Joint-venture partners Recyk and Meplas have released plans covering the opening of a new Category 3 waste recycling plant.
Reifenhäuser Reicofil’s new generation of nonwoven production line, RF5, has successfully extruded the first filaments at the Czech nonwoven manufacturer PFNonwovents AS.
Brenntag is acquiring Brazilian distributor Quimisa SA, with headquarters in Brusque, and its logistics subsidiary Quimilog, in a move that will see the company significantly improving its infrastructural capabilities in Latin America.
The Belfast operation of Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier has received an award from the UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering for its advanced lightweight composite aircraft wing, based on Solvay resins.
Styrenics specialist Ineos Styrolution has launched its Eco family of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) grades with recycled content and has entered into a collaboration with Austrian recycler Bage Plastics for the supply of recyclates.
"Biobased" and "biodegradable" are terms that are bandied about universally when discussing solutions to the proliferation of polymer waste, according to Ramani Narayan, distinguished professor at Michigan State University.
Swiss chemicals group Clariant and carmaker BMW will be discussing automotive sustainability at the K plastics trade fair, to be held in Düsseldorf next week.
Plastic Omnium has experienced “significant operating difficulties” in the ramping up of its North American Greer plant in South Carolina, the French automotive parts supplier has announced.
German injection moulding machinery supplier Arburg is featuring live demonstrations of the production of TactoTek’s injection moulded structural electronics (IMSE) parts at the upcoming K show next week.
Asahi Kasei Honorary Fellow Dr. Akira Yoshino has been chosen for the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry in recognition of his achievements in the research and development of the lithium-ion battery.
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