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BMW
Facility for 3D printing in Germany / Idea of decentralised components manufacturing
PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT – FEATURE
UK scientist Richard Thompson on global plastic pollution problem / Upcoming "PolyTalk 2018" speaker
BMW is to invest more than EUR 10m to concentrate its additive manufacturing activities at a new facility in Oberschleißheim / Germany, near Munich. At the “Additive Manufacturing... (20.04.2018)
The next "PolyTalk" conference will take place in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea in St Julian’s / Malta from 26 to 27 April 2018. Organiser PlasticsEurope is continuing to... (19.04.2018)
SHALE GAS
Glitches shut US pipeline and terminal / Ethane exports in limbo
PLASTICS AND ENVIRONMENT – FEATURE
French scientist François Galgani on current marine litter situation / Upcoming "PolyTalk 2018" speaker
US exports of liquid natural gas derived from shale gas found in western Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Basin have been halted due to safety concerns after a serious incident along the Mariner... (18.04.2018)
At the centre of the Mediterranean Sea, the "PolyTalk 2018" conference will take place in St Julian’s / Malta from 26 to 27 April 2018. Organiser PlasticsEurope is continuing to... (18.04.2018)
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Polyolefins trading prices pass through the Easter gap
PLASTICS PACKAGING
German industry expects a strong Q2 / Recycling becoming important matter for customers
As expected, European trading notations for polyolefins plummeted around Easter. In the two weeks in March prior to this, however, prices had been stable to firm. The downhill drive... (17.04.2018)
The German plastics packaging producers continue to expect very good business in the second quarter of 2018, with a significant number anticipating an increase in sales turnover, according... (17.04.2018)
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Price Reports and Announcements
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate April 2018: Little change this month / Upturn probable in coming weeks / Demand quite reasonable of late / Still minor delivery delays
20.04.2018
DAIKIN AMERICA
Fluoropolymer prices to rise by around 20% in May
20.04.2018
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate April 2018: Demand from China leads to first bottlenecks / rLDPE and rHDPE films much stronger / Recycled PET increases / Spring upswing and Chinese exports drive prices in May
19.04.2018
OXEA
Europe-wide price increases for neopentyl glycol and trimethylolpropane
18.04.2018
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Polyolefins trading prices pass through the Easter gap
17.04.2018
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Trend April 2018: PE and styrenics under pressure / PP, PVC and EVA producers pass on part of higher costs / Expectations of revival in demand during the month
13.04.2018
POLYMER PRICES
North America March 2018: PE remains stable / PP drops steeply in line with propylene / PVC and PS firmer / Upswing with engineering plastics slows down / PA 6.6 remains the exception / Feedstock prices fall in April
12.04.2018
POLYMER PRICES
China Engineering Thermoplastics March 2018: Demand and supply gradually recovering / Significant increase in PA 6.6 notations / Substantial fall in ABS and PC prices
12.04.2018
POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics March 2018: Prices of all types fall on good supply / Demand more subdued than expected / High inventories of imported PE and PP in east China
11.04.2018
CELANESE
Global price hikes for engineered materials
11.04.2018
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