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Discharger Safety Cage

Flexicon

A new BULK-OUT Model BFF Bulk Bag Discharger from Flexicon features a steel safety cage to prevent contact with moving parts during operation and automated unloading of bulk bags. Read more

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Technyl BLUE extrusion grades for Battery cooling pipes

Solvay

Solvay Performance Polyamides’ Technyl Blue range, the market reference for thermal management, has been enriched with new grades specifically designed for electric vehicle (EVs/HEVs). Read more

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AREVO's Aqua 3D printing unit

AREVO

AREVO, the Silicon Valley company transforming composites manufacturing through digitalisation, has announced AGC Inc. as its strategic business partner in Japan to provide Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS) Read more

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Perstorp to expand Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer range

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Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has announced the extension of its Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer product range for Polyurethane Dispersion (PUD). Read more

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RecyClass platform tests VO+ LLDPE film

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The findings of an independent laboratory testing of ‘VO+ LLDPE’ technology show that it has minor recyclability issues and is suitable for recycling in a polyethylene film stream. Read more

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Latest cube tool technology for white goods industry runs with Polykemi PP compound

Polykemi

At K 2019 a new cube tool concept was launched and nicknamed ‘The magic dice of steel’. In this new cube tool concept, dishwasher wheels (consisting of two components made of two raw materials with different mould temperatures) were injected Read more

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Nouryon helps customers meet latest standard for waterproofing membranes in China

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Nouryon has launched an additive that helps customers comply with the latest performance standards in China for one-component cement waterproofing membranes. Read more

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PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

Amcor Rigid Packaging

With the aim of educating consumers, customers and other stakeholders on the benefits of plastic packaging, Amcor recently launched the ‘Choose Plastic’ marketing campaign. Read more

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Audia Elastomers launches marine waste TPE line

Audia Elastomers

Audia Elastomers, a global supplier of innovative elastomer materials, has announced the launch of its OP line of TPEs based on marine waste plastics. Read more

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Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet

VinylPlus

25 sustainable growing stations consisting of waste PVC plastic pipes found in recycling centres formed the framework of a green festival in Aarhus, Denmark. Read more

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Covestro supplies materials for Signify

Signify

Covestro is providing connected lighting systems provider Signify with polycarbonate for its 3D printing capabilities. Read more

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Ulma Packaging: Bolder approach required to meet recycling targets

Ulma Packaging UK

A more circular approach to plastic packaging will be key to hitting ambitious international plastic recycling targets, according to prominent packaging machinery supplier Ulma. Read more

machinery

NanoPack’s active food packaging results ‘impressive’

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The EU-funded NanoPack Project carried out a series of antimicrobial efficacy tests in different sites that proved NanoPack’s novel film’s ability to extend the shelf life of a series of perishable goods. Read more

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Action Technology exhibits solutions for irrigation applications

Action Technology

Plastic and rubber solutions that meet a variety of requirements for irrigation applications will be featured by Action Technology, a Tekni-Plex business, at the Irrigation Show 2019 in Las Vegas, US, on 4-5 December. Read more

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Conservationists call on industry players to support nurdle pollution eradication

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Conservationists are calling on the plastics industry to support a global standard to stop the spillage of plastic pellets in Europe, following an investigation in Antwerp, Belgium, that found thousands of pellets polluting Read more

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Côte D’Ivoire putting plastic waste to clever use

Frank Dejongh/UNICEF

Too much plastic waste plus too few schools has led a factory in Côte D’Ivoire to combine the problems by building schools from discarded flip-flops and tyres. Read more

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The organisation of Plast 2021, one of the major European tradeshows for the plastics and rubber industries, has begun. Read more

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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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Kraiburg TPE shows it’s no soft touch in the soft-touch materials sector

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Consumer trends are leaning toward the sensory appeal of products, and soft-touch TPEs are being increasingly used in products to meet these requirements. Read more

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Philip Law and Alexandre Dangis Sign Recycling Agreement

EuPC

MOnitoring Recyclates for Europe (MORE) – the standardised online tool to monitor the uptake of recycled polymers into products – is now available for use by converters in the UK. Read more

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  • RecyClass platform tests VO+ LLDPE film

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    RecyClass platform tests VO+ LLDPE film

  • PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

    Amcor Rigid Packaging

    PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

    PET bottles are infinitely recyclable, durable and generate up to 70 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging types

  • Audia Elastomers launches marine waste TPE line

    Audia Elastomers

    Audia Elastomers launches marine waste TPE line

  • Klöckner Pentaplast and partners launch kp Infinity packaging solution

    Klöckner Pentaplast

    Klöckner Pentaplast and partners launch kp Infinity packaging solution

  • Plastics players unite to improve recycling

    AIMPLAS

    Plastics players unite to improve recycling

  • ALPLA moves into HDPE recycling

    ALPLA

    ALPLA moves into HDPE recycling

    ALPLA rHDPE milk bottles

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