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CAPRI SUN
Purchase of Italian films manufacturer Porta Imballaggi / Group intends to become world's biggest pouch-pack manufacturer
COVERIS
Restructuring of packaging group into four segments / Divestment of Rigid and Americas businesses?
Pouch Partners, which is owned by holding company Capri Sun Group, has acquired family-run films manufacturer Porta Imballaggi Flessibili in its entirety for an undisclosed sum. Among... (21.11.2017)
In response to "changing market circumstances", plastics packaging group Coveris has restructured its businesses. Instead of its present two divisions, Flexible and Rigid, there will be... (20.11.2017)
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate November 2017: Prices remain unchanged apart from ABS / Tense situation with base material
SPAIN
Catalonia's quest for independence clouds economic prospects / Region is plastics industry heavyweight
Engineering recyclate prices remained unchanged in October with the exception of ABS, which softened as a direct result of pressure from the primary sector. The run on cheaper recyclate... (20.11.2017)
Catalonia's efforts to gain independence that escalated in October are threatening to prove very costly. According to the independent finance council AIReF, the region, which is... (17.11.2017)
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate November 2017: Prices generally declining slightly or stagnating / Premiums only on clear rPET flakes
SPAIN
Economic revival spurs growth in plastic packaging / GlobalData report
Standard recyclate notations were rather listless in November. Prices for almost all grades trended horizontally or downwards. Suppliers only managed to increase rPET flakes prices, aided... (17.11.2017)
The Spanish packaging industry is forecast to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 1.4% to 2021, largely as a result of the country’s recovering economy, according to market... (16.11.2017)
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