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The five-kiloton facility will produce plant-based FDCA, a key building block for many chemicals and plastics such as PEF Read more

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Berlin Packaging acquires Novio Packaging Group

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Berlin Packaging has completed its acquisition of Novio Packaging Group BV, a Netherlands-based supplier of plastic packaging with expertise in personal care, pharmaceutical, food, and sports nutrition verticals. Read more

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Searious Business tackles the challenge of plastic waste on small islands

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Dutch company Searious Business and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) are taking action against increasing plastic waste on islands. Read more

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Aircraft nose cone tested in ESA Hertz chamber

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The two-metre diameter nose of an Airbus A340 aircraft has been tested in ESA’s Hertz chamber, undergoing radio-frequency testing. Read more

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Ocean Cleanup captures Pacific plastics

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Ocean Cleanup, an environmental initiative originating from the Netherlands, has announced that System 001/B is successfully capturing and collecting plastic debris from the Pacific Ocean. Read more

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SEKISUI CHEMICAL to expand European

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Japanese automotive supplier SEKISUI CHEMICAL is seeing a growing demand for high-performance interlayer films and thermal management materials Read more

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Nouryon invests in Rotterdam metal alkyls plant

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Nouryon has made a series of investments at its metal alkyls plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to improve efficiency and increase capacity. Read more

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Hilco acquires Draka Polymer Films

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Upon the bankruptcy of Draka Polymer Films B.V. in July, Hilco Industrial Acquisitions has acquired all machinery and equipment, inventories and IP rights from the receivers. Read more

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Biesterfeld Plastic Benelux appoints new GM

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Marc van Loon is the new General Manager of Biesterfeld Plastic Benelux B.V. On 1 August 2019, he will take over from Michel Cobelens, who is retiring after more than 24 years in this position. Read more

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Ioniqa’s 10 kiloton PET upcycling factory in operation

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With the commissioning of the first 10 kiloton plant in the Netherlands, Ioniqa has made good on its promise made earlier this year to achieve endless upcycling of PET plastics on an industrial scale. Read more

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Parx Plastics NV has finalised the structuring of a separate entity to market antimicrobial technologies for silicone materials. Read more

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NVC International Working Group meeting Pharmaceutical Packaging

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The NVC International Working Group Pharmaceutical Packaging Innovation will continue to address recent developments in medical packaging and devices during the International Working Group on 6-7 June 2019 in Amsterdam. Read more

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Avery Dennison opens invitations to Plasticity

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Global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison Corporation is sponsoring the 12th Plasticity Forum in Amsterdam on 20 June 2019. Read more

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Call for papers at PP XX Amsterdam

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The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has issued a call for papers to be presented at its next conference and exhibition, Plastic Pipes XX. Read more

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ITB Group has became part of Rompa Group with the latter having solidified its market share on the international plastics market. Read more

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The third Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) exhibition and conference held recently in Amsterdam attracted many more visitors and exhibitors from across Europe and beyond. Read more

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NVC Live Online workshops set to begin Materials Month

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Stakeholders looking to quickly and effectively acquire or extend their knowledge of packaging materials are invited to take part in one or more of the NVC Live Online workshops in May. Read more

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The company has invested in another blow moulding machine for IBCs at its facility in Ede, Netherlands. Read more

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Hotel Okura Amsterdam

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The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has issued a call for papers to be presented at its next conference and exhibition, Plastic Pipes XX, held in Amsterdam at the Hotel Okura between 21 and 23 September 2020. Read more

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BP Refinery, Port of Rotterdam

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BP, Nouryon and the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, have agreed a partnership to explore the opportunity of making ‘green hydrogen’ via water electrolysis for BP’s refinery in Rotterdam Read more

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  • Berlin Packaging acquires Novio Packaging Group

    Studio 111 - Berlin Packaging

    Berlin Packaging acquires Novio Packaging Group

  • Searious Business tackles the challenge of plastic waste on small islands

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    Searious Business tackles the challenge of plastic waste on small islands

    Efate Island, Vanuatu

  • Ocean Cleanup captures Pacific plastics

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    Ocean Cleanup captures Pacific plastics

  • SEKISUI CHEMICAL to expand European

    SEKISUI

    SEKISUI CHEMICAL to expand European

  • Nouryon invests in Rotterdam metal alkyls plant

    Nouryon

    Nouryon invests in Rotterdam metal alkyls plant

  • Hilco acquires Draka Polymer Films

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    Hilco acquires Draka Polymer Films

December 2019

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