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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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New standard for stormwater boxes to stimulate demand

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CEN has published a new set of standards for stormwater boxes that simplify the market situation in Europe with a myriad of local standards, quality marks and approvals. Read more

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Starlinger has circularity in the bag

Starlinger

At K 2019, Starlinger & Co. GmbH is presenting a closed loop system for big bags made from woven polypropylene. Read more

K 2019

BASF making Foam Expo Europe debut

BASF

For the first time BASF is presenting a broad foam portfolio at the Foam Expo Europe, which takes place from 10-12 September in Stuttgart, Germany. Read more

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New bio-based polymers coming to market

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LyondellBasell, in partnership with Finland-based energy company Neste, recently announced a world-first in the bio-based polymer industry, jointly announcing the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and polyethylene Read more

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Bottles help deliver a soup-erior experience

Re:Nourish

A major disruptor in the prepared soups market is providing a new taste and wellbeing experience with the help of custom-moulded bottles from M&H Corby, a company of Berry Global. Read more

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Geocell increases drainage areas

Geoplast

As water management and flooding resilience are more demanding, Italy-based construction and infrastructure solutions manufacturer Geoplast recognises the need for a solution that is able to easily and efficiently increase drainage areas. Read more

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Paccor acquires EDV Packaging Solutions

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Paccor has acquired the majority stake in EDV Packaging Solutions, one of the leading manufacturers of rigid barrier packaging for the food industry. Read more

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Tolsa to announce ADINS expansion at K 2019

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Tolsa, a Madrid-based supplier of flame-retardant synergists and specialised additives for the wire and cable, construction, railway, and electronics industries, has launched an extension of its ADINS range of flame-retardant additives Read more

K 2019

Polystone P CubX

Röchling Engineering Plastics SE & Co. KG

Röchling Engineering Plastics SE & Co. KG based in Haren, Germany, now offers Polystone P CubX white UV, a UV-resistant version of Polystone P CubX, a tank construction sheet developed in 2018. Read more

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Permavoid Pitch

Polypipe

A breakthrough portable pitch system developed specifically to International Hockey Federation (FIH) standards will see its first use at the FIH Pro League matches between Great Britain and New Zealand at the Twickenham Stoop stadium, UK, on 23 June. Read more

materials

More US investment needed to achieve circular economy

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More investment in chemical recycling in the US would allow recycled material to return to the value chain at the same level from which it started, according to Wood Mackenzie Chemicals. Read more

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tesa releases high-performance plastic bonding solution

tesa

UK-based adhesive tape manufacturer tesa, a subsidiary of Beiersdorf, has released its HiP (High Initial Performance) bonding tape designed to eliminating ultrasonic welding from the automotive sector. Read more

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The EasySnacking pot from RPC Superfos is providing a Norwegian dairy with an innovative and image-enhancing packaging solution. Read more

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Plastic furniture manufacturers adopt PP

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According to a recent study, increasing demand for low-cost, lightweight and durable furniture is driving end-users to adopt plastic instead of traditional, wooden or metal. Read more

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NUPI announces first European certifications for Niron Beta system

NUPI Industrie Italiane

Italy-based piping systems manufacturers NUPI Industrue Italiane SpA (NUPI) has announced that the Niron β system for HVAC applications received CSTB and ATEC certificates, the first European certifications obtained by NUPI for this product range. Read more

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+Restore additive exhibited 65% greater Izod impact strength than unmodified regrind

Riverdale Global

A new liquid additive reduces the polymer degradation that takes place during melt processing, substantially increasing physical property retention in regrind as compared with unmodified material. Read more

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Recycling capacity for rigid polyolefins reaches 1.7 million tonnes

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With a total recycling capacity of 1.7 million tonnes, rigid, post-consumer and post-industrial polyolefins, particularly HDPE and PP, are in the group of the most recycled streams in Europe. Read more

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UBE Corporation Europe announces acquisition of Spanish compound manufacturer Repol SL

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UBE Corporation Europe, European consolidated subsidiary of Ube Industries Ltd, has announced its decision to acquire Spanish compound manufacturer Repol SL and has entered into an agreement for the transfer of shares. Read more

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Borealis Daplen™ EE058AI grade used in parts of the new ŠKODA SCALA offers weight savings without compromising performance

ŠKODA Auto

Borealis and Borouge have announced that the new compounding plant of Borealis in Taylorsville, North Carolina, US, has come on stream during Q1 2019 as planned, with the inauguration of the facility scheduled for 16 May 2019. Read more

  • Clariant additives enable recyclability and quality

    Clariant

    Clariant additives enable recyclability and quality

  • New standard for stormwater boxes to stimulate demand

    via Shutterstock

    New standard for stormwater boxes to stimulate demand

  • Starlinger has circularity in the bag

    Starlinger

    Starlinger has circularity in the bag

  • BASF making Foam Expo Europe debut

    BASF

    BASF making Foam Expo Europe debut

    For the first time BASF is presenting a broad foam portfolio at the Foam Expo Europe, taking place in Stuttgart, Germany: materials and know-how regarding polyurethane systems (PU), melamine resin and polypropylene foams as well as the latest foam innovations. The BASF materials are used in numerous industries: from household, sports and the automotive industry to aviation and construction.

  • New bio-based polymers coming to market

    Uwe Aranas / Shutterstock.com

    New bio-based polymers coming to market

  • Geocell increases drainage areas

    Geoplast

    Geocell increases drainage areas

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