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BASF’s light stabiliser Tinuvin has been adopted by Suiko Co. Ltd., Japan, to make rotationally moulded LDPE slides with UV-stabilised and antistatic properties for children’s playgrounds. Read more

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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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An innovative new silicone-based technology that slashes the coefficient of friction (COF) of LDPE film has been launched by Dow Performance Silicones at Fakuma. 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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The Danish Environmental Protection Agency has conducted a recent study proving plastic to be the material with the overall lowest impact to the environment. Read more

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Baling guidelines from PRE should clear up practice guidelines for plastic recyclers across the EU. Read more

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Borelais and Borouge will lauch its new LLDPE film in three locations - in Austria, the UAE and China. Read more

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US films manufacturer Addivant has applied its antioxidant Weston 705 PE resins to LLDPE packaging, now on retailer's shelves. 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

  • BASF's light stabiliser protects playgrounds from UV light

    Tinuvin improves the strength and antistatic performance of polyethylene slides, making playground equipment safe and comfortable

  • European PE prices show continued increase

    via Shutterstock

    European PE prices show continued increase

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