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RÖCHLING
Expansion project at Czech site of Koprivnice completed / More capacity for injection moulded automotive parts
FRANCE
Strikes widened to include nuclear plants / Refinery blockade hits plastics converters
On May 24, Röchling officially dedicated the new facilities at its Czech automotive plant in Koprivnice near Ostraca. Overall, the production area has increased by 2,600 m² to 4,200 m²,... (30.05.2016)
As the French trade unions expand their strike to include nuclear power plants, the nationwide unrest is gathering fresh momentum – see PIEWeb of 26.05.2016. The union CGT said as many as... (27.05.2016)
ELOPAK
Nippon Paper secures licence to produce “Pure-Pak” drinks cartons in Japan / Coatings based on renewable PE
DUPONT
High performance PA selected for resonator for BMW sports hybrid / Collaboration with German supplier Mann+Hummel
Nippon Paper Industries has secured a licence agreement with Norwegian packaging group Elopak to introduce the latter’s “Pure-Pak” beverage cartons into the Japanese market. Elopak said... (27.05.2016)
Glass-fibre reinforced “Zytel” Plus 95G35 from DuPont has been specified for the resonator for the BMW "i8" hybrid sports car. The resonator is tuned to reduce the typical high-frequency... (27.05.2016)
SEB
Acquisition of German consumer goods companies Emsa and WMF / Boosts position in kitchenware and coffee machines markets
SABIC
New research centre inaugurated at Geleen / “Milestone in innovation journey”
French household equipment manufacturer Groupe SEB has announced two acquisitions in swift succession. The first is of German kitchenware company Emsa. A well-known brand in... (26.05.2016)
Saudi Arabian petrochemicals giant Sabic inaugurated a new state-of-the-art research facility at its Brightlands Chemelot Campus at Geleen / The Netherlands on 19 May in the presence of... (26.05.2016)
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