Telasperse by Clariant is available in a new range of colours for improved options for film extrusion. more

20 Oct 2017 11:42 industry

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

25 Apr 2017 16:20 industry



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

24 Nov 2016 15:00 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

8 Jan 2016 16:00 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

28 Aug 2015 12:29 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

27 Aug 2015 12:09 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

21 May 2015 11:12 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

21 Jan 2015 12:00 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

27 Mar 2014 10:44 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

10 Jan 2014 10:12 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

3 Jun 2013 16:01 materials

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

28 May 2013 10:17 industry

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