Karpatneftekhim is waiting for a decision of the anti-dumping investigation on PVC and HDPE

Deputies of the Kalush city council adopted an appeal to the President and the government of Ukraine regarding the situation with the Karpatneftekhim enterprise (Kalush, Ukraine), which was on the verge of stopping, the local newspaper Neftekhimik-Kalush reports. “The Kalush city council is concerned about the situation that is taking shape at Karpatneftekhim LLC and […]

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Northeast Asian import prices drop to 18-week low

Import prices for ethylene in Northeast Asia fell to an 18-week low, as the outbreak of coronavirus in China continues to curb production in the country, ICIS reports. The fall in oil and naphtha prices strengthened the downward mood. Although local authorities in China have largely lifted restrictions on traffic, domestic sales of ethylene derivatives […]

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EBA has established a committee on pro-ecology and sustainable development

The new committee of the European Business Association will focus on promoting eco-modernization of enterprises. February 25, the European Business Association announced the creation of a committee that will deal with industrial ecology and sustainable development. The Committee on Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Development at the European Business Association intends to focus on improving Ukrainian […]

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Extrusion know-how: made in Japan

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, The Japan Steel Works, Ltd (JSW) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-performance extrusion lines. In 2017, the TEXenter technical center was opened in the Düsseldorf Benrate district, just ten kilometers from the European headquarters of Japan Steel Works Europe GmbH. Extrusion reporters recently visited the facility to speak […]

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BASF and Fabbri create biodegradable packaging film

BASF and the Fabbri group of companies have developed a biodegradable film for food packaging, the manufacturer said. Based on the certified biodegradable material ecovio, created by BASF, the Fabbri group of companies produces highly transparent stretch film Nature Fresh. This product is the first certified biodegradable film for food products, combining optimal breathability, long […]

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The Russian economy expects an increase in food prices and an increase in waste after the introduction of a ban on polymer packaging

The Russian economy is expected to increase prices for dairy products, meat and fish, groceries and bakery products by almost 10%, as well as a large-scale increase in the volume of food and paper waste after the ban on polymer packaging, Kommersant reports citing research by scientists of the Higher School of Public Administration (HSHA) […]

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