Authorities have blocked all polymers: due to state duties in Ukraine, plastic windows will go up

The government will support the Karpatneftekhim bankruptcy risk, but 60 other companies in the industry may close due to this Ukrainian enterprises appealed to the president and the government with a request to reconsider the decision to introduce on May 22 an 18% duty on imported polymer materials. Protectionism, according to their estimates, could lead […]

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UK researchers develop biopolymer recycling technique

Scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Bath in the United Kingdom say they have developed a “faster, more efficient way” of recycling plant-based biopolymers or bioplastics. The research was funded by the U.K.-based Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The research team says its chemical recycling method not only speeds up the process, but […]

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Two ways to determine the brand of plastic

In 1988, labeling was introduced for the processing of plastic waste. On it there are only 7 types of plastic. Such marking is most often used on containers. For other products, abbreviations of plastics, for example ABS, PS, etc., may be used. Typically, marking is applied on the back of the product, for example, on […]

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At “Nizhnekamskneftekhim” tested a new brand of polystyrene

At the plastics factory of PJSC “Nizhnekamskneftekhim” pilot tests of the new PSON 535M polystyrene brand, which is intended for manufacturers of refrigeration equipment, have been completed. The new polystyrene brand, developed by the plant’s specialists together with scientists of the company’s scientific and technological center as part of import substitution, is similar in its […]

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Manufacturers of polymer materials claim catastrophic consequences for the industry with the introduction of duties

Manufacturers of polymeric materials claim that if duties are imposed on polymeric materials following a special investigation into their imports, the consequences for the industry will be disastrous, and this will also lead to higher prices for consumers. Representatives of manufacturers of polymer materials said this at a press conference in the press center of […]

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European polymer market may show 1.5% decline

The European market for polymeric materials may show a decrease of 1.5%, says Mikhail Katsevman, director of science and development at NPP POLYPLASTIC, in the corporate publication of the company. So, according to him, the European plastics processors are under serious pressure from the media, politicians and environmentalists to reduce the consumption of plastics, while […]

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Ukraine introduced sanctions against PJSC “Nizhnekamskneftekhim”

Ukraine has imposed sanctions on a number of organizations from Tatarstan, including PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim, Business-gazeta reports. The decree signed by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky was published on the portal of the head of state. So, according to the document, JSC “Kazan Optical and Mechanical Plant” and JSC “Schwabe-Technological Laboratory” on ul. Lipatova, 37. In […]

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Biodegradable plastics market will grow by 9.4% annually

According to the forecasts of Research and Markets, by 2027 the global market for biodegradable plastics will reach $ 7.6 billion, annually growing in monetary terms by an average of 9.4%. Increased use of biodegradable plastics is driven by strict government laws prohibiting the use of disposable plastics. The growing public awareness of environmental protection […]

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