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Plastics continues to address demands in building & construction

Plastics continues to address demands in building & construction

As an end market, building and construction has long been one of the biggest consumers of plastic and polymer composite materials. Applications are diverse, and range from roofing, decks, siding, fencing and insulation, to pipes, flooring, solar panels, windows and doors, and more.

Plastics industry - long way to recovery

Plastics industry - long way to recovery

It was expected that the lifting of the restrictions would not bring an immediate recovery. Moreover, in some cases, the relaxation and lifting of stay at home restrictions has led to a reduction in demand and associated production.

The PE100+ Association celebrates its 20th anniversary

The PE100+ Association celebrates its 20th anniversary

The PE100+ Association celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Founded in 1999 to assure consistent quality at the highest level in the production and application of materials for PE100 pressure pipes, it is just as relevant today as it ever was.

 New EN standard for stormwater boxes

New EN standard for stormwater boxes

CEN has published a new set of standards for stormwater boxes. The new standards simplify the existing complicated market situation in Europe with a myriad of local standards, quality marks and approvals and make it easier for designers and purchasers to compare.

H+E on course for success

H+E on course for success

In the first half of 2019, H+E GmbH continues its strong growth from the previous financial year