Companies Breadcrumb Home Companies News Sibur bolsters partnerships with Chinese firms Sibur Holding has strengthened its collaboration with its Chinese partners in a series of agreements geared towards advancing the petrochemicals industry in China and Russia. News Paul Caprio, president of Krauss-Maffei Corp., stepping down Paul Caprio, president of Krauss-Maffei Corp. for the past 10 years, is leaving the Florence, Ky., company, KM announced June 5. News Erema’s Feichtinger, Hackl nominated for European Inventor Award The European Patent Office (EPO) has nominated two top managers of the Austrian recycling machinery group Erema for the European Inventor Award 2019. News Orion announces executive management changes Orion Engineered Carbons SA has announced major changes within its executive management team, effective next month. News PepsiCo launches reusable packaging pilot in Paris PepsiCo has launched a reusable packaging pilot for two of its key products, Tropicana Orange Juice and Quaker Cruesli Chocolat Noir, in Paris. News BASF to market Lactips’ bio-films BASF has signed a long-term exclusive contract to market French startup Lactips’ bioplastics products. News Marbach adopts QRM approach in production Thermoforming tool manufacturer Marbach is targeting flexible and efficient production with the implementation of the principles of ‘quick response manufacturing’ (QRM). News Sabic sales drop on low demand Saudi petrochemicals company Sabic has posted a 7% year-on-year decline in first quarter sales at SR37.37 (€8.8bn), due in part to slowing demand and relatively high inventory levels. News Wittmann Battenfeld France moves to new site By the end of April, Wittmann Battenfeld France SAS will move to a newly constructed building in La Buisse, about five kilometers from the firm’s present location in Moirans, France. News Kingspan buying Recticel’s insulation, flexible foams units Irish building material manufacturer Kingspan Group has made an offer to buy Recticel’s insulation and flexible foams divisions for €700m, the company announced 16 April. News Ube buys majority stake in Spanish compounder Based in Castellón, Repol SL manufactures thermoplastic compounds based on polyamide 6 (PA6), PA66, polypropylene and polyacetal. News With dark clouds looming for auto, KraussMaffei turns to packaging KraussMaffei de México S de RL de CV wants to grow its packaging business, as the machinery maker prepares for billowing "dark clouds" in the forecast for automotive. News Two Solvay executives step down Two members of the board of directors at Solvay SA have resigned as new leadership takes the helm at the Brussels-based chemicals company. News Hexion files for Chapter 11 restructuring Columbus, Ohio-based Hexion Inc., a manufacturer of thermoset resins and speciality products, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and entered into a restructuring agreement for all US subsidiaries and one non-operating entity in Nova Scotia. Load More Newsletters PNE Weekly e-Bulletin (Weekly) Automotive Newsletter (Monthly) Packaging Newsletter (Monthly) Injection Moulding Newsletter (Monthly) Recycling Newsletter (Monthly) EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your email address. Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe.