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Flexible, Firm, and Light as a Feather: Ceresana Study on the European Market for Plastic Films

The EU commission, for example, is considering a Wafer-Thin High-Tech Products Packaging should be light, visually appealing, and microwavable; they ought to present the content well, help to increase the durability, and contain the intensity of flavor over a long period of time. Accordingly, the pressure on film producers to meet the continuously rising requirements regarding optics, handling and barrier properties, as well as conservation of resources and sustainability is high. Requiremen ...


08.02.2018

Global Aerospace Plastics Market 2023 : Focus on Industry, Growth, Size, Share, Dynamic Research Analysis, Trend, Forecast - Credence Research

According to a new market report published by Credence Research& Competitive Analysis, and Forecast 2016 - 2023, Browse the full& Fuselage, Cabin Areas, Wings & Rotor Blades, Flight Deck & Cockpit and by End-Use-Commercial & Freighter Aircrafts, Military Aircrafts, Rotary Aircrafts and General Aviation - Growth, Future Prospects & Competitive Analysis, and Forecast 2016 Market Insights: Plastics have attracted large number of end-user industries due to its advantages ...


15.01.2018

PET on the Rise: Ceresana Analyzes the European Market for Rigid Plastic Containers

Plastic containers are available in the most diverse designs, shapes, and materials and can be used in a wide variety of applications. “These products of daily life are the result of continuous research and optimization; the requirements are constantly increasing,” Ceresana’s CEO Oliver Kutsch explains. The market research institute has analyzed the European market for rigid plastic containers. Ceresana forecasts the European sales of plastic containers to reach a volume of more than 12.4 millio ...


24.11.2017

Waterproof Figures: Ceresana Study on Plastic Pipes

Sewage systems have been around for about 5000 years. However, not everywhere: In France, for instance, more than 5 million households are not connected to the public sewage network. In rural areas in particular, the sewage infrastructure in Europe still has to be expanded. In the cities, it is less about new construction than about replacing old piping systems. For sewage, potable water, cable protection, gas piping, and other applications, pipes made of plastic are becoming more and more popul ...


22.11.2017

Energy-Efficient Construction: Ceresana Analyzes the European Market for Windows and Doors

Approximately 40% of total energy demand in Europe are consumed in buildings, a majority thereof for heating and warm water. However, even the best insulation is useless when thermal bridges are not taken into consideration. Already today, windows and doors are able to contribute considerably to energy saving, for example, by integrating special insulation cores directly into the window profile. Ceresana analyzed the European market for windows and doors that are utilized in the construction ind ...


12.09.2017

Strong Figures: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Polyethylene-HDPE

The rigid and slightly hard plastic HDPE is highly suitable for a broad range of applications such as rigid containers and tubes as well as a variety of everyday household goods such as flasks, clothes pins, or handles of dishwashing brushes. Further, HDPE is processed into films. Ceresana already publishes the fourth study on the world market for HDPE. The current study expects a growth of the HDPE demand of, on average, 2.7% p.a. Until 2024. Western Europe Growing Again The Asia-Pacific regi ...


11.09.2017

Proven Standard Plastic: Ceresana Publishes New Study on Polypropylene

Ceresana analyzed the global market for polypropylene already for the fourth time. The latest report of the market research company expects the demand for this type of plastics to grow by, on average, 3% per year until 2024. Polypropylene – Keeping It Fresh   The most important sales market for polypropylene in 2016 was flexible packaging with a demand volume of 17.66 million tonnes. Widely spread every-day products such as shrink-wrap packaging, shopping bags, and packaging for cigarettes or s ...


14.08.2017

Expanding Market: Ceresana Publishes New Report on EPS Foam

The tragic fire catastrophe of the Grenfell Tower in London directed the public attention towards building envelopes. The discussion concerning the safety of facades and insulation material is a challenge especially for manufacturers of EPS, says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research company Ceresana: “Expandable polystyrene is mainly used by the construction industry for thermal or sound insulation.” For the third time already, Ceresana analyzed the global market for this light and solid fo ...


09.08.2017

Concentrated Figures: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Plastic Masterbatches

The masterbatches industry in Asia-Pacific accounted for about 40% of global demand in 2016. This region generated about one third of total revenues, North America almost 24% and Western Europe 19%. Ceresana expects total revenues generated with masterbatches to increase by 3.7% per year until 2024. The current study examines concentrates in a plastic matrix: white, black, other colors, and additives. While color masterbatches mainly serve to dye plastics, additive masterbatches improve the char ...


09.08.2017

Burgeoning Bioplastics: Ceresana Analyzes the European Market for Bags and Sacks

Today, most states of the European Union have regulations to reduce the consumption of plastic bags. Carrier bags made of paper are frequently exempt from these regulations; their manufacturers could become the ones who benefit from the EU directive. Ceresana analyzed the complete European market for bags and sacks already for the second time. Heavy duty and industry sacks are also included. Demand for More Commitment of Laggards The analysts of Ceresana expect the European market for bags and ...


07.08.2017

Tough Material: Fourth Report on the PVC World Market by Ceresana

Production of PVC continues to rise, unimpressed by health and environmental discussion: In 2016, over 42 million tonnes of PVC were consumed, corresponding to over 16% of total plastics demand. The market research institute Ceresana already publishes the fourth study on the world market for PVC. The latest report expects global PVC demand to rise by, on average, 2.3% per year until 2024. With a market share of 60%, the Asia-Pacific region is the most important sales market. Asia Builds on PVC ...


01.08.2017

All the Plastic Ingredients at a Glance: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Additives

Plastics would not exist without additives. "Only diverse ingredients make useful materials of polymers", explains Oliver Kutsch, managing director of the market research company Ceresana: "Additives facilitate the processing of plastics, protect against heat and UV rays, and expand the range of properties." Bright Prospects for Manufacturers Global demand for plastic additives amounted to approx. 31.5 million tonnes in 2016. More than half of this amount was processed in ...


