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2013-a year of stabilization for plastics industry in Europe

9:09 AM MDT | October 19, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz in Düsseldorf

PlasticsEurope (Brussels), a leading trade association in Europe, expects a slight recovery in European demand for plastics. “2013 could well be viewed as a year of stabilization in the European plastics sector and in 2014 industry predictions suggest a slight recovery; although we will still be far from pre-crisis level,” said Patrick Thomas, president of PlasticsEurope and CEO of Bayer MaterialScience. He was speaking at the K 2013 fair, the world’s largest plastics exhibition currently taking place in Düsseldorf.   Global production...

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