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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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Photographer:J. Amable WVP

The SteadyEdge PET container offers Food, Home, and Personal Care producers ‘optimum performance’. Read more

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BOSS Impact Solutions

Impact Solutions

Sink-float technology could be the future of efficient, economical post-consumer plastics separation and Impact Solutions in Scotland is pioneering a proven system that produces streams of >99 per cent pure PP and PE. Read more

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LyondellBasell, developer of PP and PE materials based in Rotterdam, provides Hostalen ACP process to a Chinese refinery opening in 2018. Read more

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Rosstar in Saint Petersburg has invested in another sheet extruder from KraussMaffei Berstorff to produce compact and foam sheets. Read more

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K 2016 is well known for being a thriving business hub and battenfeld-cincinatti has proved this is the case, selling one of its HDPE pipe lines straight off the stand. Read more

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SABIC has announced that its innovative way of ranking the long-term behavioural properties of plastics has become ISO 18488 standard. Read more

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De-coding the recycling triangle

The little numbered triangles on our household items are often overlooked. We've drawn up a handy guide for what these numbers mean and whether or not you can recycle them. Read more

28 Aug 2015 12:29 editor's blog

  • European PE prices show continued increase

    via Shutterstock

    European PE prices show continued increase

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

    Riverdale Global

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

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

  • Recycling capacity for rigid polyolefins reaches 1.7 million tonnes

    via Shutterstock

    Recycling capacity for rigid polyolefins reaches 1.7 million tonnes

  • Spectra's Roma range

    Spectra

    Spectra's Roma range

    Spectra's Roma range

  • Royal Guard long-lasting insecticide-treated nets

    Clariant

    Royal Guard long-lasting insecticide-treated nets

    Royal Guard long-lasting insecticide-treated nets

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

    via Shutterstock

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

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

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