Date archive forJuly, 2013
    Will PP demand improve in August - September?
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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    Will PP demand improve in August – September?

    Players mostly concur that July has been relatively slow in terms of demand in many major global PP markets as per the pricing service of ChemOrbis. Soaring energy costs only allowed sellers to keep their offers More...

    US resin sector grew 85% in the past decade: American Chemistry Council
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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    US resin sector grew 85% in the past decade: American Chemistry Council

    WASHINGTON  : According to a new report published by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the plastics industry in the country has grown at a very fast pace during the past decade. The country’s resin sector More...

    WRAP releases study report on rPET use in food packaging
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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    WRAP releases study report on rPET use in food packaging

    LONDON : The recent report published by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) identifies the need of more work needed from across the supply chain to boost the use of recycled polyethylene terephthalate More...

    BASF to build new plant for high performance Ultramid in China
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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    BASF to build new plant for high performance Ultramid in China

    BASF announced that it is building a new Ultramid polymerization plant with a capacity of 100,000 metric tons per year in Shanghai, China. The new plant is expected to commence in 2015. BASF to build new plant for More...

    Dow announces leadership changes in Asia Pacific
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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    Dow announces leadership changes in Asia Pacific

    The Dow Chemical Company has announced the appointment of new regional leaders in Asia Pacific. Pat Dawson, President, Dow Asia Pacific, has been named Senior Vice President for Dow Global Epoxy Business and Corporate More...

    Malvern Instruments launches new GPC/SEC light scattering detector Viscotek SEC-MALS 20
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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    Malvern Instruments launches new GPC/SEC light scattering detector Viscotek SEC-MALS 20

    Malvern Instruments, headquartered in the UK, has launched a new gel permeation/size exclusion chromatography (GPC/SEC) light scattering detector, SEC-MALS 20 for measuring the absolute molecular weight of proteins, More...

    AFASE calls for refraining price increase on China's solar panels
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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    AFASE calls for refraining price increase on China’s solar panels

    The Alliance for Affordable Solar Energy (AFASE) in Europe is once again calling upon policy-makers to refrain from agreeing on any price increase as it would lead to an unsustainable solution for European PV installers More...

    Weidenhammer presents versatile convenience packaging at FachPack 2013
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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    Weidenhammer presents versatile convenience packaging at FachPack 2013

    Hockenheim/Nuremberg, 30 July 2013 ‒The Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG) will present its complete portfolio of rigid, attractively-labelled cardboard and plastic consumer packaging at FachPack 2013on 24-26 More...

    RECORD AMOUNT OF EXHIBIT SPACE SELECTED AT SPI ‘PRE-DRAW’ IS AN EARLY SIGN OF A BIG AND BUSTLING NPE2015
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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    RECORD AMOUNT OF EXHIBIT SPACE SELECTED AT SPI ‘PRE-DRAW’ IS AN EARLY SIGN OF A BIG AND BUSTLING NPE2015

    69 Longtime NPE Exhibitors Have Taken 18.5% More Space than at the Pre-Draw for the Last NPE; the Largest Booth in NPE History Is Assigned to Milacron WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A., July 30, 2013: With 20 months still More...