Plastics
November 2021

The chemical sector is the largest industrial consumer of both oil and gas, currently accounting for 13 million barrels of oil and 305 billion cubic meters of gas per day. Even in its 2050 net-zero scenario, the IEA expects oil and gas consumption for chemicals to increase in absolute terms.






November 2021

Mai Dubai, a high quality bottled drinking water supplier, announced it is stepping up its support to DGrade’s ‘Simply Bottles’ programme through sponsorship of Simply Bottles School Recycling Challenge for the year 2021-2022.






November 2021

Sabic has started-up its new polypropylene (PP) compounding line in Genk, Belgium, with a virtual inauguration event.






November 2021

Sabic, a global leader in the chemical industry, recently showcased its portfolio of Purecares polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) polymers for high-purity nonwovens and hygiene films at the Index Expo in Geneva, Switzerland.






November 2021

Germany takes the top spot in the plastics management index, followed by Japan, France, UK and US, according to Back to Blue, an ocean health initiative of Economist Impact and The Nippon Foundation. The first edition of Back to Blue Plastics Management Index (PMI) reveals that Germany scores 87 points out of 100.






November 2021

Additives and colourant expert Milliken & Company will demonstrate its commitment to the development of the plastics processing sector in the Middle East with a full package of value-adding product innovations and service solutions on its stand 7C140 at ArabPlast 2021.






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