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

8 Feb 2018 09:37 Industry News

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

30 Nov 2017 10:06 Industry News

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

4 Oct 2017 15:46 Industry News


BPF Pipes

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

2 Aug 2017 14:59 Industry News

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

31 May 2017 16:24 Industry News

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

15 May 2017 14:13 Industry News

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

28 Apr 2017 15:42 Industry News

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

19 Apr 2017 09:26 Materials

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

13 Apr 2017 11:32 Industry News



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

10 Feb 2017 15:16 Industry News


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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

30 Jan 2017 10:49 Industry News

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

26 Jan 2017 14:49 Industry News

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

9 Sep 2016 10:27 Materials

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

3 Nov 2015 09:39 Materials

Officials in Los Angeles are using black polyethylene balls in an attempt to alleviate the severe drought currently affecting the city. more

17 Aug 2015 12:25 Industry News