2014.02 ACCE

Plastics - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Plastics

   

First European application of Lanxess' Lewabrane membrane

First European application of Lanxess' Lewabrane membrane Lanxess' fouling-resistant membrane technology is being used on a large scale at the Dammweg thermal power station in Chemnitz, Germany.

Best Recycled Product 2013

Best Recycled Product 2013 The uBin scrap collector won first prize in the 'Best Recycled Product 2013' competition, offered by EPRO.

Sibur sold OJSC Plastik

Sibur sold OJSC Plastik The company has sold its 100% stake in OJSC Plastik to the group of private investors for RUB 575 million.

Good prospects for fairs in Moscow

Good prospects for fairs in Moscow The two leading trade fairs in plastics and rubber and in packaging and process engineering will be held in Moscow from 28 to 31 January.

BASF to build engineering plastics compounding plant in Korea

BASF to build engineering plastics compounding plant in Korea New investment will double total BASF compounding capacity of Ultramid and Ultradur compounds in Korea.

New investments of Bayer MaterialScience

New investments of Bayer MaterialScience The company has outfitted a technical center for the advancement of premium foams with ultra-modern machines and systems.

Evonik launched innovation campaign

Evonik launched innovation campaign The company's innovations include e.g. high performance polymers from renewable resources.

Dow separates from chlorine business

Dow separates from chlorine business Assets are being carved out for future transactions represent up to $5 bn of total annual revenue.

BASF increases prices for butanediol and derivatives

BASF increases prices for butanediol and derivatives The price adjustments is caused mainly by the increase of raw material cost.

New report on plastic pipes

New report on plastic pipes The market research institute Ceresana expects revenues generated with plastic pipes in Europe to amount to approx. €12.7 billion in 2020.