Several innovators in the vinyls industry have been recognised for their forward-thinking achievements and products that are helping to drive the industry forward in a number of key areas. more

Oct 21, 2016 11:45 AM Materials

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

West Yorkshire-based PVC compounder, Dugdale Ltd, is finalising the latest phase of a £2million capital investment in the business to facilitate growth and expansion. more

Aug 19, 2016 3:29 PM Materials

South Wales-based manufacturer, Colour Tone Masterbatch, is celebrating twenty years of operation and technical innovation in the plastics industry. more

Aug 8, 2016 11:02 AM Materials

Colour masterbatch manufacturer, Astropol, has recruited additional staff in order to satisfy demand the company is receiving from new business opportunities. more

Jul 21, 2016 3:05 PM Industry News

A UK-based moulder is set for a further period of expansion following the recent doubling of its factory size. more

Jun 3, 2016 11:34 AM Industry News

The UK contributed 21 percent – or 107,593 tonnes – to the total recycled through Recovinyl, the PVC industry’s recycling scheme, in 2015. more

May 10, 2016 9:41 AM Environment

VinylPlus, the European PVC industry sustainable development programme, has revealed that some 514,913 tonnes of PVC were recycled within its framework last year. more

May 3, 2016 10:11 AM Environment

PVC 2017 is calling for papers to be submitted for consideration for next year’s conference. more


A take-back scheme for the recycling of non-infectious PVC medical items is now operational in seven hospitals across the UK. more

Apr 18, 2016 4:31 PM Environment

A speaker line-up with high profile names from the United Nations, the European Commission and the vinyl industry has been announced for the upcoming Vinyl Sustainability Forum. more

Apr 15, 2016 11:46 AM Events

Global supplier of additives for the plastics industry, Baerlocher, has become the latest company to show its endorsement for the UK’s triennial PVC Conference with sponsorship of the event. more

Apr 4, 2016 10:59 AM Events

Kent-based recycler of PVC-U post consumer window profiles, VEKA Recycling, Ltd. has received continued accreditation under EuCertPlast, a European Union-wide certification scheme aimed at standardising the recycling of post-consumer plastics. more

Mar 18, 2016 11:46 AM Environment

An Italian sustainable design project designed to encourage the use of recycled PVC in applications for water preservation and conservation has produced a number of innovative ideas. more

Mar 17, 2016 4:01 PM Materials

A Northern Irish manufacturer of extruded PVC products announced a major overseas expansion yesterday to coincide with a visit from the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP. more

Mar 2, 2016 10:57 AM Industry News

The UK’s triennial PVC Conference has announced that it has already generated support from some of the industry’s biggest names ahead of the event in 2017. more

Feb 26, 2016 2:48 PM Events

VinylPlus has announced its speaker line-up for the forthcoming Vinyl Sustainability Forum 2016, which includes a number of high profile speakers from a broad range of stakeholders, including those from the UN and the European Commission. more

Feb 16, 2016 8:54 AM Events

West Yorkshire-based PVC compounder, Dugdale, says recent high profile successes for PVC have brought a revival of confidence that is paving the way for investment, expansion and development. more

Feb 1, 2016 4:49 PM Materials

Chemson, a global supplier of PVC stabilisers, is investing in future manufacturing skills with the appointment of seven new apprentices at its UK plant. more

Jan 29, 2016 2:48 PM Industry News

A Wrexham-based PVC compounder says it is going from “strength to strength”, winning additional financial support and planning to recruit additional staff. more

Jan 11, 2016 3:30 PM Industry News

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