Melt filtration and film extrusion

The patented Gneuss rotary filtration systems are distinguished by a high degree of automation and security and provide almost 100% reliability of the production line. The main feature of these systems is a disk rotating in a closed space between two filter units, in which there are recesses in a circle with nets installed in […]

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Polystyrene prices in Asia rose

Prices of polystyrene (PS) in Asia rose against the background of an increase in raw material prices of styrene, according to ICIS, citing market participants. General purpose PS (MSS / M) prices on CFR China / Hong Kong terms increased by USD40-50 per tonne compared to the previous week to USD1 240-1 280 per tonne, […]

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Prices of styrene in Asia fell below USD1,000 per ton

Prices of styrene in Asia fell below USD1,000 per ton, CFR China against the background of sufficient supply for December and January deliveries, although demand from the consumption side is stable, ICIS reports, citing market participants. The price proposals for January were at the level of USD990-1,000 per tonne, CFR China, while the December negotiations […]

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European PP for CIS markets fell in December, but not by the amount of propylene price reduction

The December contract price of propylene in Europe was agreed at EUR100 per ton below November. Against this background, all European manufacturers announced a decrease in export prices of polypropylene (PP) for deliveries to the markets of the CIS countries in December. But price cuts are not proportional to the fall in monomer prices, according […]

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Karpatneftekhim resumed production of PVC and HDPE

The largest petrochemical plant in Ukraine – Karpatneftekhim (Kalush, Ivano-Frankivsk region) – resumed the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) after stopping for preventive maintenance. Next in turn is the launch of low-pressure polyethylene (HDPE) capacities, according to the ICIS-MRC Price Review. According to the company’s clients, planned preventive maintenance of HDPE and PVC capacities started […]

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PP prices in Europe are falling

Polypropylene (PP) prices in Europe are falling against the backdrop of falling contract prices of propylene raw materials by EUR100 per ton, ICIS reports with reference to market participants. Many buyers are waiting for how pricing will develop, but at the moment it seems likely that the difference between the price of the monomer and […]

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