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After a 2017 peak that bolstered hopes among Italian manufacturers, the first three quarters of 2018 proved to be disappointing for sales to the Russian market. Read more

industry

The University of Georgia has published its findings into the impact China’s National Sword ban on plastic waste imports will have on the global volume of plastic waste. Read more

industry

Six months into China’s Operation National Sword ban on the import of waste into the country and the cracks in the waste management system in Europe are beginning to show. Read more

industry

The opening ceremony for PLAST 2018 and the Innovation Alliance cluster of shows at Fiera Milano was a triumphant fanfare for the Made in Italy stamp of quality and success. Read more

industry

India has been identified as a key market by the VDMA, the plastics machinery manufacturing association in Germany. Read more

industry

The Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery industry is experiencing continued demand from overseas markets. Read more

industry

A roll call of elite speakers are preparing to present their innovations, predictions and ideas at Interplas 2017, the UK's leading plastics industry event. Read more

industry

The European plastics community is welcomed to 'the Island', this September, with the British plastics industry throwing wide its arms to the international marketplace. Read more

industry

The Italian plastics and rubber manufacturing machinery industry remains to be a vital cog in the international marketplace, with exports up 16.3 per cent. Read more

industry

The German plastics machinery manufacturing sector continues to be the envy of the world, with the nation's plastics and rubber processing technology sales set to rise in 2017. Read more

machinery

The unexpected result of the British General Election last week has upset the foundations for Brexit negotiations, which could be potentially damaging for the manufacturing industry on both sides of the Channel and North Sea. Read more

industry

Demand from the US and Mexico has boosted the German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturing industry, with the market enjoying a four per cent rise in sales in 2016. Read more

machinery

The VDMA has published a cautionary note to US President Donald Trump, warning the Commander in Chief that protectionist policymaking will not lead to prosperity in the long term. Read more

machinery

The Chairman of PAGEV, the Turkish Plastics Foundation, has stated that hostilities in Syria coming to an end would be one of the best outcomes for the industry. Read more

industry

Pentagon Plastics

Simon Hooley

Guest post: Evolution of reshoring in the plastics industry heading into 2017

Pentagon Plastics Managing Director Paul Edwards has shared his insights on reshoring in the plastics industry in the wake of the UK's decision to begin its divorce from the European Union. Read more

28 Dec 2016 10:00 guest blogs

The VDMA has reported plastics machinery exports to the US have hit an all-time high, while Mexican deliveries are up 50 per cent year-on-year. Read more

industry

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) is throwing its support behind the upcoming ArabPlast 2017 plastics fair in Dubai. Read more

industry

Eurozone manufacturing kicks off third quarter with lop-sided PMI data as Germany continues to pull the region out of stagnation. Read more

industry

Assocomaplast's Annual Member Assembly convened on June 28th 2016 in Corte France, Italy, where leaders from 160 plastics machinery manufacturers sat down to discuss the state of the Italian market. Read more

industry

Brexit will not change Britain's place in the European plastics processing market and the BPF should continue to be a member of EUROMAP, the VDMA has said. Read more

industry

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