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POLAND
Plastics production and sales climb in 2019 / Insolvencies set to rise / Automotive sector under pressure
20.12.2019
PLASTICS ECONOMY
European industry's outlook appears more subdued / Many companies worried about impacts of global trade conflicts, the automotive crisis and regulations / PIE Readers Survey
29.11.2019
PLASTICS RECYCLING USA
“Recover” act to improve recycling infrastructure / Support along the entire national value chain
25.11.2019
K 2019
World's leading plastics and rubber trade fair underscores top position / Düsseldorf the industry's meeting point with 225,000 visitors making the trip / Percentage of international guests increases again / Circular economy a dominant topic
24.10.2019
K 2019
Welcome to Düsseldorf!
16.10.2019
K 2019
The curtains go up / Düsseldorf at the centre of the plastics world for a week / Circular economy features strongly at this year's K / Partnerships along the entire value chain gain importance
15.10.2019
PLASTICS ECONOMY
Mood in the sector in German-speaking Europe darkens after sluggish half year / Trade wars loom and OEM suppliers struggle / Recycling a bright spot
05.08.2019
PLASTICS RECYCLING USA
Potential economic impact of expanding chemical recycling estimated at USD 10 bn / American Chemistry Council welcomes Texas legislation / PET bottle recycling remains low
03.06.2019
PLASTICS ECONOMY
PIE Readers Survey: European plastics industry appears optimistic for 2019 / Almost half of respondents plan to invest more / Logistics issues a major concern / Majority expecting Brexit to impact business
11.04.2019
PLASTICS ECONOMY
Confidence waning in German-speaking Europe / Disappointing H2 2018 / Staff procurement woes, Brexit and US trade policy bite / KI readership survey
13.02.2019
PIE READERS SURVEY
PIE's first poll on business developments in the European plastics industry
04.02.2019
PLASTICS ECONOMY
Boom starts to weaken in German-speaking Europe / H2 2018 outlook more subdued / US trade tariffs still loom / Teething problems for EU circular economy / “KI Dialog” survey
06.08.2018
GERMAN PLASTICS ECONOMY
Business tops expectations in 2017 / Hiring still a problem / Growth likely to continue robust / Supply security again an issue / Concerns about protectionism
30.01.2018
POLAND
Plastics consumption on the rise / Net importer of polymers / World production estimated at 335m t in 2016
11.08.2017
GERMAN PLASTICS ECONOMY
Excellent first half of 2017 / Business forecasts exceeded / End-users the most upbeat, machinery more subdued / Industry can expect a record year / Readership survey
28.07.2017
GERMAN PLASTICS ECONOMY
Industry upbeat as 2017 starts / Business in H2 2016 better than expected / Outlook positive / Capital spending at ten-year high / Qualified personnel hard to find / KI Group readership survey
01.02.2017
K 2016
World's leading plastics fair opens its doors / Focus on feedstock supply, “Industry 4.0”, additive manufacturing and marine litter / Packaging increasingly important to machinery manufacturers
19.10.2016
GERMAN PLASTICS ECONOMY
Industry pleased with H1 2016 / Business better than expected / Outlook more subdued but still positive / China's offensive viewed skeptically / Readership survey
26.07.2016
UK CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
Brexit: Leaving the EU could harm UK chemicals trade, warns industry group CIA / Survey shows 62% of chemical companies in UK want to remain in EU
02.05.2016
EUROPEAN PLASTICS INDUSTRY
EPDA survey shows return to health in late 2015 / Higher sales and capital expenditure / Optimistic outlook for 2016
26.04.2016
GERMAN PLASTICS ECONOMY
Plastics segment in German-speaking Europe on solid footing / Positive outlook for H1 2016 / Energy costs no longer as problematic / Material prices once again the main challenge / Readership survey
02.02.2016
GERMAN PLASTICS ECONOMY
First-half of 2015 better than expected / Polymer supply shortage burdens converters / Digital revolution “Industry 4.0” not yet a topic / Outlook for second half deteriorates / Readership survey
29.07.2015
GERMAN PLASTICS ECONOMY
Robust start to the new year / Sector characterised by cautious optimism / More stable material and energy costs could help improve profit
02.02.2015
GERMAN PLASTICS ECONOMY
Solid half-year performance / Positive development / Exports improve / Expectations for H2 somewhat lower / Players continue to suffer from renewable energy surcharges
25.07.2014
GERMAN PLASTICS ECONOMY
Economic mood surprisingly positive in H2 2013 / All indicators point up / High expectations for the coming months / Energy costs pressure converters and recyclers
29.01.2014
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