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Construction permit for chlor-alkali project in southern China / PVC production start up in 2021

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 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 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 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 27.09.2019 PETROCHEMICAL 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 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 01.10.2019 GLOBAL TRADE
Higher container volumes despite trade conflicts 30.09.2019 MESSE DÜSSELDORF
New hall ready for visitors just ahead of ?K? / Square and canopy at the south entrance will be completed by 2020 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 
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