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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

Research from Brunel University finds global funds could help poor countries reduce pollution by 77 per cent. Read more

industry

The Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems IMWS have been conducting a research project with its partners in a bid to replace microplastics found in cosmetic products. Read more

materials

A Spanish research centre has set up a network of plastic companies and public agencies in Jaén, Andalusia. Read more

industry

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

materials

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Torsten Spiller

Hennecke are helping to drive forward innovation in caotings by loaning a Streamline machine to The Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid for pigment metering. Read more

machinery

Scientists at the AIMPLAS research centre believe orange peel is 'juiced the job' for making biopolyesters. Read more

materials

Medical moulding company Amies has won extra business for injection moulded components after buying a modular cleanroom from Connect 2 Cleanrooms Read more

industry

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GSIC

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

industry

Norwegian researchers are putting their efforts behind the drive to find more sustainable plastics technologies ignited by the Circular Economy campaign. Read more

industry

  • During its second year, the project will address the challenge of finding a recovery way for marine waste

    AIMPLAS

    During its second year, the project will address the challenge of finding a recovery way for marine waste

    During its second year, the project will address the challenge of finding a recovery method for marine waste

  • Additive Manufacturing Leaps from Prototype to Production

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    Additive Manufacturing Leaps from Prototype to Production

  • Asia Pacific held the majority share of the market in 2017, accounting for 47.1%

    Coherent Market Insights, 2017-18

    Asia Pacific held the majority share of the market in 2017, accounting for 47.1%

    Asia Pacific held the majority share of the market in 2017, accounting for 47.1%

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