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Plastic Omnium - the growth and innovation startegy

French plastic parts supplier Plastic Omnium has unveiled plans to invest €2.5bn in building new capacities and technology over the next four years.

LANXESS expands global production network for high-tech plastics

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is strengthening its presence in the growth market China.

BASF invests in innovative functional chemical company

BASF Venture Capital (BASF) is leading an $8 million Series B financing round in the U.S. functional chemistry firm, NBD Nanotechnologies (NBD Nano).


Alpha Packaging targets European expansion

Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Company. St. Louis-based PET and HDPE bottle maker sees purchase of Etten-Leur facility as platform for broader European growth

ALBIS PLASTIC invests in CFRP technology

Effective January 2018 ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH will acquire WIPAG Group, specialists inprocessing and production of carbon fiber compounds for injection-moulding, with sites in Neuburg (Donau), and Gardelegen (both in Germany).

Inauguration of SABIC new polypropylene (PP) pilot plant

SABIC continues global growth with innovative polypropylene ventures in Europe

Gabriel-Chemie increases production capacity in Russia

On 03 August 2017, Gabriel-Chemie and Governor of the Kaluga oblast signed an investment agreement concerning the construction and operation of a masterbatch plant in the Vorino industrial park near the Moscow.

Guardian Glass to construct second glass plant in Poland

Guardian Industries has approved the investment for an additional float and coated glass manufacturing plant in Czestochowa, Poland.

Henkel opens new composite test center in Asia

Henkel has opened a state-of-the-art test facility for composites in Japan.

BASF puts expanded compounding plant for engineering plastics into operation

BASF put the expanded compounding plant at BASF’s Schwarzheide site in Germany into operation.

Uponor planning $17 million expansion in Minnesota

By the end of the year, Uponor’s footprint in the area will put 738,000 square feet of space — almost 17 acres of facilities — under roof. The total includes a distribution center and resin-receiving facility in Lakeville, Minn.

Lanxess invests in its production site in Lillo/Antwerp

Lanxess announced plans to further strengthen its integrated production complex for polyamide and precursors for plastics in Antwerp.

Evonik starts construction on the new stretching and polishing plant for PMMA

Evonik breaks ground for stretching and polishing plant for large-format PMMA aircraft materials.

South Asia's first halogenated butyl rubber unit to be built in India

Reliance Sibur Elastomers Private Limited announced plans for setting up South Asia's first halogenated butyl rubber unit.

Evonik broke ground for construction of new PA 12 plant

The company's production capacity for polyamide 12 powders will increase by 50 percent.