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New Ecoplast PE recycling line opens at Wildon

Circular economy advancements and expansion of digital services / Premium concept for automotive interior design at ?K? 17.10.2019 ARBURG
Injection moulding machinery manufacturer reports declining orders / Automotive crisis and trade conflicts are the main burdens 17.10.2019 BIESTERFELD
Distribution of ExxonMobil's ?Santroprene? in Switzerland 17.10.2019 COVERIS
Acquisition of extrusion lines from Total Polyfilm / Capabilities for agricultural, silage and industrial uses boosted 17.10.2019 BOREALIS 
New Ecoplast PE recycling line opens at Wildon 17.10.2019 CARCLO
Antony Collins is new interim CEO / Sale of LED division not yet cut and dried 16.10.2019 ARKEMA 
New PA 12 production line starts up in France 16.10.2019 UNILEVER
Commitment to halve virgin plastics use by 2025 / Pledge to help collect and process 600,000 t plastic packaging annually / CEO says need to rethink design 16.10.2019 RTP
Plans for compounding plant in Ireland withdrawn 16.10.2019 CPC PACKAGING
French label manufacturer acquires Fina Flexible Packaging 16.10.2019 NORDMANN 
Swedish subsidiary Kemi-Intressen now Nordmann Nordic 15.10.2019 DUPONT 
Groundbreaking for USD 220m PI film expansion 15.10.2019 ITALMATCH
Italian additives manufacturer apparently acquires flame retardant specialist FRX Polymers 15.10.2019 ALPLA 
Pharmaceutical services combined into "Alplapharma" brand / Launch of childproof closure at "CPhI" 14.10.2019 RAS LANUF OIL & GAS
Polyethylene production restarts in Libya 14.10.2019 DOMO / COVESTRO
Collaborative project to improve plastics traceability / Partnership with blockchain start-up Circularise 14.10.2019 BASF
Investment in chemical recycling partnership with Quantafuel 14.10.2019 TRINSEO
Plans for pilot TPE plant in Taiwan / Two executive roles cut on shift to global functional structure 11.10.2019 NESTE
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 More news...People 17.10.2019 MERAXIS
Elmar Schröter is new executive director for recycled materials 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 More news... Markets 17.10.2019 WORLD TRADE 
Trade war eases somewhat / Petrochemical markets unimpressed 16.10.2019 K 2019
Welcome to Düsseldorf! 15.10.2019 K 2019
The curtains go up / Düsseldorf at the centre of the plastics world for a week / Circular economy features strongly at this year's K / Partnerships along the entire value chain gain importance 14.10.2019 SHALE GAS 
Scotland renews fracking moratorium / No permanent ban 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 More news...Production and Engineering 17.10.2019 SABIC
Launch of polycarbonate based on renewable feedstock / New caps and closures R&D centre opens in the Netherlands 16.10.2019 INEOS STYROLUTION 
Sustainable products launched / Collaboration with Bage Plastics to produce grades with up to 70% recycled content 15.10.2019 GRAFE
Effective flame retardants for polycarbonate and PET / Alternatives to halogen-containing products 14.10.2019 HORIZON EUROPE
Industry calls on EU council for bigger research budget / Planning starts on programme's first four years 09.10.2019 HOLLAND COLOURS
Expansion of light-blocking colourants for PET packaging in Indonesia More news...Industry 17.10.2019 INTERVIEW
Chairman of the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, Li Shousheng / Technological innovation is the way to progress plastics recycling 16.10.2019 INTERVIEW
World Plastics Council head Jim Seward / Producers set sights on improving waste collection, innovation and collaborations / "Lifecycle thinking is really important" 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
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