01.06.2017

Clear Message: New Study on the European Market for Labels by Ceresana

Just like the whole packaging market, labels are continuously further developed by means of product and technical innovations. "New trends and regulations, for example concerning recycling or RFID tags, influence this special market", explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of Ceresana. The market research company forecasts demand for paper and plastic labels in Europe to increase by 1.6% per year in the upcoming eight years. Different Countries, Different Labels The demand for labels in the va ...


31.05.2017

Plastic World: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Plastics Market

"In 2016, the global plastics market reached a volume of more than 263 million tonnes," says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of Ceresana. For the first time, the market research institute Ceresana analyzed the whole world market for all commercially important plastics in one big study, from standard products up to high-performance engineering materials. Asia-Pacific is Major Consumer According to the demand volume and price development Ceresana expects revenues generated with plastics to rise to ...


29.05.2017

Flexible and Clean: Growing Demand for Plastic Films

Packaging is supposed to be light and handy, neat and durable, microwaveable, and also environmentally friendly. The requirements for manufacturers increase constantly. Yet, these efforts are worth it, reports Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research company Ceresana: "Sales of plastic films will presumably reach a volume of about 250 billion US dollars until 2024." These include besides packaging, such as bags and sacks, also films for, e.g., agriculture, the construction industry, ...


24.05.2017

DSS Plastics Group to Exhibit Secure Plastic Card Product Line at 15th Annual RFID Journal Live! Conference

ROCHESTER, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/26/17 -- (NYSE MKT: DSS), ("DSS"), a leader in anti-counterfeit, authentication, and diversion protection technologies whose products and solutions are used by governments, corporations and financial institutions today announced that its wholly-owned division will be presenting at the 15th Annual RFID Journal LIVE! Conference and Exhibition being held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ on May 9-11, 2017.DSS Plastic Group, whose produ ...


26.04.2017

Liposuction Surgery Article Reveals Surprising Facts for anyone considering body contouring surgery in particular liposculpture

Bruce K. Smith, M.D. has published a new article entitled Liposuction Surgery, which sheds light on the most important aspects of Suction assisted lipectomy or liposuction for anyone considering body contouring surgery in particular liposculpture. Anyone that is considering liposuction surgery as a body contouring alternative to diet and exercise and other interested individuals can view the full article at http://www.smithplasticsurgery.com/pages/lipo.htm The article includes several interesti ...


15.04.2017

MV Products Vacuum Pump Inlet Trap is Better Than Knockout Pot for Extruders

NORTH BILLERICA, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/28/17 -- , has introduced a vacuum pump inlet trap for plastics extruders that combines a knockdown stage with multiple stainless steel gauze filters to protect vacuum pumps from volatiles and reduce maintenance costs.The MV and vacuum pumps from the volatile materials and process byproducts resulting from plastics extrusion which can cause premature pump failure. Featuring a full knockdown first stage baffle and a second stage of stainless steel gauz ...


28.03.2017

Waterproof Growth: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Silicones

Based on quartz sand via the production of silicon metal, chemical processes yield a great number of different silicone compounds. The most important ones are silicone elastomers, silicone oils and silicone resins. Application areas are construction, automotive, electrical and electronics, medical technology, cosmetics, textiles, and paper. The market research institute Ceresana analyzed this lucrative, rapidly growing market already for the second time: Global revenues generated with silicones ...


08.03.2017

Strong Fibers Save Energy: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Composites

The market research institute Ceresana analyzed the market for carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) and glass fiber reinforced plastics (GFRP). These composite materials provide an excellent ratio of weight and carrying capacity; they ensure the reduction of weight of components - and thus also the saving of energy. „The global market for CFRP and GFRP will increase to a volume of over 9.98 million tonnes by 2024“, forecasts Oliver Kutsch, CEO of Ceresana. Long Rotor Blades Harvest More Wind ...


07.03.2017

Figures to Melt Hearts: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Plastics for Extrusion

In 2015, more than 114 million tonnes of plastics worldwide were melted, pressed through a die, and processed to numerous different products. „In 2015, about 51% of the plastics used for extrusion were used in the region Asia-Pacific“, says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of Ceresana. „North America and Western Europe followed with market shares of 15.5% and 13,2%.“ The plastic type polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is mainly used for extrusion: Over the past eight years, global demand for products made of PVC rose b ...


03.03.2017

Trelleborg Showcases Enhanced Services to Simplify the Supply Chain at IFPE 2017

LAS VEGAS, NV and FORT WAYNE, IN -- (Marketwired) -- 02/21/17 -- At this year''s , , a world leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of precision seals and bearings, will demonstrate the power of its program. This ''total solution'' simplifies the workflow across every discipline of a fluid power professional''s value chain; from engineering to logistics, manufacturing to the aftermarket.In addition, design engineers working in power transmission, m ...


21.02.2017

Solegear Expands Distribution to 60+ Packaging Customers Across 20 States and Provinces

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/09/17 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Solegear") (TSX VENTURE: SGB) announced today that it has reached a new growth milestone by receiving over $700,000 in purchase orders during the first two months of Q4. These results include revenues from the acquisition of LINDAR Corporation''s ("LINDAR") bioplastic division announced on December 22, 2016, which expanded Solegear'&# ...


09.02.2017

#TrelleborgThinkTank Sparks Innovation at MD&M West 2017

ANAHEIM, CA and FORT WAYNE, IN -- (Marketwired) -- 02/06/17 -- 2017 is the perfect venue for attendees to share ideas and encourage innovation using the hashtag #TrelleborgThinkTank, an exciting initiative from Trelleborg, the global leader in engineered polymer solutions. Its aim is to capture ideas, resolve challenges and innovate solutions -- all of which will be sketched and brought to life in booth 2818''s designated .Drew Rogers, Global Director, Healthcare & Medical for Tr ...


