Hot Topics

Guidance and advice on key issues concerning the plastics industry.


Brexit: The potential impact on polymer prices

Whilst we eagerly await further news on a trade agreement with the EU, our concerns for a ‘no-deal Brexit’ for the UK plastics industry centre on logistics delays and pricing. 

COVID-19 Pandemic: Information for our customers

Plastribution is monitoring the development of the COVID-19 pandemic closely. Learn about the steps we’re taking internally from our COVID-19 team, along with how the pandemic is affecting the polymer supply chain in the UK.


Port Congestion: what does this mean for polymer imports?

What are the current issues at Felixstowe Port and are these a sign of these a sign of things to come as the ‘Brexit’ deadline approaches?

The Plastic Packaging Tax: coming April 2022

Aimed at increasing recycling levels by placing a tax on plastic packaging that contains below 30% recycled content, this quick guide provides an overview of what plastics producers can expect when the Plastic Packaging Tax hits the UK in 2022.

Previous Hot Topics:

Implications of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit and how we can help

At Plastribution we have spent some time looking at the implications to our own business and the likely effects for our customers in the event of a “hard Brexit”. We have highlighted here some of the major issues that could affect our industry.