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EuPC reorganizes itself and appoints a new general manager

As part of the PolyVision Project launched in June 2022, EuPC starts to reorganize its structure in order to prepare the association for the future. EuPC will continue to support and represent the European plastics converting industry in this transition towards a full plastics circular economy. According to EuPC President Benoît Hennaut...

EU harmonisation going backwards is the state of play for the SUP Directive first anniversary

On July 3, 2021, was the deadline for the transposition of EU-wide bans and marking rules into national legal frameworks of the EU Single-use Plastics (SUP) Directive. For its first anniversary, the state of play is not at its best. European plastic packaging manufacturers are very concerned because not all the...

More and PolyCert together for the Circular Plastics Alliance

In the light of achieving the Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA) targets of 10 million tons of recycled polymers used annually between 2025 and 2030 set up by the European Commission, two unique tools, namely More platform and PolyCert Europe are joining forces...

The negative consequences of the SUP directive strict deadlines on European industry

The association of European plastics processors, EuPC, highlights the negative consequences of the strict deadlines imposed by the SUP (Single-Use Plastics) directive on the legislative activity and markets of the European Union member States. In a press release it points out that the deadline of July 3, 2021, for the...

EuPC's criticisms of the SUP directive guidelines

Single-Use Plastics directive guidelines are a long list of inconsistencies and questions left unanswer. This is the criticism that EuPC, the European association of plastics converters, moves to the provision of the European Commission which will come into force shortly. With almost one year of delay on the timetable set by the Singe-Use Plastics directive, the...

Concern about the shortage of raw materials is growing among European processors

With a press release issued in the latter days, EuPC, the association representing European plastics converters, expresses its concern about the impact that the shortage of raw materials is having on the production of plastic products in Europe. The European market for polymers has been under pressure for several months...