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Collaboration gives plastic packaging recycling Circular Economy boost

The plastics packaging value chain has been given added Circular Economy support, as a new collaboration aims to improve polyolefins-based packaging recycling rates.

On October 25th 2016, EuPC, PlasticsEurope and Plastics Recylers Europe (PRE) launched the new Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform (PCEP) through which the industry calls...Read More »


US software firm confident on plastics future

The plastics industry appears poised for strong growth in 2017 according to manufacturing software firm IQMS.

The firm was present at the recent K show, held in Germany, and made four assessments after discussions with plastics manufacturers.

The California-based firm found that metal and...Read More »


Orpic to begin work on Liwa gas unit in January

State-owned Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries (Orpic) will lay the foundation stone for the natural gas liquids extraction station of the $6.5-billion Liwa Plastics Industries Complex in January, a report said.

The Fahud project, which will be implemented by the Korean GS Company and Japanese Mitsui...Read More »


Walter Baumann Becomes Managing Director of PTS As Founder Uwe Stenglin Takes On New Role of Principal Consultant to Teknor Apex

TAUBERZELL, GERMANY, September 14, 2016: Uwe Stenglin, who built Plastic-Technologie-Service (PTS) into a leading custom compounder and arranged for its sale to Teknor Apex Company in March of this year, has taken on a new role as principal consultant to Teknor Apex. Walter Baumann has assumed the position...Read More »


Assam has immense potential in plastic industry

Assam has immense potential in plastic industry with a massive campaign underway to tap the opportunities, state Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said today. “Plastic has become omnipresent in our daily life.

Assam has immense potential in plastic industry

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Co-Op signs up for plastics action plan

The Co-op has become the first retailer to support the Plastics Industry Recycling Action Plan (Pirap) and called on others to join the industry led strategy to boost the recycling of plastic packaging.

Pirap was launched in June 2015 by WRAP, the British Plastics Federation (BPF) and...Read More »


Bioplastics in the spotlights during SPI’s inaugural Bioplastics Week

Winner of its 2016 Innovation in Bioplastics Award announced

This past week, from August 22-26, 2016, the Bioplastics Division of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association hosted its inaugural Bioplastics Week – a social media-based event to increase visibility for bioplastics together with various other...Read More »


Vietnam’s plastics industry becomes the ‘aiming point’ of foreign investors

This explains why Vietnam’s plastics industry has become the ‘aiming point’ of foreign investors, especially ones from Thailand.

TPP and other free trade agreements (FTAs) are also the reasons that prompt foreign investors to jump into the Vietnamese market. With TPP, the plastics...Read More »


Plastic Industry News Expects Huge Growth In The Plastic Industry In The Coming Years

The plastic industry of any country encompasses all the activities which go into the manufacturing of polymer materials. The plastic industry in India is a huge industry. From manufacturing to the selling of these manufactured plastic products, there is a large percentage of the population, which is attached, either directly...Read More »


The Plastics Industry And Its Export Trends

From the year 1957, when India first started the manufacture of polystyrene, the plastic industry in India has come a long way. With some major development products lined up in the ports, roads, telecom and many other infrastructure sectors, the plastic industry is expected to continue its growth at the...Read More »