DowDuPont Plans $100M Expansion of Manufacturing Plant

DowDuPont Inc. will spend around $100 million in the next two years to expand production of specialty plastic materials at its site in Orange, Texas. Officials with DowDuPont in Midland, Mich., and Wilmington, Del., said in an April 9 news release that the investment is needed to meet growing demand from the packaging and transportation […]

Uflex launches new packaging for candy/confectionery brands

Launches a Low Opacity, Good Gloss White Anti Static Twist Wrap Polyester Film Uflex has engineered Low Opacity, Good Gloss White Anti Static Twist Wrap Polyester Film FLEXPET F-WTG-AS for candy/confectionery packaging. This biaxially oriented polyethylene terephthalate (BOPET) Film as the name suggests is low opaque/ translucent and has good gloss. Read More:http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-cm/uflex-launches-new-packaging-for-candy-confectionery-brands-117082800261_1.html

Tough Material: Fourth Report on the PVC World Market by Ceresana

Despite questionable plasticizers, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is one of the best-selling types of plastic. Production continues to rise, unimpressed by health and environmental discussion: In 2016, over 42 million tonnes of PVC were consumed, corresponding to over 16% of total plastics demand. The market research institute Ceresana already publishes the fourth study on the world […]