ETM Engineering Technologie Marketing: Automotive supplier in trouble

Despite the preliminary insolvency: Business operations in Saalburg-Ebersdorf will be continued in full (Photo: ETM Engineering Technologie Marketing) The production downtimes in the automotive industry stumbled another player: on October 13, 2021, preliminary insolvency proceedings were ordered for the assets of ETM Engineering Technologie Marketing GmbH (Saalburg-Ebersdorf). The district court of Gera appointed RA Rolf […]

Braskem: Plans to produce bio-based ethylene in Thailand

The Brazilians are flirting with an Asian production of bio-based ethylene (Photo: Braskem) The polyolefin producer Braskem (São Paulo / Brazil) and the petrochemical group SCG Chemicals (Bangkok / Thailand) are considering the production of bio-based ethylene and polyethylene in Thailand. Both parties signed a letter of intent to consider joint investments in the construction […]

SIG Combibloc: Second production plant opened in China

The plant in the Suzhou Industrial Park (Photo: SIG) The manufacturer of composite cartons and filling systems for beverages and liquid food, SIG Combibloc (Neuhausen / Switzerland) is investing around EUR 180 million in a second production plant for aseptic carton packs in China. The new production facility is located near the existing site in […]

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Tesa: Andreas Mack appointed to the new Board Member Consumer

New to the board: Dr. Andreas Mack (Photo: Tesa) On August 1, 2021, the adhesive tape manufacturer Tesa (Hamburg) appointed Dr. Andreas Mack appointed to the Consumer Board. The doctor of chemistry will be responsible for product development and marketing as well as for sales and regional marketing in Europe. In addition to the end […]

Bavaria Yachtbau: Shortage of materials leads to more warehousing

Michael Müller (left) and Marc Diening (Photo: Bavaria Yachtbau) On August 1, 2021, Germany’s largest manufacturer of sports boats, Bavaria Yachtbau (Giebelstadt), will have a new boss: Marc Diening (45) will succeed Michael Müller (64), who is moving to the company’s advisory board. For the past five years, Diening was head of the fire protection […]

SAN: Trinseo ends force majeure for deliveries from Terneuzen

The company sells SAN under the brand name “Tyril” (Photo: Trinseo) On June 2, 2021, Trinseo (Berwyn, Pennsylvania / USA) lifted the force majeure for SAN deliveries from the Terneuzen location in the Netherlands. The plant is now running at full load again, said a company representative. The sufficient supply of the preliminary product ACN […]

Trinseo: Feasibility study for European pilot plant for bio-butadiene

This is how it should work: Production of bio-butadiene (Photo: ETB) Can a pilot plant for the production of butadiene from renewable raw materials be built and operated economically in Europe? A feasibility and profitability study that the US plastics group Trinseo (Berwyn, Pennsylvania / USA) intends to conduct together with the Russian technology start-up […]

Berlin Packaging: US group continues to expand

Containers and closures made of PET, PE-HD, PP and acrylic (Photo: Raepak) Berlin Packaging (Chicago, Illinois / USA) has struck again: With the 14th acquisition in Europe in the past five years, the US packaging group with European headquarters in Milan is continuing its expansion course. The latest acquisition is the British packaging manufacturer Raepak […]