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Our work is moving ahead to develop a new website that supports the high quality of Plastics News Europe, the magazine for industry leaders launched in April as the successor to European Plastics News. The July/August issue is packed with news, analysis, a look at rigid packaging and a Q&A interview with Craig Ward (Negri Bossi).
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Belgium-headquartered chemicals giant Solvay has announced plans to buy US composite materials firm Cytec in a $5.5bn (€5bn) deal. Solvay said it hoped the deal would push the company to become the world's second largest player in aerospace composite materials. ... (more)

Global medical disposables producer Gerresheimer plans to expand its presence in North America by acquiring Centor US Holding, a former Rexam plc business based in Perrysburg, Ohio. Centor of Perrysburg, Ohio, is the leader in the US prescription plastic vial retail market for oral drugs, according to Gerresheimer. ... (more)

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