Putting its money where its mouth is, polyolefins producer Borealis has now installed a €6 million novel water filtering system at its production facilities in Schwechat, Austria, with the aim of reducing the unintentional spillage of plastic pellets into the environment to an absolute minimum.
While cast film extrusion is the established manufacturing process for deep-draw thermoforming films , a new development from Kuhne Anlagebau GmbH is set to challenge this.
As the use of recycled PET material for the production of filaments and fibre products continues to grow, demand for well-sorted, clean bottle flake material remains high.
For the first time, a plastic resin manufacturer has become the recipient of a blue loan.
The steady rise in demand for smaller batches, as a result of the growing number of projects requiring fewer units as well as of those requiring fewer end products for development, approval, and industrialisation purposes has led Gerresheimer to embark on a new capacity expansion for its plastics segment at the Technical Competence Center (TCC) in Wackersdorf.
Supernovas, a circular design and lifestyle company with roots in the UK and Italy, has introduced a collection of easy-to-assemble 100% recycled and recyclable crates and benches, designed in collaboration with Rotterdam-based design studio Odd Matter.
An eight-month project that kicked off in October aims to evaluate the application of composite materials to produce the battery casings used in electric vehicles instead opting for aluminium and steel, as is currently the case.
The 2017 partnership launched between Brazil-based Braskem and Haldor Tapsoe, a supplier of catalysts, technology, and services for the chemical and refining industries, was aimed at validating a sugar-to-biochemicals solution for the production of monoethylene glycol, or MEG, one of the two main ingredients in PET plastic.
The opaque sheet materials based on polycarbonate/polyester or polycarbonate blends formerly known as Bayblend are to receive a new name.
Hyundai and INEOS will have announced plans to jointly investigate opportunities for the production and supply of hydrogen as well as the worldwide deployment of new hydrogen applications and technologies.
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