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European Parliament to host high-level oceans conference

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The European Parliament and Commission will host a conference covering global ocean governance, a sustainable blue economy, and healthy, clean seas and oceans on Tuesday 19 March. Read more

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Ettlinger's specialties include their efficient and reliable ERF melt filters which remove even major contamination from polymer melts

Ettlinger

Germany-based manufacturer of high-performance melt filters and injection moulding machines Ettlinger will be presenting the ERF melt filter family of high-performance filtration solutions at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2019. Read more

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LANXESS supports customers worldwide in all phases of plastic component development with its tailored HiAnt services. These include, for example, tensile tests to determine material data

LANXESS AG

‘High-Tech Thermoplastics for Future Mobility’ is the slogan under which the High Performance Materials (HPM) business unit of LANXESS will be showcasing at the VDI Congress ‘Plastics in Automotive Engineering’ in Mannheim, Germany. Read more

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WPC welcomes marine litter resolution

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The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) has approved resolution UNEP/EA.4/L.10, which calls for a more co-operative effort to eliminate discharges of marine litter and microplastics into the ocean. Read more

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AIMPLAS

It is estimated that the existing pollution levels in indoor environments are two to five times higher than outdoor environments. In order to address this, different technologies that purify indoor air are emerging. Read more

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Stora Enso invests in eco-friendly formed fibre products

Stora Enso

Finnish renewable materials company Stora Enso is investing €5m in the construction of a new production line and related infrastructure to produce eco-friendly formed fibre products at Hylte Mill in Sweden. Read more

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Starlinger

Starlinger

The Chinese branch of the Austrian Starlinger Group has been producing circular looms for plastic fabrics since 2006. In autumn 2018, Starlinger Taicang reached a milestone with the 10,000th circular loom. Read more

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PureCycle Technologies

PureCycle Technologies

US-based PureCycle Technologies has partnered with global industrial manufacturer, Milliken & Company, and the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé SA Read more

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Brussels, Belgium

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Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) – the service company of European Plastics Converters (EuPC) – will co-organise the training sessions for national hygiene auditors. Read more

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Molecor participates in 47th annual Uni-Bell meeting

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Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association brings together the PVC pipe and fitting manufacturers in the world at the 47 annual meeting which will take place in San Diego, US, from 11-13 March. Read more

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Nordson’s BKG® FlexDisc™

Nordson Corporation

Nordson’s BKG FlexDisc provides producers of critical films and PET recyclers with far more filtration area than standard screens, without increasing in machine size. Read more

machinery

The European Masterbatch Summit 2019 will bring together senior executives and experts from across the value chain

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With the new European Directive on plastic waste and circular economy targets, and the necessity for recyclable and sustainable plastics, the masterbatch industry is facing changes. Read more

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Pennsylvania State Senator Gene Yaw (right) at the end of pipe production line at the ADS plant with manager Dave Watkins

ADS Inc.

Pennsylvania State Senator Gene Yaw visited the Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) manufacturing plant to gain first-hand experience of how large diameter thermoplastic pipe is made, and to discuss with ADS executives fair and open competition. Read more

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Carmen Michels, MD

FKuR

As part of the current discussions regarding the ecological sense and consequences of the use of plastics, bio-based as well as biodegradable plastics are taking on an as yet unidentified special status. Read more

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IPC, the Industrial Technical Centre with expertise dedicated to plastic and composite innovation, is presenting two prototypes on its stand at this year’s JEC World in Paris: an intelligent motorcycle helmet and a multifunctional wind turbine blade. Read more

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During its second year, the project will address the challenge of finding a recovery way for marine waste

AIMPLAS

The AIMPLAS co-ordinated RepescaPlas Project has completed its first year with more than 3,000 kilos of marine litter collected from the Galician and Valencian coasts in Spain. Read more

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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Group with headquarters in Schwaig and production sites in Schwaig, Wiehe, Germany, and Ningbo, China. has posted positive results for the fiscal year of 2018. Read more

machinery

Tetra Pak package enhances distribution efficiency

Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak has launched the Tetra Classic Aseptic 65ml Cube package, offering an efficient packaging solution for dairy, juice and liquid food. Read more

materials

The project team for the successful integration of APC plus into large-scale thermoset production

KraussMaffei

Granular thermosets are a challenge in processing but the ideal material for components that must remain dimensionally stable under demanding conditions in the long term. Read more

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Andreas Reger

ALPLA

ALPLA, a global manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging for a wide range of consumer products, has announced the appointment of Dr Andreas Reger as its General Manager, responsible for all activity at the US unit of seventeen manufacturing operations Read more

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  • Response and responsibility

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    Response and responsibility

    There is much doom and gloom surrounding plastics and politics currently, and rightly so.

  • The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

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    The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

    The European Union has approved the new films for use in food contact and other product applications

  • Avery Dennison named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies List for 2019

    Avery Dennison

    Avery Dennison named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies List for 2019

    Avery Dennison named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies List for 2019

  • Trinseo reports fourth quarter and full year 2018 results

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    Trinseo reports fourth quarter and full year 2018 results

  • Nelson Switzer (Loop Industries)

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    Nelson Switzer (Loop Industries)

    Nelson Switzer (Loop Industries)

  • Laure Baillargeon (DG Grow)

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    Laure Baillargeon (DG Grow)

    Laure Baillargeon (DG Grow)

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