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More plastics recycling in Europe

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Covestro, together with numerous other organisations and companies, wants to promote the recycling of plastics in Europe. To this end, approximately 100 partners have signed the founding act of the Circular Plastics Alliance in Brussels. Read more

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Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration

TEPPFA

On 20 September the key influencers that can move society at large to a more sustainable use of plastic products gathered in Brussels to sign the Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration. Read more

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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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Kraiburg TPE supplies compound for innovative cosmetics dispenser

Kraiburg TPE

With a chemically resistant and soft-touch TPE made by Kraiburg TPE, the product developers at Coradin, a French injection moulder, have redefined the way liquid cosmetics are dosed and prepared. Read more

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AIMPLAS presents innovations in sustainable development at K

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, will once again have a booth at K Fair where it will display its main technological developments in the circular economy, active and smart packaging, sustainable mobility, medicine and decarbonisation Read more

K 2019

Kiefel Packaging’s tray-to-tray recycling at K

Kiefel Packaging

Each year approximately $100bn (~€90bn) of plastic packaging material value is lost from the economy. It is therefore essential to consider used plastic as a resource from both a sustainability and an economic perspective. Read more

K 2019

INEOS Styrolution sustainability report shows progress

INEOS Styrolution

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, has published its fourth sustainability report titled ‘Living Sustainability. Together’. Read more

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At K 2019, Covestro will be presenting new polyurethane systems that enable up to 20 per cent faster demoulding of refrigerators with standard wall thicknesses. Read more

K 2019

BST eltromat focuses on sustainability and cost-efficiency

BST eltromat International

In line with the Group’s new mission statement ‘perfecting your performance’, BST eltromat International will be presenting the latest options for efficient quality assurance in various process steps involved in the web-processing plastics industry Read more

K 2019

Dieffenbacher at K 2019

Dieffenbacher

Companies that depend on the economical production of high-quality composite parts will find valuable advice and customised automated production plants at the Dieffenbacher booth at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

Suntory Beverage Food Europe

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Suntory Beverage and Food Europe (SBFE) today sets out its plan to move to 100 per cent sustainable plastic bottles within a decade, fully moving away from virgin plastic derived from fossil fuels. Read more

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New compounds extend applications for bio-based thermoplastics

FKuR

FKuR will be showcasing its expanded portfolio of bio-based thermoplastics for a growing range of applications including packaging, consumer products, sporting goods and technical parts at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

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

Countdown to K 2019 Masterbatch

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The Gabriel-Chemie Group will once again be in Hall 5, Booth B40 with a new booth design and numerous innovative solutions and product demonstrations. The main topics will focus on digitalisation and sustainability. Read more

K 2019

Tomi Nyman, Principal Consultant at

ÅF Pöyry

Creating a sustainable future for plastics with a circular economy

Tomi Nyman is a Principal Consultant at ÅF Pöyry Management Consulting. He is an experienced leader in the field of service business, consumer and B2B business, bioplastics and specialty chemicals, and renewable and sustainable development. Read more

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Clariant makes black plastic packaging ‘visible’

Clariant

New Clariant CESA-IR additive masterbatches are now available to make dark plastics visible to the NIR sensors used in automated polymer sorting systems. Read more

K 2019

Jacob Duer, Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Alliance to End Plastic Waste

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste today announced that Jacob Duer will serve as the inaugural President and CEO of the newly formed not-for-profit. Read more

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Better soil, higher yield and more taste for tomatoes

BASF

BASF offers a certified soil-biodegradable plastic for mulch films consisting of the biodegradable co-polyester polybutylene adipate terephthalate (PBAT) ecoflex and other biodegradable polymers Read more

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Mondi to feature sustainable packaging solutions at FachPack

Mondi

Sustainable packaging and paper solutions leader Mondi is exhibiting at FachPack 2019 in Nuremburg, Germany, where it will showcase its collaborative approach with customers that creates tailor-made packaging solutions that are sustainable by design. Read more

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Covestro partners with industry and university in renewables project

Michael Rosskothen - Fotolia

A consortium managed by the Technical University of Denmark is carrying out a research project named DURALEDGE (from Durable Leading Edges) to investigate erosion mechanisms and develop new coatings to permanently protect rotor blades. Read more

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  • AIMPLAS presents innovations in sustainable development at K

    AIMPLAS

    AIMPLAS presents innovations in sustainable development at K

  • Kiefel Packaging’s tray-to-tray recycling at K

    Kiefel Packaging

    Kiefel Packaging’s tray-to-tray recycling at K

  • INEOS Styrolution sustainability report shows progress

    INEOS Styrolution

    INEOS Styrolution sustainability report shows progress

  • Covestro develops PU system for faster demoulding

    Efficiently insulated refrigerators reliably protect food from spoilage. Covestro has developed new polyurethane systems, which enable up to 20 per cent faster demoulding of refrigerators and also enhance the good insulating efficiency of existing rigid polyurethane foams.

  • Suntory Beverage Food Europe

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    Suntory Beverage Food Europe

  • New compounds extend applications for bio-based thermoplastics

    FKuR

    New compounds extend applications for bio-based thermoplastics

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