Hillenbrand: Phillips will be Head of Purchasing for Coperion & Milacron

Should make the Hillenbrand value chains more stable: Carole Phillips (Photo: Hillenbrand) After 16 years at the power tool group Stanley Black & Decker (New Britain, Connecticut / USA) – …

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Mauser: Additional capacity for barrels made from recycled plastic

Production of L-ring barrels (Photo: Mauser) At the British site in Littleborough, Mauser Packaging Solutions (Oak Brook, Illinois / USA) is expanding the production capacity for plastic drums. The manufacturer …

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USA: Hardly any damage to petrochemical plants after cold snap

The strong effects of the onset of winter in December were limited to the north and central US (Image: National Weather Service) The cold snap that swept across the United …

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Brenntag: takeover of Univar collapsed

Deal burst: The chemical distributor from Essen refrains from taking over Univar (Photo: Brenntag) Nothing will come of the envisaged mega deal: The chemical distributor Brenntag (Essen) has ended talks …

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Braskem: Acquisition of taulman3D strengthens 3D printing business

In high demand: filaments for 3D printing (Photo: taulman3D) The polyolefin group Braskem (São Paulo / Brazil) has bought the manufacturer of polyester filaments taulman3D (Linton, Indiana / USA) and …

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Freepoint Eco-Systems: New US chemical recycling facility

Groundbreaking: Freepoint focuses on chemical recycling (Photo: Freepoint) US recycler Freepoint Eco-Systems (Stamford, Connecticut) has begun construction of its first commercial plant for chemical recycling of plastic waste. One of …

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USA: Plants in Texas closed as a precaution due to the onset of winter

Frost and snow are expected for Texas around Christmas (Photo: PantherMedia/AndreaWilhelm) An arctic freeze is moving south from Siberia across Alaska and the central US states. Even far south Texas, …

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Trinseo: US group closes styrene production in Böhlen

Now one thing has been decided: the closure of the styrene plant in Böhlen (Photo: Trinseo) Now it’s fixed: Trinseo (Wayne, Pennsylvania / USA) will shut down styrene production at …

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Lear: Three US plants are being made fit for electromobility

Parts for the battery-powered vehicle platform “Ultium” should advance Lear (Photo: GM) The automotive supplier Lear (Southfield, Michigan / USA) wants to convert three plants in the USA for the …

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