PHA manufacturer Danimer Scientific has become one of eight organisations receiving a total of nearly $5.7 million in support to conduct research and development projects within the biomanufacturing industry.
Switzerland-based Datwyler Group, a specialised manufacturer of elastomer components, continues to pursue its long-term goal of carbon neutrality.
Sabic has signed a 25-year agreement with Iberdrola, one of the world’s biggest electricity utility companies, to construct a 100MW solar PV facility on land owned by SABIC in Cartagena, Spain.
Although 2030 is years away, a new bottle has been developed by ALPLA and KHS Group that already meets the 30% recycled content requirement for one-way PET bottles that will kick in that year. The new 1.0-litre returnable PET bottle from KHS and ALPLA is made of up to 35% recyclate.
Fanning the flames of the controversy in the US about chemical recycling, a new report published by the environmentalist group Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) roundly rejects all suggestions that the technology represents a ‘silver bullet solution to the plastic crisis’.
Flexible packaging machine manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher said it had more than 2,000 visitors from 120 countries tune into online press demonstrations, technical sessions and meetings during its first virtual expo held June 24 and 25.
In a move that is directed at both providing greater transparency and helping its customers to effectively lower their CO2 emissions, BASF is providing its customers with information about the carbon footprints of all of its products – all 45,000 of them.
The last meeting of the European Council ended with decisions that will have major implications for the plastics processing industry, writes Tomasz Mikulski, of ML Polyolefins.
Declining trade and low demand caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have hit the Italian rubber & plastics machinery industry, with full recovery only likely in 2022, according to trade association Amaplast.
Engel Austria GmbH says it will launch an extremely compact, high-output injection moulding machine in October that provides low unit costs even in a cleanroom environment.
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