April 2024 Issue

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The packaging sector is a key user of plastics materials. Thus, it is of importance that brand owners and materials suppliers stay up-to-date on the preferences by consumers, especially the younger generation, on sustainability and recycling

Media Kit 2024

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Company News

M&As: Perstorp buys out minority partner at Chinese polyol site; Adnoc closes acquisition of stake in OMV

M&As: Perstorp buys out minority partner at Chinese polyol site; Adnoc closes acquisition of stake in OMV

Sweden's Perstorp has closed a deal to buy out its minority partner in the joint venture Shandong Perstorp Chemical Co... Read More»

Finance: Trinseo to sell interest in Americas Styrenics; Vianode awarded EUR30 mn grant to advance Europe’s battery industry

Finance: Trinseo to sell interest in Americas Styrenics; Vianode awarded EUR30 mn grant to advance Europe’s battery industry

Speciality materials firm Trinseo says that it has commenced a sale process for its 50% ownership in Americas Styrenics LLC (AmSty)... Read More»

Material News

Optimising ergonomics, safety in handle, grip and anti-slip mat designsrs with TPEs

Notable achievement for portable speakers with TPEs

The Thermolast H HC/AP series from Kraiburg TPE represents a significant advancement in stretcher safety, as it offers excellent compression set properties that allow manufacturers to mould it into... Read More»

Plants: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical to halt production of OX and PA; selling stake in plasticiser firm

Green news: Covestro opens pilot plant for biobased aniline; Corsair to supply pyrolysis oil to Shell Singapore

Japanese chemical firm Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) will suspend its production of orthoxylene (OX) and phthalic anhydride (PA) at its Mizushima... Read More»

Machinery News

Chinaplas 2024: Harnessing unveiled innovative technologies and solutions

Chinaplas 2024: Shaping the future of the plastics & rubber industries

China's manufacturing industry is currently undergoing a remarkable transformation, driven by a strategic shift that has positioned the country for a competitive advantage in the global market... Read More»

Davis Standard completes extrusion acquisition; including Battenfeld-Cincinnati

Davis Standard completes extrusion acquisition; including Battenfeld-Cincinnati

US-based extrusion and converting machinery supplier Davis-Standard says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Extrusion Technology Group (ETG), which was controlled by the... Read More»

SUPPLEMENTS

GRI to triple agri tyre sales through expansions

Sri Lankan tyre maker Global Rubber Industries (GRI) has unveiled a visionary strategy aimed at dramatically increasing its presence and sales in the agricultural tyre market worldwide, according to Founder/Managing Director, Prabhash Subasinghe... Read More»


Guangzhou Industrial Technology and Asiamold Select: Guangzhou 2024 draws to a close, makes lasting industry impressionstions

Guangzhou Industrial Technology and Asiamold Select – Guangzhou successfully concluded on 6th March... Read More»


Technip Energies/LanzaTech to receive US$200 mn DOE funding for decarbonised ethylene facility

Technology firm Technip Energies and carbon recycling firm LanzaTech Global have been selected by the US Department... Read More»