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  • AlphaMAC is pleased to announce its acquisition by IMA Group

    The rapid development of the activities has lead the company to a strategic acquisition, finalized on November 6th 2020 and focused on a technology consolidation and growth which expands IMA solutions portfolio, and introduces the Group in the fluid rigid packaging segment. The acquisition strengthen AlphaMAC financial asset and continuity, and expands the access to […] More

  • UK worst offender for illegal e-waste exports, says EAC

    UK worst offender for illegal e-waste exports, says EAC

    The UK is the worst offender in Europe for illegally shipping its e-waste to developing countries according to a new report published by the Environment Audit Committee (EAC). Electronic Waste and the Circular Economy, authored by the cross-party parliamentary group, explores how the UK could reduce its environmental impact, create economic opportunities and maintain access […] More

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    Audi Working on Recycling Method For Automotive Plastics

    A large number of components in automobiles are made from plastics. They have to meet exacting safety, heat resistance and quality requirements. That is why, so far, only petroleum-based materials have been suitable for manufacturing plastic components in automobiles that are subjected to particularly intensive wear. Such materials are not recyclable in most cases. Whereas […] More

  • A circular economy for plastics: the time is now

    A circular economy for plastics: the time is now

    This year’s Society for Plastic Engineers‘ Plastics and the Circular Economy virtual conference saw Cleanaway CEO and Managing Director Vik Bansal outline his plan for creating the right environment to drive closed-loop plastic recycling in Australia. “Set against the backdrop of the recent National Waste Policy Action Plan, defined timings for the Waste Export Ban […] More

  • Wales exceeds 64 per cent recycling target for 2019/20

    Wales exceeds 64 per cent recycling target for 2019/20

    The recycling rate for Wales has reached a record high of 65.1 per cent, according to the Welsh Government’s latest Local Authority Municipal Waste Management Statistics, released yesterday (26 November). The figures show an increase of 2.3 per cent in the amount of local authority municipal waste (including both household and non-household waste) that was […] More

  • DSM and Neste announce strategic partnership to create high performance materials made from sustainable feedstock

    Geleen (NL), 27 November 2020 – Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced that it will start a strategic partnership with Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and a forerunner as provider of renewable and circular solutions for the chemical industry, to enable […] More

  • DSM and Neste announce strategic partnership to create high performance materials made from sustainable feedstock • Modern Plastics India

    DSM and Neste announce strategic partnership to create high performance materials made from sustainable feedstock • Modern Plastics India

    Geleen (NL), 27 November 2020 – Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced that it will start a strategic partnership with Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and a forerunner as provider of renewable and circular solutions for the chemical industry, to enable […] More

  • Covestro cooperates with RAL to present trend colours of the RAL Colour Feeling 2021+ system

    The colour matrix RAL Colour Feeling 2021+ is an important guide to the colour trends that will determine the product, industrial and architectural design of the future. In cooperation with RAL, a leading provider of colour standards, Covestro has introduced 15 trendy colours of this matrix in its polycarbonate plastics. This is the first time the versatile […] More

  • Tosaf optimizes carrier material for low-emission POM masterbatches

    Karlstein/Germany, November 2020 – Tosaf Color Service’s color, functional and combination masterbatches for POM are now based on particularly low-emission carriermaterials. In addition, the pigments have been optimally selected with regard to their effectiveness. As a result, the low emission data of the starting material – depending on thePOM type – are almost fully retained, […] More

  • SABIC introduces new LEXAN Anti-Fog film for clear safety visors, lenses and goggles in high-humidity front-line work environments

    SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, today announced the successful commercialization of LEXAN™ HP92AF Anti-Fog film, targeted especially at demanding COVID-19 protection equipment such as safety face shields and goggles in front-line work environments. The film product features a one-sided coating that extends the time-to-fog even at very high ambient humidity, ensuring long-lasting […] More

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