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The expansion of Perstorp’s ISCC PLUS certified production site at Arnsberg, Germany, strengthens the company’s security of supply to meet the growing demand for Voxtar pentaerythritol from renewable sources.

Perstorp

As the global demand for pentaerythritol (penta) increases, Sweden-based chemicals innovator Perstorp is increasing the effective annual production capacity at its Bruchhausen/Arnsberg plant in Germany by 12.5%. Read more

industry

Carmen Michels, MD

FKuR

As part of the current discussions regarding the ecological sense and consequences of the use of plastics, bio-based as well as biodegradable plastics are taking on an as yet unidentified special status. Read more

materials

The annual Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference is taking place in Brussels tomorrow and Thursday (6 and 7 March). Read more

industry

The European Commission has published a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan

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The European Commission has published a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan it adopted in December 2015. Read more

industry

The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

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UK-based supplier of flexible packaging products Now Plastics is planning to introduce its new line of films, made using 60% to 90% post-consumer recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PCR PET) resin, across European markets. Read more

materials

AMUT technology is able to obtain the premier value clean PET flakes

AMUT Group

Indorama Ventures North American Operations have been working with AMUT for a number of years to develop technological and economical solutions to meet high standards for r-PET flakes. Read more

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Based on its recent analysis of the European post-industrial feedstock (PIF)-based polyamides market, Frost & Sullivan has recognised Domo Chemicals with the 2018 European Product Line Strategy Leadership Award. Read more

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CHINAPLAS, the Asia’s No. 1 plastics and rubber trade fair

Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd

CHINAPLAS, Asia’s premier plastics and rubber trade fair, is highly responsive to the needs and the trends, and always brings in new elements, perpetually providing energy to the plastics and rubber industries. Read more

industry

VTT’s cylindrical extruder

VTT

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd’s new cylindrical extruder is a promising device in processing recyclable materials and promoting a circular economy. Read more

machinery

Starlinger and PET to PET regional co-operation

Starlinger

Austria-based PET to PET Recycling Österreich GmbH recorded a nine per cent increase in the recycling of PET bottles in 2018. With the growing demand for recycled material, the required capacity of the PET recycling line is also increasing. Read more

machinery

Pack Positive

Coveris

Packaging manufacturer Coveris has opened Pack Positive, a sustainable development centre in Leeds, UK, as part of its strategy to address packaging and food sustainability. Read more

industry

Kęstutis Sadauskas

G. Boulougouris European Commission

Kęstutis Sadauskas, Director Circular Economy and Green Growth DG Environment at the European Commission, will formally open the Plastics Recycling Show Europe Conference at the RAI Amsterdam on 10 April 2019. Read more

industry

Laure Baillargeon (DG Grow)

HorstWagner.eu

Each year the European PET value chain meets in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference. Due to its continued success over recent past, this year the two-day conference was held at a new venue to welcome more than 280 industry delegates. Read more

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Loop Industries, Inc., a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic for packaging, today announced that it has completed a multi-year supply agreement with Danone SA, one of the world’s leading global food and beverage companies. Read more

materials

Pack to the Future

To mark the 21st anniversary of EPPM, we've been taking a look through the archives and laughing at how very 90s the title was back in the 90s. Read more

8 Feb 2019 14:55 editor's blog

TerraCycle partners with pet food suppliers

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TerraCycle, Whiskas and James Wellbeloved have partnered to create a free recycling programme for all pet food plastic packaging and flexible plastic bags. Read more

materials

Avery Dennison rPET liners now available across Europe

Avery Dennison, PR413

Avery Dennison has launched a portfolio using rPET liners which has received further recognition with four labelling materials now available across Europe. Read more

materials

Charpak's Twist-Loc design

Charpak Ltd

UK-based recyclable food packaging manufacturer Charpak Ltd will reveal its Localised Circular Economy initiative at the Packaging Innovations event held between 27 and 28 February in Birmingham.UK-based recyclable food packaging manufacturer Charpak Read more

materials

The ECHA has assessed the health and environmental risks posed by intentionally added microplastics

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In the framework of the EU Plastics Strategy, at the request of the European Commission, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has assessed the health and environmental risks posed by intentionally added microplastics Read more

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Carbon4PUR has shown promising results with the first plastic precursors having been obtained from flue gases, including CO2

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The pan-European research project Carbon4PUR is taking the next step in investigating how waste gas from the steel industry can be turned into chemicals for valuable plastics. Read more

industry

  • The expansion of Perstorp’s ISCC PLUS certified production site at Arnsberg, Germany, strengthens the company’s security of supply to meet the growing demand for Voxtar pentaerythritol from renewable sources.

    Perstorp

    The expansion of Perstorp’s ISCC PLUS certified production site at Arnsberg, Germany, strengthens the company’s security of supply to meet the growing demand for Voxtar pentaerythritol from renewable sources.

    The expansion of Perstorp’s ISCC PLUS certified production site at Arnsberg, Germany, strengthens the company’s security of supply to meet the growing demand for Voxtar pentaerythritol from renewable sources.

  • The European Commission has published a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan

    Ivan Kacarov / Shutterstock.com

    The European Commission has published a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan

  • The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

    via Shutterstock

    The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

    The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

  • AMUT technology is able to obtain the premier value clean PET flakes

    AMUT Group

    AMUT technology is able to obtain the premier value clean PET flakes

    "AMUT technology is able to obtain premier value clean PET flakes."

  • CHINAPLAS, the Asia’s No. 1 plastics and rubber trade fair

    Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd

    CHINAPLAS, the Asia’s No. 1 plastics and rubber trade fair

    CHINAPLAS, Asia’s premier plastics and rubber trade fair

  • VTT’s cylindrical extruder

    VTT

    VTT’s cylindrical extruder

    VTT’s cylindrical extruder can be used, for example, to turn problematic textiles and plastics as well as food waste into pellets.

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