Growing threats for the plastics converting industry: Companies at risk due to multiple crisis

Presse Release – 17/10/2022 – Never-ending price increases, a still persistent difficult supply situation and rising ‘Force Majeure’ statements in the third quarter of 2022: The PVC industry is continuously confronted with several crisis - partly beginning to endanger existences in the plastics converting industry in Europe.

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Under pressure: Plastics manufacturers confronted with extremely high prices for energy and raw materials

Presse Release – 15/11/2021 – Towards the end of the year, the PVC industry is still confronted with the difficult supply situation and the ongoing price increases on the market. Force majeure statements continue. Prices for electricity and gas rise incredibly. The situation hits the whole plastics industry value chain hard.

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IVK Europe: Ongoing shortage of raw materials and rising prices in the plastics industry

Presse Release – 21/06/2021 – In March 2021, IVK Europe already reported about the wave of force majeure statements from European raw material suppliers and its consequences for manufacturers of products made of plastics. There is no improvement of the situation in sight.

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New Managing Director of IVK Europe, Industrial Association for Plastics Films and Sheets

Presse Release – 06/04/2021 – Marina Arz has been appointed as the new Managing Director of IVK Europe, the European Association of Plastic Films and Sheets. She took up her new position on April 1st 2021.

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