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Plastics and packaging industry
Bayer to float off plastics business
Bayer announced that MaterialScience will be floated on the stock market by 2016 at the latest.
Arburg Packaging Days 2014
Arburg will be holding the first ever "Packaging Days" event at its headquarters in Lossburg from 5 to 6 November 2014.
Trends at European market for caps and closures
Researchers expect European demand for closures to increase to approx. 460 billion units in 2021.
Engel at Composites Europe 2014
Engel will be presenting its expertise in lightweight composite technologies at the Composites Europe trade fair.
Amcor to run on-site bottle operation at Method's plant in USA
Amcor Rigid Plastics has announced plans to operate an on-site bottle production facility within Method's new manufacturing facility in Chicago.
Biotex flax used in motorbikes
C-Tech Composites has created flax fairing parts for motorbikes using Biotex Flax epoxy prepreg supplied by SHD Composites.
Clariant doubles capacity for pigments at Indian site
Clariant announced the inauguration of an important new extension to its production facility in Roha, south-east of Mumbai, India.
Top three additives in the plastic packaging market
A functional additive modifies the properties of packaging to impart desirable or beneficial functions.
Wacker expands facility for insulation systems
Wacker Group has built a new test facility for certifying modern external thermal insulation composite systems at its Burghausen site.
Sibur increases funding for major polyolefin project
Sibur's Board of Directors has approved increased funding for the ZapSibNeftekhim project in 2014 from EUR 1,1 bn to EUR 1,48 bn.
DuPont increases ethylene copolymers production in Texas
DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announced its intent to increase production capacity of its ethylene copolymers assets.
New milestone in bio-based acrylic acid production
BASF, Cargill and Novozymes achieved another milestone in development of technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials.
Medical packaging with new Sabic's polypropylene
An 'Ultra-Clear' PP medicine dosage delivery system, made of SABIC's new medical grade SABIC PP PCGR40, has been launched by experts at Bormioli Rocco.
A. Schulman acquired Australian plastic compounder
A. Schulman announced that it has acquired company Compco located near Melbourne, Australia, for $6.7 million in cash.
New lightweight solutions for the automotive industry
Borealis and Borouge announced the introduction of several new material solutions engineered to enable the automotive industry.
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