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The company has seen significant financial progress during the year, with a 16 per cent increase in Group revenue, to a record £81.04 million, and a 31 per cent increase in reported profit before tax, up to £9.86 million Read more

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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has posted positive results for the fiscal year of 2018, with global sales increasing by 13 per cent to €294.9 million Read more

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EBIT before special items declined to €6.4 billion, compared with €7.6 billion in the previous year, which was mainly attributable to the Chemicals segment, which accounted for around two-thirds of the total decline in earnings Read more

Materials

Covestro has achieved strong financial results in 2018, despite an unsettled year, with core volumes increasing by 1.6 per cent and Group sales rising by 3.4 per cent to €14.6 billion Read more

Industry News

Plastics processing revenues could rise by £440 million if productivity increases with digital investment. Read more

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German plastic group Covestro has secured Dr Thomas Toepfer as its new CFO. Read more

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Essex Injection Mouldings explains what it believes has helped it trade over three decades. Read more

Industry News

The new PVC4Cables group held its debut industry conference in Lyon, Rhône, France. Read more

Industry News

GovGrant, a specialist service provider bringing together three businesses specialising in tax relief in different areas, will highlight the opportunities available for innovative plastics companies at Interplas. Read more

Interplas 2017

Wall panels with a Covestro polyurethane core are improving the insulation properties of cheap prefabricated houses, ideal for displaced communities in war and disaster areas. Read more

Materials

UK Plastics Industry: It’s time to go global

Companies in the plastics sector are recognising that in order to maintain growth and competitiveness they need to reach out to markets abroad. Ian Cole from Siemens Financial Services explains how export finance could provide the solution. Read more

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According to the results of a recent survey, alternative forms of finance are gaining increasing ground in the manufacturing sector as almost half (46 percent) of firms surveyed consider access to funding to be a challenge. Read more

Industry News

For plastics companies at Interplas looking for finance or funding options to grown their business, TradeRiver Finance is a non-bank, online funding solution which finances trade, both cross- border and in the UK. Read more

Interplas 2014

More than a quarter of UK manufacturers say they are benefitting from current trading conditions, with a third stating that they expect their business to expand over the next 12 months, according to a survey of SMEs. Read more