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  • 03-22-2019

    Asahi Kasei Invests 238 Million Euros in Manufacturing Infrastructure

    Rising Demand for Lithium-Ion Battery Separators

    Japanese technology group Asahi Kasei expands its manufacturing infrastructure for lithium-ion battery separators by 450 million sqm to 1.55 billion sqm / year. The group is reacting to the booming demand on the battery market worldwide and the growing needs of customers.   more

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  • 03-20-2019

    Stefano Venturelli new Tria CEO as of April 1

    The company develops its leadership with this appointment

    Luciano Anceschi, also known as President of Euromap, has found a new managing director for his family's company.   more

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  • 03-20-2019

    European Conference on Chemical Recycling

    ChemRecEurope’s First Step After Official Launch

    A new non-profit organization was created with the vision of establishing an industry platform for developing and promoting chemical recycling technologies for polymer waste across Europe.   more

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  • 03-18-2019

    Start of Production in Pasadena

    Nouryon Steps up Availability of Butanox Peroxides in North America

    The company now produces MEKPs at sites in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, close to customers in all regions.   more

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  • 03-14-2019

    Research in Asia Pacific

    BASF Opens New Facilities at the Innovation Campus Shanghai

    With an investment of approximately EUR 34 million, the 5000 sqm facilities include the Automotive Application Center and the Process Catalysis Research & Development (R&D) Center.   more

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  • 03-13-2019

    New Leadership for Plastics Processing

    Milacron Appoints Michael Jones as President of Advanced Plastics Processing Technologies

    Effective January 17th, 2019, Mac Jones has been promoted to the position of President, Milacron Advanced Plastics Processing Technologies (APPT) Americas and Europe businesses.   more

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  • 03-12-2019

    Heading for a Circular Economy and Sustainability

    FKuR on the Subject of Circular Economy with Emphasis on Bio-Plastics

    Biobased plastics, which are generally drop-in products for their petroleum based counterparts, are adequate for material recycling, whereas biodegradable plastics are intended for organic recycling.   more

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  • 03-11-2019

    New President and Chief Executive Officer

    SI Group Appoints David Bradley

    David Bradley will assume the role held by interim CEO, David Mezzanotte, Director at SK Capital Partners.   more

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  • 03-08-2019

    Private Equity Company Takes over Plexiglas Brand

    Evonik Sells Methacrylates to Advent International

    The transaction comprises the Methacrylates, Acrylic Products and CyPlus business lines, and some of the methacrylate resins activities.   more

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  • 03-05-2019

    Increasement of Polypropylene Capacity

    ExxonMobil to Expand Baton Rouge Operations

    Construction will begin in 2019 and startup is anticipated by 2021. The project is expected to create up to 600 jobs during construction and 65 permanent jobs once completed.   more

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  • 03-04-2019

    Recycling Conference on the Chinaplas

    Circular Economy also in Focus at Asia's Most Important Plastics Trade Fair

    The organizers of Chinaplas have stated that there is worldwide agreement that the circular economy must be promoted.   more

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  • 03-01-2019

    New Chief Financial Officer

    John Hafferty Leads the Finance Organization at Husky

    The appointed Chief Financial Officer has more than 35 years of financial and business experience with global companies.   more

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  • 02-28-2019

    Japanese Chemical Group Restructures Business

    Sekisui Moves Closer to Europe

    Located in Roermond, Netherlands, the regional headquarters will support the European subsidiaries.   more

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  • 02-27-2019

    Increasing Demand with Stronger Competitive Pressure

    Covestro Achieves Good Results

    Although the volumes and consolidated sales increased in 2018, earnings were unable to match the previous year's level. The forecast for 2019 is characterized by further volume growth and lower margins.   more

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  • 02-27-2019

    Lower Contributions from the Chemicals Segment

    BASF 2018: Sales Increase and Decline in Earnings

    For the first time in his function as Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF, Dr. Martin Brudermüller presented the chemical company's balance sheet figures.   more

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  • 02-26-2019

    Strategic Purchase for Pultrusion

    KraussMaffei Takes over Pultrex

    Both parties will together pursue the aim of promoting standardized pultrusion system construction. The product portfolio includes complete pultrusion, pullwinding and filament winding systems.   more

