As Chinaplas moves to Shanghai, it will highlight the freshest innovation in plastics in its 'Young Tech Hall'. more

26 Jan 2018 15:44 CHINAPLAS 2018

Swiss chemicals group Clariant will make white masterbatch at the new plant in Yanbu, on Arabia's Red Sea coast. more

25 Jan 2018 10:05 News

UAE refiners Borouge, partner of Borealis, is displaying its wares at Cairo's Plastex show. more

24 Jan 2018 16:52 News

Delegate conference passes are now available for the inaugural Gulf Print & Pack Summit. more

17 Jan 2018 09:06 News

The international water summit in Abu Dhabi features an address from Borouge's Water for the World charity on plans to improve hospital sanitation in Vietnam. more

15 Jan 2018 10:51 News

Italian packaging machinery engineering firm Sacmi has cast its view towards the rising sun, exhibiting in Saudi and Russia in the coming months. more

12 Jan 2018 10:39 Home

The plastics industry in Turkey is an active and growing one, but with instability in the fast-developing country, what do the coming years spell for the marketplace? more

4 Jan 2018 14:00 News

The international plastics community flocked to Istanbul in December 2017 for Plast Eurasia, one of the key meeting places for both the European and Middle Eastern plastics communities. more

3 Jan 2018 16:06 News

battenfeld-cincinnati will present its newest extrusion technology developments to the Egyptian market at Plastex Cairo 2018 at booth 2G15 (ground floor). more

2 Jan 2018 12:04 News


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MEP Editor Rose Brooke rounds up 2017 with the most-read stories on the website month-by-month, as well as the most-clicked story for the year. more

19 Dec 2017 09:27 News

Plastics that are blighting the natural environment and the world's oceans had the spotlight firmly shone on them at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) on December 6th. more

7 Dec 2017 10:00 News

Specialty chemicals leader Evonik has appointed a new President for its operations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). more

6 Dec 2017 12:03 News

The German megaproject engineering firm Thyssenkrupp has cemented a deal to build a PET resins plant in southern Turkey. more

1 Dec 2017 16:02 News

Plast Eurasia will host a t-win series of hydraulic injection moulding machinery from Engel Wintec. more

1 Dec 2017 10:45 News

The Museum of the Future in Dubai has started to implement technology for composites develedop at AZR, in Aachen, West Germany. more

30 Nov 2017 17:04 News

An increasing capability in R&D investment for Chinese firms will be an attraction for global visitors from all plastics sectors at Chinaplas 2018. more

29 Nov 2017 17:04 CHINAPLAS 2018

ENGEL promises innovation and integration to stimulate the plastics industry at Saudi PPPP 2018 in Riyadh. more

28 Nov 2017 14:42 News

A. Schulman will be exhibiting at Plast Eurasia in Istanbul highlighting its new factory in Turkey's East Thrace region. more

28 Nov 2017 12:21 News

Pipes extruder Borouge has shown its largest work of pipe in the United Arab Emirates to date, providing water to nearly a million desert dwellers. more

27 Nov 2017 11:30 News

The Austrian IMM builder Engel will be in Istanbul for PlastEurasia. more

23 Nov 2017 11:09 News


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