Posts Tagged ‘india’

Plastic Industry Hub – Plexpoindia announces forthcoming accomplishment of Plexpoindia 2013

Plexpoindia has introduced its upcoming reaching of Plexpoindia 2013 to be held from January 8-13, organized by GSPMA. Plexpoindia 2013 will be the next mega event is organized with aim to Promote Indian plastic Industry worldwide, concurrent with Vibrant Gujarat. Plexpoindia 2013 will be held at a fully equipped convention center.

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Natpet in JV with Schulman to produce PP compounds

National Petrochemical Industrial Company (Natpet), a subsidiary of Alujain Corp has entered into a 50:50 joint venture agreement with A Schulman of the US to produce polypropylene compounds. Likely to be named Natpet-Schulman Engineering Plastic Compounds, the plant is likely to locate in Yanbu and expected to begin production by the end of calendar-year 2014

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Odisha expedites establishment of plastic, polymer & allied cluster

Odisha state government has put a proposed plastic, polymer and allied cluster in Baleswar on a first track basis. To be built with an investment of Rs 82 crore, it is targeted to be commissioned by end of December 2012, on the outskirts of Baleswar town involving three areas such as Ganeswarpur, Somnathpur and Balgopalpur with the initiatives of IDCO.

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BASF conducts pilot project to promote composting of organic waste in Pune

On the occasion of World Environment Day, BASF, with the support of the Pune Municipal Corporation, announced the launch of its pilot composting project. The project aims at promoting composting of source-separated organic waste in certified compostable and fully biodegradable bags. ?Through this project we wish to promote composting as the most effective and efficient method for organic waste management

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Plan panel proposes duty changes for petrochem industry

The Planning Commission has proposed a slew of changes in the prevalent duty structure for the petrochemical industry for the new Plan period (2012-17). To begin with, it has urged the central government to establish single national level value-added tax (VAT)/ goods and services tax (GST) on plastic and articles of states at a uniform four per cent

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Solvay inaugurates new centre in India for R&D and Technology

Solvay has inaugurated its new Research, Development and Technology Centre at Savli, Gujarat State, India. The Centre will focus its efforts mainly on the development of high-performance polymers, organic chemistry, nano composites and green chemistry.

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Italian processor invests at facilities in India and Mexico

Italian moulding and compounds company Finproject is making new investments to the tune of ?8m at facilities in India and Mexico as part of its international expansion strategy, as per European Plastics News. The company produces more than 30,000tpa of vinyl and polyolefin compounds for various sectors, but it is most closely associated with footwear, in particular Crocs EVA foam clogs. Finproject?s moulding division also makes soles, sandals and boots with polyolefin compounds bearing its own brand name XL Extralight for customers such as Hugo Boss and Samsonite

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June PVC prices expected to fall in Southeast Asia despite healthy demand

Players in Southeast Asia?s PVC market are bracing for decreases in the month of June despite steady demand in the region, as per ChemOrbis.

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A transformed NPE opens in Orlando, resurgent in size and dynamism and reshaped by a host of innovations

A new era in NPE history begins today as the giant NPE2012 international plastics exposition opens in the first new venue for NPE in 40 years, bringing an innovative agenda, an influx of new exhibitors and attendees, and an upsurge in size and dynamism, it was announced today by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association.

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Advanced solutions for the raffia or woven plastics flexible packaging industry

From its 150,000 m2 machine building facilities in Kanpur, India, Lohia Starlinger Ltd. has been providing advanced solutions to the raffia or woven plastics flexible packaging industry around the world for over 3 decades.

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