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  • 02-26-2019

    Book Catch-up: Understanding Extrusion

    Everything you always wanted to know about the basics of extrusion. Find out what is new in the 3rd edition!   more

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  • 02-25-2019

    Simple Recycling Solution

    Polystar at Plastimagen 2019

    The models of one-step, user-friendly pelletizing solutions which are presented at the fair are designed to increase efficiency.   more

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  • 02-22-2019

    Strong Cash Flow

    Milacron Reports Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2018 Results

    For the full year ended December 31, 2018, sales of USD 1,258.2 million increased 1.9% from sales of USD 1,234.2 million in the prior year.   more

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  • 02-21-2019

    Completion of the Acquisition in China

    Ineos Styrolution Takes over Production Sites from Total

    A global styrenics supplier received the regulatory and legal approvals for the acquisition of two polystyrene sites in China. It is its first production move into China.   more

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  • 02-20-2019

    Expansion in Mexico

    Nouryon Increases Capacity for Emulsion-Based Organic Peroxides

    Another expansion project in Mexico is due to be completed this year, and additional capacity is also scheduled to come online in Brazil, China, and India.   more

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  • 02-19-2019

    Change of Name after Takeover

    Schwartz Technical Plastics Is now Röchling Industrial Xanten

    Within the Industrial division, the new subsidiary will be the a technical center for molded cast.   more

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  • 02-18-2019

    Perforated Sleeves Approved for PET Bottles

    Preliminary Decision to Improve Recycling of Packaging

    A working group of Petcore Europe achieves a three-year temporary endorsement for perforated sleeves on household and personal care PET bottles.   more

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  • 02-15-2019

    Labels for Biodegradation Environment

    Aimplas Obtains TÜV Austria Certification

    The packages or products with the OK Compost Industrial label ensure that all their components, inks and additives are biodegradable in an industrial composting plant.   more

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  • 02-14-2019

    Negative Prize “Plagiarius“ 2019 Awarded

    Plagiarisms Award Sheds Public Light on Shameless Counterfeits

    With the negative award "Plagiarius", Aktion Plagiarius e.V. honors particularly audacious plagiarisms and counterfeits of branded products, thereby raising public awareness of clumsy and unscrupulous business practices.   more

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  • 02-14-2019

    Newly-Created Position CTO

    Management Changes at Windmöller & Hölscher

    Dr. Falco Paepenmüller will assume the position of Chief Technology Officer. His successor as Head of the Extrusion Business Unit will be Dr. Torsten Schmitz.   more

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  • 02-14-2019

    Directly-Cooled Electric Motor Made from Plastics

    Novel Cooling Concept for Eco-Friendly Mobility

    A complete electric motor and the housing made of plastic? This is possible with the DEmiL prototype because the heat loss is dissipated via internal cooling channels.   more

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  • 02-13-2019

    Plastic Packaging Company Completes Takeover

    All Alpla Locations in the Middle East to Continue Operations

    The acquisition will be completed in the first quarter of 2019. The contracting partners have agreed not to disclose any of the details of the agreement.   more

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  • 02-12-2019

    Extruder with a Hollow Cylinder

    Novel Device for Processing Problematic Waste

    An extruder that promises to revolutionize the processing of recyclable materials was developed by VTT.   more

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  • 02-12-2019

    Company Strengthens Presence in China

    Kistler Opens Office in Shanghai

    The new office is located in the Shanghai-Hongqiao Business Park nearby China's National Exhibition and Convention Center. With an area of about 4200 m2 , the seven-story building accommodates workplaces for about 100 employees.   more

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  • 02-11-2019

    Opening of a Polish Branch

    Vecoplan Continues to Grow

    The German company Vecoplan established a Polish branch office for recycling and waste in Warsaw.   more

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  • 02-07-2019

    License for a Chinese Company

    LyondellBasell grants License to Xinjiang Tianli Gaoxin

    With this license, the total design and operating capacity of Lupotech T lines in China will exceed 3300 kt per year.   more

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  • 02-06-2019

    Strategic Investment in Battery and Fuel Cell Technology

    Freudenberg Acquires Majority Stakeholding in Xalt Energy

    The German Group has increased its share to over 50 percent of a company that develops and provides lithium-ion battery systems to suppliers in the commercial vehicle industry.   more

