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POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate October 2014: rPE film notations rise slightly / Declines for rPP / Primary market surge sends PET regrind and flake prices tumbling / Regrinders hope for stability in November
21.10.2014
Latest news
VERSALIS
Dunkirk cracker to be converted to ethane feedstock / Imports of US shale gas
21.10.2014
DECEUNINCK
Purchase of Turkey's Pimas completed following antitrust approvals
21.10.2014
KURARAY
Divesting European PVB activities / EU stipulation for takeover of DuPont's GLS/Vinyls business
21.10.2014
WOOD PLASTIC COMPOSITES
Growth across all application sectors forecast up to 2019 / Automotive market to see largest percentage growth / BCC Research study
21.10.2014
LANXESS
Bond Laminates subsidiary launches multiaxial prepregs / New process aids designers
21.10.2014
PLASTINDIA
India's largest plastics fair moves from New Delhi to Ahmedabad / Change of venue decided just five months ahead of official start
21.10.2014
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
Rise in North American polymer grade propylene contract opens arbitrage window
20.10.2014
PET RECYCLING
US bottle recycling rate reaches 31% in 2013 / Rising demand for rPET / Contamination concerns / NAPCOR/APR study
20.10.2014
ENGEL
Austrian injection moulding machine manufacturer targets sales of EUR 1 bn / Wintec plant inaugurated in China / Plans to expand technology centre in Schwertberg
20.10.2014
LIFOCOLOR
Expansion for masterbatches at Czech site in Brno / Production capacity to be increased to 2,000 t/y
20.10.2014
A. SCHULMAN
Agreement to produce and sell Initz PPS compounds in EMEA and the Americas
20.10.2014
TETRA PAK
First 100% bio-based carton packaging launched / Commercial volumes due in early 2015
20.10.2014
TECHNONICOL
Russian insulation systems specialist installs new HDPE waterproof foil line
20.10.2014
HUNTSMAN
UV-protected TPUs developed / High environmental Standards / Offshore and cable applications
20.10.2014
PLASTICS MACHINERY GERMANY
VDMA forecasts 2014 sales to fall slightly below 2013 level / EU 28 sees increase while exports abroad tumble / 2015 expected to record 4% rise / Sustainability initiative at "Fakuma"
17.10.2014
European Price Index September 2014
September prev. mon. (change)
Plastixx 2,189.4 2,256.7 ( -3.0% )
Plastixx ST 2,256.1 2,328.9 ( -3.1% )
Plastixx TT 1,437.2 1,442.3 ( -0.4% )
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