With the increased acceptance of the mass balance approach to support the adoption of recycled or renewable raw materials, the need for a globally recognized mass balance standard for the industry has grown.
Plastics Recycling Charity Recoup, the British initiative established in 1990 to kickstart the recycling of PET bottles in the UK, is alive and still going strong. Its work within the plastics recycling value chain is as valuable as ever.
Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is increasingly moving toward the use of recycled raw materials in the production of its thermoplastic compounds and composites.
Specialty chemical company Stahl, headquartered in Waalwijk, the Netherlands, has announced that it is taking part in CHAMPION (Circular High-performance Aza-Michael Polymers as Innovative materials Originating from Nature), a research and innovation action funded by the EU that aims to replace conventional polymers with novel bio-based polymers in coatings, textiles, home care uses and structural adhesives.
Kraton Corporation, a producer of specialty polymers and high-value biobased products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, has announced that it has joined the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR).
Sulzer, the leader in separation and mixing technology, has as completed the design, installation and start-up of a new production line for the BEWiSynbra Group. The company delivered the new unit to the Group’s facility in Porvoo, Finland.
GM’s Supplier of the Year awards ceremony this year took place for the 28th time – but with a difference.
A lightbulb moment led to the development of a new material. Here’s how three companies came together to make that happen while incidentally demonstrating the importance of collaboration in the value chain.
Photanol BV, a Dutch company that has developed technology to produce circular carbon chemicals from CO2 absorbed from the air and Renolit SE, a manufacturer of high-quality polymer films, sheets and other polymer solutions, have formed a strategic partnership to develop new sustainably-produced polymers.
Agilyx Corporation, a pioneer in the chemical recycling field, has created Cyclyx International, a new subsidiary that will leverage the expertise and data accumulated by Agilyx to increase the recyclability of post-use plastics with a priority for fully circular pathways.
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27-28 October 2020