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POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics March/April 2014: Ethylene and propylene import prices fall while styrene firms / Polymer import quotes soft / Domestic prices rising / Demand largely normal
17.04.2014
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CARRIER BAGS
European parliament approves legislation on lightweight carrier bags / Latest legal hurdle mounted / Decision welcomed by European Bioplastics and Novamont
17.04.2014
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate April 2014: PIE range rises marginally at both ends / Input material stable at high level / Strong demand from automotive / Recyclers plan hikes in May
17.04.2014
DOW CHEMICAL
First XPS product with “PolyFR” technology made in Europe / Japan conversions complete with Europe and North America to follow
17.04.2014
SONGWON
Global price hike for antioxidants
17.04.2014
DOMO CHEMICALS
Belgian PA producer plans to acquire Italian BOPA film manufacturer CFP Flexible Packaging
17.04.2014
PEOPLE
Evonik announces management reshuffle / Pack takes over at helm of Performance Polymers while Hetzke becomes new head of Advanced Intermediates / Westerholt in charge of superabsorbents
17.04.2014
PLASTIC FANTASTIC
Who needs a bottle when you got a blob?
17.04.2014
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate April 2014: Most notations rise slightly / Order volume somewhat weaker than in preceding months / Producers plan to lift prices as construction and agricultural seasons get underway
16.04.2014
ADDITIVES
Global market to grow by 4.9% per year in 2020 / Strong plasticisers demand / Allied Market Research study
16.04.2014
GREINER PACKAGING
Austrian packager set to open first plant in the US / Focus on dairy packaging / Full operations scheduled to commence in Q4
16.04.2014
RKW
Follow-up: Authorities give green light for Hyplast takeover / Expansion of agricultural film activities continues
16.04.2014
SACMI
Italian equipment manufacturer sells its Negri Bossi, Bi-Power and Roboline-Sytrama plastics activities to Kingsbury Group / Facilities and workforce to remain intact
16.04.2014
TORAY PLASTICS AMERICA
FDA compliancy across "LumiLid" film portfolio / Providing broader product design
16.04.2014
EVENTS
BPF seminar on “3D Printing and the Plastics Industry” to take place in early June
16.04.2014
EUROPEN
Packaging group sends letter to European Commission calling for more clarity on proposed waste target rules
16.04.2014
European Price Index March 2014
March prev. mon. (change)
Plastixx 2,194.3 2,230.2 ( -1.6% )
Plastixx ST 2,262.9 2,301.9 ( -1.7% )
Plastixx TT 1,421.7 1,421.1 ( +0.0% )
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