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In a new study, German research group Ceresana expects the European plastics market to grow as plastics continue to replace materials such as aluminium, tin plate and glass. After reaching a volume of more than 53 million tonnes in 2014, Ceresana is forecasting revenues in the European plastics market to rise at an average rate of 2.9% p.a to hit €104bn in 2022 . 17 August 2015
The global market for additive manufacturing and 3D printing grew 35.2% in 2014 to $4.1bn (€3.7bn) vs. $3.07bn (€2.85bn) in the previous year, according to Wohlers Associates.  9 April 2015
Final registration figures for NPE 2015 hit 65,810, up 19% from the last show, in 2012. 9 April 2015
Polish PVC window and door producers managed to increase their export sales by a robust 20% in 2014 to some €600m. In total, local manufacturers exported 7.6 million windows and doors last year, according to data released by local market research firm Centrum Analiz Branzowych (CAB). 8 April 2015
Global sales of plastics and rubber machinery are forecast to increase by an average of 3% per year in the period from 2014 to 2016, according to Germany’s VDMA Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association. The forecast comes in a trend report commissioned for the first time by VDMA which also indicates EU-based machinery producers are expected to see sales fall by 2% in 2014, with a return to growth of 2% predicted for 2015. 8 December 2014
Germany’s central bank, the Bundesbank, last week downgraded its growth forecast for the German economy in 2014 from 1.9% – which it tabled six months ago – to 1.4%. 8 December 2014
Manufacturing growth in Germany is “edging closer to stagnation”, according to new research. 25 September 2014
Italy experienced a rise in imports and exports of rubber and plastics equipment in January-June this year, said Assocomaplast, the trade association representing companies in the sector. The group’s announcement comes after a long period of weakness in the Italian market caused by debt-related economic problems. 23 September 2014
Research company, Canadean, has released a report stating that plastic beverage caps and closures are now more popular than their metal counterparts. 5 June 2014
Germany-based research company Ceresana has released a study on stabilisers, the additives used in the production of many plastics. 12 May 2014
The global market for 3D printing grew by its fastest rate in 17 years, according a new report from Wohlers Associates.  6 May 2014
Ceresana, a Germany-based research company for the industrial sector, has released a study on the European market for windows and doors (both interior and external) used by the construction sector. 4 April 2014
The Eurozone's economy continued to show signs of recovery last month, with output up and employment holding steady, according to new data. 4 April 2014
Germany-based Styrolution, BASF and Ineos’ plastics company which focuses on styrene monomer, polystyrene and ABS, has reported record profits in 2013. 28 February 2014
Germany-based Bayer, which specialises in health care, agriculture and high-tech polymer materials, has released its full 2013 figures showing increased sales compared to 2012, but its polymer sales down. Sales of the Bayer Group climbed by 1% in 2013 to €40.1bn from €39.7bn in 2012. 28 February 2014

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