Automotive supplier Polytec to set up second plant in UK
Austrian plastic parts automotive supplier Polytec Group has confirmed plans to set up a new manufacturing facility in the UK following increased demand in the market.
Ellen MacArthur Foundation: We can recycle 70% of plastic packaging
An action plan put forward by circular economy charity Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) at the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos suggests nearly three-quarters of plastic packaging should be reused or recycled.
Unilever commits to 100% recyclable plastic packaging by 2025
Unilever has committed to ensuring that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
UK's Rapra organisation finds a new parent group
UK membership organisation Rapra has been taken over by Made in the Midlands, an organisation launched in 2009 which now has more than 340 members from the manufacturing sector in the Midlands and Yorkshire regions.
United buys Rubbermaid storage totes business
Strategic rearrangement continues in the US plastics housewares sector as Newell Brands has sold its Rubbermaid consumer storage totes business to United Solutions Corp for undisclosed terms.