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Italian company exports PET bottle recycling system to Mongolia

Q3 results hit by weak Asian market / European business remains solid 08.11.2019 BERLIN PACKAGING
Purchase of Novio Packaging strengthens European offering 08.11.2019 ALPLA 
Austrian packaging group acquires two HDPE recycling plants in Spain / Plans for capacity expansion 08.11.2019 SOREMA 
Italian company exports PET bottle recycling system to Mongolia 08.11.2019 KRATON
"Cariflex" unit sold to South Korea's Daelim / Purchase price is USD 530m 07.11.2019 LYONDELLBASELL 
Q3 net profit and EBITDA down 13% / Quarter included USD 85m positive one-offs that flattered earnings 07.11.2019 INEOS STYROLUTION / SIRAP
Partnership on chemical recycling of PS / First samples expected this year 07.11.2019 BASF
Opening of development centre for ?Elastollan? TPU in US 07.11.2019 CRAEMER
German injection moulder unveils second UK plant two years after buying second site in Telford 06.11.2019 INEOS 
Plastics group announces performance decline / Plant shutdowns impact results 06.11.2019 HUNTSMAN 
Divisional results collapse dramatically / Polyurethanes suffer from falling price of MDI 06.11.2019 BP
Plans for US pilot plant for PET recycling technology / Start-up due in late 2020 05.11.2019 CLARIANT
Core profit down 48% on provision to cover EU anti-trust probe into ethylene market / Masterbatches and Pigments business declines / Bernd Högemann joins executive committee 05.11.2019 ARKEMA 
Next to no organic growth in high-performance polymers / Acquisition of ArrMaz in the US boosts sales and earnings 04.11.2019 ALPEK 
Purchase of Lotte Chemical's UK PET plant / First acquisition outside the Americas 04.11.2019 EMERALD KALAMA
Additives producer opens European central office in Rotterdam 04.11.2019 WOODLY
Films and flexible packaging made of wood cellulose / Prototypes in cooperation with Amerplast and Wipak 01.11.2019 AUTOMOTIVE
Fiat looking to merge with Peugeot Citroën / Fourth largest car manufacturer in the world would be created 01.11.2019 PROCTER & GAMBLE
Consumer goods group plans to save over 300,000 t of virgin plastics per year by 2030 / Up to 50% recyclate used in detergent bottles so far 01.11.2019 ALBIS 
UK manufacturing plant to be closed / Company shifts production to three plants in Germany More news...People 08.11.2019 NOVA CHEMICALS
Canadian plastics group's Mark Kay passes away 05.11.2019 TEKNOR APEX
Suresh Swaminathan takes over global compounding business responsibilities 01.11.2019 SASOL
CEOs Cornell and Nqwababa removed over high costs for construction of US cracker / Grobler takes over 30.10.2019 NELIPAK
Roger Prevot appointed as new CEO 24.10.2019 BASF
Managing board cut to six members / Sanjeev Gandhi resigns / Responsibilities redistributed / Ongoing corporate reorganisation More news... Markets 08.11.2019 PLASTICS INDUSTRY 
Global polymers production rises to nearly 360m t in 2018 / European output nevertheless on the decline / Trade balance surplus falls / Good progress with collection and recycling of post-consumer plastics waste 07.11.2019 PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS 
Aromatics: China's Hengyi Petrochemical officially starts up Brunei's first refinery 01.11.2019 PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS 
Polyamide 6: Grupa Azoty lifts force majeure at Tarnów 01.11.2019 BOPP FILM 
Global demand to grow around 5% per year to 2023 / China and India dominate market / Flexible packaging remains key outlet / Wood Mackenzie report 31.10.2019 TURKEY 
Plastic compounds production and demand expected to fall in 2019 / Foreign trade to dip and widen deficit / Polypropylene holds largest market share 22.10.2019 CHINA 
Sharp change of direction toward 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 More news...Production and Engineering 06.11.2019 CLARIANT
New barrier for PET packaged food and beverages 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 More news...Industry 06.11.2019 MARINE LITTER
The Ocean Cleanup presents new vessel to catch plastic pollution in rivers / ?The Interceptor? is planned to launch in 2025 06.11.2019 ALLIANCE TO END PLASTIC WASTE
Partnership with Plug and Play platform to accelerate innovation efforts / Initiative aids startups / Two programmes per year in France, Singapore and US 04.11.2019 PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
Costa Rica bans EPS containers / Violations can cost up to USD 7,600 04.11.2019 PLASTIC PACKAGING
IK publishes English-language guidelines for environmentally friendly packaging / Holistic approach for eco design 31.10.2019 PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT
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