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What is the impact of agricultural mulch foils on terrestrial ecosystems?

In the “iMulch” project, funded by the EU and the German federate state North Rhine-Westphalia, scientists are developing new measuring methods to analyse the effects of plastics (micro and macro plastics) on soils and drainage waters. Read more

9 Oct 2019 10:13 guest blogs

Danish researchers speed up PET degradation process

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In 2016, Japanese scientists discovered a bacterium that can break down PET plastic. Now, researchers from DTU will speed up the process to put plastic waste to use. Read more

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Render of the surface of the mould with the 3D micro texture

Softslide

Softslide aims to solve friction issues for companies that want to find a satisfactory, sustainable and durable solution. Read more

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Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV)

Following the finalisation of a major consortial project led by the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) and the Institute for Plastics Processing at RWTH Aachen University (IKV) Read more

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General Hospital of Valencia Research Foundation and AIMPLAS create unit

AIMPLAS

The Research Foundation of the General Hospital of Valencia (FIHGUV) and AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, have signed an agreement to create the UROPLAS Joint Research Unit in order to facilitate collaboration Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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  • Andaltec co-ordinating COMP0LIVE Project

  • Danish researchers speed up PET degradation process

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    Danish researchers speed up PET degradation process

  • Render of the surface of the mould with the 3D micro texture

    Softslide

    Render of the surface of the mould with the 3D micro texture

    Render of the surface of the mould with the 3D micro texture

  • IKV-Forschung-SG-Spritzgiesswerkzeug-16-08-29.jpg

    Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV)

  • General Hospital of Valencia Research Foundation and AIMPLAS create unit

    AIMPLAS

    General Hospital of Valencia Research Foundation and AIMPLAS create unit

  • Nestlé targets ‘packaging of the future’

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    Nestlé targets ‘packaging of the future’

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