UBQ Materials and Mercedes Benz have been named this year’s recipients of the inaugural Sustainability Award in Automotive, an award programme jointly organised by the Springer Fachmedien’s ATZ/MTZ Group and Roland Berger, in the category of Best Startup.
REPI, an Italy-based supplier of high-performance liquid colour and additive solutions for polyurethanes and thermoplastics, has acquired Novosystems GmbH, one of the few independent European players in the field of liquid colours and additives for thermoplastic materials.
A new collaboration between chemical company Sabic and Polyray, a Shanghai-based eyewear lens producer has led to a world-first: the debut of the first lens based on a certified renewably-sourced polycarbonate.
Swiss specialty chemical company Clariant today announced that it has officially joined the EU Circular Plastics Alliance, committing to the Alliance’s goal to boost the EU market for recycled plastics to 10 million tons by 2025.
The reintroduction of far-reaching Democratic plastics legislation in Congress got an amped up pushback from the industry. But political changes in Washington and shifts in industry positions have changed the field.
With the launch today of a new coalition called CirculariTeam, Royal DSM, is seeking to push the transition towards the use of renewable bio- and recycled-based resources among the users of its Dyneema material across the value chain.