UK new car market up 2.9%
5 December 2016

UK new car market up 2.9%

In all, 2,514,764 new cars were registered from January to November 2016, a record for the period according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.  Read more

1 December 2016

Potato-based Mars wrapper wins bioplastics award

Netherlands-based Rodenburg developed a special grade of its Solanyl recipe made from waste starch from the potato processing industry and recycled PLA film, while Taghleef, which is Mars' packaging converter, manufactured the film on a BOPP line.  Read more

1 December 2016

Uponor to close Spanish PEX pipe plant

The Vantaa, Finland-based group, which is starting talks with employee representatives about the redundancy plan for the unit at Můstoles, intends to switch local polyethylene production capacity to Sweden.  Read more