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DSM: Plastics segment continues to grow / Materials business adjusted EBITDA and sales up

23/02/2018

The Materials division of chemicals group DSM, which is oriented to the field of plastics, increased its adjusted EBITDA by 12% at EUR 488m while sales rose also 12% to EUR 2.825 bn on double-digit gains of all businesses. Pricing and ...
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TARKETT: Flooring production expansions in Europe and US / Andrew Bonham to become president and CEO at North America division

23/02/2018

French flooring producer Tarkett has posted full-year net sales at more than EUR 2.8 bn in 2017, up 3.7% year-on-year, with exchange rates accounting for a negative impact, mainly due to the depreciation of the US dollar and the pound ...
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VEKA: German window profiles manufacturer constructing PVC-U recycling plant in UK

23/02/2018

Veka Recycling, a subsidiary of German PVC profiles producer Veka, is planning to have a recycling plant for PVC-U fully operational in Wellingborough / UK by the end of 2019. EUR 8m has been earmarked to set up "the most sophisticated ...
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Euromap 82.1: Release Candidate for the data exchange between injection moulding machines and temperature control devices

23/02/2018

Injection moulding machines are integrated in vertical and horizontal IT communication structures for data exchange. For the vertical communication to central computers/..
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Lanxess expands capacity for Macrolex dyes at its Leverkusen site - Investment volume of more than five million euros

22/02/2018

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will expand the capacity for Macrolex dyes at its Leverkusen site. With an investment volume of more than five million euros, the current..
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SCHUR FLEXIBLES: Acquisition of Clondalkin packaging subsidiaries / Presence boosted in premium confectionery sector

22/02/2018

Schur Flexibles has strengthened its presence in the premium packaging sector for confectionery and tea. The Austrian company has acquired several producers from the Clondalkin Group. These include Cats-Hänsel, which comprises Cats ...
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Holland Colours: Coenraad Vinke new CEO

22/02/2018

Holland Colours recently announced that Coenraad Vinke (54) has been nominated as the new CEO for th company, producer of color concentrates for the polymer industry. He will join..
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COVESTRO: Strong sales and earnings in 2017 / PU feedstocks and PC profit from higher prices and volumes / Strategy focused on sustainability and digitalisation

22/02/2018

In the fourth quarter of 2017, German engineering plastics producer Covestro reported its most successful three-month reporting period ever, with a sales increase of 16.7% to EUR 3.5 bn year-on-year, driven both by higher selling prices ...
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LIDL: German supermarket chain targets 20% savings on plastics by 2025 / Full recyclability of packaging for own brands

22/02/2018

Having scrapped standard plastic bags about a year ago, German discount supermarket chain Lidl is now continuing its offensive against plastics. By 2025, the group is intending to reduce its overall plastics consumption in Germany by at ...
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EVENTS: Second "Plastics are Future” seminar to take place in Valencia

22/02/2018

Spanish plastics technology centre Aimplas is holding the second edition of its international seminar on new materials, entitled "Plastics are Future”, which will run from 24-25 April 2018 in Valencia. The event concerns innovations in ...
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