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Clariant marks 10 years of MEVOPUR at MD&M West

Clariant

Clariant is marking the 10th anniversary of the launch of the MEVOPUR ‘medical-grade’ materials portfolio with the introduction of a theme: The Color of Innovation - The Science of Design. Read more

materials

PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

PACCOR

DeliTwist, an innovative thermoformed screw-top pot made of rPET, has been awarded with the prestigious distinction ‘Oscar de l’Emballage’. The award, dubbed the ‘Oscar of the packaging business’, was handed over in front of more than 200 delegates Read more

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In Italy, the plastic debate involves citizens, professionals and institutions, as well as those who work on concrete solutions, respecting health and the environment. Read more

industry

PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic to focus on sustainability

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PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic, the trade events for the packaging, food and drink, and plastics industries, will take industrial sustainability, current trends and the outlook for the future, as the main theme for this year’s event. Read more

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IK: Plastic packaging bans slow down innovation

IK

In an interview in Die Welt the new EU Commissioner for Environment, Virginijus Sinkevicius, discussed a general ban on plastic packaging in Europe. Read more

materials

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

materials

UKRI versus unsustainable plastics

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UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched two new competitions to develop smarter, greener, safer and more easily recyclable plastics. Read more

materials

Travel light: AIMPLAS helps design railway of the future

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS successfully participated in the recently completed European MAT4RAIL project, which developed new materials and components to design the ‘railway of the future’. Read more

materials

TOMRA recognises the need for speed in new reverse vending machines

TOMRA

Reverse vending leader TOMRA has unveiled the TOMRA R1 machine which enables recyclers to pour more than 100 empty beverage containers into the machine in one go. Read more

machinery

Canada invests in Pyrowave cleantech

Pyrowave

The Canadian government has announced that Pyrowave will be one of 14 cleantech companies across Canada who will leverage funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to bring innovative clean technologies to market. Read more

machinery

HEXPOL TPE at Pharmapack 2020

HEXPOL TPE

International TPE compounder HEXPOL TPE will present the latest developments in the Mediprene family of TPEs at PHARAMAPACK 2020 in Paris (5-6 February). Among the highlights will be several Mediprene TPE grades for solvent bonding applications. Read more

materials

DOMO Chemicals showcases innovative solutions at Plastivision 2020

DOMO Chemicals

DOMO Chemicals is well established in Europe and growing fast in the US and Asia. At Plastivision 2020 in Mumbai, India (16-20 January), DOMO will showcase its innovative solutions, including the new DOMAMID and THERMEC ranges. Read more

materials

Solvay’s new HMW HALS capacity now online, satisfies demand for light stabilisers

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Solvay’s new high molecular weight (HMW) hindered amine light stabiliser (HALS) capacity is now online, complementing existing HALS production at the Willow Island, West Virginia, US, site. Read more

materials

Padanaplast showcasing advanced HFFR compounds at WIRE 2020

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Cross-linkable polyolefin (XLPO-HFFR) compounds for wires and cables specialist Padanaplast will showcase a range of products developed to meet the stringent needs of electric mobility in the automotive industry at WIRE 2020 (Hall 12 Booth C11). Read more

materials

Victrex invests in China PEEK JV

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Victrex plc has announced the creation of a joint venture between its subsidiary, Victrex Hong Kong Limited, and Yingkou Xingfu Chemical Company Limited, to build and operate a new PEEK polymer manufacturing facility in Liaoning, China Read more

materials

HP Inc. joins Project STOP

SYSTEMIQ

HP Inc. in Indonesia has entered into a partnership with Project STOP, the circular waste management systems initiative to reduce ocean plastic pollution. Read more

materials

ERFMI signs Circular Plastic Alliance declaration

ERFMI

The European Resilient Flooring Manufacturers’ Institute has signed the Circular Plastics Alliance declaration, joining more than 100 partners across the plastics value chain who have made voluntary pledges to use or produce more recycled plastics Read more

industry

BÜFA expands UK presence

BÜFA

BÜFA Composite Systems, the Germany-based supplier of unsaturated polyester resins and formulations, will acquire AOC (UK) Ltd, the leading UK supplier of composite products. Read more

industry

RKW showcasing sustainable film solutions at Upakovka

RKW

At this year's Upakovka, Russia's largest trade fair for processing and packaging machinery, RKW will be presenting its sustainable plastic packaging solutions for industrial purposes. Read more

materials

Covestro and GAC Group in concept car collaboration

GAC

Covestro has partnered with the Research and Development Center of Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd. (GAC R&D Center) to develop a lightweight composite seat back for the Chinese car manufacturer's latest electric concept car, the ENO.146. Read more

materials

  • Clariant marks 10 years of MEVOPUR at MD&M West

    Clariant

    Clariant marks 10 years of MEVOPUR at MD&M West

  • PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic to focus on sustainability

    via Shutterstock

    PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic to focus on sustainability

    Helsinki, Finland

  • IK: Plastic packaging bans slow down innovation

    IK

    IK: Plastic packaging bans slow down innovation

    Dr Martin Engelmann

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

    Riverdale Global

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

  • Travel light: AIMPLAS helps design railway of the future

    AIMPLAS

    Travel light: AIMPLAS helps design railway of the future

  • TOMRA recognises the need for speed in new reverse vending machines

    TOMRA

    TOMRA recognises the need for speed in new reverse vending machines

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