ECPI has unveiled its new look and new name at PVC 2017 in Brighton, transforming itself into European Plasticisers in an assertive move to embrace inclusivity and opportunity. more

Apr 25, 2017 4:20 PM industry



Plastic materials leading light PolyOne has announced the commercial availability of SynPlast L9TM plasticiser, containing equivalent performance characteristics to 810TM linear plasticiser. more

Nov 24, 2016 3:00 PM materials

The worldwide plastics additives marketplace was worth a staggering $48.2 billion (€44.2 billion, £33 billion) last year, with this figure set to balloon in the coming five years. more

Jan 8, 2016 4:00 PM materials

De-coding the recycling triangle

The little numbered triangles on our household items are often overlooked. We've drawn up a handy guide for what these numbers mean and whether or not you can recycle them. more

Aug 28, 2015 12:29 PM editor's blog

Guest blog: The changing European plasticiser landscape

Safety, regulation, changing trends in demand and competition overseas are shifting the European plasticiser manufacturer's horizons. Dr Stéphane Content of the European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates elaborates. more

Aug 27, 2015 12:09 PM guest blogs

This week, Perstorp celebrated the opening of its Oxo plant in Stenungsund, Sweden - a unique plant that demonstrates Perstorp's commitment not only to PVC plasticisers, but to nurturing the Stenungsund Cluster. more

May 21, 2015 11:12 AM industry

The Nordson Xaloy Quantum plasticising system reduces screw recovery time by up to 15 per cent, enabling moulders to increase throughput while maintaining part quality and consistency. more

Jan 21, 2015 12:00 PM industry

The Danish Environmental Protection Agency, the Danish Health and Medicines Authority and the PVC Information Council Denmark have disclosed the results of the report “Alternatives to classified phthalates in medical devices". more

Mar 27, 2014 10:44 AM materials

In a seminar during the MD&M West show next month, Teknor Apex Company will provide systematic information for medical manufacturers facing the issues involving the replacement of phthalate plasticisers in PVC compounds. more

Jan 10, 2014 10:12 AM industry

For years now, phthalate-based plasticisers have hit the mainstream headlines for their reported side effects. The debate still rages on. Certain product lines have already been banned across Europe for use in specific applications. more

Jun 3, 2013 4:01 PM materials

Songwon has appointed a new European Sales and Distribution Manager. more

May 28, 2013 10:17 AM industry

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