Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) - news on Plastech

EuPC establishes Vinyl Films and Sheets Europe

EuPC creates new independent association: Vinyl Films and Sheets Europe (VFSE).

Flexible PVC compounds for automotive water-drainage tubing

Teknor Apex Company has optimized a series of flexible PVC compounds used successfully in the U.S. for automotive drain tubing.

Changes in Vestolit's management

Dr. Michael Träger resigned as managing director of Vestolit.


New compunds for medical tubing

At MD&M West Teknor Apex will feature Apex Flexible PVC Compounds with non-DEHP Plasticizers, a Medalist TPE for Solvent Bonding, and a Rigid PVC for Connectors.

New rigid PVC for outdoor profiles

For Apex RE-9218 outdoor extrusion-grade PVC, Teknor Apex provides custom colors, process development support, and outdoor testing.

MEPs against recycling of plastics that contain DEHP

The EU Commission should not authorise the recycling of plastics that contain the banned softener diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), MEPs say.

Inovyn announced planned closure of Schkopau site, Germany

Inovyn has announced that its PVC production facility at Schkopau site, Germany, will not restart.

Good results of testing bio-based plasticizer for PVC

Good results were reported during a meeting of the Placard project held at EuPC premises on 8 and 9 July.

New player on PVC market

Solvay and Ineos announce the start-up of their Joint Venture Inovyn, a world-class competitive player in chlorovinyls.

Major new oxo plant in Sweden

Perstorp inaugurates major new Oxo plant in Sweden to strengthen position in PVC plasticizers and chemical intermediates.

Cutting the cost of colouring rigid PVC

Recent developments in colour concentrate technology enable processors to add colour in-house.

Vinyl saves lives at NPE 2015

To demonstrate how plastics saves lives SPI and its affiliate, the Flexible Vinyl Alliance, will feature a special booth at NPE2015.

New non-phthalate plasticizer by Grupa Azoty ZAK

Grupa Azoty ZAK SA introduces a new product brand - Oxoviflex, a non-phthalate general purpose plasticizer.

Ongropack with additional PVC sheet system

Hungarian company put an additional KraussMaffei Berstorff system into operation.

RusVinyl project launched

The RusVinyl polyvinyl chloride production facility in Kstovo was inaugurated on 19 September.