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Expanded Luxembourg factory is inaugurated / Wider manufacturing footprint in Europe

New office in Germany opened / Düsseldorf is global headquarters for Renewable Polymers and Chemicals unit 11.10.2019 AVERY DENNISON
Expanded Luxembourg factory is inaugurated / Wider manufacturing footprint in Europe 10.10.2019 REHAU 
Pipe manufacturing plant in France to be closed / Production will be transferred to Germany / Sale of Cable Management division to OBO Bettermann 10.10.2019 HUHTAMAKI
Flexible packaging expansions through takeovers in South Africa and India 10.10.2019 SEKISUI 
Expansion of e-car applications in the Netherlands 10.10.2019 SUEZ
New recycling facility for plastics waste in Germany / Joint venture with ELM Recycling 10.10.2019 GREIF
IBC manufacturer adds second plant in Russia / Food-grade containers 09.10.2019 INEOS
Potential closure of acrylonitrile plant in UK 09.10.2019 NEXAM CHEMICAL 
Management team expanded in tandem with international growth / Production increase in Scotland planned 08.10.2019 CLARIANT 
Talks with PolyOne on sale of masterbatch business said to be well-advanced 08.10.2019 INEOS 
Construction work begins at Marl cumene project 08.10.2019 HELM
German distributor plans to market more propylene 08.10.2019 FREUDENBERG
Proposed acquisition of UK's Low & Bonar / Expansion of expertise in nonwovens 08.10.2019 CONTINENTAL STRUCTURAL PLASTICS
Teijin subsidiary starts construction of new US plant / EUR 64m investment 08.10.2019 KEEEPER
German consumer goods producer announces job cuts / Relocation of production processes to Poland 07.10.2019 DOW
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 More news...People 11.10.2019 PLASTIC OMNIUM
Laurent Favre and Félicie Burelle team up to lead French automotive supplier 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 More news... Markets 09.10.2019 PLASTICS RECYCLING 
Zero Waste Europe recommends changes to EU waste rules on chemical recycling / Plastics to fuels could undermine circular economy goals / ChemRecEurope supports all methods 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 More news...Production and Engineering 09.10.2019 HOLLAND COLOURS
Expansion of light-blocking colourants for PET packaging in Indonesia 09.10.2019 GREINER PACKAGING
Tear-tab design for paper and plastic packaging 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 More news...Industry 11.10.2019 AUSTRIA 
Over half of companies see circular economy opportunities / Waste prevention and recycling are most important measures / ARA survey 11.10.2019 USA
Greenpeace accuses consumer good companies of false promises on plastics pollution / Call for investment in refill and reuse systems / SC Johnson quits Plastics Industry Association 10.10.2019 MARINE LITTER
Ocean Cleanup vehicle is now catching and retaining plastics / Design work commences on a new full-scale system / Recycling on land 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 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: 'http://pieweb.plasteurope.com/Default.aspx?pageid=601&referrer=PE', target: '_blank' }, { src: '/images/ad/PIE_subscr_02.png', href: 'http://pieweb.plasteurope.com/Default.aspx?pageid=601&referrer=PE', target: '_blank' }, { src: '/images/ad/PIE_subscr_03.png', href: 'http://pieweb.plasteurope.com/Default.aspx?pageid=601&referrer=PE', target: '_blank' } ]); });Loading... © 2001-2019 Plasteurope.com  |  Imprint  |  Privacy Plasteurope.com 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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