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POLYMER PRICES
Polyurethane feedstocks July 2014: Only MDI remains stable / TDI and polyols make gains / Upward pressure persists / Moerdijk outage still being felt
24.07.2014
Latest news
PLASTIC PACKAGING GERMANY
First five months of 2014 see solid growth / Economy stable / Rising pressure on margins / IK industry association posts detailed figures for 2013
24.07.2014
DSM
New North American high viscosity PA 6 plant in planning / Focus on flexible food packaging
24.07.2014
POLYONE
Second-quarter income boosted by speciality businesses / Cash reserves enable investment in innovation and acquisitions
24.07.2014
BASF
New flat laminating line for PU insulating panels commissioned in Germany
24.07.2014
KOREA FUELTECH
Automotive supplier building plant in Slovakia / Orders from Skoda, Hyundai and Kia
24.07.2014
CUPS AND LIDS MARKET
US consumption to reach USD 10 bn in 2018 / Lid demand growth to outpace cups / Foodservice market will remain largest application sector / Freedonia report
24.07.2014
FAIRS
Record visitor and exhibitor numbers at “fip solution plastique” in Lyon
24.07.2014
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate July 2014: Stability dominates the picture / Increases in primary prices have not yet seeped through / Asian imports hold prices down / Demand still robust / Price hikes becoming more probable
23.07.2014
ENI / VERSALIS
Italy braces for another strike over envisaged refinery closures / Nationwide demonstration planned in Rome for 29 July
23.07.2014
FLINT HILLS RESOURCES
Acquisition of PetroLogistics for USD 2.1 bn completed
23.07.2014
BIOPOLYMERS
French institute lays cornerstone for bio-based materials research centre in Lille / Focus on renewables
23.07.2014
SCOTT BADER
Price hike for “Crystic” composites range in Europe
23.07.2014
SUWARY
Polish blow moulder commissions new packaging plant in Lodz
23.07.2014
KUREHA
Chinese PVDF plant commissioned
23.07.2014
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate July 2014: Following virgin material rises, cost of clean regrind also up / HDPE pipe, PP and PET production scrap tight / Possibility of additional hikes
22.07.2014
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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