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Lubrizol announce new materials for sports and recreation TPU innovation

New materials from Lubrizol, Estane TRX and BounCell-X, allow for innovative solutions for sports and recreation.

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AIMPLAS and OLIPE collaborate on sustainable packaging project

AIMPLAS

Oliplast, a new biodegradable, compostable, plastic compound material made with materials from renewable sources, namely, a filler or reinforcement from olive oil and a thermoplastic material. Read more

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Canada university develops bacteria-repellent plastic surface

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A team of researchers at McMaster University, Canada, has developed a self-cleaning surface that can repel all forms of bacteria, preventing the transfer of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to a report in Brighter World. Read more

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LANXESS names new procurement and logistics chief

LANXESS

Marcel Beermann will take over as head of the Procurement and Logistics group function at specialty chemicals company LANXESS on 1 June 2020. Read more

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INEOS plans fourth hand sanitiser plant

INEOS

INEOS will build a fourth hand sanitiser plant in Étain, France, to serve the hard-hit hospitals in the region, as well as meet the needs of Belgium. Read more

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KRAIBURG TPE’s food contact materials approved for skin and mouth contact

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KRAIBURG TPE offers a complete portfolio of TPEs with the relevant conformities, and provides the expertise for developing application-specific and customer-specific formulations. Read more

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New dates for VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2020

VinylPlus

Due to the ongoing concerns around the Coronavirus and worldwide travel restrictions, VinylPlus has changed the dates of the 2020 edition of the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum. Read more

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EPPM's EUREKA Series touches on the out-of-the-box thinking that may seem peculiar now, but could influence and innovate plastics as we know it in the future.