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German plastics machinery industry remains strong

German plastics machinery industry remains strong German plastics and rubber machinery sales in 2014 set to fall just short of last year's level.

Bayer to float off plastics business

Bayer to float off plastics business Bayer announced that MaterialScience will be floated on the stock market by 2016 at the latest.

BASF increases prices for pigments and dyes

BASF increases prices for pigments and dyes From September 1 BASF increases prices for numerous pigments and dyes by up to 15 percent worldwide.

Coveris acquired the UK's flexographic print specialist

Coveris acquired the UK's flexographic print specialist Learoyd Packaging Limited supplies flexible packaging solutions to major supermarkets, own brands and food manufacturers and retailers.

Large-scale order for battenfeld-cincinnati China

Large-scale order for battenfeld-cincinnati China The company obatined the order for 25 extruders for the new plant of a major pipe manufacturer in China.

Global market for solvents

Global market for solvents Ceresana published its third raport on the global market for solvents.

Mexichem acquires Vestolit

 Mexichem acquires Vestolit Mexichem S.A.B. de C.V. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Vestolit GmbH from Strategic Value Partners LLC.

Borealis acquires specialty polymers producer

Borealis acquires specialty polymers producer Borealis signs an agreement to acquire full ownership of Speciality Polymers Antwerp N.V.

Changes on European PVC compounds market

Changes on European PVC compounds market Ineos Compounds and Doeflex Compounding receive EC's clearance for PVC compounds business combination.

Propylene value chain in the USA

Propylene value chain in the USA A new Ceresana's market study provides complete transparency regarding current and future development of the entire propylene value chain.