CANTONESE RENDEZVOUS

At the thirty-third CHINAPLAS fair (Canton, 21-24 May 2019), the Italian collective organised by Amaplast (Italian trade association, member of CONFINDUSTRIA, bringing together about 170 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment and moulds) will include about fifty Italian businesses and occupy an area of 1,400 square metres. “The massive Italian presence at the […]

Maharashtra Eases Plastic Ban On Bottles But With Recycling Rider

Maharashtra decided to revoke the ban on plastic bottles, providing some relief from its earlier decision to curb environmental damage from the non-biodegradable material. But on one condition. All manufacturers have to establish a recycling chain by setting up reverse vending machines and tie up with recyclers, a senior official from the environment ministry told […]

H.R.H. Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa Patronage the 1st Edition of the GDA Conference

Under His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa’s patronage, the kingdom will host the first Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) International Downstream Conference and Exhibition 2018. Themed “Towards a Competitive Downstream through Innovation, Collaboration and Technology”, the event will be held at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre from October 23 […]

Plastics Machinery Shipments Jumped 20% Y/Y in Q3 of 2017

North American shipments of primary plastics machinery posted a strong year-over-year increase in Q3 of 2017 according to statistics compiled and reported by the Plastics Industry Association’s (PLASTICS) Committee on Equipment Statistics (CES). This marked the second consecutive quarterly Y/Y increase in this data. The preliminary estimate for shipments of primary plastics equipment (injection molding, […]