Construction Breadcrumb Home Construction News Grenfell Tower: US product liability suit News Rehau expanding German pipe production, logistics operation European polymer processor Rehau AG. has launched a €28m expansion project at its plastic pipe systems production site and logistics centre at the town of Triptis in the east of Germany. News Russia's TechnoNicol launches XPS insulation plant in Belarus Belarus has seen the official unveiling of its first plant for the production of extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam heat insulation panels. News Recticel says Kingspan offer ‘lacking details’ Belgian foamer, Recticel, which is at the centre of an unsolicited offer from boardmaker, Kingspan needs more information to respond. News Buoyant building markets lift Masterplast results Hungarian construction and insulation materials company Masterplast reported a major improvement in its performance, especially in the Polish, Slovakian and Hungarian markets at the end of 2018. News Japan's Sekisui restructures European operations with new HQ Japanese plastics processor Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd. has set up a European headquarters in Roermond, the Netherlands, in a bid to consolidate its 18 subsidiaries in the region. News BPF pipes group appoints new president The British Plastics Federation's pipes group has appointed Richard Hill of ACO Technologies as its new president. News Amsterdam to host Plastic Pipes 2020 The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) will be holding its next conference and exhibition, Plastic Pipes XX, in Amsterdam 21-23 Sept. News Arconic no longer for sale, but building unit is No buyers stepped forward to snatch up Arconic Inc. amidst liability concerns about a cladding component manufactured by the US company and used on the London high-rise where a massive fire killed more than 70 people in 2017. News Uponor withdrawing from Asia Finnish plastic pipe manufacturer Uponor is ceasing operation in Asia as part of a strategy to focus on growth in Europe and North America. News Austrotherm expands Hungarian site to meet growing EPS insulation demand A buoyant construction market in Central and Eastern Europe and rising demand for building materials have prompted leading polystyrene foam insulation producer Austrotherm to expand in Hungary. News Hungary's Masterplast shuts down 'uneconomic' Romania insulation plant Hungarian construction materials producer Masterplast announced it has shut down its polystyrene foam insulation panels plant in Transylvania, Romania. News Evonik inaugurates new multi-layer coextrusion plant for PMMA flat sheets Evonik Industries AG has started up a new multi-layer coextrusion plant for polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) flat films, with select customers already receiving samples from the plant. News Amiblu opens new production hall for GRP fittings in Poland Austrian manufacturer of glass-fibre reinforced plastics (GRP) pipe systems, Amiblu Holding GmbH, has opened a 1500-square-metre expansion at its production site in Dąbrowa Górnicza, southern Poland. 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.