06.02.2017

Trelleborg Demonstrates Rapid Medical Device Prototyping and Enhanced LSR Technology at MD&M West 2017

ANAHEIM, CA and FORT WAYNE, IN -- (Marketwired) -- 02/01/17 -- 2017 Booths 1605 & 2818 will serve as the perfect platforms for to emphasize its rapid medical device prototyping that facilitates bringing medical devices to market faster and helps to drive innovation. In addition, its advanced liquid silicone rubber (LSR) technology delivers the highest precision, consistency and longevity to optimize performance and meet complex engineering challenges.Rapid medical device prototyping and u ...


01.02.2017

Modified Plastics Industry and Market Analysis in China 2016-2021

Albany, New York, January 30, 2017: Market Research Hub has recently announced the addition of a new report to it broad database titled as “Market Analysis of Modified Plastics Industry in China 2016-2021 Proposal”. In 2015, the output of modified plastics was 12.58 million tonnes, rising by 13.5%. Request for Sample Report: http://www.marketresearchhub.com/enquiry.php?type=S&repid=928264 1. INTRODUCTION In recent years, China modified plastics industry remains fast in development. And th ...


30.01.2017

Trelleborg Advances Contract Manufacturing Services for Drug-Device Combination Products

ANAHEIM, CA and FORT WAYNE, IN -- (Marketwired) -- 01/24/17 -- At Booth 1605, will highlight its contract manufacturing services for delivering drug-device components, which enable the combination of components in any two or three product categories: medical devices, drugs and/or biologics. These capabilities leverage deep engineering experience and pharmaceutical licensing to provide complete start to finish product development and manufacturing for drug-eluting medical devices, which are de ...


24.01.2017

CORRECTION - U.S. Chemical Project Kickoffs Abound in First-Quarter 2017, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 12/21/16 -- In the news release, "U.S. Chemical Project Kickoffs Abound in First-Quarter 2017, an Industrial Info News Alert," issued earlier today by Industrial Info Resources, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph should read "105 Chemical Processing Industry projects" rather than "122 Chemical Processing Industry projects" and the second paragraph should read "$5.45 billion" rather than "$11.5 bi ...


21.12.2016

U.S. Chemical Project Kickoffs Abound in First-Quarter 2017, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 12/21/16 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A polyethylene unit addition and a plastics recycling and tires-to-oil plant, both in Texas, are among the 122 projects being tracked by Industrial Info that are slated to start construction in the first quarter of 2017.Industrial Info is tracking capital projects with a combined value of $11.5 billion that have kick-off dates during the first three months of next year., check out the ...


21.12.2016

CHINAPLAS Positioned to Capture Asia''s Enormous Market Potential

GUANGZHOU, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/13/16 -- (The 31st International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries), Asia''s No. 1 plastics and rubber trade fair, is a dynamic and global trade fair focus on "Intelligent Manufacturing, High-tech Materials and Green Solutions". The show is dedicated to promote the development of Asian and even the global plastics and rubber industries.CHINAPLAS has witnessed the rapid growth of the Chinese, Asian and global plastics and ru ...


13.12.2016

Light and Strong: Ceresana Study on the Global Market for Automotive Plastics

The automotive industry is a dynamically growing market for plastics: In addition to the global stock of already more than 1.2 billion vehicles, more than 90 million units are added every year. There are many examples of applications for plastics in the automotive industry: door trim, headlights, switches and handles, seating components, dashboard, windows, and also less visible parts such as plug connectors, battery casings, oil pans, fuel pumps, filter casings, or cooling water tanks. Replacin ...


29.11.2016

Stable Growth: Ceresana Analyzes the World Market for Plastics in the Construction Industry

The market research company Ceresana analyzed the demand for plastics that are used in the construction industry, namely in the segments new construction and renovation as well as residential construction and non-residential construction. The new study also examines the market for the particular construction products that are made of plastics, e.g. pipes, windows, and insulation materials. The analysts of Ceresana expect demand of the construction industry for plastics to increase worldwide to a ...


25.11.2016

Sparkling Revenues: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Plastics for Injection Molding

From small Lego bricks to large pipe fittings, almost everything is possible: The flexibility of size and form of this method expanded possibilities of plastic design enormously. Injection molding enables the substitution of traditional materials due to the low weight and the freedom of design. The market research company Ceresana publishes now a study on the world market for plastics for injection molding. Light and Break Resistant In 2015, about 54% of the plastics used for injection molding ...


24.11.2016

Arizona Facial Plastics, PC, Announces Grand Opening in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 11/10/16 -- Arizona Facial Plastics, PC, is proud to announce our grand opening. We are officially open for business at 4602 N. 16th St., Third Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85016. AFP is led by double board-certified facial plastic surgeon , (known to his patients as Dr. T), who believes in providing the highest level of individually-tailored care to each client in a state-of-the-art, welcoming and relaxed environment. Dr. Taghizadeh is a nationally recognized expert in fa ...


10.11.2016

Solegear Announces Financial Results for the Three and Six Months Ended August 31, 2016

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/31/16 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Solegear") (TSX VENTURE: SGB) today announced its unaudited financial results for the three and six months ended August 31, 2016.Solegear reports revenues of $553,482 and $991,149 for the three and six months ended August 31, 2016 compared to revenues of $nil and $5,344 for the three and six months ended August 31, 2015 respectively. The Company reports a net ...


31.10.2016

Solegear Appoints Don Holmstrom as Chief Financial Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/05/16 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SGB) ("Solegear" or the "Company") announced today that it has appointed Mr. Don Holmstrom to serve as Executive Vice-President & CFO of the Company, replacing Mr. Gary Clifford whose resignation has concurrently been accepted by the board.With over 20 years of executive management experience, Mr. Holmstrom has raised close to $100 million in capital for busin ...