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  • 02-04-2019

    Erema Acquires Stake in Plasmac

    Austrian Manufacturer Expands its Product Range

    Erema acquired 60 percent of a recycling machine manufacturer to further expand its range of tailor-made plastic recycling solutions for in-house applications.   more

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  • 01-31-2019

    New President and CEO

    Changes in the Management of Trinseo

    Frank A. Bozich replaces Christopher D. Pappas as President and CEO. Pappas will transition to the role of Special Adviser to the CEO.   more

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  • 01-30-2019

    Japanese Materials Group in Germany

    Toray Opens the Automotive Center Europe

    The newly opened Automotive Center Europe is now providing support to automotive OEMs and suppliers in the area Western Europe.   more

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  • 01-29-2019

    Plastic Omnium and Hella Enter into Strategic Partnership

    Cooperation for Innovative Lighting Technologies in the Vehicle

    The focus of the non-exclusive cooperation will be on accelerating the holistic integration of lighting technologies into the vehicle exterior, especially for the front and rear areas.   more

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  • 01-28-2019

    EU Commission Clears Acquisition of PA Business

    BASF May Take over from Solvay

    The polyamide businesses to be acquired in the Americas and in Asia are not affected by the commitments.   more

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  • 01-22-2019

    Sustainable Solutions and Collaboration

    Opening of the Michelman (China) Sustainability Center in Shanghai

    The new China-based center is part of Michelman’s growth plan in the Asia Pacific region, and follows the opening of the Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings (MICC) that was opened in Mumbai in January 2018.   more

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  • 01-21-2019

    Ground Breaking Petrochemical Investment

    Ineos Selected the Port of Antwerp as Location

    Ineos plans to build a brand new ethane gas cracker and a world-scale propane dehydrogenation unit (PDH).   more

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  • 01-18-2019

    Powdery 3D Printing Materials

    Evonik Acquires Startup Structured Polymers

    The acquisition will provide Evonik access to the new patented technology of Structured Polymers that will allow the company to expand its portfolio of specialty polymer powders in the additive manufacturing market.   more

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  • 01-17-2019

    Growth in India

    Nouryon Opens New Headquarters and Research Center

    The company is significantly expanding its operations in India. Key projects include an expansion and upgrade of Nouryon’s organic peroxides facility in Mahad as well as a new monochloroacetic acid plant in Gujarat.   more

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  • 01-17-2019

    Successful Listing

    KraussMaffei Now with Access to the Chinese Capital Market

    Dr. Frank Stieler and Dr. Harald Nippel, CEO and CFO of KraussMaffei, will lead the new integrated mechanical engineering company.   more

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  • 01-16-2019

    Global Alliance to End Plastic Waste

    BASF Is Founder Member

    The company supports the Alliance to End Plastic Waste to drive solutions that help to solve the world’s plastic waste problem.   more

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  • 01-16-2019

    Ten Years of Presence at the Gulf

    Anniversary at Arburg

    Andrea Carta, Director Sales Overseas, presented the traditional anniversary sculpture to the subsidiary manager Joachim Branz on behalf of the parent company.   more

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  • 01-15-2019

    Use of Recycled Plastics Materials

    EuPC Publishes Results of its 2nd Survey

    The vast majority of plastics converters is convinced that the improvement of collection and sorting of plastic waste would be the most suitable way to increase the quality of rPM.   more

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  • 01-15-2019

    Optimization of Complex Production Processes

    Management Changes for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

    Shoichi Ohira will join the management board of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig, Germany, as COO (Chief Operation Officer) and Head of Production, effective 15 January 2019.   more

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  • 01-10-2019

    Ceflex Pleased about More than Hundred Participants

    More and More Companies are Joining

    Ceflex, the consortium of companies, associations and organisations collaborating to enhance the performance of flexible packaging in the circular economy in Europe, by designing and advancing better system solutions, has reached a new landmark with stakeholder numbers over one hundred. The journey started in January 2017 with 26 stakeholders.   more

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  • 01-09-2019

    Norner Welcomes New Research Director

    Klaus Schöffel Replaces Morton Lundquist

    Norner, the Norwegian R & D service provider for polymers, has a new Research Director.   more

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  • 01-09-2019

    Framework Contract between SGL Carbon and Airbus Helicopters

    Supply of Textiles for Components in Airbus Helicopters

    The contract creates framework conditions for the further development of innovative material solutions.   more

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