Metabolix exiting bioplastics
Bioplastics maker Metabolix is exiting that market to focus on crop enhancement technology.
Lindsay Goldberg acquires Schur Flexibles Group
Private investment firm Lindsay Goldberg has announced it has acquired Austria-based flexible packaging company Schur Flexibles Group for an undisclosed figure.
Russia's Lukoil set to sell off idled Ukraine PVC operation Karpatneftekhim
Leading Russian oil and chemicals group Lukoil is considering the possibility of selling off its Karpatneftekhim PVC production subsidiary in the Ukraine.
Emotions are rising in plastic waste debate
Environmental issues were on the agenda at the annual meeting of polymer producer organisation PlasticsEurope Deutschland, in this feature for Plastics News Europe David Vink explores these issues.
Q&A: Give us a single market in plastics recycling
For this Q&A feature for Plastics News Europe Ton Emans, president of Plastics Recyclers Europe, outlines how the European Commission can help the plastics recycling sector grow.