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China launches investments in Belarus


July 21, 2014 10:10 am ET

China is preparing to invest in a major bottle grade PET production project planned by the Belarus PET and polyester fibers producer Mogilevkhimvolokno to start up by 2016.

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This is one bump that looks good on a car


July 18, 2014 1:34 pm ET

PSA Peugeot Citroen Group is using plastic for both design and protection on the exterior of one of its newest cars.

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Brownwater begins production of recyclable barge covers


July 18, 2014 11:22 am ET

Brownwater Plastics LLC of Paducah, Ky. has won an order for barge covers made from mixed plastics waste, said Environmental Recycling Technologies plc, (ERT) whose powder impression molding process was used to produce the covers.

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Polynt, CCP create composite resins giant


July 18, 2014 10:13 am ET

France's Total SA has agreed to sell CCP Composites to Polynt Group SpA, based in Italy, for an undisclosed price.

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Finding the picture-perfect use of scrap PS


July 17, 2014 12:26 pm ET

Shanghai Intco Industries Co. Ltd. was established 20 years ago in the United States as a trading company, but now based in China, the firm claims to be one of the world's largest recyclers of polystyrene waste.

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Norwegian firm out to recycle tons of fishing equipment


July 17, 2014 11:01 am ET

Norwegian company Nofir AS, which runs a nationwide recycling system for fishing and fish farming industry, has organized a large European campaign to target discarded equipment from the fishing and farming industry.

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Italian machinery exports up


July 16, 2014 11:40 am ET

The Italian trade association for plastic and rubber processing equipment makers, Assocomaplast, has announced that exports are up by almost 9 percentage points compared to the January-March period of 2013.

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UK plastics: confidence high but plateauing


July 15, 2014 10:56 am ET

Business confidence among United Kingdom plastics companies remains high but has “leveled off” in the last six months, according to new research from the British Plastics Federation published today.

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3M to expand Polish car parts factory


July 14, 2014 10:08 am ET

U.S. manufacturer 3M has announced plans to add new products at its plant in Wrocław, in south-western Poland.

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New ownership at Theysohn


July 11, 2014 11:37 am ET

Three executives have purchased twin-screw extruder maker Theysohn Extrusionstechnik GmbH and its extrusion components subsidiary, Theysohn Extruder-Komponenten Salzgitter GmbH.

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