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The main reasons for the positive development were higher selling prices and advantageous exchange-rate effect, particularly from the US dollar Read more

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BASF has seen an increase in sales of by three per cent year on year in the first quarter of 2019, rising to €16.2 billion Read more

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On a regional basis, the sales development in Latin America, Europe and the Middle East and Africa all reflected single-digit growth in local currency Read more

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A marked drop in selling prices led to a reduction in Group sales by 16 per cent to €3.2 billion, while net income also fell by 72.2 per cent Read more

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Organic sales in the quarter increased one per cent, both for the Group in its entirety and excluding project deliveries Read more

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The major growth for TPEs will depend largely on the success of the world’s automotive industry, given that the consumption in this market represents of 43 per cent of the global demand for TPEs in 2019 Read more

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Group revenues achieved for the first three months of the year with £2.1 million, which is 11 per cent ahead of the previous quarter, and in line with those achieved in Q1 2018 Read more

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The results showed $900 million of consolidated revenue, flat with the prior year, as growth from acquisitions of 3.5 per cent was offset by a 1.5 per cent reduction in organic sales and a two per cent impact due to unfavourable foreign exchange Read more

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After conducting research on mid-sized UK manufacturers that are turning over £10 million to £300 million, Wyelands Bank found that 89 per cent are held back because of a lack of finance Read more

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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

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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

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

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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

8 Feb 2017 14:15 Guest Blog 1 Comments