Global chemical supply and demand threatened by Middle East escalation

Military action leading to closure of the Strait of Hormuz between Iran and Saudi Arabia could seriously disrupt global trade in chemicals and oil products, with a knock-on effect for the world’s already fragile manufacturing economy Read more

10 Jan 2020 13:34 Guest Blog

2019: A challenging year for the polyester chain

Salmon Lee, Wood Mackenzie Head of Polyesters, reviews 2019 and outlines how the polyester chain has managed to prove resilient, despite both overcapacity and weak upstream markets. Read more

19 Dec 2019 12:09 Guest Blog

Rounding up 2019

In his exclusive column this month, Philip Law looks back on a successful K show for both enquiries and engagement, and provides an update on the Federation's latest activities in the areas of circular economy, Brexit and packaging. Read more

3 Dec 2019 16:01 BPF Blog

Get engaged

In the latest instalment of his exclusive column for BP&R, Philip Law urges plastics companies to engage with their local MPs, reflects on the potential of a double plastics tax and looks ahead to upcoming events. Read more

23 Oct 2019 15:45 BPF Blog

In this guest blog Martina Schmidt, Head of Recycling/Waste Division at Vecoplan AG, is answering questions from VDMA about Circular Economy. Read more

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Here the company’s Industrial Platform Manager, Emma Law, tells us more about this latest innovation. Read more

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William Bourn, UK Sales Manager for Güdel UK, explores the reasons behind the current situation, and considers the steps required to change the current mind-set and encourage greater numbers of students to consider becoming the engineers of tomorrow. Read more

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The European plastics industry: hoping for the best, preparing for the worst

In the run-up to K 2019 the latest K blog discusses the challenges facing the European plastics industry including chemical recycling and the Brexit effect. Read more

20 Aug 2019 11:31 Guest Blog

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