05.10.2016

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Receives Prestigious Supplier Gold Award From United Technologies Corporation

FORT WAYNE, IN -- (Marketwired) -- 10/04/16 -- , a leading global developer, manufacturer and supplier of precision seals and bearings, announces that its Colmar Aerospace Hub East has been recognized by United Technologies Corporation (UTC) for superior performance by achieving UTC Supplier Gold status.UTC''s Supplier Gold program recognizes superior performance by suppliers that are able to meet such performance objectives as:Zero Escapes (Quality Rejections) for the last 12 months1 ...


04.10.2016

Flexible Packaging Recycling Project Announces Research Results, New Members

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 09/22/16 -- An industry collaborative today announced the findings of a research program which showed that automated sorting technologies in use today can be optimized to capture flexible plastic packaging -- potentially creating a new stream of recovered materials while improving the quality of other recycling streams.The research, documented in the (RRS) report, demonstrates that with adequate screening and optical sorting capacity, flexible plastic packag ...


22.09.2016

The Whitest White: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Titanium Dioxide

Titanium dioxide is used, for example, for the production of glass, ceramics, and catalysts. Titanium dioxide is used in food and medicine as well as in sunscreen. The market research company Ceresana extensively analyzed the global market for titanium dioxide along the complete value-added chain already for the second time: from the feedstock ilmenite, leucoxene, and rutile to the refined intermediates titanium slag and synthetic rutile up to the individual end products. Ilmenite Is the Main ...


19.09.2016

High-Performance Materials: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Engineering Plastics

The market research company Ceresana analyzed the world market for engineering plastics already for the second time: Almost 20.3 million tonnes of ABS, PC, PA, PMMA, POM, PBT, SAN, and fluoropolymers were sold last year. ABS Dominates Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene is by far the most frequently used engineering plastic: It accounts for about 40% of the total demand. More than 6 million tonnes were processed in 2015 in the region Asia-Pacific alone. Among others, ABS is used for seat component ...


16.09.2016

Green EnviroTech Holdings, Inc. Announces Achievement of Milestones Towards Growth

JAMESTOWN, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/01/16 -- Green EnviroTech Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: GETH). In 2015, nearly 200 countries signed up to the 17 goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Climate Change Agreement. "The world''s ability to deliver on these commitments depends on the speed with which we can achieve certain transformational changes, notably the transition to clean, sustainable and renewable energy that underpins so many of the goals," s ...


02.08.2016

High End Cutting Systems for Plastics

At the plastics fair in Dusseldorf, the cutting system manufacturer eurolaser GmbH presents the enormous flexibility of its technology. Visitors are shown via live demonstration of how diverse is the range of possible uses. Films, foam, FOREX © and acrylic sheets are cut on just one cutting system, engraved and provided with labels. Despite Laser High Tech, the classic processing methods are kept sight of at eurolaser. The modular design of the laser systems allows the operator to use up to two ...


19.07.2016

New UN Report Points to Necessity of Reusable Shopping Bags

A new report issued this week from the UN calls into question traditional wisdom about how plastics biodegrade in the ocean. Scientists used to believe that certain plastics that were marketed as biodegradable would break down more easily and could reduce the amount of plastics collecting in oceans around the world. Biodegradable plastic is used mostly for plastic bottles and plastic bags. But the UN€™s report shows the opposite. Instead the study shows that these plastics are €œextremely s ...


06.07.2016

Solegear Announces Closing of Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/28/16 -- NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATESSolegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Solegear") (TSX VENTURE: SGB) is pleased to announce that the Company has completed a non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") of special warrants (the "Special Warrants") for aggregate gross proceeds of C$395,939.60. The Special ...


28.06.2016

Solegear Announces Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2016

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/16 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Solegear") (TSX VENTURE: SGB) today announced its audited financial results for the 12 months ended February 29, 2016.Solegear remains in the early stages of commercialization, and reports a net and comprehensive loss of $4.2 Million for the fiscal year ended February 29, 2016 and $2.5 Million for the year ended February 2015. Solegear had cash reserves of $0. ...


17.06.2016

Solegear Receives Order from All Source to Distribute good natured(TM) Office Products in U.S. and Canada

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/09/16 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Solegear") (TSX VENTURE: SGB) has received an initial purchase order from All Source Security Container Mfg Corp. ("All Source") for Solegear''s good natured™ brand of plant-based office organization products.All Source is North America''s leading manufacturer and distributor of commercial document security and destruction equipme ...


09.06.2016

Solegear Partners With Ingram Micro to Accelerate Good Natured(TM) Growth Plans

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/02/16 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SGB) ("Solegear" or the "Company") today announced that it has partnered with Ingram Micro''s Commerce & Fulfillment Division to support accelerated growth of the Company''s good natured™ brand. Following recent launches of good natured™ at Mills Office Productivity, London Drugs and Best Buy Canada, this new partnership provides Solegear w ...


02.06.2016

Profitable End of Sanctions: Ceresana Analyzes the Petrochemical Industry of Iran for the First Time

In January 2016, the United Nations and the European Union abolished numerous sanctions against Iran: A country with more than 75 million consumers is now returning to the global market; business relations are normalizing step by step. All industries can profit thereof, especially the petrochemical industry due to the large oil and natural gas deposits of Iran. Considerable Increases in Capacity The petrochemical industry in Iran was extended considerably in the past years. In 2015, total capa ...


23.05.2016

Solegear Launches good natured(TM) Sustainable Office Products at London Drugs Across Western Canada

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/16 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SGB) ("Solegear" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its newly branded plant-based office organizer line good natured™ is now available in select London Drugs stores across Western Canada with the full suite of office organization products available online at .Working alongside London Drugs to meet growing demand from its customers for more eco-friendly o ...


06.05.2016

Solegear Receives Repeat Purchase Order from Industry-Leading Faucet Equipment Manufacturer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/28/16 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SGB) has successfully secured an annual purchase order from a US-based customer for more than 200,000 units of bioplastic packaging to transport faucet aerator inserts to both commercial and retail customers. Following initial production in late 2014, the customer has placed repeat purchase orders on a semi-annual basis and has now moved to an annual commitment."Solegear'&# ...


