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Oben Group announced the acquisition of Poligal Group

Oben Group announced the acquisition of Poligal Group

Oben Group announced the acquisition of Poligal Group, effective February 25, 2021. This acquisition includes the BOPP and CPP production plants in Portugal and Poland, commercial offices in Germany and an extensive sales and distribution network throughout Europe.


Southeast Asia: a growth frontier in the new normal

Southeast Asia: a growth frontier in the new normal

A US$1-trillion loss from the pandemic, estimated by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), is an expensive lesson to learn for global economies while recovery anticipated remaining lethargic in 2021.


bp and SABIC embark on new cooperation for products from advanced plastics recycling

bp and SABIC embark on new cooperation for products from advanced plastics recycling

bp and SABIC have just signed a new agreement to work together to drive circular economy in the petrochemical activities at the Gelsenkirchen (Germany) chemical complex. Building on a long established relationship between the two companies at the production site, the new collaboration will help to increase production of certified circular products.


EU market for polymers under pressure

EU market for polymers under pressure

The Polymers for Europe Alliance was set up by the European Plastics Converters association (EuPC) in 2015 due to the shortage of polymers for converters in Europe.


Italian companies working at full capacity, despite coronavirus

Italian companies working at full capacity, despite coronavirus

In consideration of the measures adopted by the Government with regard to the spread of coronavirus, Amaplast underlines that to date its member companies have implemented all the actions required by legislation to protect the health and safety of their employees.


upakovka and interplastica 2020: Russian market back on track

upakovka and interplastica 2020: Russian market back on track

At the last edition of the trade fair duo comprising interplastica and upakovka there were already signs that the Russian market was moving out of the trough again – at least for the packaging and related processing industry as well as for the plastics and rubber industry.


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.


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