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Plastics and packaging industry

JEC World presents a new event format

The largest composites exhibition in the world relocates in a bigger venue with a new name: JEC World.

MEPs against recycling of plastics that contain DEHP

The EU Commission should not authorise the recycling of plastics that contain the banned softener diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), MEPs say.

PET bottles to differentiate edible oil for largest Indian producer

India's largest producer of mustard oil installs the first ever Sidel complete PET bottling line for edible oil in the South East Asia Pacific region.

LyondellBasell developing world's largest PO/TBA plant

LyondellBasell announced that it is advancing plans to build the world's largest propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant in the Houston area.

Elix Polymers introduces new generation of ABS composite

Elix Polymers has introduced a new generation of natural fibre reinforced ABS.

Polycarbonate for capsule endoscopy

For the capsule shell, Shenyang Shangxian uses a special grade of the high-tech polycarbonate Makrolon from Covestro.

BASF starts operations at 300,000-metric-ton TDI plant

On Tuesday BASF officially inaugurated the new TDI (toluene diisocyanate) plant at its Ludwigshafen site.

EcoPaxx for new high temperature abrasive monofilament

DSM’s EcoPaXX has been selected for new high temperature resistant abrasive monofilament from Hahl-Pedex.

DuPont again amongst top global innovators

DuPont has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies for fifth consecutive year.

The Wittmann Group with new agency in South Africa

As of October this year, the Wittmann Group is represented by Ipex in the South African region.

Sylumis LED systems with PolyOne's thermally conductive polymer

Sylumis has successfully replaced metal with a thermally conductive polymer solution from PolyOne in a new, larger model of its Orion range of LED spot lamps.

NTPT presents lightweight prepreg materials at Kompozyt-Expo 2015

In Cracow North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) will be showcasing its lightweight prepreg materials for high-performance composite applications.

Covestro's positive momentum continues

Following a successful third quarter, materials manufacturer Covestro sees confirmation of its confidence for the full fiscal year.

Celanese to produce PEEK from mid 2016

Celanese announced it will expand its engineered materials product portfolio with two premium industrial grades of Polyether Ether Ketone in the second half of 2016.

Elix Polymers celebrates 40 years on the market

Thanks to numerous investments and innovations, Elix Polymers has become one of the main ABS manufacturers in Europe.