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European recycled plastics market set for growth

European recycled plastics market set for growth

Concerns over the environmental impact of virgin plastics as well as cost and energy savings are driving demand for recycled plastics in Europe, according to a recently published report by the Dublin-based market research platform, Research and Markets.


Tests confirm 100-Year+ lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

Tests confirm 100-Year+ lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

Practical experiences gathered and technical assessments carried out support that unplasticised (PVC-U), high impact polyvinyl chloride (PVC-Hi) and polyethylene (PE) buried pipes have an expected service lifetime of over 100 years.


The Turkish plastics industry continues to grow

The Turkish plastics industry continues to grow

Plastics industry continues its growth trend. The report issued by PAGEV for the first half of 2018 shows that plastic product manufacturing increased by 7.2% to 5 million tons, while value increased by 9.3% to 19.4 billion dollars.


"Largely positive" future for Turkish plastics

"Largely positive" future for Turkish plastics

The Turkish plastics industry is the largest in the Middle East, accounting for two-thirds (36 per cent) of the region’s demand as of 2015 data, AMI reports, while it holds a geographical advantage, bridging the Middle East with Europe.


Strategy for PET in the Circular Economy

Strategy for PET in the Circular Economy

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.


"Smart polymers" market to grow 15%

"Smart polymers" market to grow 15%

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.


The Turkish Plastics Industry - positive future?

The Turkish Plastics Industry - positive future?

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.


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