In September is expected to increase prices of polystyrene in Russia

According to unconfirmed information about the price increase to its customers since September has already said “Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat” and PENOPLEX. Sources have not yet received final proposals on polystyrene production of Nizhnekamskneftekhim. Pictures Russian grades of General purpose polystyrene will exceed 100 000 roubles per tonne, including VAT. Some market players expect the Russian […]

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Restrictions on plastic containers can lead to a reduction 150-240 thousand workers in Russia

In particular, representatives of the FAS noted that these initiatives can have a negative impact on the competitive environment of the market of alcoholic beverages lead to reductions in the number of economic entities, redistribution orders in favor of manufacturers of glass and aluminum containers. This, according to the FAS, will lead to serious socio-economic […]

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The use of plastics in the home and industry

Plastics are materials based on macromolecular compounds of natural or synthetic origin capable when heated and pressure molded and under normal conditions stable to retain the shape imparted to them. Synthetic plastics by type polymeric compounds are divided into thermoplastic and thermosetting. Thermoplastic plastics contain high molecular weight polymers or copolymers of linear structure, plasticizers, […]

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New ethylene-acrylic elastomer from DuPont

New precompound type Vamac® AEM currently undergo evaluation test manufacturers and suppliers of various products. It is expected that these materials, having a lower specific gravity and lower cost, is an alternative to fluorinated elastomers (FKM) when operating in the temperature range from 160°C to 190°C, especially in those cases where the standard acrylic, ethylene […]

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Brewers voluntarily abandoned plastic bottles with a capacity of more than 1, 5 l

Complete unanimity among the members of the Union on this matter, however, is not. Representatives of “Baltika” and Efes told “Vedomosti” that will join the initiative. But the major Russian manufacturer of beer “Ochakovo” also included in the Union, colleagues does not support: about 80% of production “Ochakovo” is just beer in plastic bottles with […]

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