Surplus supply scuppers planned polyolefin hikes
Apart from a temporary lull in November, petrochemical feedstock costs were on an upward trajectory during the final quarter of the year spurred by rising crude oil and naphtha costs.
Trelleborg to open new sealing HQ in 2018
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (TSS) is expecting to move to its new global headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany by June 2018, according to the company.
World Plastics Council welcomes new UN resolution on marine litter
The World Plastics Council has welcomed a UN resolution which calls for increased efforts to combat marine litter.
Clariant launches 3D printing business for tailor-made filaments
Swiss speciality chemicals company Clariant AG has launched a dedicated 3D printing business to meet the growing demand for the “fast-changing” additive manufacturing markets for 3D printer filaments.
Asian conglomerate sells Malaysian plastics business
Hong Leong Asia Ltd. has sold its Malaysian plastics business to Viscount Plastics for A$3.61 million (€2.32 million).