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Wittmann Technology Spain: New showroom opened

22.04.2024

Wittmann Technology Spain opened a new showroom in Ibi, near Alicante, on 13 and 14 March 2024. The company welcomed 65 visitors to the grand opening. Wittmann Technology..
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ZOTEFOAMS: Ronan Cox designated as new CEO / Polyolefin foam specialist confident for 2024

22.04.2024

The specialist for polyolefin foams Zotefoams has appointed Ronan Cox as CEO designate. He is set to take the helm at the annual general meeting on 22 May, the company announced. Cox succeeds David Stirling, who managed Zotefoams for 24 ...
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Zerma: New granulators for the size reduction of blow-moulding waste

22.04.2024

The granulator manufacturer Zerma has optimised its tried-and-tested GST series of granulators by means of a comprehensive re-engineering process. During this process, it placed..
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CHEMICAL INDUSTRY GERMANY: The Green Deal needs a business model / Chemical segment fears for its competitiveness against global competition

22.04.2024

The chemical industry in Europe will survive. Im not worried about that. with this optimism, Christian Kohlpaintner met with plenty of approval at the Annual Chemistry Conference, organised by German newspaper Handelsblatt in ...
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BERRY GLOBAL: Co-op with Mitsubishi on recyclable barrier solution for thermoformed packaging

19.04.2024

US packaging giant Berry Global said it has partnered with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical, a subsidiary of Japanese chemicals and plastics group Mitsubishi Chemical, to develop a recyclable barrier solution for thermoformed food packaging. The ...
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INVISTA: US giant may shed PA fibres business / Management explores options / Barclays appointed exclusive financial advisor

19.04.2024

US polyamide specialist Invista has hinted at plans to exit the polyamide fibres business. The company announced earlier this month that it was exploring strategic alternatives for its Nylon-branded portfolio. A sale, if it does take ...
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ALIPLAST: Expansion of plant near Milan to include production of LDPE recyclates

19.04.2024

Aliplast is investing around EUR 25 mn in the expansion of its domestic recycling plant in Borgolavezzaro. According to the company, systems for processing 25,000 t/y of LDPE will be installed at the site on the outskirts of Milan. ...
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PLASTIC FANTASTIC: Chew on this: gum-derived plastics for medical testing devices

19.04.2024

Our parents warned us not to swallow gum, lest it get stuck inside us forever. They similarly wagged their finger at us for sticking it onto public surfaces, where it might also remain for an unsightly eternity. Good digestion and moral ...
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ORLEN: Fafara tapped as new CEO

19.04.2024

The supervisory board of Orlen said it has appointed Ireneusz Fąfara to head the mineral oil group. Interim CEO Witold Literacki was named his deputy. Orlen is not unfamiliar territory for Fąfara from 2010 to 2018, he was the ...
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VERSALIS: Acquisition of Italian compounder Tecnofilm completed / Deal to expand business in elastomer-based compounding sector

18.04.2024

Following regulatory approval of the deal, Italian chemical company Versalis has completed the acquisition of compounder Tecnofilm. Founded in 1972, Tecnofilm manufactures functionalised polyolefins and thermoplastic compounds based on ...
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