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On 7 and 8 February, more than 200 delegates from the entire PET value chain from Europe and beyond gathered in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference 2018.
Smithers Pira identifies the key reasons why flexible packaging is continuing to increase in popularity with consumers and brand owners.
The "smart polymers” polymer market is set to grow at a CAGR rate of 14.7% through 2023, according to a recent market research report.
In 2015 AMI stated that Turkey was the largest plastics market in the Middle East, accounting for 36% of regional demand. Despite the unstable and rapidly developing region, Turkey remains the leading player in large part due to its strategic location making it is easily accessible to European markets.
Out of 3.147.000 tonnes of PET bottles and containers placed in the European market in 2016, a remarkable number of 59.8% - in total 1.880.900 tonnes - were collected and thereof 1.773.200 tonnes mechanically recycled.
The results of European Bioplastics’ annual market data update, presented today at the 12th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin, confirm a stable growth of the global bioplastics industry.
FMCG brands that once enjoyed healthy mid-single-digit growth or better have encountered challenging headwinds recently. In this marketplace, Lean manufacturing is becoming more and more crucial. And technology - especially internet-connecting technology - is key to such efforts.
Spot resin trading continued to hum along at a healthy pace the week of April 10, reports the PlasticsExchange in its Market Update.
The European market for fibre-reinforced plastics/composites has been growing steadily for a number of years now.
K 2016 will present innovations in design, production and applications for a huge variety of packaging materials and production methods.
New AMI Consulting report details trends in thin wall packaging markets in Europe.
For the sixth time Composites Germany has identified up-to-date KPIs for the composites market.