Total, Borealis and Nova Chemicals form Gulf Coast petrochemicals joint venture
French oil company Total S.A., Austria’s Borealis AG and Canada-based NOVA Chemicals Corporation today announced that they have agreed to form a joint venture in petrochemicals on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The companies have signed definitive...
UK major music festival to ban plastic bottles
The UK's banning-spree has reached a new level as one of the biggest music events, Glastonbury Festival, is planning to ban the use of plastic bottles as early as 2019.
LyondellBasell buying A. Schulman for $2.25 billion in big materials shakeup
In a major global plastics materials deal, LyondellBasell Industries is acquiring A. Schulman Inc. for $2.25bn (€1.79bn).
Evonik starts new polyamide 12 powder plant in Germany
Evonik Industries AG has opened a new production line for speciality polyamide 12 powders (PA 12) at its production site in the Marl Chemical Park, Germany.
UK compounder launches ‘recyclability test’ service
UK technical plastics compounder Luxus has launched a rapid coloured polymer analysis service that tests for ‘end-of-life’ recyclability.