German machinery sector grows, future looks bright
Buoyed by the results for 2016 announced earlier today, German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers are viewing 2017 with optimism.
BASF brings expanded compounding plant on stream
BASF has completed the expansion work on its compounding plant at its Schwarzheide site in Germany, announced in 2015. The expanded facility was put into operation today, the company announced.
Solvay, GKN partner to promote thermoplastics in aerospace industry
Belgian materials supplier Solvay is to supply thermoplastic composite materials to GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business for use in aircraft production, it was announced 20 June.
European plastics body concerned over latest BPA decision
PlasticsEurope's PC/BPA group has voiced its concerns regarding a recent decision by the European chemicals agency (ECHA) to identify Bisphenol A (BPA) as substance of very high concern (SVHC).
European recyclers emphasise marketing & design are “crucial”
European plastics recyclers have stressed the importance of marketing and design for advancing circularity in the plastics industry.