Sibur starts up 100ktpa DOTP facility in Russia
Sibur's dioctyl terephthalate (DOTP) production facility in Perm, eastern Russia, is 100% complete, with the first batch of the plasticiser shipped to customers as part of the pre-commissioning pilot.
Engel optimistic despite clouds on the horizon
While visiting the Schwertberg headquarters of injection moulding machinery producer Engel Austria on 7 March, Plastics News Europe discussed company results and the market situation for injection moulding machinery with Engel chief sales officer ...
Italian machinery segment registers growth in 2018
Italian rubber & plastics machinery trade association Amaplast has announced a 3.6% year-on-year growth in revenue in 2018.
Greiner boss highlights role of packaging industry in circular economy
The plastics packaging industry and the entire value chain should join efforts to protect the environment and make the circular economy a reality, according to Manfred Stanek, CEO of Austrian-based Greiner Packaging.
KraussMaffei breaks ground on new Chinese plant
German rubber & plastics machinery manufacturer KraussMaffei Group has started the construction of a new production plant at its existing location in Haiyan, Jiaxing.