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New liquid additive enables ‘virgin-like’ properties from regrind

Riverdale Global

Physical property tests carried out by Riverdale Global has demonstrated that the +Restore liquid additive is even more effective than originally claimed for improving the performance of plastics regrind based on post-consumer waste. Read more

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Borouge’s recyclable packaging solutions spark interest at PLASTEX 2020

Borouge

Borouge is launching new packaging solutions of polymers that enable recyclability and help the packaging industry advance its sustainability and circular economy commitments. Read more

MEP

US EPA rule could mean more lead water pipe replacement

PPI Inc.

Tighter rules limiting the amount of permissible lead in water pipes has led to the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) issuing an overview for dealing with and eliminating deteriorating pipes. Read more

materials

CSI’s new 38D-KL closure design

Business Wire

The new 38mm D-KL liner-less HDPE closure (38D-KL) from Closure Systems International (CSI) is designed with consumer and dairy producer satisfaction in mind. Read more

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BASF additives improve underwater cable sheathing

BASF

The additives play a crucial role in stabilising the production process and extending the service lifespan of underwater cable sheathing. Read more

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ALPLA moves into HDPE recycling

ALPLA

Plastic packaging solutions manufacturer ALPLA is expanding its recycling activities by moving into polyolefin recycling with its acquisition of two companies based in Spain. Read more

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PPI hosts free electrofusion guides for HDPE pipe

Plastic Pipes Institute

Two guides detailing the steps for electrofusing joints and couplings for a HDPE pipelines are available for free at the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc.’s (PPI) website. Read more

industry

European PE prices show continued increase

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PE prices across Europe have witnessed their third consecutive month of rising streak, with spot LLDPE prices climbing to their highest level since July 2018 and LDPE since September, based on the average of ChemOrbis Price Index. Read more

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+Restore additive exhibited 65% greater Izod impact strength than unmodified regrind

Riverdale Global

A new liquid additive reduces the polymer degradation that takes place during melt processing, substantially increasing physical property retention in regrind as compared with unmodified material. Read more

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Recycling capacity for rigid polyolefins reaches 1.7 million tonnes

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With a total recycling capacity of 1.7 million tonnes, rigid, post-consumer and post-industrial polyolefins, particularly HDPE and PP, are in the group of the most recycled streams in Europe. Read more

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Spectra's Roma range

Spectra

Spectra has recently expanded its Roma range by adding two new HDPE packs. With its distinctive angular shoulder profile, the Roma design has proved a popular choice with customers seeking a versatile round container. Read more

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RPC Promens is producing an innovative dispensing solution for the AdBlue diesel engine fluid from Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution. Read more

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Pyriproxyfen inhibits the ability of female mosquitos to reproduce by limiting egg laying

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Clariant has announced the introduction of the most technologically advanced anti-mosquito masterbatch for use in Royal Guard long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLIN). Read more

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Pennsylvania State Senator Gene Yaw (right) at the end of pipe production line at the ADS plant with manager Dave Watkins

ADS Inc.

Pennsylvania State Senator Gene Yaw visited the Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) manufacturing plant to gain first-hand experience of how large diameter thermoplastic pipe is made, and to discuss with ADS executives fair and open competition. Read more

industry

Hovis, the 133-year-old British brand, has launched a bread bag recycling initiative in partnership with recycling experts TerraCycle. Read more

materials

The new closure is complementary to a number of HDPE and PET bottles from Spectra's standard ranges.

Spectra

Spectra has bolstered its extensive closure range with the addition of a new double wall flip top component. Read more

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Borealis has reiterated its commitment to plastic recycling and developing recycling technologies with the completion of its acquisition of Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling. Read more

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Total

Total Circular compounds containing recycled HDPE have been approved by FDA for use in food packaging. Read more

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BOSS Impact Solutions

Impact Solutions

Separating polyolefins has been a tricky process in conventional facilities, but Scotland’s Impact Solutions has taken on a new plant to use its own innovation to separate PP from PE. Read more

machinery

Starlinger’s new circular loom for heavy-duty polymer tape is 30 per cent faster than similar looms. Read more

industry

  • New liquid additive enables ‘virgin-like’ properties from regrind

    Riverdale Global

    New liquid additive enables ‘virgin-like’ properties from regrind

  • Borouge’s recyclable packaging solutions spark interest at PLASTEX 2020

    Borouge

    Borouge’s recyclable packaging solutions spark interest at PLASTEX 2020

  • US EPA rule could mean more lead water pipe replacement

    PPI Inc.

    US EPA rule could mean more lead water pipe replacement

  • CSI’s new 38D-KL closure design

    Business Wire

    CSI’s new 38D-KL closure design

    CSI’s new 38D-KL closure design

  • BASF additives improve underwater cable sheathing

    BASF

    BASF additives improve underwater cable sheathing

    Kunststoffadditive von BASF stabilisieren den Produktionsprozess und verlängern die Lebensdauer der Unterwasserkabelummantelung.

  • ALPLA moves into HDPE recycling

    ALPLA

    ALPLA moves into HDPE recycling

    ALPLA rHDPE milk bottles

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