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Leanne Taylor

The speciality chemicals company says a "Symphony of Collaboration" across the value chain will facilitate a more sustainable plastics industry. Read more

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PEF

PEF Bottle made with YXY technology (Credit: Avantium)

BASF will exit its Synvina joint venture with Avantium following disputes over the interpretation of the future of the agreement. Read more

materials

Bill Carteaux

Via Twitter.com/BillCarteaux

US-based trade organisation, Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), has announced the death of its President and CEO, Bill Carteaux. Read more

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Lanxess

Lanxess

Company is to strengthen its global asset base for flame retardant additives with investments of around EUR 200 million over the next three years. Read more

materials

SABIC

SABIC

SABIC has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Plastic Energy Ltd., a pioneer in chemical plastics recycling, for the supply of feedstock to support SABIC’s petrochemical operations in Europe. Read more

materials

Businesses which sell goods to Germany must comply with the country’s updated packaging laws or face fines of up to €200,000. Read more

industry

Perstorp

Perstorp

Perstorp has increased its capacity to produce di-pentaerythritol (Di-Penta) by up to 40 per cent. Read more

materials

The GPA, the association that represents French manufacturers of automotive plastic parts, has urged car manufacturers to find alternative materials because of shortages of PA 6.6. Read more

materials

Arburg says it has successfully completed a "perfect track record" of appearances at important trade fairs worldwide in the first half of 2018, as it rounds up the suite of shows at Plast Milan. Read more

industry

Arburg says the American market is ready for its new large machine, with the model already receiving high demand from US customers. Read more

industry

Engel has announced that it has broken the €1.5 billion sales barrier for its 2017/2018 financial year. Read more

industry

LyondellBasell says it will acquire A. Schulman, Inc. for a total of $2.25 billion (approx.. €1.8bn Euro). Read more

industry

Women in Plastics, the UK-based networking group for the plastics industry, has announced details of its next event at Interplas 2017. Read more

industry

The Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) has been cancelled following the serious terror attacks that took place in Brussels this morning (22nd March). Read more

industry

A new trade fair for tool, pattern and mould making, which has seen a rapid uptake of floor space by exhibitors, is happening in “the right place, at the right time”. Read more

industry

Generation Plastics: Making apprenticeships work for the polymer industry

Leanne Taylor, Editor of British Plastics and Rubber talks about changing opinions on apprenticeships in manufacturing. Read more

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