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Lanxess increases production for prepolymers in Brazil

New production plant at the site in Porto Feliz

Mould & Matic expanding in Micheldorf

Mould & Matic Solutions GmbH, a specialist in tool and plant engineering for the packaging industry, is keeping abreast with the global success of the Kiefel Group and on May 2, 2018, launched the expansion of the site in Micheldorf. Completion is scheduled for May 2019.

Polykemi invests in the future

The multinational Swedish manufacturer of plastics compounds, Polykemi AB, had yet another successful year with increased growth in 2017.


Construction of MOL synthetic rubber plant completed

MOL Group’s and JSR Corporation has been inaugurated synthetic rubber plant (S-SBR). The plant employs cutting edge technology and will manufacture annually 60,000 tons of synthetic rubber creating more than 100 new jobs.

LANXESS expands capacity for Macrolex dyes at Leverkusen

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will expand the capacity for Macrolex dyes at its Leverkusen site. With an investment volume of more than five million euros, the current production capacity is to be increased by 25 percent.

Poligal completes the kickoff of production of its new plant in Poland

Poligal, the manufacturer of biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) and cast polypropylene (CPP) film, announces the start up of its new plant in Poland, a project with an investment of 40 million euros in its new BOPP film extrusion line.

Kraiburg TPE strengthens its business location in Germany

Kraiburg TPE opens new extrusion line in Waldkraiburg, Germany.

KraussMaffei Berstorff to expand its market position in Russia

Modernization through space-saving solution concepts for 3-layer HDPE pipes. Newcomer invests in KraussMaffei Berstorff PVC pelletizing system.

SABIC’s new PP extrusion line is now operational in the Netherlands

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry announced today the start-up of its new Polypropylene (PP) extrusion facility in Geleen, The Netherlands.

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