Prices edge upward despite subdued sales
European standard thermoplastic prices trended upward during the first half of November following an increase in feedstock costs.
Massive Lego plant opens in China, keeps focus on sustainability
Danish toy moulder Lego A/S has a new 1.77 million-square-foot injection moulding plant in China that, when it's operating at full capacity, will make 72 billion ABS bricks annually.
Europe-produced glass-fibre reinforced plastics up by 2.5%
The weight reduction trend has driven the development of fibre-reinforced composites in automotive engineering, aerospace and construction, according to German composites industry association AVK.
Gurit acquires BASF's PET business
Zurich, Switzerland-based Gurit, the composite parts and components group, has announced that it has acquired BASF's PET structural foam business for an undisclosed amount.
RPC Superfos' PP pot chosen for organic baby food
RPC Superfos’ injection moulded SuperLock polypropylene pot has been chosen as the new packaging for Lovemade, a range of ready-made organic baby foods now available in major supermarkets in Sweden.