28.04.2016

Solegear Launches "Good Natured" Approach to Sustainable Office Products

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/16 -- Just in time for Earth Day, Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SGB) is pleased to announce the official launch of its newly branded, plant-based office accessory line, "Good Natured", and its first B2B partnership with Vancouver-based to distribute the products to business customers in British Columbia.Solegear''s "Good Natured" office product line, colours and packaging are designed to b ...


22.04.2016

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Appoints President of Marketing Americas

FORT WAYNE, IN and SCHAUMBERG, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/05/16 -- the leading global developer, manufacturer and supplier of precision seals and bearings, appoints Linda Muroski, President of Marketing Americas, headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana.Muroski joins Trelleborg Sealing Solutions from BASF where she held several leadership roles starting in 2000 and most recently served as the Director of Water Solutions, North America. With extensive sales and management experience, Muroski has suc ...


05.04.2016

Solegear Announces Acquisition of Ex-Tech Plastics'' Bioplastics Division

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/17/16 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Solegear") (TSX VENTURE: SGB) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Ex-Tech Plastics, Inc. ("Ex-Tech"), a leading Illinois-based manufacturer of extruded plastic sheets, to acquire 100% of Ex-Tech''s bioplastics division for $1.33 million in common shares of the Company at a deemed price of $0.20 per s ...


17.03.2016

Approved Standard Work: Ceresana Publishes Fourth Market Report on Pigments

The most important sales market for pigments is the production of paints and varnishes which accounts for 45% of total demand. Processing of pigments in plastics ranks second at a considerable distance, followed by the application areas construction material, printing inks, and paper. Titanium Dioxide Dominates Titanium dioxide (TiO2) remains the most-in-demand type of pigments: It registered more than 59% of total demand. Titanium dioxide is mainly used for paints and coatings: Only few micro ...


14.03.2016

Southeast Asia Promising Hub for Emerging Bio-Based Chemicals

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/10/16 -- Driven by large and widespread feedstocks and government incentives, Southeast Asia is positioned to be a hub for bio-based materials and chemicals (BBMC), according to .Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand -- the three largest producers of palm oil -- are parlaying their natural strengths into the emerging BBMC space. Malaysia is focusing on new oleochemicals while Thailand is focusing on bioplastics; Indonesia has ample feedstock but presents more chall ...


10.03.2016

Letter to Plastic2Oil Stockholders From Richard Heddle, Chief Executive Officer

NIAGARA FALLS, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/08/16 --The following is a statement by Richard Heddle, CEO, Plastics2Oil, Inc. (OTCQB: PTOI):Dear P2O Shareholder:I want to provide a review and update on the status of our Company.OperationsIn August 2013, I became CEO of Plastics2Oil ("P2O") during a period of significant transition in the operations of the Company. Prior to becoming CEO, I was a long term shareholder convinced of the viability and commercial need for the Company''s ...


08.03.2016

Polyethylene Wraps Up the World: Ceresana Analyzes the Market for Bags and Sacks

The new study of the market research institute Ceresana expects that the worldwide demand for bags and sacks made of polyethylene foil, of other plastic foil, of woven plastic strips, as well as of paper, altogether will grow until 2022 to about 37.9 million tons. Polyethylene, especially LLDPE, is the most-commonly used material here. However, individual materials may account for highly different market shares in various applications. The Fight against Disposable Carrier Bags Many countries t ...


12.02.2016

Convenient and Sustainable: Ceresana Analyzes the European Market for Food Packaging

"The application of food packaging is determined by complex trends," explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. "There is a continuous development of new and innovative types of packaging and technologies. Legislation and consumer behavior are changing. At the same time, manufacturers are working hard on offering evermore cost-effective packaging solutions." The overall European market for food packaging (excluding beverages) is analyzed in Ceresan ...


09.02.2016

Solegear Acquires Office Products Book of Business, Receives Additional Purchase Order

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/03/15 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SGB) ("Solegear") announced today that it has finalized a Supplier and Exclusivity Agreement (the "Agreement") with Columbia Plastics Ltd. ("Columbia") to acquire its TOPS Products Canada book of business for office products. The office products will be made using Solegear''s proprietary plant-based bioplastic and are forecasted to generate 20, ...


03.12.2015

Solegear and r-pac International Team Up to Produce Leading Smartphone Case Packaging

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/30/15 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SGB) and r-pac International, a leading global supplier of retail packaging, have collaborated with a major US-based consumer electronics retailer to produce smartphone case packaging in support of the most recent phone release from a market share leader. This commitment represents a forecast of 750,000 units with delivery commencing in the next quarter."Solegear''s pr ...


30.10.2015

Industry Veteran Jan Acker Named President and CEO of Wescon Plastics LLC

WICHITA, KS -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/15 -- Wescon Plastics announced today that Jan Acker joined the company this week in the role of president and CEO. The custom injection-molded plastics company recently completed a $3.5+M plant expansion in south Wichita, the roll out of a new IQMS ERP platform, and the addition of several new molding machines to meet the capacity demands of new and existing customers.Acker is a seasoned plastics industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience in le ...


16.09.2015

Solegear Receives 5,800-Unit Purchase Order for Plant-Based Office Products

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/08/15 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SGB), in partnership with , has received an initial purchase order from , a leading distributor of office supplies, for 5,800 units of Starmark® branded desk organizer and accessory products that will be distributed through TOPS'' commercial channel to businesses across Canada."We are very pleased that the recent partnership with Columbia Plastics and TOPS Products Cana ...


08.09.2015

Fakuma 2015: Ceresana Presents First Study About the European Plastics Market

Fakuma is strengthening its position as one of the world''s leading venue for the plastics industry. About 1,700 exhibitors from more than 30 countries will be present at the 24th trade fair for plastics processing. Over 45,000 professionals are expected to visit the fair. The exhibition center in Friedrichshafen, Germany, has already been fully booked. After a successful premiere in 2014, Ceresana will also be at this year''s fair presenting its latest market studies at boot ...


