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Southeast Asia: a wild card

The Asian region is buckling down on major trends and issues to achieve a future “perfect” economic growth, which will have a ripple effect on the plastics industry.

Albis appointed exclusive

Effective 1st March 2019, Albis Plastic will exclusively distribute Eastman Chemical’s full Copolyester product portfolio in France and Poland.

KraussMaffei now with access

The KraussMaffei Group (KraussMaffei) completed its listing on the Shanghai stock exchange on the 28./29. December 2018.

Poland tops growth league

According to PCI Wood Mackenzie's, Poland continued to be the fastest growing major flexible packaging market in Europe in 2017, increasing by over 5% during the year.

Trade war will have a substantial

The trade war between the US and China which has escalated to the point where punitive tariffs are being levied on goods valued at USD 50 bn, could heat up further.

Renato Zelcher - New President

On the 25th May in Milan, during EuPC’s General Assembly, Renato Zelcher, CEO of Crocco S.p.A., has been elected as the new EuPC President for the period 2018-2020.

EU and Japan finalise Economic

Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono today announced the successful conclusion of the final discussions on the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

Parameter establishes subsidiary

Company will target growing pharma industry in eastern Europe.

The world's fastest growing

The Indian sub-continent has established itself as the most exciting and dynamic emerging market in the world.

Africa - a land of opportunity

Plastics industry consultants, Applied Market Information Ltd., has published its first database of plastics processors in Africa.

Plastics packaging organisations

The four largest national organisations have called on polymer producers to invest more in European polymer production facilities.

EuMBC questions legality of

11 Force Majeure cases in Europe since the turn of the year, all because of ‘technical reasons’.

European chemical output stagnant

European chemical output grew just 0.2 per cent in 2014, according to the latest Cefic Chemicals Trends Report.

IK criticizes plastics manufacturers'

Notifications of force majeure lead to raw materials shortages and spiralling prices, according to IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen e. V.

Global market for industrial

Global market for industrial packaging is forecast to reach $61 billion by 2020, according to Simthers Pira.