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The Lego Group

The LEGO Group launches new partnership with the Natural History Museum to inspire children to explore nature through play. more

industry

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A. Schulman

A. Schulman is expanding its polyethylene based range of specialty powders. more

industry

IKEA has collaborated with Neste to eliminate virgin fossil-based raw materials in plastic. more

materials

Data from Plastics Recyclers Europe has shown Spain, Germany and Italy leading the way on boosting the total of European plastic waste recycled. more

industry

Herbold, based near Heidelberg, has opened a film recycling plant in the East Rand in South Africa. more

industry

BOSS Impact Solutions

Impact Solutions

Separating polyolefins has been a tricky process in conventional facilities, but Scotland’s Impact Solutions has taken on a new plant to use its own innovation to separate PP from PE. more

machinery

Global chemicals group BASF has laid out changes to its Board of Directors ahead of its May AGM. more

industry

A major technology refit of Constantia's film extrusion site in Weiden, Germany will provide extra capacity for stand up pouches. more

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Airpaq

Airpaq, a backpack firm based in Cologne, has smashed a crowdfunding target by nearly 400 per cent as its pack design proves popular. more

materials

The 25th PEPP conference in Düsseldorf will bring the PP and PE suppy chain together with speakers from a range of major companies. more

industry

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GSIC

Munch ado about mothlings: Caterpillars eat plastic bags, creating ethylene glycol syrup for PET production. more

industry

BOSS Impact Solutions

Impact Solutions

Sink-float technology could be the future of efficient, economical post-consumer plastics separation and Impact Solutions in Scotland is pioneering a proven system that produces streams of >99 per cent pure PP and PE. more

machinery

US films manufacturer Addivant has applied its antioxidant Weston 705 PE resins to LLDPE packaging, now on retailer's shelves. more

materials

LyondellBasell, developer of PP and PE materials based in Rotterdam, provides Hostalen ACP process to a Chinese refinery opening in 2018. more

materials

The benefits of a long-term partnership can pay dividends down the line and Schur Flexibles Group and Vetaphone have proved this with their relationship that dates back some 50 years. more

industry

Dow

Louise Adhikari, Director, Olympic Engagement & Business Operations, Olympic & Sports Solutions, The Dow Chemical Company

Unbeknownst to spectators, supporters and athletes, Dow's polyurethane technology made the 2016 Olympic Games more comfortable and efficient. The materials science giant gives us the rundown of the part it played in Rio. more

materials

ExxonMobil Chemical has launched its new optimum solution for collation shrink films in the Enable product line, the new Enable 40-02 mPE. more

materials

Microbeads: The barefaced truth

The pressure is on for a microbead ban from toiletries in Europe. EPPM Editor Rose Brooke gathers a little more information about these minuscule plastic grains and why we're losing nothing as consumers by boycotting them. more

15 Mar 2016 16:55 editor's blog

The new and improved Polyethylene Lumicene M3427 for artificial grass for sports fields has been handed the Total Ecosolutions label. more

materials

Rani Plast of Finland, is adding large-scale blown film capabilities with a new Davis-Standard line equipped with a 2.3-meter seven-layer Centrex IBC die - the largest ever. more

machinery

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