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Increased use of rPET with recyclate from external sources / Company renamed ANL Packaging

Norwegian group commits to making 40% of world's plastic packaging recyclable by 2030 29.10.2019 TOTAL 
Doubling output of rPP for automotive / PS recycling in France 29.10.2019 ANL
Increased use of rPET with recyclate from external sources / Company renamed ANL Packaging 29.10.2019 ALUFLEXPACK 
Packaging manufacturer reports excellent first half-year / Croatian site to be expanded on a large scale 29.10.2019 KHS
Concept of first recyclable juice bottle presented / Wide-neck PET containers for hot filling also unveiled at "K 2019" 28.10.2019 POLYONE 
Q3 revenue and net profit weaken on subdued demand / CEO sees broader masterbatch business as growth driver for sustainable solutions / No comment on alks with Clariant 28.10.2019 CHINA 
Hengyi and Rongsheng to jointly build 6m t/y PTA project in Eastern China 28.10.2019 EXXONMOBIL
Design of new products with recycled polyethylene content / Collaborations with several industry partners 25.10.2019 BASF 
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 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 29.10.2019 UNITED CAPS
First solutions for attached plastic closures / Presented at "K 2019" together with LyondellBasell 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 More news...Industry 28.10.2019 SINGLE-USE PLASTICS
Polymer Comply Europe and EuPC announce first live webinar on SUP directive 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 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: '', target: '_blank' }, { src: '/images/ad/PIE_subscr_02.png', href: '', target: '_blank' }, { src: '/images/ad/PIE_subscr_03.png', href: '', target: '_blank' } ]); });Loading... © 2001-2019  |  Imprint  |  Privacy 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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