Kuraray commissioned the Product Sustainability Consultancy Sphera Solutions to conduct an in-depth Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), from cradle to gate (i.e. from the extraction of raw materials to the factory gate), on four products manufactured in Europe
Fakuma aims for a sell-out
Almost 1,200 exhibitors have already registered for the German plastics trade fair in Friedrichshafen in October.
Lower container freight rates across the Atlantic
As reported by the online magazine Transport Europe, container freight rates between Northern Europe and the east coast of the United States showed substantial resilience and even increased in some cases during 2022, while those between Asia and Europe steadily declined.
In Parma, a fair on bulk and granulars
On June 14th and 15th 2023 the Parma exhibition centre will host the first Italian edition of Solids, a trade fair dedicated to technologies for granules, powders and bulk solids, the result of an agreement between Easyfairs, organiser of international trade fairs and events, and Fiere di Parma.
Good numbers at Ecomondo
The organisers of Ecomondo and Key Energy, events dedicated to the circular economy and energy efficiency held in Rimini over the past few days, were satisfied with the turnout although no detailed numbers were provided.
Chemical recycling: growing investment
The chemical recycling of plastic material has a global capacity of about 1.2 million of tonnes in year 2022, excluding the structures transforming the post-consumer polymers in fuel. This is stated by a recent AMI report.
It is K time
It starts in Dusseldorf the main International Exibition devoted to plastic and rubber. The aim is to understant how to face environmental, energetic and technological challenges. It opens it gates in Dusseldorf the K2022, the main three-years exhibition devoted to the industry of rubber and plastic, that this year celebrates its seventeenth birthday.
The Chemical industry asks for measure against gas increase
Cefic the industrial chemical federation, together with other industrial association, has sent a letter to the president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen asking for a UE urgent action on gas and energy prices.