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Polypipe Terrain is to supply the water management system to one of London’s most recognisable commercial developments. more

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Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Cooperation by Borealis and Henkel produces plastic bottle and nozzle composed 100 per cent of post- consumer recycled material. more

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The polyolefin specialist Albis has renewed its distribution deal with LyondellBasell for Europe, adding Russia and North Africa to its network. more

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The detergent maker Henkel has joined up with its packaging designer Mondi to make a more sustainable Persil pack with regrind. more

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Swansea University

Waste carbon dioxide can be catalysed into ethylene to create a polymer base, with an advanced catalyst developed in Swansea. more

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January’s brew-haha over a charge on takeaway coffee cups has come to naught after the Government responded with a focus on ‘voluntary commitments’ to reduce container waste. more

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Production of Ultem and Noryl resins will increase at SABIC's plants in the Netherlands and Singapore. more

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A Hereford-based packaging firm that went into administration earlier this year has re-started production and reinstated jobs following acquisition by the Visionscape Group. more

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A brush fibre maker based in Cumbria has installed four Krause internal silos from Genesis as demand picks up. more

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BPF Pipes

The strong technical guidance heritage of the BPF Pipes group has been built on with the addition of the best more

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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Forbes

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

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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

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

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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

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

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