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EuPC continues to shine a light on force majeure issues

The Brussels-based European Plastics Converters (EuPC)'s Alliance for Polymers is focusing on responses to a recent spate of force majeure declarations by the European polymer production industry.

Formosa Plastics announces plans for new PP capacity in Texas

Formosa Plastics Corp. USA has kicked off what may be the start of a new wave of North American polypropylene capacity.

Chemours starts trading after spinoff from DuPont

Chemours Co. — the spinoff of DuPont Co.'s Performance Chemicals unit — enjoyed a solid first day as a separate public company, with its per-share stock price rising more than 3 percent.

Magna to build $48 million seating headquarters

Magna International Inc. plans to spend $48 million on a new facility in Novi, Mich., for its seating division.

Plastics News Now: Coating for plastics packaging helps mayo fly

LiquidGlide aims to help thick liquids through plastics bottles, the Minnesota Vikings are turning to plastics to melt snow and Scotland is ditching cotton for polymer money.

PS prices drop 5 cents, PP up 1 cent

North American polypropylene makers in June got back the penny they had lost in May, while polystyrene makers saw their two-month increase streak come to an end as prices fell by a nickel.

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