Smurfit Kappa’s solution helps protect and conserve oil, and has been specifically designed for the motor industry. more

May 31, 2017 4:24 PM Industry News

Borealis and Borouge have teamed up with OFID (OPEC Fund for International Development) and the UK Government’s Department for International Development for the Water for the World project. more

May 15, 2017 2:13 PM Industry News

Munch ado about mothlings: Caterpillars eat plastic bags, creating ethylene glycol syrup for PET production. more

Apr 28, 2017 3:42 PM Industry News

UK plastics raw materials distributor, Plastribution, has expanded its portfolio with the addition of new grades from the Tosoh Corporation, the parent company of the Japanese chemical and specialty products and materials group. more

Apr 19, 2017 9:26 AM Materials

Borealis, Nova Chemicals and Total have stated their intention to start a joint venture to build an ethylene cracker and polyethylene plant in Texas, USA, following global demand. more

Apr 13, 2017 11:32 AM Industry News



Forbes has started work expanding its production space at its Kelso factory, in the Scottish Borders. more

Feb 10, 2017 3:16 PM Industry News


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The European polyethylene film market is on steadier ground after the challenges of the last decade, with materials modernisation and strong German consumption driving demand, according to Applied Market Information. more

Jan 30, 2017 10:49 AM Industry News

Chinese demand will boost polyethylene markets, powered by America’s shale gas bonanza. more

Jan 26, 2017 2:49 PM Industry News

Southampton-based polythene manufacturer, Polystar Plastics, is set to produce an additional 2,000 tonnes of polythene per month in the UK – giving them an overall capacity of 40,000 tonnes per year. more

Sep 9, 2016 10:27 AM Materials

Avery Dennison has launched two new bio-based polyethylene label films that it says allow converters to produce more sustainable packaging. more

Nov 3, 2015 9:39 AM Materials

Officials in Los Angeles are using black polyethylene balls in an attempt to alleviate the severe drought currently affecting the city. more

Aug 17, 2015 12:25 PM Industry News

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