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AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
North American lightweight materials demand outpacing total auto materials gains / Growth forecast at 5.2% per year to 2018 / Freedonia report
28.07.2014
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EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL
Washington Penn acquires PP compounding activities in the US / Plans to quit all downstream businesses?
28.07.2014
LA SEDA
Selenius takes Artenius Italia / Cristian Lay group said to invest EUR 10m at El Prat and Tarragona
28.07.2014
AGRICULTURAL FILMS
Innovation drives Europe's oversupplied market / Spain and Italy account for 40% of demand / AMI report
28.07.2014
EVONIK
“Solimide” polyimide foams business to be sold to Boyd
28.07.2014
STYROLUTION
Three new additions to “Zylar” styrene copolymers family / Improved global availability
28.07.2014
TARKETT
French flooring producer raises activities in China / New plant to start up this year
28.07.2014
NOLATO
Operating profit and sales weaken in first half of 2014 / Declines due to fall in Chinese telecoms business / Overall operating margin improves
28.07.2014
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
BP shuts down its olefin plant in Gelsenkirchen for a few days
25.07.2014
GERMAN PLASTICS ECONOMY
Solid half-year performance / Positive development / Exports improve / Expectations for H2 somewhat lower / Players continue to suffer from renewable energy surcharges
25.07.2014
FRANCE
Fédération de la Plasturgie sees 3,000 jobs threatened by proposed plastic bag ban / Calls for low-priced bioplastics
25.07.2014
BASF
Sales rise 1% on higher volumes / Negative currency effects bite / Strong performance by engineering plastics / Triple-digit earnings gain expected from sale of Styrolution stake to Ineos
25.07.2014
GREINER PACKAGING
Barrier packaging introduced for meat and fish pâté in south east of Europe / Resealable cups replace aluminium cans
25.07.2014
DOW
Performance Plastics still driving growth in Q2 2014 / Western Europe sees largest gain in sales / Projects on schedule for 2015 start-up
25.07.2014
TEKNOR APEX
“Recyclon” range of recycled PA compounds now available in Europe
25.07.2014
PLASTIC FANTASTIC
The biggest frog in the puddle
25.07.2014
European Price Index June 2014
June prev. mon. (change)
Plastixx 2,225.0 2,212.5 ( +0.6% )
Plastixx ST 2,295.2 2,281.4 ( +0.6% )
Plastixx TT 1,433.7 1,435.2 ( -0.1% )
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