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In the Spotlight
PLASTICS MACHINERY
Euromap reports declining business / Ray of hope in increasing use of recycled materials
ENGEL
Injection moulding machinery manufacturer reports “drastic declines” / Slump in automotive business
The report of European plastics machinery manufacturers on the business situation on the eve of the “K 2019” trade fair in Düsseldorf / Germany was full of minus signs. Luciano Anceschi,... (18.10.2019)
Engel has not been spared by the upheavals in European machinery manufacturing. The company’s market volumes have undergone a drastic decline worldwide, CSO Christoph Steger reported at... (18.10.2019)
SABIC
Launch of polycarbonate based on renewable feedstock / New caps and closures R&D centre opens in the Netherlands
INTERVIEW
Chairman of the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, Li Shousheng / Technological innovation is the way to progress plastics recycling
Sabic outlined its growth strategy on 16 October at “K 2019”, with sustainability and technology being key words in its drive to tackle “megatrends”. Executive VP petrochemicals... (17.10.2019)
Li Shousheng is part of the World Plastics Council’s executive committee as well as chairman of the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation. He spoke to PIE editor Rebecca Lam... (17.10.2019)
INTERVIEW
World Plastics Council head Jim Seward / Producers set sights on improving waste collection, innovation and collaborations
K 2019
Welcome to Düsseldorf!
Jim Seward, head of the World Plastics Council, spoke to PIE editor Rebecca Lam about the council’s initiatives going forward. He is also senior VP Research & Development, Technology... (16.10.2019)
The weather is pretty mild for October, even if a bit rainy. The mood in Düsseldorf / Germany is one of tense anticipation. At 10:00 the doors to the world’s leading plastics trade fair “K... (16.10.2019)
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Price Reports and Announcements
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate October 2019: Prices roll over / Demand very weak for the time of year / Many recyclate producers have their backs to the wall / Gap between primary and secondary PA is too small
18.10.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate October 2019: Prices still under pressure / Rollover only for rPP and rPS / Demand remains weak / Recyclers reduce output / Measures for more price stability in November
17.10.2019
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Polyolefins in cautious uptrend / Support from outages in European production
15.10.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Thermoplastics Trend October 2019: Market mood remains gloomy / Buyers still holding back / Producers not always able to attain feedstock reference prices / Indications point to declining trend
14.10.2019
POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics September 2019: PE notations decrease / Speculations after attacks in Saudi Arabia lead to price fluctuations / Propylene plant in the Pearl River Delta online
11.10.2019
POLYMER PRICES
China Engineering Thermoplastics September 2019: Autumn brings in the high season / Domestic benzene, styrene and paraxylene costs head upwards / Many polymers follow suit / Crude oil price has negative impacts
11.10.2019
POLYMER PRICES
North America September 2019: Only polyolefins show small increases / PVC, PS and engineering plastics move predominantly sideways / Automotive slump and trade war have an impact / Storm and drone attacks hold up prices in the short term
10.10.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Russia September 2019: Market remains subdued / Polyolefins largely stable / PVC and PET give way
09.10.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Composites/GRP September 2019: Cautious market leaves ortho resins prices unchanged / Demand remains slack / No movement for glass fibre products
08.10.2019
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Thermoplastics September 2019: Most producers keep prices stable at end of Q3 / Only PA 6.6 sees minor reductions / October is start of a new quarter and new game / Buyers will insist on price cuts
07.10.2019
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