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MICROPLAST measures microplastics in wastewater and develops new filtering methods

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is leading the MICROPLAST project to remove microplastics from both urban and industrial wastewater. Read more

materials

EPPM Magazine is pleased to announce a media partnership with Aimplas, the Valencia-based technological Institute of Plastics, for the duration of its course focusing on the importance of extrusion control. Read more

industry

Carbon black market to rise more than 4.6%

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Europe’s carbon black market is expected to expand at a CAGR of more than 4.6% during the forecast period of 2019 – 2024, according to Research and Markets. Read more

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Young people choose cardboard over plastic

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Three out of four Finnish youths aged 15 to 29 told researchers that they would choose food packaged in cardboard packaging over plastic packaging. Read more

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Smart additives give new life to plastics

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is participating in the DECOAT project, a consortium of 17 European partners led by Belgian R&D centre CENTEXBEL. Read more

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Patients to benefit from eye drops packaging validation

AIMPLAS

The PHARMAPACKSAFE project has allowed the validation of two packages to contain eye drops made by hospital pharmacies so that exact expiry dates of the formulated drugs are known. Read more

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A step forward in food safety

Reproduced from the NIAS 2014 guide from Plastics Europe.

AIMPLAS Research Technician Nuria García Batista assesses the risks of non-intentionally added substances (NIAS), which can migrate from packaging to food, in this exclusive white paper. Read more

materials

TWI and London SBU launch PolyMERIC

TWI

A collaboration between TWI Ltd and London South Bank University (SBU) has resulted in the creation of a new world-class centre of excellence for polymer technology – named PolyMERIC Read more

materials

3D Printing Applications

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One of the fastest-growing developments in the world of technology has been that of 3D printing, which has already been heavily adopted in industries such as aerospace, automotive and industrial goods. Read more

industry

The results showed that the 70-L PUR container with lid performed the best

RPC Sæplast

Proof of the continuing superiority of double-walled large containers over their single skin alternatives for food storage applications has been underlined by recent research carried out by the University of Iceland in conjunction with RPC Sæplast. Read more

materials

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

industry

Additive Manufacturing Leaps from Prototype to Production

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The number of production-ready additive manufacturing platforms that ship each year will increase more than 10 times by 2030, according to a new report published by ABI Research Read more

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Consumers are showing a growing readiness to use nanotechnology-based solutions in the food packaging industry, according to a study by the EU-funded NanoPack Project. Read more

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Clariant

Partnership to expand on joint ExxonMobil and REG research into cellulosic biodiesel. Read more

industry

A new, fossil-free bioplastic is emerging and, according to experiments conducted at Lund University, Sweden, it is more durable than both regular plastic and other bioplastics, and is potentially better suited for recycling. Read more

materials

Between January and September 2018 the European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) conducted its second survey on the use of recycled plastics materials in Europe’s plastics converting industry. Read more

materials

Database research conducted by Applied Market Information Ltd (AMI) on 2,000 injection moulding sites in France and Italy has shown that packaging is the largest end-use market supplied by injection moulders Read more

industry

Hard to swallow?

A never-before-seen study has found plastics had been consumed by every individual tested, but what does the presence of microplastics in our food chain mean? And what do we do now? Read more

23 Oct 2018 16:42 editor's blog

BASF entwickelt weltweit ersten Partikelschaumstoff auf Basis von Polyethersulfon / BASF has developed the world's first particle foam based on polyethersulfone

BASF

The company has developed prototypes with a unique combination of properties. Read more

materials

An enzyme discovered living in bacteria on landfill sites has evolved to quickly break up PET plastics. Read more

industry

  • MICROPLAST measures microplastics in wastewater and develops new filtering methods

    AIMPLAS

    MICROPLAST measures microplastics in wastewater and develops new filtering methods

  • Plastic-concrete hybrid will enable floating wind farms

    Aimplas

    Plastic-concrete hybrid will enable floating wind farms

    June 5, 2013 - Hywind Floating Offshore Wind Turbine, Siemens 2.3 MW, North Sea, Norway. (Photo by Senu Sirnivas / NREL)

  • EPPM partners with Aimplas for extrusion workshop

  • Carbon black market to rise more than 4.6%

    via Shutterstock

    Carbon black market to rise more than 4.6%

  • Young people choose cardboard over plastic

    via Shutterstock

    Young people choose cardboard over plastic

  • Smart additives give new life to plastics

    AIMPLAS

    Smart additives give new life to plastics

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