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Tom Walker

GW Plastics established its first European location with the purchase of Avenue Mould Solutions in 2017 and is growing its operation in response to increased customer demand in its medical device and drug delivery business Read more

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The preliminary estimate of shipments value from reporting companies totalled $376.9 million, showing an eight per cent increase from the third quarter Read more

Industry News

PET2PET processed around one billion PET bottles in 2018, an increase of nine per cent compared to 2017 Read more

Machinery

The new Detecta by Quinn range of black PET trays address long standing recyclability issues, and could provide the first possibility of a circular economy for black plastic packaging Read more

Materials

Sabic sent a letter to customers on Monday 11th February notifying them of the situation Read more

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Repsol presented its Reciclex project as a specific commitment in the Circular Plastics Alliance Read more

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Borealis

The full year net profit of €906 million, compared to 2017 profit of €1096 million, was driven by weaker integrated PO margins and an improved profit contribution from Borouge compared to 2017 Read more

Materials

Effective of the 1st April 2019, the joint venture Reverdia will be dissolved and the partners will transfer the rights and obligations related to Reverdia’s Biosuccinium plant in Cassano, Italy to Roquette Read more

Materials

Coperion’s booth will exhibit a Coperion ZSK twin screw extruder that ensures absolutely homogenous distribution of coating components throughout the powder, leading to the highest quality powder coating production Read more

Machinery

Bottles treated to the spiral effect have the choice of creating the ridges perfectly vertical or allow the ridges to curve in order to create a spiral effect Read more

Industry News

Sigmasoft works as a virtual injection moulding machine and allows the user to test different set-ups and new concepts without risk Read more

Machinery

Milacron has released its full year and fourth quarter results for 2018, showing it finished the year with a strong cash flow, concluding its multi-year initiative Read more

Industry News

The Hovis scheme, called the Bread Bag Recycling Programme, aims to create a UK-wide network of public access bread bag recycling points Read more

Industry News

The publication follows the addition of the EuPC and EuMBC Use Maps for masterbatching, compounding, and converting processes, which were published in order to facilitate 2018 registrations Read more

Materials

The survey of 366 manufacturers found that both total and export order books strengthened modestly on the previous month, while remaining comfortably above their respective long-run averages Read more

Industry News

By excavating common single-use products for their valuable raw materials, the method is addressing the growing waste problem, while also benefitting business’ bottom line by turning waste to asset Read more

Environment

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Jean-Yves Limet

Speakers included Gian De Belder from P&G and Patricia Fosselard from EFBW, who presented industry practices and both showed that most PET packaging in perfectly recyclable, but the issue is that in Europe not enough material is collected and sorted Read more

Industry News

X-EnviroShrink has been shortlisted for EPRO’s Best Recycled Plastic Products award, and in Plastics Recycling Awards Europe’s Plastic Packaging Product of the Year category Read more

Industry News

The transaction, which was agreed on August 21st, 2018, includes the purchase of the Foshan site in the Guangdong Province in South China and the Ningbo site in the Zhejiang Province in Eastern China and the two related sales offices in Guangzhou and Read more

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The Protector 40 Primus+ detects all magnetic and non-magnetic metal contaminants, even when they are enclosed in the product, and the metal contaminants are rejected via the Quick-Valve separation unit Read more

Machinery