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Notes by Publisher

TRADE FAIRS
“Plastpol” in Poland postponed to October / “Hannover Messe” cancelled with digital information and networking offered as substitute
30.03.2020
ABS
Realignment of grades in PIE's price reports / Extrusion and injection moulding materials now separate / Producers from Asia targeting Europe more strongly / Surplus puts pressure on European producers' margins
05.02.2020
NEWS FROM KI GROUP
Goodbye, Daniel Stricker!
18.12.2019
YEAR IN REVIEW 2019
Locking arms and looking ahead
12.12.2019
YEAR IN REVIEW 2018
A look back on the year's top stories for the plastics industry
11.12.2018
DIGITALISATION
Mid-sized plastics companies still behind / KI Group Summit at “Fakuma” / Arno Rogalla says innovation must accelerate / Higher degree of digitalisation increases turnover and profit
23.10.2018
FAKUMA
Record number of exhibitors registered at trade show in Germany / Injection moulding still a key area / KI Group summit on digitalisation
16.10.2018
FAKUMA
Plastics trade fair opens its doors in Germany
17.10.2017
IN-HOUSE NEWS
Plastic additives and materials database free of charge / Collaboration with SpecialChem
24.07.2017
IRAN PLAST
Travel to Tehran trade fair in September with PIE / Exclusive readers' trip / Closing sign-up date is 28 July
17.07.2017
CHINAPLAS 2017
"Industry 4.0" conference in Guangzhou / Chinese automotive and packaging industries growing
26.04.2017
CHINAPLAS
Pre-registration open until 1 March / KI Group readers' trip / Select sponsorship packages for Medical Plastics Conference still available
01.02.2017
CHINAPLAS 2017
Largest Asian plastics fair to be held in Guangzhou in May 2017 / KI Group once again organising exclusive readers' trip
09.12.2016
PRICE TREND ANALYSES
PIE launches new service for plastics procurement / Helping buyers find the right timing / Recommendation for LDPE in March: Buy
22.03.2016
CHINAPLAS
Shanghai-based mega plastics event takes place in late April / Fair organiser Adsale expects 140,000 visitors / PIE once again co-organising "Medical Plastics" conference / Exclusive readers' trip
28.01.2016
FAKUMA
International plastics fair opens its doors / More than 1,750 exhibitors from 38 countries
13.10.2015
POLYETHYLENE
New production era for mass plastics begins / European refineries on the brink of extinction / Feedstock base lost / Global competition increasingly relegates Europe to second class / High time for discussions on how to react
16.09.2015
EUROPEAN SPOT PRICES
PIE launches new "Spot Price Monitor" / Rise in weekly PP notations sets the stage for April
31.03.2015
PLASTICS EXCHANGE
New plastics trade platform launched on Plasteurope / Sell and search offers online
06.02.2015
ASSOCIATIONS
German plastics converters association GKV cements its ties with China's CSRA at "Chinaplas" / More than 40 European representatives join business delegation to Shanghai
01.05.2014
POLYMER PRICES
PVC: Tectonic shifts in the European market balance / New developments in additives and global changes alter traditional framework / PIE to reorganise its reports in January 2013
30.11.2012
EASTER BREAK
PIE's editorial offices closed from 22-25 April
21.04.2011
TO OUR READERS
K 2010 is a resounding success / Move to a new hall was a good one for PIE and KI / Much interest in the new production capacity data base / Winner of the iPad drawing is an Austrian packaging executive
11.11.2010
RESIN TECHNOLOGY
US plastics purchasing consultancy provider opens European subsidiary / Strategic cooperation with PIE's German sister publication KI
08.10.2010
K 2010
PIE fair special: All-around information source for the show / Exhibitors' data base at “K-online”
13.09.2010
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