Which?, the British products and services reviewer, has put installing uPVC windows top of a list of the most popular home improvements householders are making. more

12 Jul 2017 11:20 industry

As EPPM kicks off Construction Month this July, we take a look at some of the key statistics relating to plastics and its place in the European construction sector. more

3 Jul 2017 09:00 industry

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017 reshapes the PVC industry

Physically and metaphorically, the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum in Berlin last week is continuing to reshape the global PVC industry. Rose Brooke shares her report of the conference. more

16 May 2017 16:41 editor's blog

Pipe extruder Molecor will join efforts to plan the circular economy at the Vinyl Sustainability Forum on May 10. more

5 May 2017 14:43 industry

Some 600,000 tonnes of PVC were recycled within the VinylPlus framework in 2016, turning PVC into a sustainability pioneer plastic after years of being the 'black sheep'. more

26 Apr 2017 14:01 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

Threats to the supply of Titanium Dioxide could pose a significant problem to plastics processing in the EU, says the Polymers for Europe Alliance. more

11 Apr 2017 16:42 materials

Brigitte Dero


The VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will bring together PVC stakeholders with policy makers on May 10th – 11th 2017. more

1 Feb 2017 14:13 industry

The fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum is championing the Circular Economy theme, addressing the challenges facing the PVC industry. more

9 Dec 2016 12:30 materials



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

Tolsa Group is launching a new range of high-performance flame retardant synergists at K 2016. more

4 Aug 2016 10:41 industry

VinylPlus is marking a spectacular summer '16 of sport by publishing a brochure celebrating the vital role PVC has played in producing the iconic sporting venues of the world. more

1 Aug 2016 16:41 materials

KraussMaffei Berstorff is bringing its custom solution for 36D twin-screw extruders to K 2016, designed for the high-performance extrusion of U-PVC pipes with minimum space requirements. more

14 Jul 2016 10:00 industry

The KFFS machine by Kiefel has ‘the highest standards’ of precision, reproducibility and speed. more

7 Jun 2016 10:38 machinery

Leading the world by example, Europe recycled over 500,000 tonnes of PVC in 2015 according to VinylPlus, which revealed its figures at its fourth Vinyl Sustainability Forum in Vienna. more

5 May 2016 16:48 industry

Molecor will start manufacturing TOM PVC-O pipes in South Africa this year in an exciting move for the world leader in PVC-O pipe technology. more

6 Apr 2016 16:52 industry

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

There's a lot happening in Molecor's diary this year, with 2016 bringing with it not only the K Show, but the PVC-O pipe specialist's 10th birthday. more

5 Jan 2016 09:42 industry

Defending the artificial Christmas tree

EPPM Editor Rose Brooke - an artificial Christmas tree owner - shares some fun facts about plastic Christmas trees, just in case the Real Tree Army gets a little too sanctimonious about the smell of freshly-sawn pine this festive season. more

18 Dec 2015 10:40 editor's blog

VinlPlus, the sustainable development programme of the European PVC industry, has revealed that PVC recycling is behind 1,000 jobs created in Europe, where 481,000 tonnes of the material was recycled in 2014. more

13 Nov 2015 15:29 materials

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