LANXESS has announced its intention to acquire US-based Chemtura Corporation, a major global provider of flame retardant and lubricant additives. more

Sep 27, 2016 8:46 AM Industry News

Prisma Colour Ltd, a manufacturer and global supplier of colour and additive concentrates to the rubber, plastics and surface coatings industries, has announced the acquisition of two new businesses, Emsar Polymers and Adam Polymer Ltd. more

Sep 8, 2016 10:13 AM Industry News

Austrian standard parts manufacturer, Meusburger, has acquired hot runner specialist PSG Plastic Service GmbH. more

Jun 29, 2016 10:00 AM Machinery

RPC Group has agreed to buy British Polythene Industries (BPI) for £261m as it looks to gain a foothold in the European polythene films market. more

Jun 9, 2016 3:28 PM Industry News

Sicut Enterprises and Regain Polymers have signed exclusive agreement for the European manufacture of Sicut’s structural recycled plastic composites, including its railway sleeper, Ecotrax. more

Jun 8, 2016 4:15 PM Industry News

Borealis, a provider of polyolefin, base chemical and fertilizer solutions, has announced that it is set to acquire German plastics recycler mtm plastics and mtm compact. more

Jun 2, 2016 12:06 PM Industry News

Trelleborg, a provider of engineering polymer solutions, has finalised the acquisition of CGS Holding – a privately owned company with positions in agricultural, industrial and specialty tyres as well as engineered polymer solutions. more

Jun 1, 2016 3:18 PM Industry News

Teknor Apex has announced the acquisition of Plastic-Technologie-Service (PTS), a German-based custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and engineering thermoplastics (ETPs) for an undisclosed amount. more

Apr 4, 2016 11:50 AM Materials

BASF is considering making a counterbid for DuPont, following the announcement of its merger with Dow Chemical in December, published reports suggest. more

Mar 7, 2016 10:26 AM Industry News

PolyOne has acquired certain TPE technologies and assets from Kraton Performance Polymers for $72 million USD (approx. £49.5m GBP) as it looks to expand its global footprint in thermoplastic elastomer innovation and design. more

Feb 3, 2016 2:04 PM Materials

Multi-national packaging company, Amcor, has acquired BPI China, the Chinese subsidiary of UK based British Polythene Industries PLC for US$13 million (approx. GBP £9million). more

Feb 1, 2016 4:34 PM Industry News

Building products manufacturer, Epwin Group, has bought Tamworth-based Stormking Plastics for £27million. more

Jan 14, 2016 3:32 PM Industry News

Milacron has announced the acquisition of CanGen Holdings, Inc. (‘CanGen’) a supplier of aftermarket process control components for extrusion and injection moulding applications. more

Nov 11, 2015 1:57 PM Industry News

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