EPPM's most-read stories of 2017

We look back on the top European plastics stories to get EPPM readers clicking in 2017 - and sustainability is definitely the overarching theme. more

15 Dec 2017 10:36 editor's blog

Total Corbion is showing the potential of PLA at Fakuma with innovation for cosmetics and food packaging. more

20 Oct 2017 14:31 FAKUMA 2017

Total is exploring end markets for post-consumer recycled polystyrene to bring the material into the plastics circular economy. more

15 Jun 2017 15:00 materials

The functional and optical PLA masterbatches will be available exclusively from Sukano. more

12 May 2017 09:22 industry



Most-read European plastics headlines: March 2017

March was a big month for European plastics. While Brexit, the Dutch general election and terrorism played out in the media, there has been no shortage of uplifting plastics innovation news getting our readers clicking away. more

31 Mar 2017 12:27 editor's blog

Total Lumicene


A new resin to make barrier films has reached market, after Total joined up with other packaging producers. more

2 Feb 2017 10:15 materials

Total and Corbion have forged a powerful alliance to develop bioplastics by creating a joint venture to produce and market PLA. more

16 Nov 2016 16:08 materials

The new and improved Polyethylene Lumicene M3427 for artificial grass for sports fields has been handed the Total Ecosolutions label. more

29 Feb 2016 13:59 materials

As oil scrapes $40 per barrel, Total's CEO does not believe 2016 will be any more positive for the commodity. While this might be good news for consumers at the petrol pumps, it is a disaster for recycled plastics producers. more

8 Dec 2015 10:39 industry

Total and RPC Promens Consumer Corby have joined forces to launch a new multilayer PP/EVOH/PP jar using injection stretch blow moulding (ISBM) technology. more

27 Oct 2015 08:56 materials

The latest high-density polyethylene pressure pipe grade from Total combines excellent processibility with elevated temperature performance and long-term stability. more

20 Mar 2015 15:44 materials

Total has expanded its range of expandable polystyrenes with a new flame retardant grade on the back of the success of Excell-R in the insulation market. more

13 Feb 2015 11:34 materials

Total can now offer a complete range of polymers using non-phthalate catalysts. more

23 Dec 2014 14:00 materials

Oil and gas industry juggernaut Total has launched a massive new international advertising campaign in 21 countries. more

6 Oct 2014 11:38 industry

Oil and chemicals giant Total in collaboration with catalyst specialist Axens, and research group IFPEN have launched Atol, a new technology for producing polymer grade bio-ethylene. more

26 Mar 2014 10:52 materials

Global petrochemicals group Total has launched a host of new products for packaging and construction, designed for optics, performance and strength. more

5 Jun 2013 11:16 materials

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet


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