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Lanxess to become climate neutral by 2040

Lanxess to become climate neutral by 2040

Lanxess has set itself an ambitious climate protection target. By 2040, the Group intends to become climate neutral and eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions from around 3.2 million metric tons of CO2e today.


The European Market for PP Compounds

The European Market for PP Compounds

According to a newly published report by AMI, European demand for PP compounds has stalled since the middle of 2018 caused by mounting issues in the automotive industry.


The secret star of the K 2019

The secret star of the K 2019

Tens of thousands of visitors stormed the largest trade fair in the plastics industry - the K 2019. The rush on the Gabriel-Chemie booth was incredible and almost overwhelming.


Plast Eurasia Istanbul counts down for its 29th edition

Plast Eurasia Istanbul counts down for its 29th edition

Plast Eurasia Istanbul, the largest plastics industry fair organized annually in Europe, is being prepared firmly for the 29th time to bring together 1.100 prominent exhibitors from over 40 countries and about 60.000 professional visitors from over 100 countries.


Polykemi leads the way for recycled plastic compounds

Polykemi leads the way for recycled plastic compounds

Over recent years, a change has come regarding the usage of recycled plastic compounds within the industry. Polykemi now supports this process further by hosting a tour of in-house workshops at subcontractors and end customer across Europe.


BASF and Mizuno upscale performance training shoes

BASF and Mizuno upscale performance training shoes

In line with its strategy to fuel the future of footwear with winning material solutions, BASF introduces Elastopan polyurethane for the midsole of Mizuno’s new training footwear – TC-01 and TC-02.


Ineos Styrolution and Sirap agree on joint project

Ineos Styrolution and Sirap agree on joint project

Ineos Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announces today an agreement with Sirap, an international leader in the production of food packaging (particularly of XPS based food containers), to develop packaging solutions based on chemically recycled polystyrene.


Elix Polymers presents its latest developments at the K 2019

Elix Polymers presents its latest developments at the K 2019

Elix Polymers, a leading manufacturer and supplier of ABS resins and derivatives, successfully confirmed its presence at the K 2019 Trade Fair held in Düsseldorf (Germany) from 16 - 23 October, considered the leading event in the plastics and rubber industry.