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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.


Arburg manufactures high-tech masks

Arburg manufactures high-tech masks

After Arburg started producing protective glasses on Allrounder injection moulding machines at its headquarters in Lossburg (Germany) in mid-April, the mechanical engineering company has now launched an additional project to combat the spread of the coronavirus.


Innovia extends its BOPP recyling certification

Innovia extends its BOPP recyling certification

Following the successful recycling certification of its Propafilm™ Strata SL high barrier film earlier this year by Interseroh, an Independent German recycling and consulting company.


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.


 New EN standard for stormwater boxes

New EN standard for stormwater boxes

CEN has published a new set of standards for stormwater boxes. The new standards simplify the existing complicated market situation in Europe with a myriad of local standards, quality marks and approvals and make it easier for designers and purchasers to compare.


Ineos Styrolution highlights StyLight at Composites Europe

Ineos Styrolution highlights StyLight at Composites Europe

Ineos Styrolution’s StyLight portfolio ranges from PP (polypropylene) or SAN (styrene acrylonitrile) glass fiber composites suitable for non-visible structural applications to modified PP or SAN based composites specifically designed for aesthetic applications.