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Rally against plastic ban

Rally against plastic ban

Hundreds of traders, wholesalers, and manufacturers of plastic products came out in protest against the recent plastic ban in Bengaluru. The protesters – under the banner of Karnataka State Plastics Association – took out a rally between K.R. Market and K.G. Road, choking traffic headed towards the busy Kempegowda Bus Stand. The association demanded aRead More

Processing Waste Plastic into Building Materials

The students of the department of Mechanical Engineering, St Joseph Engineering College, Mangaluru have come up with a extruder that develops building materials, especially plastic bricks, from plastic waste. The students made a presentation of this at the exhibition for engineering colleges, as part of National Science Day celebrations at the Pilikula Regional Science CentreRead More

Mars recalls chocolates in India over plastic fears

New Delhi: Mars, one of the world’s largest chocolate makers, has recalled some of its products here because of fears that consumers may find pieces of plastic in them. After a piece of red plastic was found in one Snickers bar in Germany on Tuesday, the US-based company announced that it was launching a voluntaryRead 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

Modi government might offer incentives for use of plastic money

In a bid to curb the flow of black money and to push the ambitious ‘Digital India’ scheme, the Narendra Modi government might announce some incentives to promote the use of plastic cards for business transactions. If you prefer to use credit cards or debit cards in place of cash transactions, this budget might bringRead More

Perstorp signs Memorandum of Understanding at “Make in India”

Perstorp, a world leader in specialty chemicals has been participating in the event “Make in India”. By signing an MoU with MIDC (Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation), the company initiates the process of evaluating the opportunity to invest in a new world scale production plant for Penta in India. The related market for coatings is growingRead More

Clariant expands MEVOPUR® capability forpre-colored compounds

Offers more choice to processors and healthcare product producers  Broader range to include high temperature resins  Featured at MD&M West 2016 / Pharmapack Europe 2016 Muttenz, February 10, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has expanded its capacity to produce pre-colored compounds for medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging.Facilities to processRead More

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