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RESINEX: Distribution of medical copolyester grades from Selenis in Europe

17.05.2024

Resinex said it has taken over the distribution of medical PET-G range, Selcare, from Selenis. The agreement applies to the supply of the entire European region. Selcare HC 300 is an amorphous copolyester that was specially developed ...
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Röhm: Price increase for PMMA and PMMI molding compounds

17.05.2024

Effective June 1, 2024, Röhm GmbH will increase the prices for its PMMA and PMMI molding compounds, which are marketed under the trademarks "Plexiglas" and "Pleximid". As far..
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SABIC: Range of automotive applications for PP-UMS foam resin demonstrated at NPE

17.05.2024

At the recently concluded NPE 2024 trade show, petrochemicals group Sabic demonstrated the properties of its polypropylene-ultra melt strength foam resin, meant primarily for use in transportation components that need weight reduction ...
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LOGISTICS: US hikes tariffs on Chinese imports / Shortage of freight space causes prices to rise

16.05.2024

By PIE staffThe US government has announced new tariffs on a number of products coming from China electric vehicles, lithium batteries, critical minerals, semiconductors, steel and aluminium, port cranes, and medical supplies. American ...
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PAAG: Turkish recycler enters PET bottle-to-bottle recycling market

16.05.2024

Turkish recycler PCR Ambalaj Atiklari Geri Kazanim recently announced the commissioning of a PET bottle-to-bottle recycling system at its Gebze plant near Istanbul. According to the manufacturer, the recoSTAR PET 165 HC iV+ from machine ...
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CLARIANT: Launch of PFAS-free line of additives for polyolefin film extrusion

16.05.2024

Speciality chemicals group Clariant launched its AddWorks PPA line of additives, which it claims is per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances -free, at the recent NPE 2024 trade fair in Orlando, Florida, US. The product range, designed for the ...
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EPS: British Plastics Federation counters newspaper's claims about EPS

15.05.2024

By PIE correspondentThe British Plastics Federation has challenged an article published by a leading UK newspaper, which claimed that expanded polystyrene was toxic and unrecyclable. The article was published in the Daily Mail newspaper, ...
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SIEGWERK: Coatings and inks supplier forms circular product portfolio / Collaboration yields mono-material pet-food packaging

15.05.2024

By PIE correspondentGerman printing inks and coatings manufacturer Siegwerk said it has bundled its circular coating solutions under a new product portfolio it calls Cirkit. The portfolio includes:Cirkit Oxybar, an oxygen barrier coating ...
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Schütz: New PE drum line commissioned in Indonesia

15.05.2024

Schütz has invested in a new extrusion blow moulding line at its Karawang site in Indonesia. The company is now producing its PE bung barrel F1 220 litres here using a multi-layer..
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PLASTICS RECYCLING: RecyClass turns its attention to E&E, automotive

15.05.2024

By PIE staffAfter having implemented updated Design for Recycling guidelines for the plastic packaging sector at the end of January this year, plastics recycling auditing scheme RecyClass said it is now extending its scope to plastic ...
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