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Boom Time For Asia’s Plastic Makers

Boom Time For Asia’s Plastic Makers

Seoul/ Singapore/ New Delhi/ Beijing: From India’s plan to plumb in over 100 million toilets in six years to China’s ambitious new Silk Road network and the continued movement of millions of people into cities across Asia, plastic makers face years of strong demand. And, because they are closer to end-users and manufacturing hubs, AsianRead More

K 2016: New era beckons for plastics and automotive design

The use of plastics in future automotive projects will only be limited be the ability of manufacturers to produce large, complex, high-quality parts on an industrial scale, according to a leading designer. In a presentation entitled ‘Pushing Boundaries of Future Automotive Design’, Demian Horst, of the Umeå Institute of Design in Sweden, told an audienceRead More

SPE ANTEC® 2016 Plenary Sessions Will Focus On the Future of Additive Manufacturing and Automotive Composites

Also Featured Will Be a Panel of Plastics Editors Examining the State of the Industry Today and Possibilities for Years to Come BETHEL, CT, U.S.A., March 14, 2016: Speakers at the plenary sessions of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) ANTEC® 2016 conference will focus on the future of the plastics industry , with special emphasisRead More

Plastic in Snickers bar prompts Mars recall in 55 countries

Mars Inc has recalled chocolate bars and other products in 55 countries, mainly in Europe, due to choking risk after a piece of plastic was found in a Snickers bar in Germany. All of the recalled products, which include Mars, Snickers and Milky Way bars, were manufactured at a Dutch factory in Veghel, a MarsRead More

GW Plastics launches biggest facility, banking on China growth

GW Plastics Inc. has completed a long-awaited expansion of its Dongguan, China, facilities. In an email interview with Plastics News , Ben Bouchard, GW’s vice president for international business development and managing director for China, clarified that the expansion, originally planned to open in 2015, was delayed by six months because of construction-related issues. “Building ourRead More

Plastic Pipes 2015 Conference

First ever PLASTIC PIPES in India were installed in early 1960s at Chhatrapur, Uttar Pradesh. In this span of just over 5 decades, the plastic pipes industry in India has grown leaps and bounds and is catering to practically all the end use segments including water & waste water transportation, plumbing, agriculture, electrical and telecommunication,Read More

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India and China will continue to lead the Global Polyethylene Industries

41.8% of the Global Polyethylene market is represented by Asia pacific countries. Since 2003, APC have exceptionally changed the production, with an increase from 16.77 mmty in 2003 to 27.703 mmty in 2013 at 5.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate). But from past two years, Polyethylene industries are experiencing a low growth due to slowdownRead More

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