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Poland tops growth league in Europe’s flexible packaging market

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 impact on plastics industry

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 of EuPC

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 Partnership Agreement

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 in Poland

Company will target growing pharma industry in eastern Europe.

The world's fastest growing regional polymer market

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

Africa - a land of opportunity for plastics processors

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

Plastics packaging organisations on recent supply situation

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

EuMBC questions legality of recent high number of Force Majeure declarations

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

European chemical output stagnant in 2014

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

IK criticizes plastics manufacturers' force majeure policy

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

Global market for industrial packaging

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

INEOS to integrate INEOS ABS into Styrolution business

INEOS is to integrate the INEOS ABS into its Styrolution business to promote their products globally with one face to the market.

German plastics and rubber machinery sales rised

2014 sees German plastics and rubber machinery sales slightly ahead of the previous year, according to VDMA.

DBAG takes a share in Huhtamaki Films

The German Federal Cartel Office has approved the sale of the film manufacturer to the private equity company.

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