19.08.2015

3D Printing Added to Lakeland Plastic''s List of Custom Services

Lakeland Plastics manufactures custom plastic extrusions and has recently added 3D printing to its list of [custom plastic extrusion](http://lakelandplastics.com/custom-plastic-extrusion/) services. The term 3D or three dimensional printing encompasses a number of different manufacturing technologies which are most known for creating custom parts for various products by carefully "printing" a 3D from by layering plastic on layers of plastic. Additive manufacturing technologies are des ...


12.08.2015

Solegear to Collaborate with Dr. Scholl''s(R) on Bioplastic Packaging Solutions

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/29/15 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: SGB) is pleased to be working with Dr. Scholl''s® (owned by parent company, Bayer) - an iconic brand founded in 1906 and known world-wide for their foot care products - to collaboratively complete a production trial using Solegear''s Traverse® (TF4000) bioplastic for use in the company''s blister packaging applications."We ...


29.07.2015

Solegear & Columbia Plastics to Launch Six Sustainable Bioplastic Office Products

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/16/15 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc., (TSX VENTURE: SGB) in partnership with a leading Canadian plastic injection molding company, have completed a commercial agreement with to convert six of their Starmark® branded desk organizer and accessory products to Solegear''s plant-based materials. Revenue associated with these initial six products is estimated to be between $50,000 and $150,000 annually, with additional channel c ...


16.07.2015

Solegear Announces Grant of Stock Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/16/15 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: SGB) announces that on July 16, 2015, it granted options to purchase 500,000 common shares to Paul Antoniadis, its director and interim CEO, options to purchase 200,000 common shares to each of Michel Labonte, its Chief Technology Officer and Noel Harvey, its VP, Business Development, and options to purchase 75,000 common shares to each of Michael Thomson an ...


16.07.2015

Strong Fibers: Ceresana Presents Market Study on Polyamides

Especially the types polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 are important. They vary in their chemical constitution. "In 2014, global revenues of 24.4 billion US$ were achieved with these two polyamide types", says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. A new study by Ceresana expects sales growth for polyamides from 3.1% per year to around 31.2 billion US$ in 2022. Continuous filaments, abrasion-resistant plastics Synthetic fibers made of polyamide, coloquially called & ...


26.06.2015

Mid-America Machining Files Suit Against Milacron Plastics Technologies Group LLC for Infringement of Five Separate Patents

BROOKLYN, MI -- (Marketwired) -- 06/23/15 -- On June 15, 2015, Mid-America Machining, Inc., a Brooklyn, MI-based manufacturer of extrusion blow molds and tooling, filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Milacron Plastics Technologies alleging infringement of five of its patents for extrusion blow molding tooling and packaging designs. Milacron sells all of the products in question under the brand name Uniloy. Mid-America Machining is seeking injunctive relief, monetary compensation, includi ...


23.06.2015

Solegear and Ex-Tech Sign Letter of Intent

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/22/15 -- Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SGB) and Ex-Tech Plastics, Inc. have executed a letter of intent (the "LOI") to formalize an agreement to combine their bio-based business efforts to achieve faster growth of their share of the bioplastics market. Solegear and Ex-Tech have been working together since 2013, and believe that their respective bioplastic expertise will bring unique strategic and operational ben ...


22.06.2015

Solegear Increases Commercial Business with Industry Leader, Neoperl

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/05/15 -- Editor''s note: There is one photo associated with this press release.Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SGB) successfully secured an order for a line of bioplastic packaging for Neoperl''s OEM aerator products. A recognized global innovator in the field of water faucet equipment, Neoperl began using the packaging this year and recently placed a repeat order for a 6 month supply.Aerators are found i ...


05.06.2015

FKT – User Fair for Plastics Engineering in Bad Salzuflen: Clarion Events presents the new show format for plastics engineering

The venue and the time of the event have been chosen deliberately. This show will take place alongside FMB - the supplier show for mechanical engineering, at which some 500 exhibitors will be covering the entire spectrum of supplies for mechanical and plant engineering. This range extends from metalworking to drive, electrical and control engineering through to handling technology. Owing to the fact that some of the visitors to the fair - directors, design engineers and buyers from the field of ...


08.04.2015

HDPE plastics on growth course: Ceresana presents third market report on high-density polyethylene

The versatile plastic HDPE serves for example for the production of packaging and hollow bodies of all kinds, household goods but also technical parts and construction products. "In 2014, a worldwide turnover of 61.8 billion U.S. dollar was achieved with HDPE" says Oliver Kutsch, manager of the market research institute Ceresana "We expect an average sales growth of 4.2% p.a. so that around 85.8 billion U.S. dollar will be achieved until 2022." Recovery in North America Acc ...


27.03.2015

Innovative Thermoplastic Elastomers

Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) are as elastic as rubber, but at the same time as easy to process as standard plastics. "TPE can be melted, repeatedly deformed, and recycled", explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. "Therefore, thermoplastic elastomers are among the materials enjoying the most dynamic development. Spreading from the automotive industry, they increasingly replace conventional materials." According to a recent study of Ceresana, ab ...


19.03.2015

Solegear Teams With Ex-Tech Plastics to Increase Market Reach of Traverse TF(R) in the US

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/11/15 -- Solegear Bioplastics and Ex-Tech Plastics, Inc., an Illinois-based plastics extruder, have entered into a commercial partnership to manufacture and distribute Solegear''s next-generation Traverse TF® bioplastic. Traverse TF® is best known for its high bio-content in rigid packaging that can resist high heat shipping conditions. Through this agreement, Solegear and Ex-Tech will benefit from shared access to new market intelli ...


