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PLASTICS PROCESSING GERMANY
Healthy growth of 3.1% / Not all areas able to profit from stable economy
11.03.2019
PLASTICS PROCESSING GERMANY
Official statistics confirm negative trend in second half of 2018 / Turnover rises minimally / Packaging producers achieve above-average growth / Feedstock costs eat up profits
06.03.2019
BREXIT
European Commission adopts "no deal" plans / Lack of REACH regulation provisions / Major supply chain disruptions foreseen
01.02.2019
UNITED KINGDOM
Brexit deal suffers heavy defeat / Plastics companies concerned about no deal / Cefic asks for solution to avoid supply chain disruptions / BPF survey
16.01.2019
PLASTICS INDUSTRY
Global production rises to 348m t / Europe defends its position as second largest producer / Consumption increases slightly across all countries / Germany still largest European plastics processor by far
16.01.2019
PLASTIC PACKAGING GERMANY
Production up in 2018 / Increase in both sales and volume / Companies facing higher energy costs and shortage of skilled workers
19.11.2018
PLAST EURASIA
Plastics trade fair to be held in Istanbul in December
15.11.2018
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
Sales slump puts sector under pressure in Germany and Europe / Weakness especially apparent with SCR tanks for diesel vehicles / Situation could mean a breather for plastics processors / Brexit and e-car issues
01.11.2018
WORLD TRADE
US polyolefin exports to China expected to halve in 2019
30.10.2018
GERMAN PLASTICS PROCESSING
Industry reports good sales in first half of 2018 / Outlook a little cloudier for Q3 / Political risks will affect export business in particular
06.09.2018
PLASTIC PACKAGING TURKEY
Production in Q1 2018 worth USD 5.5 bn / About 93% of production consumed domestically / Germany, Italy and France among top five exporters / Turkish lira devaluation creates uncertainty
15.08.2018
DS SMITH
Price increase for extruded PP products
10.07.2018
SPAIN
Plastics processing industry remains dynamic / Production value and employment now only just below pre-crisis level / Political uncertainties could have negative effect
06.07.2018
INTERVIEW
"We're in the same boat" / New EuPC president Renato Zelcher eyes stronger collaboration with producers' association PlasticsEurope
19.06.2018
PLASTICS PROCESSING CHINA
More than 15,000 Chinese converting companies / Continuous growth in exports of plastic end-products / Numerous centres and schools for innovation and training / CPRJ report
11.06.2018
INTERVIEW
“We have to take care not only of the low hanging fruits such as PET bottles” / EuPC managing director Alexandre Dangis on the EU plastics policy and industry actions preoccupying Europe's converters
30.05.2018
POLYMERS FOR EUROPE ALLIANCE
"Best Polymer Producers Awards for Europe 2018": Six plastics producers awarded / Vynova gets special prize for polymer quality / Ceremony at EuPC conference in Milan
29.05.2018
TURKEY
Strong economic start to year / Highly dependent on plastics imports / Polymer consumption expected to reach over 9m t in 2018
02.05.2018
PLASTICS INDUSTRY
Global plastics production benefits from healthy economy / Output in 2017 rises 3.8% to 348m t / Solid growth expected for 2018 / PlasticsEurope report
25.04.2018
PLASTICS PACKAGING
German industry expects strong Q2 / Recycling becoming important matter for customers
17.04.2018
ITALY
Plastics sector looks back on good year / Growth above industry average with stellar prospects / Machinery manufacturing, “Industry 4.0” and digitalisation drive investments
29.03.2018
PLASTICS RECYCLING ITALY
Government introduces policy incentivising use of recycled plastics / Tax benefits in fiscal 2018 budget
07.03.2018
PLASTICS INDUSTRY
Global polymer material output rises 4% to 280m t in 2016 / EU's resins exports stagnating / European converters hold their ground / PlasticsEurope report
02.03.2018
PLASTINDIA
Indian plastics trade fair has record visitor numbers / "K" in Düsseldorf overtaken
28.02.2018
GERMAN PLASTICS PROCESSING
Growth rate reaches 5% mark in 2017 / Renewed record turnover and processed volume / Lack of skilled staff becomes more acute / Confidence predominates at start of 2018
23.02.2018
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