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EU member states gain traction towards waste-free economy

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An overview for all EU member states reveals 28 different paths towards the circular economy with inspiring best practices. Read more

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Recycling capacity for rigid polyolefins reaches 1.7 million tonnes

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With a total recycling capacity of 1.7 million tonnes, rigid, post-consumer and post-industrial polyolefins, particularly HDPE and PP, are in the group of the most recycled streams in Europe. Read more

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The eurozone’s manufacturing sector continued to contract during April.

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The eurozone’s manufacturing sector continued to contract during April. After accounting for seasonal factors, the IHS Markit Eurozone Manufacturing PMI recorded a level of 47.9, up only marginally on March’s near six-year low of 47.5 Read more

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Brazilian market for plastics machinery

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Brazil is Europe's most important trading partner in Latin America. In 2018 the export of plastics and rubber machinery from the EU to Brazil amounted to €169m. Read more

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EPPM Magazine continues to celebrate its 21st Anniversary with the new digital format, now available online. Read more

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A Zero Pellet Loss (ZPL) initiative was initially launched by PlasticsEurope in 2013

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Following the release of its first Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) report in 2017, PlasticsEurope made the OCS programme a top priority in 2018, setting new targets for its members as part of the Plastics 2030 Voluntary Commitment. Read more

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The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

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UK-based supplier of flexible packaging products Now Plastics is planning to introduce its new line of films, made using 60% to 90% post-consumer recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PCR PET) resin, across European markets. Read more

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Sekisui is moving closer to its subsidiaries and providing high-level assistance to European business

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Since 1947 Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd has become one of the biggest players in plastics manufacturing on the Japanese market. In order to enter a new phase of growth, Sekisui is strengthening its global structure with a regional headquarters strategy. Read more

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Trinseo reports fourth quarter and full year 2018 results

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Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, has reported its fourth quarter and full year 2018 financial results. Read more

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Marken has expanded its portfolio with a new automated closed-loop packaging solution to ship clinical trial materials

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US-based United Parcel Service (UPS) subsidiary Marken has expanded its portfolio with a new automated closed-loop packaging solution to ship clinical trial materials. Read more

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Pack to the Future

To mark the 21st anniversary of EPPM, we've been taking a look through the archives and laughing at how very 90s the title was back in the 90s. Read more

8 Feb 2019 14:55 editor's blog

Macchi SpA enters regional partnership with Rieckermann

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Italy-based blown film extrusion manufacturer Macchi has announced its new partnership with international industrial solution provider Rieckermann. Read more

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The first 21st anniversary edition of EPPM has landed

One month in to my role as EPPM editor and the first 21st anniversary edition has landed on my desk. For the publication, the plastics industry, and for me personally, things have changed... Read more

4 Feb 2019 11:32 editor's blog

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US-based technology research company Hexcel will be exhibiting at the Aero India show for the sixth time as it continues to show its support for customers in the subcontinent and throughout Asia. Read more

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SABIC and Plastic Energy sign circular economy MoU

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Complementary to its partnership with the EU and the circular economy initiative, Saudi Arabian petrochemical giant SABIC has signed an MoU with chemical recycling experts Plastic Energy to supply recycled plastics waste for production facilities in Read more

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EPRO encourage innovation and sustainability with awards. Read more

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The two companies will strengthen its collaboration in Europe in the marketing of amine-based curing agents for the professional processing of epoxy resins. Read more

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Results show more collected material is needed to pave the way to increased recycling rates. Read more

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According to the jury of the Pegasus Business Award, ENGEL AUSTRIA is one of the lighthouses of Upper Austria's business landscape. Read more

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The Polymers for Europe Alliance has announced the eight winners of the Best Polymer Producers Awards in Europe 2018. Read more

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  • EU member states gain traction towards waste-free economy

    via Shutterstock

    EU member states gain traction towards waste-free economy

  • Recycling capacity for rigid polyolefins reaches 1.7 million tonnes

    via Shutterstock

    Recycling capacity for rigid polyolefins reaches 1.7 million tonnes

  • The eurozone’s manufacturing sector continued to contract during April.

    via Shutterstock

    The eurozone’s manufacturing sector continued to contract during April.

  • Brazilian market for plastics machinery

    via Shutterstock

    Brazilian market for plastics machinery

  • A Zero Pellet Loss (ZPL) initiative was initially launched by PlasticsEurope in 2013

    via Shutterstock

    A Zero Pellet Loss (ZPL) initiative was initially launched by PlasticsEurope in 2013

    A ZPL initiative was initially launched by PlasticsEurope in 2013

  • The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

    via Shutterstock

    The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

    The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

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