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VDMA: ‘Market for recyclate will grow’

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The circular economy for plastics works well wherever there is enough recyclate. In some areas, such as window profiles, the circle has already been closed. Overall, however, the quantity of available recyclate is still relatively low. Read more

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World Plastics Council meets to advance a circular economy for plastics

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The World Plastics Council continued to expand its global footprint and welcomed two new member companies: Kolon, Korea, and Tasnee, Saudi Arabia. Read more

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The industry’s progress and new developments to increase sustainability and circularity of plastics were unveiled at PlasticsEurope’s press conference at K 2019. Read more

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Orpic, Milliken and MEAF partner for sustainability

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At K 2019, Orpic's Luban PP sheet combined with a MEAF extruder to produce more recyclable products for Milliken. Read more

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Conversio MD Christoph Lindner

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Most plastic waste in the oceans come from countries that have no or poorly functioning waste systems. Many are in Asia and, if you want to prevent it, something must be done there in situ. Read more

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Recycling machinery manufacturer TOMRA held a press conference at its K 2019 booth to shares its ongoing commitments to the environment and sustainability in Europe and beyond. Read more

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Thomas Hartkämper Kautex looks to create change through togetherness

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Thomas Hartkämper has been named as COO of Kautex Maschinenbau, and is expected to play a leading role in guiding the blow moulding machinery manufacturer’s process of change. Read more

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First technology for PE Film ‘EcoLam High Plus’ by Constantia Flexibles tested by RecyClass

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The findings of an independent laboratory testing of ‘EcoLam High Plus’ technology show it is consistent with recycling. It improves the recyclability of the current, widely available technologies for functional barriers used in PE films. Read more

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Kaneka bringing material solutions to K 2019

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Kaneka, a leading technology-driven company, will use K 2019 to highlight its wide portfolio of material solutions for the functional and foamed plastics industry. Read more

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Petcore Europe 2020 speakers confirmed

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Petcore Europe is pleased to confirm some of the key speakers in its annual conference in Brussels from 5-6 February 2020 in the Crowne Plaza Brussels - Le Palace. Read more

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PMR: Global CPP films market shifting

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The versatile characteristics of CPP packaging films have bolstered their use in the packaging of food products. Emerging economies are witnessing demand for convenience food, owing to changing lifestyles. Read more

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Berry highlights the versatility of plastics

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Innovation, sustainability, and the latest developments in plastic materials and processing technologies were the key themes of the Berry Global stand at this year’s FachPack. Read more

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RKW Supports Circular Plastics Alliance

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The Circular Plastics Alliance is committed to establishing a circular economy and significantly increasing the use of recycled plastics. Read more

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New photochromic ink changes colour

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Whilst no company has yet mastered the painting and spraying of packages, a new development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US, has the potential to make some consumer packaged goods really stand out. Read more

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Leonhard Kurz showing strength in partnerships at K 2019

Leonhard Kurz

Leonhard Kurz, together with its industry partners, will be presenting the latest developments in its decoration processes at the K 2019 plastics trade fair. Read more

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TERMINUS joins the Plastics Circularity Multiplier group

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Along with nineteen other projects, TERMINUS has joined the Plastics Circularity Multiplier group with the aim of boosting the efforts of the European Union towards the establishment of a circular plastics economy. Read more

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Williams Bros. Brewing Co has joined the OneCircle initiative to provide a KeyKeg collection hub for breweries in Scotland. Read more

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Finnish wood-based plastic generating international interest

Woodly Oy

Finland-based Woodly Oy is developing a new kind of carbon-neutral plastic, also named Woodly, from cellulose from sustainably managed and FSC certified forests. Read more

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GlobalData Unilever promise plastic millennials greta thunberg

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Carmen Bryan, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, says Unilever’s plan to cut plastic use will be appealing to most young shoppers around the world. Read more

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BASF and Quantafuel to drive chemical recycling

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BASF is to invest €20m in Quantafuel, a specialist for pyrolysis of mixed plastic waste and purification of pyrolysis oil, headquartered in Oslo, Norway. Read more

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  • World Plastics Council meets to advance a circular economy for plastics

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    World Plastics Council meets to advance a circular economy for plastics

  • K 2019: PlasticsEurope unveils updated plastics data and Voluntary Commitment progress

    Javier Constrante (left) and Dr Rüdiger Baunemann

  • Orpic, Milliken and MEAF partner for sustainability

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    Orpic, Milliken and MEAF partner for sustainability

  • Conversio MD Christoph Lindner

    VDMA

    Conversio MD Christoph Lindner

    Conversio MD Christoph Lindner

  • Dr Volker Rehrmann, TOMRA

    Dr Volker Rehrmann, TOMRA EVP and CTO

  • Thomas Hartkämper Kautex looks to create change through togetherness

    Kautex

    Thomas Hartkämper Kautex looks to create change through togetherness

    Thomas Hartkämper

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