While the image of packaging is currently divided, the fact remains that it is still a large part of the injection moulding industry. As a matter of fact, it makes up the largest portion in both the French and Italian industry.
AMI, provider of information, market intelligence and events for the global plastics industry, is introducing a conference and exhibition on liquid silicone rubber, LSR Innovations 2018. The international event will premiere early spring in Maritim Hotel, Cologne, Germany.
Iran – Lifting of sanctions could drive growth in the Iranian plastics industry. The sanctions refer to certain economic sanctions imposed on Iran that were lifted in January 2016, thereby opening doors to trade and opportunity.
Europe – According to a recently published study by industry consultants, Applied Market Information, (AMI), the last 5 years have seen demand growth for polypropylene (PP) outstrip the polymer market in Europe.
Hungary – Whilst the demand for polymer is generally much higher in Western Europe compared with Central/Eastern Europe, Hungary is one of the few countries, along with the Czech and Slovak Republics, that is rivalling smaller Western European countries.
The Region along the Persian Gulf is slowly becoming one of the boom markets for plastics and polymer. Unaffected by the Syrian civil-war, countries like Saudi-Arabia or the United Arab Emirates with their high demand for consumer goods drive the boom. In the medium term, the Qatar 2022 World Cup construction projects could play a pivotal role, experts believe…