Ongoing partnership with ExxonMobil, thermoplastic solutions for electric vehicles, expanding into additive manufacturing and building what will be the world’s largest ethylene cracker are all key points for SABIC to home in at NPE2018. more


At JEC World 2018, SABIC is featuring several new breakthrough innovations in materials and manufacturing designed to drive broader adoption of strong, lightweight thermoplastic composites. more


The top of the European plastics headlines: January 2018

Its been a busy start to 2018 across Europe's plastics supply chain - with legislation and media attention each week. Here's your top five most popular stories... more

2 Feb 2018 15:51 editor's blog



SABIC is displaying its ICEhouse at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. more


SABIC has snapped up a quarter of Clariant's shares, after the activist investor responsible for the failure of HuntsmanClariant talks backed out. more


A formnext showing from SABIC has exhibited a new filament for additive manufacturing. more


Most-read European plastics headlines: October 2017

October is a famously busy month for plastics with Fakuma lighting a fire under the industry, so it comes as no surprise there was a glut of amazing plastics innovation stories hitting our screens. more

1 Nov 2017 09:00 editor's blog

SABIC has opened two new polypropylene facilities at the Chemelot site in the Southern Dutch province of Limburg. more


Customers have voted SABIC polypropylene the Best Polymer Award winner. more




Most-read European plastics headlines: May 2017

Our roundup of the most-read stories on the EPPM website in May has been distinctly materials-focused this time around, with some amazing examples of how plastics technology is bringing higher mechanical properties to manufacturing. more

30 May 2017 09:41 editor's blog

SABIC has released two impact copolymers based on a phthalate-free catalyst to be used in packaging. more


SABIC has released a new polypropylene solution to meet consumer trends in the packaging industry. more


Fibre reinforced composites sector a focus for SABIC with funding for Dutch aviation composites company Airborne. more




Most-read European plastics headlines: March 2017

March was a big month for European plastics. While Brexit, the Dutch general election and terrorism played out in the media, there has been no shortage of uplifting plastics innovation news getting our readers clicking away. more

31 Mar 2017 12:27 editor's blog

Most-read European plastics headlines: January 2017

With the New Plastics Economy, some big acquisition news and some exciting collaborations and developments, European plastics needed no warm-up when the new year started. We look back on our most-read plastics stories. more

30 Jan 2017 15:38 editor's blog

A polycarbonate window by SABIC makes larger and lighter rear-quarter panes for one of China’s leading car manufacturers. more


SABIC is displaying new construction composites at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, showing ways to work with durable carbon. more


December's most-read headlines

The end of the year can sometimes be called 'the silly season' due to the perceived lack of news - this was hardly the case for European plastics, as the news continued to flow in over the holiday period. more

3 Jan 2017 11:08 editor's blog

EPPM's most-read stories of 2016: Month-by-month

For many, 2016 has been a little too eventful. From Bowie, to Brexit, from Trump to Toblerone, there have been some big headlines this year that got everybody talking, even if we haven't always been agreeing. more

15 Dec 2016 15:55 editor's blog

November's most-read headlines

Remember remember the five top stories of November? What got you clicking as the wintry nights drew in? more

30 Nov 2016 12:15 editor's blog

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