Home Newsline Page 3

Newsline

Daily news service for the flexible and rigid plastics packaging industries

Self-sufficient China still a big target for ethylene imports

Competition to import ethylene and ethylene derivates into China will likely become tougher this year despite the country becoming increasingly self-sufficient. Reports Wood Mackenzie, China is...

Children targeted with plastics education

Polymer giant Covestro has teamed up with National Geographic Kids UK to create a range of content focusing on innovative, sustainable and responsible plastics...

Atlas maps future with Saxco acquisition

US-based Atlas Holdings, which owns businesses involved in automotive, building materials, construction services, paper and packaging and supply chain management, has acquired Saxco International,...

IVL expands PET barrier packaging portfolio

Indorama Ventures Public Company Ltd (IVL) is acquiring the PET business of Invista Resins & Fibers in Germany (IRFG) and certain intellectual property rights...

Apollo granted fourth extension by RPC Group

RPC Group has extended the deadline for Apollo Global Management to make a firm offer to buy the company for a fourth time. The...

Plan now for a ‘hard Brexit’, warns UK film distributor

Converters need to plan now for potential film supply disruption in the event of a ‘hard Brexit’, warns UK film distributor National Flexible, which...

Give yourselves credit for your R&D

It is difficult to overstate the importance of plastics manufacturing to the wider UK economy. The UK plastics industry turns over £23.5 billion ($29.5bn)...

EU reaches agreement on marine litter measures

The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have reached a provisional agreement on the ambitious new measures proposed by the Commission...

BASF to exit Synvina joint venture

Two months after BASF and Avantium admitted to differences of opinions over their Synvina joint venture, the former has confirmed that it will exit...

Texplast and Alpla partnership increases recycling capacity

Five months into the start of their PET recycling partnership, Austrian converter Alpla and German recycler Texplast have added another extrusion line at the...

Latest News

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close