11.03.2015

Xuron Plastics Degating Tool Separates Parts Without Damage

SACO, ME -- (Marketwired) -- 02/24/15 -- has introduced an ergonomic plastics degating tool that employs by-pass cutting rather than conventional compression cutting to produce clean, flat cuts without edge deformation.The is ideal for removing molded plastic parts from sprues because it employs by-pass cutting which produces clean, flat cuts without the edge deformation caused by compression cutting. Ergonomically designed, this has soft rubber cushion hand grips, a Light Touch™ return spri ...


24.02.2015

Solegear Bioplastics Amends Date of Closing of Qualifying Transaction With Rodeo Capital

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/19/15 -- Solegear Bioplastics, a Vancouver-based company that engineers, high-performance plant-based plastics, today provided an update on the timeline of its qualifying transaction agreement with Rodeo Capital III Corp.Consistent with the news release issued by Rodeo Capital III Corp on February 11, 2015, Solegear confirms that the agreement between the parties has been amended to extend the outside date for the closing of the transaction to ...


19.02.2015

Carbon Fiber to Go Mainstream in Automobile by 2025

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/18/15 -- Driven by a faster-than-expected pace of technology development, carbon-fiber reinforced plastics (CFRPs) will be poised to gain widespread adoption for automotive lightweighting by 2025, according to .Already advances underway in fiber, resin and composite part production will lead to a $6 billion market for automotive CFRPs in 2020, more than double Lux''s earlier projection. Even this figure is dwarfed by the full potential for CFRPs in au ...


18.02.2015

Presentation of the Quadrant Award 2015 -- Bridging Industry and Academia

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 02/10/15 --The international invitation to submit entries for the award, which has the goal to reward academic excellence, was addressed to graduates who had written a doctoral thesis in the field of "Materials and processes related to and high-performance plastics and composites" between October 1, 2012, and September 30, 2014.Of the four prizewinners, the US researcher Dr. Peter DeMuth won the first prize of EUR 15 000 for his thesis titled &q ...


10.02.2015

Solegear and TEQ Sign Agreement to Increase Use of Sustainable Packaging Material

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/14 -- Editors Note: There is a photo accompanying this press release.Solegear Bioplastics and US-based Thermoform Engineered Quality (TEQ), an industry leader in the retail and medical packaging space, have signed a strategic agreement to accelerate the growth and expansion of Solegear''s bioplastics into identified growth sectors of the rigid plastic packaging marketplace.Through this strategic alliance, Solegear and TEQ will gain ...


16.12.2014

Growth Potential: Ceresana Forecasts Chances for Polypropylene

"About 55.1 million tonnes of polypropylene were consumed in 2013. Thus PP is the second-best selling type of plastic after polyethylene", explains Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana. "We forecast global revenues to increase by about 5.8% p.a. until 2021." Ceresana''s analysis of the polypropylene market has just been published in its third edition. Demand Increasing in Asia in Particular The opening up of new application areas, the devel ...


10.12.2014

Bags Triumphant: Ceresana publishes study on the European market for flexible packaging

Flexible packaging not only include consumer good packaging for end customers, but also shrink and stretch films for storage and transport, paper labels, all kinds of carrier bags, sacks for heavy loads, and flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC). "We expect the European market for flexible packaging, i.e. all types of packaging and materials taken together, to reach a market volume of about 19.2 million tonnes in 2021", says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of Ceresana. Convenience Packaging ...


08.12.2014

Mayor Bob Muckle to Speak at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Inauguration for the Unveiling of New Manufacturing Facility in Louisville, Colorado

LOUISVILLE, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/02/14 -- , one of the world''s leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of seals and bearings, will hold an inauguration and ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the unveiling of its prestigious new facility located in the Colorado Technology Center in Louisville, Colorado, U.S. on December 12th. Mayor of Louisville Bob Muckle will speak and participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony, as well as several city council members, customers, lo ...


02.12.2014

Films and No End: Ceresana Expects the Global Market for LDPE to Grow

Asia-Pacific single-handedly processed about 7.1 million tonnes of LDPE in 2013. About 58% of this amount were consumed in China. Asian countries, China and India in particular, and the Middle East will remain the largest growth markets for LDPE. Due to strong competition by other types of polyethylene, future growth rates for LDPE demand are likely to fall short of overall economic development. The LDPE markets in Western Europe and North America are largely saturated already and will grow only ...


02.12.2014

CEO of American Premium Water Buying Large Position of Open Market Shares

DELRAY BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 12/01/14 -- American Premium Water Corporation "APWC" (OTC PINK: HIPH) is pleased to provide the following update to the investment community and our shareholders. American Premium Water Corporation''s (OTC PINK: HIPH) CEO has recently acquired a total of 20,300 shares of the company''s stock on the open market. The acquisition of these shares were open market purchases taking place over the last 30 days. The stock was purchase ...


01.12.2014

Solegear Bioplastics Secures Venture Debt Facility From Comerica Bank

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/30/14 -- , a leading developer of high-performance plant-based plastics for packaging and durable product applications, recently closed a venture debt facility with Comerica Bank, the largest tech-focused bank in the United States."The closing of our first commercial debt facility is a key milestone that supports our accelerating growth," said Toby Reid, Founder & CEO of Solegear. "Debt financing is a strategic complement to ...


30.10.2014

Thousands of Industry Professionals to Gather in Rosemont Later This Month for an Expanded ASSEMBLY Show

ROSEMONT, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/14/14 -- After a successful launch in 2013, the ASSEMBLY Show is returning later this month to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center with more exhibitors, more attendees, more exciting special events and more networking opportunities. This year''s show will feature 200+ exhibitors, over 50 more than last year, spanning over 50,000 square feet of exhibit space; and nearly 5,000 industry professionals who have already registered to attend. Produced ...


14.10.2014

New focal point of the supplier show for mechanical engineering

Exhibitors will be presenting machines, products and services on a separate display area geared towards the requirements of the plastics processing industry. This branch of industry is extremely well represented in East Westphalia-Lippe (OWL): Some 500 companies and institutions with approx. 17,000 members of staff generate annual sales of around 3 billion euros. OWL is also heavily repre-sented in the consumer segments of plastics processing - automotive suppliers, electrical engineering/elect ...


