Borealis to add Ecoplast to its recycling business
Polyolefins producer Borealis today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Austria-based plastics recycler Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH. This transaction is subject to regulatory approvals The deal is the ...
Pipelife moves into frost-proof pipe with Norway's Isoterm takeover
European plastic pipe system maker Pipelife International is broadening its product range through the acquisition of Norwegian pre-insulated and frost resistant pipe extruder Isoterm AS Pipelife Norge AS., the national offshoot of the company...
New global definition announced for recyclability of plastics
Both the Association of Plastic Recyclers (ARP) and Plastics Recycling Europe (PRE) recognise a disconnect between using the word "recyclable" and whether an item actually is recycled.
Evonik starts process to carve out methacrylates business
Evonik Industries AG has progressed its plans to carve out its methyl methacrylates (MMA) and polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) business, a company spokesman has confirmed to Plastics News Europe.
Euromap warns of slow-down following 'unusually long' boom
The European association for plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers, Euromap, has warned of possible slow-down in orders despite expecting a strong 2018.