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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.

Biesterfeld Plastic acquires the JV shares of Biesterfeld Nordic AB

Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH purchased the shares of their partner Fred Holmberg in the mutual Joint Venture Biesterfeld Nordic AB.

German exports of machines to Russia decreased

German exports to Russia during the period from January to September 2014 decreased by 40%.

Plastics and rubber machinery market to grow

Global sales of plastics and rubber machinery will increase by 3 per cent a year in the period 2014-2016.