BASF hits milestone with 'chemically-recycled' prototypes
BASF SE is advancing its plastics recycling ambitions with a new ChemCycling project, which involves using mixed plastic waste to produce virgin polymers.
European circular plastics efforts gain new momentum
Efforts to advance plastics recycling have gathered pace as politicians and the industry close the year 2018.
Prices drift lower following falling feedstock costs
In November, European standard thermoplastic prices, with the exception of polypropylene, were on a downward trend. Crude oil and naphtha costs have fallen sharply following a brief rally at the beginning of October. November feedstock contract...
Lanxess to invest €200m in flame retardants expansion
Lanxess AG is investing €200 million in strengthening its global asset base for flame retardant additives over the next three years.
New Polytec plant in South Africa to supply to major German OEM
Austrian automotive supplier the Polytec Group is investing €10m in a new parts production plant in South Africa to supply to a “well-know, premium class” German OEM.