Dr Markus Steilemann, new President of PlasticsEurope

"In light of current global challenges, the plastics industry is absolutely crucial to build a truly sustainable future and make the circular economy the new global guiding principle.
Our members have already embarked on this transformative journey and I look very much forward to continue working with all actors across value cycles to realise it together."

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