Squeezable Plastic Tubes Market to Grow at a CAGR of 6% During 2019 to 2027, says Fact.MR

Global sales of the squeezable plastic tubes in 2018 surpassed US$ 700 Mn and are anticipated to expand at a moderate pace over the forecast period, according to a recently published Fact.MR study. Europe will maintain its supremacy in the market for the squeezable plastic tubes, owing to the widespread consumption in various end-use applications […]

UTECH and Media Fusion Bring Polyurethane Trade Show to Dubai in 2021

DETROIT–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Crain Communications Inc., the organizer of the UTECH trade shows, is partnering with Media Fusion to launch the Middle East Foam & Polyurethane Expo, powered by UTECH. The show will be organized by Crain Communications Inc. of Detroit and Media Fusion of Dubai. This MEFPU Expo will be co-located with Sleep Expo Middle East, […]

Cleanfarms Puts Feet on the Ground in Alberta with New Lethbridge Office

LETHBRIDGE, AB, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ – Cleanfarms, a Canada-wide stewardship organization best known for its ag-plastics recycling programs for pesticide and fertilizer jugs and totes and grain bags has opened an Alberta office in Lethbridge. “Alberta’s importance as an executive hub for agricultural industry is growing. That combined with its position as a Prairie powerhouse for agriculture in Canada, points to the […]

Plastics announces 2020 Re|focus Sustainability Innovation Awards winners

Three winners were selected for these awards. Winners of the Leadership in Innovation Award and the People’s Choice Award will be announced at Re|focus in May. The Plastics Industry Association (Plastics), Washington, has announced the three winners of the annual Re|focus Sustainability Innovation Awards. The winners exemplify the best submissions in the categories of materials, design and end-of-life […]

Ascend to purchase compounding and masterbatch businesses of Poliblend and Esseti Plast

HOUSTON – February 13, 2020 – Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, announced today it signed an agreement to purchase Poliblend and Esseti Plast GD from D’Ottavio Group. The acquisition includes a manufacturing facility in Mozzate, Italy, the masterbatch portfolio of Esseti Plast GD and the engineering plastics portfolio […]

Biesterfeld and DuPont intensify their strategic partnership in CIS countries

Biesterfeld Plastic and DuPont are continuing the expansion of their strategic cooperation. Thanks to an extended agreement, Biesterfeld Rus LLC will take over responsibility for selling the Zytel®, Minlon®, Crastin®, Rynite®, Hytrel®, Bexloy® and Delrin® thermoplastic plastics in Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan from 1 December 2019. Hytrel® thermoplastic polyester-elastomers are ideal for […]

FAITH IN THE RUSSIAN MARKET DESPITE ITS VOLATILITY for Italian exhibitors at Interplastica 2020

There will be more than 40 Italian companies taking part in the Italian collective organized by Amaplast – the trade association, member of CONFINDUSTRIA, including over 160 manufacturers of machinery, equipment, and moulds for plastics and rubber processing – at the twenty-third edition of the specialized exhibition in Moscow on 28-31 January 2020. Approximately twenty […]

SURESH SWAMINATHAN BECOMES PRESIDENT OF TEKNOR APEX

PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A., October 28, 2019: Teknor Apex Company has appointed Suresh Swaminathan as its new president. He succeeds William J. Murray, who is retiring after 41 years with the company. Mr. Swaminathan will be responsible for the company’s worldwide custom compounding business. Teknor Apex operates thirteen manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia […]