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2019: A challenging year for the polyester chain

Salmon Lee, Wood Mackenzie Head of Polyesters, reviews 2019 and outlines how the polyester chain has managed to prove resilient, despite both overcapacity and weak upstream markets. Read more

19 Dec 2019 12:09 Guest Blog

Rounding up 2019

In his exclusive column this month, Philip Law looks back on a successful K show for both enquiries and engagement, and provides an update on the Federation's latest activities in the areas of circular economy, Brexit and packaging. Read more

3 Dec 2019 16:01 BPF Blog

Get engaged

In the latest instalment of his exclusive column for BP&R, Philip Law urges plastics companies to engage with their local MPs, reflects on the potential of a double plastics tax and looks ahead to upcoming events. Read more

23 Oct 2019 15:45 BPF Blog

The European plastics industry: hoping for the best, preparing for the worst

In the run-up to K 2019 the latest K blog discusses the challenges facing the European plastics industry including chemical recycling and the Brexit effect. Read more

20 Aug 2019 11:31 Guest Blog

Don't deflect the important details of isolation bearing specification

Richard Hepworth, President of Trelleborg's marine and infrastructure operation, looks at regulations and challenges within isolation bearing Read more

18 Jul 2019 12:18 Guest Blog

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Erema CEO discusses how recyclers are investing strongly in the circular economy

Manfred Hackl, CEO Erema discusses the circular economy in this VDMA interview. Read more

18 Jul 2019 09:45 Guest Blog

motan on circular economy … Plastics are too valuable to be thrown away

Thomas Schwachulla looks at the importance of the Circular Economy, from the point of view of peripheral device manufacturers Read more

15 Jul 2019 12:28 Guest Blog

Circular Economy: Hot Topic at K 2019

In this guest blog Dr. Cornelia Jokisch discusses the Circular Economy which is set to be a hot topic at K 2019 in October. Read more

12 Jul 2019 10:25 Guest Blog

How does our plastic waste become plastic pollution?

In the following article, Doug Woodring and Trish Hyde of the Plasticity Forum discuss the key takeaways from this year’s Plasticity Forum which took place last week in Amsterdam. Read more

4 Jul 2019 10:16 , Guest Blog

A Changing of the Guard

Philip Law looks at how it’s ‘all change’ for the Federation’s President, outlines its position on the government’s environment consultations and looks at the wider picture of economic developments overseas. Read more

18 Jun 2019 09:33 BPF Blog

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