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The expansion increases plant production capacity by 65 per cent or 650,000 tonnes per year, bringing site capacity to nearly 1.7 million tonnes per year Read more

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RPC

RPC Sæplast introduces enhanced design for its reusable Nordic 1000L heavy duty container. Read more

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AMI Consulting

The impact of the move towards a circular economy is presenting a new era for the polymer supply industry, finds a new report. Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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Forbes

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

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