A project from Ips Intelligent Pelletizing Solutions, conducted in collaboration with Cetex Institute for Textile and Processing Machines at the Technical University of Chemnitz, has resulted in the development of a pelletising system offering a more efficient manufacturing technology for long-fibre reinforced polymer pellets.
The highly ambitious Polimery Police project in Poland has come another step closer to realisation now that the management board of Grupa Azoty Polyolefins S.A. has signed the commitment letters with a group of 11 Polish and international financial institutions, confirming the submission of debt offers for the “Polimery Police” project.
Covestro has signed a €225 million loan with the European Investment Bank (EIB), the lending arm of the European Union, which the company will utilize to boost its sustainability-oriented R&D in the European Union.
Resin manufacturers have recently had to withdraw a number of conventional Mannich base curing agents from their product ranges due to REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) compliance.
After two years of research into the best way to process recycled polymers into honeycomb products - a project made possible by funding from the Flanders Innovation and Entrepreneurship agency - EconCore has now developed economically viable technology that is commercially ready and available for licencing.
Royal DSM, SABIC, and UPM Biofuels, a leading producer of sustainable raw materials, will collaborate on the production of a more environmentally friendly Dyneema, the strong, tough fibre made by DSM from ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene.