Date archive forMarch, 2015
    Plastic prices
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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    European PE producers aim for three-digit hikes for 2nd month

    According to ChemOrbis, the European PE market is seen extending its upward trend into April as producers are aiming for three-digit hikes for a second consecutive month despite the relatively slower gains in the More...

    Plastics machines
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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    Plast 2015: RAMPF presents polyurethane gasket RAKU-PUR Speed and dispensing cell DC-RS250

    Grafenberg, March 31st, 2015. With the fast curing two-component polyurethane gasket RAKUPUR Speed and the compact robot cell DC-RS250, the RAMPF Group guarantees for an ideal application – even in the most confined More...

    Plastic prices
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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    Asian PET sees support from upstream costs

    In Asia, upstream PET production costs gained ground during this past week while crude oil and naphtha prices also showed an upward trend, according to ChemOrbis. At the moment, PET markets appear to have responded More...

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    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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    K 2016 – pointing the way forward for the world’s plastics and rubber industry

    A few weeks before the closing date for registrations, Messe Düsseldorf is recording extremely lively demand for exhibition space. With a few weeks to go before the closing date for registrations for K 2016, one More...

    plastics news
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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    Gulf Plastics and Polymers Show to take place from September 8-10

    The downstream oil industry within the Middle East region is developing at a rapid pace as new technologies emerge and new global markets open up, according to Fleming Gulf Exhibitions, the organizer of Gulf Plastics More...

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    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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    3-D printing gets a way to immediately recycle plastic waste into new 3-D ‘ink’

    SEATTLE (Scrap Monster) : 3-D printers are finding cheaper and more rapidly – this week the organization CarbonD announced a three-D printer that the business claims is 25 times more rapidly than the typical starting More...

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    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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    Amcor wins WorldStar 2015 Packaging Award with world’s lightest hot-fill PET bottle

    Amcor Rigid Plastics, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of rigid plastic packaging, has won the WorldStar 2015 Packaging Awards for its industry’s highest heat-set polyethylene terephthalate (PET) More...

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    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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    Italian plastics and rubber machinery exports grew 4.9% in 2014

    Assocomaplast, the Italian Plastics and Rubber Processing Machinery and Molds Manufacturers’ Association, said exports continued to grow towards the end of 2014, sustaining the Italian machinery industry when More...

    Plastic prices
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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    Spot prices soar for ethylene, soften for propylene in Asia

    Asia has been witnessing reduced monomer supplies stemming from cracker shutdowns across the region, according to ChemOrbis. In response to the supply tightness, spot ethylene prices posted gains in the region amidst More...