Date archive forFebruary, 2015
    Plastics raw materials
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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    Post consumer film recycling touched new highs in 2013, says ACC

    ALBANY (Scrap Monster): The latest reports released by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) indicate that the recovery rates of post-consumer films rose significantly during 2013. On the other hand, the recycling More...

    Plastic prices
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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    Global petrochemical companies reveal financial results

    Leading petrochemical companies across the globe declared financial results for the fourth quarter of 2014 or full of that year as per ChemOrbis daily headline. Several companies revealed lower figures blaming lower More...

    Plastics raw materials
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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    Forty years on, Perstorp’s Capa™ commitment is stronger than ever

    This year is the 40th anniversary of Capa™, the multi-talented range of caprolactone monomer, aliphatic polyester polyols and thermoplastics from Perstorp. The Sweden-based global supplier of specialty chemicals More...

    plastics news
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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    Use Of Load Cells To Increase Accuracy Of Maguire® Vbd™ Vacuum Dryer Enhances Efficiency And Versatility Of Plastics Processing

    Outstanding Precision of Load Cells Makes Possible Level Control within +/- 0.5% ASTON, PA, U.S.A., February 26, 2015: Maguire Products, Inc. has incorporated load cell technology into its patented VBD™ vacuum More...

    plastics news
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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    Several shutdowns strengthen styrene outlook in Asia

    In Asia, spot styrene prices have been following an upward trend since mid January when the market hit the bottom after it had decreased for around six months in the face of plunging energy costs, according to ChemOrbis.The More...

    Plastics raw materials
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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    California’s plastic bag ban postponed until 2016 referendum

    LOS ANGELES (Scrap Monster): The proposed state-wide ban on plastic bags by California has been put on hold Tuesday, further to confirmation by state election officials that a trade group has managed to obtain enough More...

    Plastics raw materials
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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    IKV and TU Dortmund cooperate in research into new combined process for plastic/metal parts

    Two German universities join hands to carry out research into a combined process that involves the deep-drawing of metal and its backmolding with plastic for the production of hybrid plastic/metal structural parts. The More...

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    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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    SPI: NPE 2015 poised to be biggest in history

    With exhibit space sales and visitor registrations outpacing those at the same time in 2012, NPE 2015 is poised to become the biggest edition in history, revealed the show organizer, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade More...

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    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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    Europe’s plastics pipe industry smaller but surviving, reports AMI

    The plastics pipe sector in Europe was severely affected by the Great Recession and the ensuing eurozone economic crisis, according to a new report from Applied Market Information (AMI). AMI offers a comprehensive More...