4:56 min Facts & Figures
Avantium announces the successful completion of its €70 million capital raise
Avantium secures funding for the completion, commissioning and start-up of the FDCA Flagship Plant and the acceleration of its commercial deployment The gross proceeds from the rights offering is €50.5 million, resulting in the issue of 27,018,772 new ordinary shares ...
Plastics Recyclers Europe publishes 2022 plastic recycling capacities: European plastic recycling industry growth threatened by shrinking market
Latest figures show that the total European installed plastics recycling capacity1 stands at 12.5 million tonnes in 2022. Due to heavy market disruptions2, the growth rate went down from 17% to 10%, year-on-year.
UK: RECOUP - Plastic packaging use and recycling collection rates drop for the first time
Plastic resource efficiency and recycling charity, RECOUP, has launched its annual UK Household Plastic Packaging Collection Survey, which estimates that year-on-year plastic packaging use and plastic packaging collection quantities have dropped for the first time.
AMI: Mechanical plastics recycling production anticipated to reach over 54 million tonnes by 2030
The waste plastics value chain is a complex and dynamic sector, with an evolving operating environment. The general negative image of plastics is becoming increasingly global, driving the need for new legislation to increase recycling levels and the development of higher value ...
2:30 min Facts & Figures
UCIMA - Packaging machinery still record-breaking: Exports soar and take industry above 9 billion
The Italian packaging technology sector exceeds the 9 billion mark for the first time: In 2023, according to pre-consulting data from Mecs-Centro Studi of UCIMA (Union of Italian Automated Packaging Machinery Manufacturers), the sector's total turnover will stand at 9 billion 50 ...
NAPCOR’s 2022 PET recycling report demonstrates bottle-to-bottle circularity continues on the rise
The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) has released its 2022 PET Recycling Report. The report found that PET recycling rates held steady with the US rate at 29% and the North American PET recycling rate at 37.8%. Demand for recycled PET (rPET) also remained ...