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28 % GST

Respite for the Common Man of India from 28 % GST on plastics goods

Respite for the Common Man of India from 28 % GST on plastics goods

With the announcement of the recommendations for reduction of GST Rates  on various plastics items with effect November 15, 2017 by the GST council in its meeting dated 10th November at Guwahati ,  The Common Man and the Poorest of Poor can heave a sign of relief. Especially so, when  GST on Plastics items of their useRead More

First production site in the United States: Südpack acquires Seville Flexpack Corporation

Ochsenhausen / Oak Creek, October 2, 2017 – Südpack Verpackungen GmbH und Co. KG, one of Europe’s leading providers of flexible packaging solutions, has recently acquired the Seville Flexpack Corporation, based in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. The acquisition is intended to strengthen Südpack’s business in the US, which it will successively expand. Previously, the company’s onlyRead More

API sets new milestone in biodegradability of coffee capsules

Customers benefit from new grades of biodegradable APINAT Bioplastics MUSSOLENTE, It – October 2nd, 2017 – API, an Italian company specialized in the production of thermoplastic elastomeric compounds and bioplastics that was acquired by global materials company Trinseo in July 2017, has introduced a broadened portfolio of APINAT® Bioplastics for single-serve coffee capsules. In responseRead More

Plastic chunks found in Arctic ice

London, Sep 25 (PTI) Scientists have discovered sizable chunks of plastic near the North Pole, raising fears that melting ice will allow more of the material to be released into the Arctic Ocean – with detrimental effects on wildlife. A team of scientists drawn from the US, Norway and Hong Kong and headed by marineRead More

Blow Molded Plastic Bottles Market Report 2017: Business Segmentation By Revenue And Market Structure Forecast 2021

Global Blow Molded Plastic Bottles Market Research Report 2017-2021, is structured with comprehensive market analysis and industry expert’s recommendations. Analysts Forecast Global Blow Molded Plastic Bottles Market to Grow at 3.51% CAGR during the Period 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents the in-depth research of the market by key vendor landscape, way of study,Read More

Single-use plastic bags to be banned in WA from mid-2018 in bid to protect environment

West Australian retailers will be barred from giving shoppers single-use plastic bags from next July, with the state becoming the latest Australian jurisdiction to announce a ban. Shoppers will instead be required to bring their own bags or forced to purchase reusable ones from stores under the changes announced by the McGowan Government. Environment MinisterRead More


The Report entitled Global Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Pipe Market 2017 analyses the crucial factors of the Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Pipe market based on present industry situations, market demands, business strategies adopted by Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Pipe market players and their growth scenario. This report isolates the Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Pipe market based onRead More