
UK drinks group rolls out bottles made from recycled and bioplastics 04.09.2019 BRÜGGEMANN
Extension of additive range for virgin and recycled polyamide / Launch of products at "K 2019" 30.08.2019 INEOS STYROLUTION
New fibre-reinforced ASA grade / Suitable for metal-plastic combinations and structural outdoor uses 27.08.2019 RAUMEDIC
New additive enhances sliding properties of medical plastic components More news...Industry 04.09.2019 K 2019
World's leading plastics trade fair open its doors soon / Industry looks to Düsseldorf with anticipation / Sustainability and recycling to be dominant topics / KI Group more active than ever 29.08.2019 MICROPLASTICS 
Presence in run-off could threaten drinking water / Cautious WHO report says more data needed / Monomers leached into environment during polymerisation not primary concern 27.08.2019 PLASTICS AND HEALTH 
US study shows bisphenol A substitutes in urine correlate with obesity 22.08.2019 PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
UN establishes global plastics waste prevention group / Marine litter reduction the goal 21.08.2019 LOGISTICS
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