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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has confirmed its new management line up following the announcement of a new CEO in October. more

Dec 19, 2016 11:52 AM Industry News

Solvay has reached an agreement to sell its cellulose acetate tow business, Acetow, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone. more

Dec 12, 2016 12:29 PM Materials

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has announced it is seeking a new CEO following the decision by Willem De Vos to leave the organisation in 2017. more

Dec 12, 2016 11:19 AM Industry News

Specialist waste management and recycling sack supplier, Cromwell Polythene, has appointed Alistair Hall as Commercial Manager. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:05 PM Industry News

Two product design students say that attending K 2016 as part of winning the annual ‘Design Innovation in Plastics’ competition has given them a new perspective on the possibilities available in the plastics industry. more

Nov 1, 2016 10:11 AM Industry News

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

The Managing Director of ALBIS (UK) Ltd. has been named as the new Chief Sales Officer (CSO) for the overall ALBIS Plastic Group, based in Hamburg, Germany. more

Sep 16, 2016 9:32 AM Industry News

Vinyl Belgium, an independent non-profit association promoting the use of PVC, has appointed Benoît Leclère as Executive Director. more

Sep 13, 2016 11:11 AM Industry News

Ancillary equipment provider, Summit Systems, says the appointment of its new Technical Sales Engineer demonstrates its confidence in the UK plastics industry as it looks to capitalise on post-Brexit opportunities. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:28 PM Machinery

The CEO of manufacturer’s organisation, EEF, has welcomed the appointment of the Secretary of State for the newly created Ministry of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. more

Jul 15, 2016 12:30 PM Industry News

The Managing Director of a UK plastics ancillaries company says that the ongoing strengthening of its team through recruitment of new staff will allow it to “weather any storms” that arise following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. more

Jul 15, 2016 11:42 AM Industry News

Provider of plastics processing and ancillary equipment, Motan Colortronic, says “now is the right time” to expand its UK team as it takes on new staff. more

Jul 14, 2016 2:23 PM Industry News

Borealis has announced the appointment of Maria Ciliberti to the position of Vice President of Marketing and New Business Development for its Polyolefins division, effective 11 July 2016. more

Jul 13, 2016 2:47 PM Industry News

A specialist in carbon fibre reinforced composites has been appointed the new Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Surrey. more

Jun 28, 2016 10:00 AM Industry News

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

Innovate UK has announced that it is launching a special award for female entrepreneurs more

Jun 6, 2016 4:30 PM Industry News

BASF has appointed Richard John Carter to head its operations in the UK and Ireland. Carter assumes the role of Vice President in charge of BASF’s UK/Ireland Unit, as well as Managing Director of BASF companies in the UK and Ireland. more

Mar 14, 2016 4:54 PM Industry News

Engel has announced that Dr. Peter Neumann, the company’s long-term Chairman, will step down from the role after 35 years. more

Mar 1, 2016 4:25 PM Industry News

British Polythene Industries (BPI) has reported its seventh consecutive year of growth, despite an overall reduction in volumes. more

Mar 1, 2016 11:48 AM Industry News

Merseyside-based injection and blow moulding compay, Coral Products, has purchased Cheshire-based Global One-Pack (GOP), a manufacturer of plastic pumps and trigger sprays. more

Feb 23, 2016 4:12 PM Industry News

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