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NOVARES: OEM supplier inaugurates second production hall in Czech Republic

18/07/2019

Automotive OEM supplier Novares, formerly known as Mecaplast, has inaugurated a second production hall at its site in Janovice / Czech Republic. The new 9,600 m² facility, part of the groups German OEMs and tier 1 business unit, will ...
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Kolon Plastics appoints Nordmann as European distributor for its "Kopel" product line

17/07/2019

Nordmann, an international leading chemical distribution company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, is pleased to announce the appointment by Kolon Plastics, INC., as the official..
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LEONI: Automotive supplier considers divesting cable division / Plans for IPO or direct sale

17/07/2019

Automotive supplier Leoni is still sailing troubled waters after it has overturned its forecast for 2019 and announced massive job cuts see Plasteurope of 26.03.2019. Now the cable and wiring systems manufacturer has announced plans to ...
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ASSOCIATIONS: European plastics converters and machinery manufacturers to collaborate on promoting the use of recyclate

17/07/2019

At the start of July 2019, European Plastics Converters together with plastics and rubber machinery associations Amaplast, Euromap and Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau held a workshop on the use of recyclate. The workshop ...
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PLASTICS RECYCLING GERMANY: Environmental group accuses Henkel of consumer fraud / Definitions of post-industrial and post-consumer recyclate disputed

17/07/2019

The reputation of German environmental group Deutsche Umwelthilfe in the industry can be regarded at least as controversial. However, the impact of the associations activities should not be underestimated as was made clear by the ...
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Nouryon doubles capacity for dicumyl peroxide in China

17/07/2019

Nouryon has doubled production capacity for dicumyl peroxide (DCP) at its site in Ningbo, China. The plant is according to company information the largest of its kind in the world..
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KOMPUESTOS: Spanish compounder plans to expand / Compostable resins for single-use applications

17/07/2019

Kompuestos has received a favourable report from the Mercado Alternativo Bursátils coordination and admissions committee, following a review of the information presented by the company. The MAB is an alternative Spanish equity market ...
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GREIF: IBC manufacturer adds blow moulding machine in Morocco / Increased output of jerry cans for lubricants market

16/07/2019

US-based Greif, an industrial packaging and container manufacturer, has invested a large sum in a new blow moulding machine at its plant in Casablanca / Morocco. The equipment, which Greif said uses 30% less energy than older ...
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KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST: Study with Petcore shows rPET can be recycled back into food packaging / Scott Tracey joins as CEO

16/07/2019

According to a case study led by German films producer Klöckner Pentaplast, rPET flakes from waste food trays can be extruded into new PET rigid film. This can then be thermoformed back into pots, tubs or trays, closing the loop for ...
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PLASTICSEUROPE DEUTSCHLAND: Matthias Müller is new head of communications

16/07/2019

Plastics producers association PlasticsEurope Deutschland has announced that as of 1 July 2019, Matthias Müller is the new head of its information and communications activities. Müller completed his training as an editor at Evonik ...
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