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More plastics recycling in Europe

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Covestro, together with numerous other organisations and companies, wants to promote the recycling of plastics in Europe. To this end, approximately 100 partners have signed the founding act of the Circular Plastics Alliance in Brussels. Read more

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Printable verification of HPP on individual packs

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High Pressure Processing (HPP) has undergone strong growth recently as it enables packaged foods and beverages to retain natural flavours and be free of preservatives over extended periods. Read more

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Tekni-Films launches thermoformable films for cosmetic applications

Tekni-Films

Tekni-Films, a Tekni-Plex business, is introducing a new line of Tekniflex PX monolayer and laminated thermoformable films for cosmetic applications. Read more

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Mondi and Werner & Mertz partner on award-winning StripPouch

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Mondi’s four-year effort with German cleaning products maker Werner & Mertz GmbH to develop a fully recyclable, flexible, stand-up pouch for W&M’s Frosch-brand laundry detergent is paying dividends. Read more

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Solvay helps Nordson develop new aseptic disconnects

Nordson MEDICAL

Solvay’s Udel PSU has enabled Nordson MEDICAL to develop its Spaulding Series Aseptic Disconnects for pharmaceutical and bioprocessing. Read more

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Under the theme ‘In PVC Cables we Trust! Innovation and Sustainability for Smart Electrical Systems’, PVC4Cables will host its second bi-annual conference in Berlin, Germany, on 7 November 2019. Read more

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Tepex added to CAMPUSplastics database

Bond-Laminates GmbH

Numerous manufacturers around the world are now offering continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite materials Read more

K 2019

General Hospital of Valencia Research Foundation and AIMPLAS create unit

AIMPLAS

The Research Foundation of the General Hospital of Valencia (FIHGUV) and AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, have signed an agreement to create the UROPLAS Joint Research Unit in order to facilitate collaboration Read more

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Clariant additives enable recyclability and quality

Clariant

Through a ‘Symphony of Collaboration’ with partners along the full plastics value chain, Clariant is taking proactive steps in addressing the problem of plastic pollution with new solutions for diverse industry sectors. Read more

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BASF enables thin, lightweight components use in automotive applications

BASF

In a joint project, BASF and STR Automotive have brought components for premium vehicles into serial production for the first time using Elastolit R 8819 Lightweight. Read more

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Kraiburg TPE supplies compound for innovative cosmetics dispenser

Kraiburg TPE

With a chemically resistant and soft-touch TPE made by Kraiburg TPE, the product developers at Coradin, a French injection moulder, have redefined the way liquid cosmetics are dosed and prepared. Read more

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Outline programme released for Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019

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The outline programme has been released for the upcoming Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2019, which will take place on November 21-22, at the Tangla Hotel in Brussels. Read more

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AIMPLAS presents innovations in sustainable development at K

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, will once again have a booth at K Fair where it will display its main technological developments in the circular economy, active and smart packaging, sustainable mobility, medicine and decarbonisation Read more

K 2019

Biesterfeld acquires distribution rights from DuPont for Selar PA polyamide in EMEA and Brazil

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Biesterfeld will take over the distribution of DuPont's product Selar PA 3426R from 1 October 2019. This new agreement applies to the entire EMEA area and, since June 2019, for Brazil. Read more

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Hexcel to exhibit at CAMX 2019

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At this year’s CAMX conference in Anaheim, California, US, Hexcel will promote its broad portfolio of composite innovations for aerospace and industrial applications. Read more

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KeyKeg and UniKeg builds reseller community with new partnerships

KeyKeg/UniKeg

KeyKeg, the global leader in PET kegs, is expanding its European footprint with the appointment of two new official resellers of KeyKeg and UniKeg – Apiglass in Spain and SwedBeer.se in Sweden. Read more

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chembid introduces logistics service partnership

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After recently entering into platform co-operations with well-known marketplace operators for chemicals and plastics, chembid has announced a partnership with TankContainerFinder.com (TCF). Read more

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Kiefel Packaging’s tray-to-tray recycling at K

Kiefel Packaging

Each year approximately $100bn (~€90bn) of plastic packaging material value is lost from the economy. It is therefore essential to consider used plastic as a resource from both a sustainability and an economic perspective. Read more

K 2019

Steinert brings black back to K

Steinert

The plastics industry is concerned with strict legislation and a social sense of responsibility for recovering plastics, and black plastics represent a particular detection and sorting challenge in standard recycling plants. Read more

K 2019

MEG and PE prices jump after drone attack

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Spot prices of monoethylene glycol (MEG) and polyethylene (PE) have spiked in Asia following news of the drone attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. These two commodities are the two main chemical exports of the region. Read more

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  • Tekni-Films launches thermoformable films for cosmetic applications

    Tekni-Films

    Tekni-Films launches thermoformable films for cosmetic applications

  • Clariant additives enable recyclability and quality

    Clariant

    Clariant additives enable recyclability and quality

  • Hexcel to exhibit at CAMX 2019

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    Hexcel to exhibit at CAMX 2019

  • LANXESS commissions two Tepex production lines

    LANXESS - Bond-Laminates

    LANXESS commissions two Tepex production lines

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  • Good Vibrations - Coperion K-Tron brings new feeding tech to K

    Coperion K-Tron

    Good Vibrations - Coperion K-Tron brings new feeding tech to K

  • New compounds extend applications for bio-based thermoplastics

    FKuR

    New compounds extend applications for bio-based thermoplastics

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