New marine litter study: Ocean life, at risk of extinction?
Mass extinction is the worst scenario our oceans could be facing if the tonnes of infiltrating plastic wastes will continue to build up and left unmanaged, according to a new report conducted by international researchers, and which estimates how much plastic debris ends up in...
BASF/Petronas to build 2-EH acid plant in Malaysia
Germany-based BASF and Malaysia’s Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) will build a new world-scale production plant for 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid (2-EHAcid) at the site of their existing joint venture, BASF Petronas Chemicals, in Kuantan, Malaysia. The construction of this plant, which will be the first of its...
Manufacturing trends to be highlighted at Chinaplas in May
As Asia’s first and the world’s second largest plastics and rubber trade fair, this year’s edition of Chinaplas, to be held 20-23 May, 2015 at China Import & Export Fair Complex, Pazhou, Guangzhou, China, will bring in an array of concurrent events at the fairground to help industry professionals...
PRA January/February 2015
ON THE COVER: One of the machines on show by Rajoo Engineers at Plastindia 2015, from 5-10 February, will be the Multifoil blown film line