Technological watch

Chemical recycling of PET / Test run for industrial production

EBIT before special items down 24% in Q3 as sales ease off 2% / Contribution of plastics businesses ?significantly lower? amid pricing problems / Outlook for full year subdued 25.10.2019 SELENIS 
Chemical recycling of PET / Test run for industrial production 25.10.2019 AMP-POLYMIX
Distribution group surpasses the EUR 100m sales mark / New warehouse in Morocco / Portfolio extended Sabic products 25.10.2019 ALBIS 
Distribution of Lucite's PMMA portfolio in Iberia / Sales region for Covestro's PC expanded 25.10.2019 AQUAFIL 
Chemical recycling of PA and PET / Same properties as virgin material plus suitability for food-contact applications 25.10.2019 ML GROUP
Acquisition of German distributor and trader CHG Thermoplast completed 24.10.2019 TER PLASTICS 
New distribution partners in Europe / Styrenic copolymers and PC blends for Iberia and France 24.10.2019 POLYRAM 
Israeli compounder expands production network / First plant in Europe 24.10.2019 RM GROUP
Belgian waste disposal company to open regrind plant 24.10.2019 SIBUR 
Logistics centre near Moscow in operation / Polyolefins for the Russian and Western European markets 24.10.2019 BEN KUNSTSTOFFE
Semi-finished products specialist expands plant in Czech Republic 24.10.2019 LANXESS
Development of custom-made formulations for polyurethane systems taps AI 23.10.2019 STYRENICS CIRCULAR SOLUTIONS
Panel discussion at "K 2019" brings several points of view together / Challenge of finding input feedstock for chemical recycling 23.10.2019 MERAXIS
"Recycling not a short-term phenomenon" / Growth through provision of services including silo management 23.10.2019 SOLVAY 
Expansions with polysulphones in India and fluoroelastomers in Italy / Strong demand from medical technology and automotive industry 23.10.2019 CLOSURE SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL 
North American business to be sold to Cerberus / Sales of USD 861m 23.10.2019 KRAUSSMAFFEI
Repositioning and uniform brand / Circular economy and new digital services in the spotlight at trade fair appearance 22.10.2019 ALBIS 
Separation of distribution and compounding business / More competencies for the new divisions / Weak automotive industry depresses sales 22.10.2019 BRASKEM 
European HQ in Rotterdam takes over business in Asia and bio-based polyethylene / Closure of Frankfurt office 22.10.2019 KRAUSSMAFFEI 
Technical expertise is at the heart of ?Polymore? trading platform / Interview with Nadine Despineux on launch of European online portal for compounds and recyclate More news...People 24.10.2019 BASF
Managing board cut to six members / Sanjeev Gandhi resigns / Responsibilities redistributed / Ongoing corporate reorganisation 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 More news... Markets 25.10.2019 PLASTIC PACKAGING
Italy's tax proposal opposed by EuPC, PlasticsEurope and PRE / Thousands of jobs could be put at risk / Consumers would spend more 22.10.2019 CHINA 
Sharp change of direction to circular economy / Away from industrial civilisation to ecological civilisation / Representatives of China at "K" 22.10.2019 PVC
India no longer imposing punitive duties on imports from the EU and Mexico 21.10.2019 USA 
Plastics sector's exports and imports up in 2018 / Trade uncertainties remain major issue / Plastics Industry Association releases trends report at "K 2019" 18.10.2019 PLASTICS MACHINERY
Euromap reports declining business / Ray of hope in increasing use of recycled materials 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 More news...Production and Engineering 22.10.2019 SYNTHOS
Eco-friendly EPS for insulation panels production launched 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 More news...Industry 25.10.2019 NORTH AMERICA
Mexico ratifies USMCA / Plastics producers urge US and Canada to follow 24.10.2019 K 2019 
World's leading plastics and rubber trade fair underscores top position / Düsseldorf the industry's meeting point with 225,000 visitors making the trip / Percentage of international guests increases again / Circular economy a dominant topic 22.10.2019 PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT 
Plastics industry establishes clarity on global plastics flows for the first time / Study based on data from 44 countries shows differentiated picture / Measures should be planned more specifically 21.10.2019 WORLD PLASTICS COUNCIL
International alliance meets at "K 2019" / Advocacy is the priority / China's circular plans focus on technology and biopolymers / EPR schemes controversial 18.10.2019 MARINE LITTER 
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