PVC

  • 08 February 2023

    Solvay will divest its stake in Rusvinyl

    Solvay confirms it is in advanced negotiations to divest its stake in Rusvinyl, an independent 50/50 joint venture in Russia, to its joint venture partner, Sibur. In addition to the recently obtained preliminary clearance from Russian governmental authorities, the potential...
  • 22 June 2022

    Sica brings Rieber belling to PVC-O pipes

    A Rieber type belling process specific for PVC-O pipes (i.e. polymer pipes with oriented molecules) has been developed by Sica, an Italian manufacturer of plastic pipe processing equipment. These pipes have wall thicknesses approximately 35-40% lower than those made of PVC-U with the same operating pressure and make it possible to...
  • 08 June 2022

    In 2021 VinylPlus exceeds 810,000 tonnes of recycled PVC

    On the occasion of VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2022 (VSF2022), VinylPlus announced the results of the first year of its 2030 Commitment. Livestreamed from Brussels, VSF2022 gathered online around 500 participants from 40 countries. Under the theme “Embracing EU Green Deal Ambitions”...
  • 02 March 2022

    High-speed extrusion line for medical tubes

    Safe processes and utmost reliability: the medical industry sets strict criteria for producing medical devices. Medical tubes, in particular, require the highest quality in terms of dimensional accuracy, surface type and complete absence of contamination. The new high-speed extrusion line for PVC medical tubes by Bausano meets...
  • 23 February 2022

    Inovyn cements worldwide leadership in specialty PVC

    Inovyn has announced a further planned step increase in its European specialty PVC production capacity, which will bring its total increase in capacity to 220 kt by 2027. This latest increase builds on the technological and commercial success of previous investments and will be delivered though expansions across...
  • 19 May 2021

    VinylPlus: 20 years of progress towards circular PVC

    At the completion of its second 10-year Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development, the European PVC industry takes stock of its achievements and looks ahead to 2030. Among the main results, which are summarised in the VinylPlus Progress Report 2021 published on May 17, the continuous development of collection and recycling...
  • 12 May 2021

    More than twenty years of collaboration in the processing of PVC

    A family-run manufacturing business based in Sydney, Australian Plastic Profiles (APP), continues its twenty-year collaboration with Bausano to guarantee the high performance of its production departments. For more than 40 years APP has been one of the major industrial companies in Australia...
  • 12 May 2021

    Cutting PVC pipes without chips and dust

    Manufactured by Sica, the Combo 110KW and TRS W pipe cutting machines  incorporate a new technology to cut and chamfer plastic pipes without generating chips and dust, resulting in benefits such as raw material savings, lower process management costs, no need for suction systems - given the absence of...
  • 05 May 2021

    A Comerio Ercole calender for the Mondorevive factory in Farentino

    A machinery manufacturer from Varese, Comerio Ercole, will deliver a film calendering line to be installed at the Mondorevive factory in Farentino (near Frosinone, Italy). Equipped with four cylinders, the new calender will reach a height of 2.7 meters and its construction - complying with Industry 4.0 standards - will offer all the versatility…
  • 16 February 2021

    RecoTrace: advanced data system for circular PVC

    Data collection system to monitor, verify, and report PVC recycling and uptake in Europe, RecoTrace builds upon Recovinyl’s 18 years’ experience of collecting credible recycling data. The PVC industry’s commitment to report reliable data, has made Recovinyl the industry standard for data reporting. In 2019, Recovinyl recorded a total of...