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AST Group and Lindner launch centre of competence

AST Group and Lindner launch centre of competence

The European manufacturer of plastic containers, drums and bottles, AST, has set a long-term target to increase the amount of recyclates used in its products and aims to supply their own ‘raw materials’.


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.


Successful recycling of printed plastic films

Successful recycling of printed plastic films

PrintCYC is a value chain initiative for the recyling of printed films. The project group has achieved remarkable results regarding the recycling of printed plastic films and processing of recyclate.


Start of Sibur’s Amur Gas Chemical Complex project

Start of Sibur’s Amur Gas Chemical Complex project

A construction site in the Amur Region saw the sinking of the first test pile in the foundation of Amur Gas Chemical Complex, a facility set to become one of the world’s largest and most advanced basic polymer producers.


Celanese files anti-dumping petition with the European Commission against KPIC

Celanese files anti-dumping petition with the European Commission against KPIC

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, today announces it has filed a petition with the European Commission’s Directorate-General For Trade seeking Anti-Dumping duties on imports of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) from Korea Petrochemical Industry Co., Ltd. (KPIC) of Seoul, South Korea, into the European Union.


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.