Plastics machinery manufacturer KraussMaffei Group GmbH has announced the temporary closure of its Munich, Treuchtlingen, Hanover and Schwaig plants.
The global coronavirus outbreak has plastics machinery companies scrambling to meet demand for medical equipment.
In the two years since the Repesca-Plas project kicked off on1 Jan 2018, marked progress has been achieved, says Aimplas, the Spanish institute that is coordinating the project.
Covestro has signed a €225 million loan with the European Investment Bank (EIB), the lending arm of the European Union, which the company will utilize to boost its sustainability-oriented R&D in the European Union.
With demand for recycled resin and products rising fast, it is becoming increasingly urgent to put in place standards and processes that clearly establish and verify the recycled content of products.
Injection press maker Engel Holding GmbH has temporarily closed all of its factories in Austria after some workers were diagnosed with COVID-19.
Grupo Antolin, a global manufacturer specialised in auto interiors, including overheads, trim, lighting, cockpits & consoles has marshalled its extensive expertise, network and production capacity in support of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Avantium reported higher consolidated revenues from operations in 2019, driven, said the company, mainly by increased systems sales by Avantium Catalysis.
Chemicals giant Ineos has announced plans to build two hand sanitiser factories in just 10 days as part of the effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
As the drive to strengthen the sustainability of plastics continues to gain steam, Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS), the value chain initiative to increase the circularity of styrenic polymers, continues to attract new members.
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