Apollo in €3.8bn bid for RPC acquisition
US-based private equity firm Apollo Global Management has agreed to buy UK packaging giant RPC Group for €3.32bn (€3.8bn).
Covestro, Haier target “digital transformation” with new lab
German materials supplier Covestro AG and leading Chinese home appliances group Haier are to set up a joint digital laboratory to advance digitalisation within the chemical industry.
ECHA lists BPA alternative as harmful substance
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has moved to prevent the substitution of Bisphenol A (BPA) by a closely related chemical - 2,2-bis(4'-hydroxyphenyl)-4-methylpentane - adding it to its candidate list of substances of very high concern.
EU clears BASF's acquisition of Solvay's polyamide business
The EU Commission has granted conditional clearance to German chemicals company BASF to acquire Solvay's polyamide (PA) business.
Plastics Recycling Awards Europe Announces 2019 Finalists
The shortlist for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 has been published. The winners will be announced on 11 April, during the second day of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe taking place at the RAI Amsterdam The seven different...