AMI: New dataset - Tough year for polymer demand but underlying differences are strong
A new dataset from AMI Consulting shows the challenges facing the European plastics industry in 2022 and through to 2027. It covers all of Europe including Russia and former CIS countries. GDP forecasts for 2022 still look quite healthy. The IMF in its October update forecast 2.6% ...
1:55 min Facts & Figures
Plastics machinery shipments: In sync with slower economy, up from 2021
The shipments of primary plastics machinery (injection molding and extrusion) in North America slowed in the third quarter according to the statistics compiled and reported by the Plastics Industry Association’s (PLASTICS) Committee on Equipment Statistics (CES).
3:20 min Facts & Figures
Krones continues profitable growth under difficult conditions
Order intake grew in the first three quarters by 44.1% to €4,599.7 million. At €3,449.0 million, the order backlog as of 30 September 2022 was almost twice as large as a year earlier. Krones recorded stable growth under difficult conditions in the first nine months of ...