While the use of recyclates in packaging is becoming ever more commonplace, when it comes to higher value-added applications brand owners and companies are more hesitant.
Covestro has signed its first commercial contract for supplying its ISCC Plus certified polyurethane raw material TDI from mass-balanced feedstock to Sinomax, a Hong Kong-based manufacturer and distributor of polyurethane-based comfort products.
In Slovakia, a new deposit return system for cans and plastic bottles kicked off on Saturday, January 1, 2022.
A new project funded by the Valencian Regional Government and implemented by the Spanish Technological Institute for Plastics AIMPLAS will focus on assessing the potential to replace the metal casings of electric car batteries with casings made from thermoplastic composites.
Magna said its U.S. headquarters in Troy, Mich., near Detroit, would be home to a "specialized team dedicated to" its upcoming electric pickup powertrain system, among other EV projects.
Already ranked by Corporate Knights as the world’s most sustainable corporation 2021, Schneider Electric has further enhanced its credentials in this area with the introduction at CES 2022 of what the company claims are the first home energy solutions to be made from upcycled ocean plastic
While Teijin Aramid has been recycling para-aramid Twaron fibres at its own recycling facilities for the past two decade, the company has long sought a solution for its other products, including its difficult-to-recycle Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, Endumax.
Canada-based biotechnology company Genecis Bioindustries has announced a new collaboration with Helian Polymers, a Dutch supplier of colour masterbatch solutions and compounds and additives for biopolymers.
The Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster in Abu Dhabi, operated by AD Ports Group, has evolved into an important base for the plastics processing industry in the region.
The carmaker says its concept vehicle, made with a range of sustainable plastics to reduce weight, has a range of more than 620 miles.
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