Barcelona-based Kompuestos, a producer of sustainable compounds for plastics has announced the appointment of two new proprietary directors. The new members of the board of directors are Gant Finance, SA and Gestión y Administracion Mobiliaria S.A, represented by Luis Vázquez and Santiago de Gomar Roca respectively.
Machine manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher, specialised in the flexible packaging market, is pushing ahead on the development of a range of sustainably designed sample flexible packaging products, with the aim of showing the market the wide range of options available in the field of sustainability and how these can be ‘efficiently produced using both cast film and blown film processes on W&H lines’, explained Dr. Lennart Ederleh, head of technical sales blown film at W&H.
Emsur, division of the Spanish packaging group Grupo Lantero, has become the latest company to join CEFLEX, a consortium of European companies that promotes the circularity of flexible packaging.
EuPC – the EU-level trade association of European plastics converters - has announced the results of its latest survey on the use of recycled polymers by plastics converting companies in Europe.
A new collaboration between Blend+ GmbH and Mitsui & Co. Deutschland GmbH is aimed at developing and marketing advanced additives designed to enhance the performance of recycled polyolefins, making them suitable for higher-end applications.
Leading global graphene nanotube manufacturer OCSiAl, who has developed the world's only scalable technology for the industrial synthesis of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNT), has built and launched a second production facility that expands its production capacity to 75 tonnes a year.
With the launch of the ‘Pacto Português para os Plásticos on 4 February, Portugal has become the latest European member to join the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Plastics Pact.
Ineos Olefins & Polymers has partnered with Italy-based polymer recycler Forever Plast SpA on the development of a range of new polyethylene grades made with a blend of post-consumer recyclate derived from used bottle caps, and virgin materials.
Nylon 6/6 leader Ascend Performance Materials has acquired a pair of materials firms in Italy as it puts a new push on becoming more global as what its CEO calls one of its "pillars of growth." Houston-based Ascend purchased Poliblend and Esseti Plast GD from D'Ottavio Group. The deal includes a manufacturing facility in Mozzate, Italy. No purchase price was disclosed.
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