13.10.2014

Fakuma 2014: Ceresana Presents New Market Studies for the Plastics Industry

The market research institute Ceresana has been supporting the plastics industry for more than ten years with already more than 60 independent multi-client studies as well as implementation-oriented solutions for tailor-made studies. With offices in Konstanz, Vienna and Hong Kong, Ceresana is supplying more than 1,000 customers from 55 countries with up-to-date market analyses. The analysts at Ceresana are specialists in the markets for plastics and plastic additives but also offer expertise wit ...


08.10.2014

Well Connected: New Study on the European Market for Pipes by Ceresana

Ceresana scrutinized the European market for pipes from top to bottom: The market research institutes expects demand for these products to rise to more than 51 million tonnes in 2021. Pipes are comparatively safe and environmentally friendly ways of transport and play an important role for supply and discharge in many sectors. Pipelines Stimulating In order to reduce dependence on transit countries such as Belarus and the Ukraine, the intercontinental gas pipeline "South Stream" is i ...


07.10.2014

Mayor Suzanne Fuentes to Speak at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New Trelleborg Offices in El Segundo, California

EL SEGUNDO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/14 -- announces the relocation of its US sales and marketing operations along with its team to a new larger facility in El Segundo, California. An inauguration and ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate this move will be held on October 9. Mayor of El Segundo, Suzanne Fuentes, will be in attendance with Trelleborg Sealing Solutions customers and other members of the local business community.Mayor Suzanne Fuentes of the City of El Segundo says: "I ...


07.10.2014

Ceresana's Third Study on the Global Growth Market PVC

A new study of the market research institute Ceresana expects global demand for PVC to increase by about 3.2% p.a. until 2021. With a market share of close to 56%, Asia-Pacific is the by far largest sales market, and also likely to exhibit the strongest growth in the foreseeable future. The North American and Western European markets have returned onto a growth path after incurring severe losses in previous years. Worldwide PVC Demand Continues to Rise The construction industry is the prime sa ...


08.08.2014

Well Packed: Ceresana Publishes the First-ever Study on the Global Market for Plastic Containers

Besides overall economic development, the market for plastic containers is subject to a range of influences. Factors that have to be taken into account are, for example, low per capita consumption on certain beverage markets in parts of Asia-Pacific or the dynamic urbanization and income development in that region, which results in a change of consumption behavior. In many industrialized countries, on the other hand, effects of the economic crisis such as a rising unemployment rate and subsequen ...


07.08.2014

Worldwide first study on the European market for bags and sacks now published by Ceresana

The market research institute Ceresana analyzed the European market for bags and sacks manufactured from plastics and paper. Analysts expect European demand for these products to increase to approx. 9.12 million tonnes until 2020. Polyethylene is the by far most common material for the production of bags and sacks. But in specific applications, other plastic films, woven plastic bags and paper reach higher market shares. This new study mainly considers carrier bags, garbage bags and sacks, heavy ...


06.06.2014

Dynamic Change: Ceresana expects profound changes on the market for stabilizers

Plastics last forever – but only when protected against effects of heat and light. Therefore, stabilizers are indispensable for many products made from plastics and rubber: They ensure safe processing and prevent premature aging and weathering. Especially polyvinyl chloride (PVC) has to be treated with stabilizers. The market research institute Ceresana has just published a new study regarding the market for these essential additives. "The global market for stabilizers is undergoing highly ...


02.06.2014

Sustainable Success: Ceresana expects the market for bioplastics to grow

Polypropylene made from sugarcane, polyester based on starch, and polymers using lactic acid as feedstock: Plastics based on renewable resources are increasingly becoming a real alternative to petrochemical products. "Even in times of economic difficulties, bioplastics possess an enormous potential", describes Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research institute Ceresana: "Until 2021, demand is likely to increase by 18.9% per year." Ceresana is already publishing the third edi ...


21.02.2014

EcoPoly Solutions Responds to French Proposal to Ban Oxo-Biodegradable Plastics

Newmarket, On. – EcoPoly Solutions is taking a stance, with the oxo-biodegradable Plastics Association (OPD), on criticising the lobbying attempt to take oxo-biodegradable plastics off the French market. If successful this would clear the way for bio-based plastics which have completely different uses and places in the market than their perceived oxo-biodegradable competition. OPD states: It would be surprising if the French Government allowed this proposal to pass into law, because in a civil ...


28.01.2014

Plastic Pipes Still Winning

Pipes made of plastics are becoming more popular in all sectors. They have important advantages compared to those made from other materials such as aluminum, concrete, cast iron, copper, and steel. Due to their low weight, their resistance to corrosive effects and chemicals as well as the simple handling, e.g. trenchless installation, their importance in all application areas increases. The market research institute Ceresana expects revenues generated with plastic pipes in Europe to amount to ap ...


17.01.2014

High-Flyer Bioplastics

Cologne, 16. January 2014 – Offering a variety of articles from bioplastic the internet marketplace for sustainable and ecological products offers an alternative to plastic produced from petroleum. And thus takes up on several sustainability issues at the same time. Firstly, the increasing scarcity of resources, which brings increasing purchase prices for the raw material oil used to produce plastic. On the other hand, most of all the problem of environmental pollution and health hazards by conv ...


16.01.2014

Special show to focus the attention on the plastics industry

[Bad Salzuflen, 15 January 2014] Event Organiser Clarion Events Deutschland and the Association "Kunststoffe in OWL e.V." will be providing the plastics processing industry with a new forum next year: At ZOW[K], companies from the sector will be showcasing their ranges of innovative products and solutions for additional branches of industry alongside the International Fair for Suppliers to the Furniture and Interior Design Industries. Bad Salzuflen Exhibition Centre will be the venue f ...


15.01.2014



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