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

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Colour Tone has launched two new near-infrared detectable black masterbatches. more

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Clipper Teas, which sells unbleached tea bags in Western Europe, has said it is hoping to remove polypropylene from the bag seal. more

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The joint Austrian-UAE polyolefins group will show its lightweighting expertise at VDI Mannheim next week. more

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No more PP in PG Tips tea bags, after brand owner Unilever read the tea leaves and saw its future in a biodegradable replacement for sealing its Darjeeling. more

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RPC Bebo has used its high definition printing process to reflect the brand image of Bibeleskaes. more

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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

The Wellingborough-based thermoforming specialist, believes that Brexit and the weaker pound is broadening its sales opportunities, particularly for its added-value concept. more

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SABIC is introducing a series of advanced polypropylene copolymer solutions for packaging. more

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LyondellBasel and Suez have pledged a boost to the European polypropylene circular economy in a partnership based in the Netherlands. more

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Polypropylene investment potential inspected by Borealis for Belgian facilities. more

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Most-read European plastics headlines: October 2017

October is a famously busy month for plastics with Fakuma lighting a fire under the industry, so it comes as no surprise there was a glut of amazing plastics innovation stories hitting our screens. more

1 Nov 2017 09:00 editor's blog

SABIC has opened two new polypropylene facilities at the Chemelot site in the Southern Dutch province of Limburg. more

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Recycling black plastics: Real vs fake news

At a time when awareness of difficult-to-recycle plolymers is rising in the public consciousness, Impact Solutions' Steven Burns insists there are different perspectives where black plastic recycling is concerned. more

31 Aug 2017 11:31 guest blogs

Guest post: Putting an end to ghost nets

Vecoplan has been supporting tackling marine plastics litter with its work in the field of ghost net recycling, which utilises processing technology for PA and PP nets. more

25 Aug 2017 10:26 guest blogs

RPC Superfos has designed new tubs for Atria Finland’s Forssan salads. more

industry

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

Borealis’ new specialist automotive polypropylene compounding plant will be built in Alexander County, North Carolina. more

industry

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Kate Dyer

Thermoforming company Belgrade Polymer Products has provided nearly 3,000 lights for a festival in the UK. more

industry

Borealis/ Borouge has joined forces with compatriot Austrian solar panel maker Isovoltaic, to make backsheets for PV panels. more

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HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet

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