Nifco's Mike Matthews appears in BBC series
Britain's Hardest Workers: Inside the Low Wage Economy, sees 20 people given low-paid jobs in various industries. Matthews took on the role of factory manager.
Borealis net profit dips following base chemicals slowdown
The success in the second quarter was supported by strong margins in the polyolefins business and operations at Borouge following the full start-up of Borouge 3.
South Korean firm buying bioplastics business from Metabolix
The deal comes a month after Metabolix announced plans to exit bioplastics. The transaction includes biopolymer intellectual property, some lab equipment and a sublease for part of the Metabolix site in Woburn, Massachusetts.
Edible clingfilm set to transform lunchbreaks
The new cling film is said to be up to 500 times more effective than current products.
Devine Chemicals expands product offering
The firm based in County Durham, promotes, stocks and distributes Taiwanese company Ming-Zu's range of high grade liquid and powder metal complex dyes.
Sharp rise in rejected household recycling
According to a BBC Freedom of Information request, councils were unable to recycle 338,000 tonnes of waste in 2014-15 - up from about 184,000 tonnes in 2011-12.
A Schulman names chief operating officer
Gary Miller takes over the role. He has served as Schulman’s vice president, global supply chain and chief procurement officer since 2008.
Cornelius makes two senior hires
Tim Pegg joins the business as a key account manager for the multinational team, while Jason Fitzgerald has joined as new business manager for the UK industrial team.
Brazil's Feiplastic moves venues after complaints
Feiplastic 2017, scheduled for 4-7 April, will now be held at São Paulo's Expo Centre Norte.