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Nova ordered by Canadian court to pay nearly EUR 1 bn in Joffre cracker dispute

Nova ordered by Canadian court to pay nearly EUR 1 bn in Joffre cracker dispute 07.10.2019 POLYNT-REICHHOLD
Investment in maleic and phthalic anhydride intermediates in Americas / New reactor in Italy planned 04.10.2019 BASF 
Expansion of neopentyl glycol in Germany / Intermediate product for plasticisers and polyester resins 04.10.2019 DK KUNSTSTOFF-SERVICE
Distribution of PBT from Sipchem in the Benelux region and Germany 04.10.2019 SOLVAY
Expansion of thermoplastics composites capacity in US / Strong growth in aerospace sector 03.10.2019 MOL
Foundation stone laid for EUR 1.2 bn polyol complex in Hungary / Start-up expected in 2021 03.10.2019 PENN COLOR
US group expands PVC masterbatch capacity in the Netherlands 03.10.2019 IMCD
Acquisition of India's Monachem Additives / Velox merged with IMCD Deutschland 02.10.2019 QUADPACK
Spanish company takes over Germany's Louvrette / Expansion of cosmetic packaging capacity 02.10.2019 DOW
Partnership with UPM Biofuels to produce bio-based PE / Plans to scale production at Terneuzen plant 01.10.2019 SHANGHAI HUAYI 
Construction permit for chlor-alkali project in southern China / PVC production start up in 2021 01.10.2019 LANXESS 
Polyamide and PBT compounding plant starts up in China 01.10.2019 ALBA
Groundbreaking at PET and HDPE recycling plant in Hong Kong 01.10.2019 DOW / DRUKPOL.FLEXO / RB
Collaboration on recyclable polyethylene packaging for ?Finish? detergents successfully piloted for retail 30.09.2019 LYONDELLBASELL 
Expansion of polypropylene compounding in Germany / World's largest PP compounding site 30.09.2019 CONSTANTIA FLEXIBLES
Acquisition of Russian packaging manufacturer TT-print completed 30.09.2019 DAIKIN 
Expansion of PTFE and precursor production in US 27.09.2019 BASF
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 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 07.10.2019 COMPOSITES 
Cautious mood in the industry / ?Composites Europe? trade fair continues to see drops in attendees and exhibitors / AVK report shows lightweight construction is no longer the dominant topic 07.10.2019 TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
?Suspected carcinogenic effect? / EU commission classifies white pigment as a danger / VCI fears precedent / No alternative 07.10.2019 PA 6.6
Major maintenance and expansion of ADN plant in Chalampé has begun / Start to the new year 04.10.2019 PLASTICS PROCESSING GERMANY 
GKV corrects annual forecast downwards / TecPart association sharply criticises populistic aberrations 02.10.2019 AGRICULTURAL PLASTICS RECYCLING
UK to get national collection scheme for non-packaging agriplastics 01.10.2019 PLASTICS RECYCLING 
EU waste exports decline again / Indonesia sends further contaminated containers back and introduces waste segregation 01.10.2019 PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS 
Propylene: Borealis lifts force majeure at its plant in Kallo / FM on PP in Burghausen remains in effect 27.09.2019 PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS 
Polypropylene: LyondellBasell declares force majeure on deliveries from Carrington 27.09.2019 PETROCHEMICAL FEEDSTOCKS 
Saudi Aramco's supply to plastics producers no longer curbed / Sabic, Yansab and Sipchem report raw material deliveries as back to normal 27.09.2019 GLOBAL WASTE 
US is world's largest contributor / Plastics scrap import bans exacerbate problem / Verisk Maplecroft report More news...Production and Engineering 07.10.2019 VICTREX
Collaboration with Safran Cabin on composite aircraft parts / Aim to create flexible platform for multiple bracket projects 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 More news...Industry 03.10.2019 PLASTIC PACKAGING
BPF launches eco-design tool / Rating according to sustainability criteria 02.10.2019 BREXIT
UK government offering webinars for European companies / Expectations of trade across border 02.10.2019 PLASTIC PACKAGING
?PackTheFuture Award 2019? / Application period for European packaging award has started 01.10.2019 GLOBAL TRADE
Higher container volumes despite trade conflicts 30.09.2019 MESSE DÜSSELDORF
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