Iran is showing no signs of slowing its drive to grow its petrochemical industry, with a senior decision-maker stating that plans are underway to increase the country's petrochemical production capacity up to 120 million tonnes per year by 2021. more

7 Nov 2017 14:42 News

Turkey's plastics industry is on an upward curve, with the organisers of Plast Eurasia revealing that the country produced $33.8 billion in plastics in 2016. more

27 Apr 2017 15:49 News

Packaging consumption in the Middle East is increasing, with plastic shelf-ready products set to enjoy a boost. more

2 Mar 2017 12:01 News

The Kuwait Styrene Company is celebrating a net profit of $107 million for 2016, compared with $97 million during 2015 - an 11 per cent increase in net profit. more

28 Feb 2017 11:47 News

CHINAPLAS 2017 is going to present new plastics technologies that will accelerate global economic growth. more

1 Feb 2017 09:00 CHINAPLAS 2018

The Turkish plastics production industry experienced an uptick in value in 2016, growing by 3.8 per cent to $34.7 billion. more

19 Jan 2017 11:25 News

Global leading supplier of magnetic separators and metal detectors Bunting Magnetics is exhibiting at ArabPlast 2016 in Dubai, where it hopes to take advantage of 'great opportunities' in the Middle East. more

15 Dec 2016 14:50 News

Mettler Toledo is strengthening its presence in the Middle Eastern marketplace by establishing its new Dubai Free Zone Competence Center. more

9 Dec 2016 10:53 News

India's growing manufacturing sector, driven by the government's progressive Make in India campaign, is eyeing the Made in Europe mark of quality. more

16 Nov 2016 16:45 News

With less than six months to go until CHINAPLAS 2017, the show's organisers are getting the message across that the next outing of the world's second-largest plastics and rubber show is going to present huge opportunities within the Asian market. more

27 Oct 2016 14:39 CHINAPLAS 2018

PolyOne has announced it is expanding its global reach by setting up production for specialty engineered materials at its facility in Pune, India. more

25 Oct 2016 12:27 News

Vortex Global Limited, a solids and bulk handling components company, has announced the appointment of Integrated Business Corporation (IBC) as its new agent in UAE, Oman, and Kuwait. more

12 Oct 2016 11:55 News

Sumitomo SHI Demag

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has set up a new consultancy, sales and service office in Iran, expanding its operations in the exciting Middle Eastern marketplace. more

23 Sep 2016 11:14 News

After setting up shop in Salalah, Oman, in 2006, Octal has grown to a four-plant operation in Oman, Saudi Arabia and the US with the capability to product a million tonnes of PET per annum. more

14 Sep 2016 14:58 News 1 Comments

The Turkish plastics industry is now a key contributor to the country's economy and the growing industry will be out in force at the annual Plast Eurasia in December 2016. more

6 Sep 2016 11:09 News



At CHINAPLAS 2016, EPPM took the opportunity to sit down with WINTEC's Peter Auinger to discuss the two-year-old 'little brother' and its growth strategy, while reflecting on what an incredible journey the company has been on already. more

20 Jul 2016 12:13 News

CHINAPLAS 2016 figures have been posted by its organiser Adsale and the results exceed expectations both in terms of exhibitor numbers but in overseas participation. more

24 May 2016 13:58 CHINAPLAS 2018

Taking advantage of the exponential growth of the GCC's industrial base - both in terms of factory construction and investment - Expotrade is establishing the GCC Manufacturing Excellence and Technology Summit 2016. more

23 May 2016 15:03 News

Algeria's premiere plastics and packaging show Plast & Printpack Alger 2016 has closed on a high, with visitor numbers soaring by 41 per cent to 4,360 compared to last time. more

8 Apr 2016 09:45 News

A report from Ceresana anticipates an exciting future for Iran's petrochemicals industry in a post-sanctions world, with vibrant global trade and growth on the horizon. more

1 Apr 2016 09:47 News


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