Posts Tagged ‘plastics’

Course of Plastics Manufacturing Process -Recent Trends ,Trouble shooting & Quality Control

CIPET Aurangabad has organized a ?Plastics Manufacturing Process -Recent Trends ,Trouble shooting & Quality Control? from: 25 July 2012 to 28 July 2012. The course is sponsored by SIDBI that is contributing substantially to the course fee. Participants will be required to pay only Rs.1000/- as course fee which include cost of reference material, working lunch and tea.

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International conference on Innovation in technologies for processing of rubber & Elastomers

Processing of polymeric materials is still not well understood and there is a need to have a greater interaction between Academia and Industry. To promote such a dialogue, PPA has planned to organize an International Conference on ?Innovation In Technologies For Processing Of Rubber & Elastomers? in Mumbai on 26th & 27th October, 2012 at Hotel Ramada Inn, Juhu, Mumbai

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Mid-Eastern producers cut July PE prices in Egypt, raise Aug outlook

In Egypt, Middle Eastern producers had approached the PE market at the start of July with lower prices as compared to June offer levels, as per ChemOrbis.

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Developments in Thin Wall Packaging

Applications of thin wall packaging range from dairy ice cream tubs and yogurt pots to ready meals, bakery trays and long-life jar and can replacements. Applied Market Information LLC launched a new packaging event- Thin Wall Packaging Films 2012

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New report on plastic carrier bags

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Astra Polymers inks agreement with BASF to manufacture customer specific blends

Astra Polymers, a developer and producer of plastic compounds in the Middle East, has entered into a new cooperative agreement with BASF Plastic Additives Middle East to manufacture customer specific blends (CSB) in Saudi Arabia. The agreement integrates the capabilities of both the companies and brings two innovative technologies for additive blends to clients in the region.

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Consolidation of the European cable extrusion industry amidst turbulent economic times

The European cable industry is showing signs of consolidation according to AMI’s latest report. Detailed information is provided on 325 cable extrusion sites across Europe, from multinational groups such as Prysmian and Nexans to smaller new sites looking to make their mark.

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PTT Global to invest US$11 bln by 2020 in capacity expansion, to focus on specialty and green products

PTT Global Chemical Pcl (PTTGC)- Thailand’s largest petrochemical maker, plans to invest US$11 bln by 2020 to expand capacity and focus on high-margin specialties and green products. This will include investment of US$3 bln to build a new olefins cracker with estimated annual capacity of 1 mln metric tons (1.1 mln tons), Chief Executive Anon Sirisaengtaksin told Reuters in an interview

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Grace inks multi-year agreement with Braskem to develop technologies and solutions to produce green chemicals

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BASF to build butadiene extraction plant in Antwerp

BASF plans to build a butadiene extraction plant at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The plant will have an annual production capacity of 155,000 metric tons and is scheduled to start up during 2014.

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