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TOTAL
Investment in Belgian polymer site / Modernisation of PP lines
STARBUCKS
Coffee company implements takeaway cup charge across the UK / Plans to eliminate single-use plastic straws worldwide by 2020
The site at Feluy / Belgium is to be made fit for the future. Total has announced an investment of EUR 45m in three new production plants. The first involves upgrading a PP plant, the... (13.07.2018)
Together with agency Hubbub, Starbucks has completed a three-month trial that ran from 25 February 2018 to 25 May 2018 at 35 of its locations in London. According to Hubbub,... (13.07.2018)
BRASKEM
Majority acquisition by LyondellBasell probable / Uncertain destiny of Petrobras' shares
BASF
Second China “Verbund” site planned for Guangdong / Company's third largest globally
According to Brazilian financial newspaper Valor Econômico, Odebrecht, the majority shareholder of Braskem, is said to have agreed with LyondellBasell to sell its shares to the South... (12.07.2018)
Encouraged by the Chinese government’s recently touted plans to offer foreign investors more flexibility to own and operate their production facilities without a local joint venture... (12.07.2018)
PLASTIC PACKAGING
New technologies are transforming traditional packaging methods / Easy sustainability improvements are diminishing
ARKEMA
More speciality PA powder capacity in France / Investment of EUR 20m
The arrival of new technologies that can transform traditional packaging formats and end-of-life treatment is coinciding with an increased focus on sustainability, says a new report from... (10.07.2018)
In response to what it said is strong worldwide demand for PA powder in ultra-high performance industrial applications, especially from the coatings, composite and 3D printing markets,... (10.07.2018)
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Price Reports and Announcements
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Thermoplastics Trend July 2018: Producers aim to pocket the fall in the reference price / Demand tends downwards / Holiday season casts a shadow / Further softening possible
13.07.2018
POLYMER PRICES
China Engineering Thermoplastics June 2018: Surge in POM prices / PMMA continues downtrend started in May / PA 6.6 notations remain high on short supply
13.07.2018
A. SCHULMAN
Price hikes for masterbatches in EMEA
12.07.2018
POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics June 2018: Sharp increase in SM price causes PS notations to rise / Low seasonal demand for LDPE, HDPE and LLDPE / Bidding activities of major downstream plants result in falling PET prices
11.07.2018
POLYMER PRICES
North America June 2018: PP takes another massive leap up / Prices of most other standard products stagnate / Polyamide on the move again / Strong upward pressure for PA 6.6 / Producers call for hefty hikes
10.07.2018
POLYMER PRICES
Russia June 2018: PET still climbing / Upward pressure continuing overall / Almost double-digit percentage increase in PP pipe grades / Substantial hikes for PS too / No summer lull in sight so far
09.07.2018
POLYMER PRICES
Composites/GRP June 2018: Uneven movement for ortho resins / Minor price hikes / Demand rises ahead of summer holidays / Glass fibre products unchanged
06.07.2018
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Thermoplastics June 2018: Market remains stable at high level / ABS and PP compounds move up / Dark clouds hang over PA 6.6 again / Storm continues / POM under upward pressure
05.07.2018
POLYMER PRICES
Polyethylene June 2018: Producers still finding it difficult to factor in costs / Critical margin thresholds evidently reached / Attitudes harden / Fierce battles over stability likely in July
04.07.2018
POLYMER PRICES
Polypropylene June 2018: Cost pass-through for standard grades fails / Distributors seize chance / Compounds rise ahead of summer lull / July notations likely stable
04.07.2018
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