An eight-month project that kicked off in October aims to evaluate the application of composite materials to produce the battery casings used in electric vehicles instead opting for aluminium and steel, as is currently the case.
Hyundai and INEOS will have announced plans to jointly investigate opportunities for the production and supply of hydrogen as well as the worldwide deployment of new hydrogen applications and technologies.
Packaging specialist Paccor has joined Circopack, a packaging project initiated by Pack4Food – a consortium of companies active in the food and packaging industry and their suppliers working in collaboration with Flanders’ FOOD, SensNet and a number of research institutions to promote the development of sustainable packaging solutions.
As major consumer product companies rethink how they use plastic packaging, a new report points to changes, including much less growth in resin consumption, more recycled content and a push to eliminate hard-to-recycle items and plastics.
According to the newest sustainability ambitions announced by polyolefins producer Braskem, the company will significantly expand its efforts to eliminate plastic waste in the environment by 2030 and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
Working for a plastic packaging manufacturer isn't always something people want to shout about at parties, especially if they are a passionate advocate of environmental projects in their local community.
Consumer product companies will need a "substantial acceleration" of progress around sustainability of their plastic packaging to meet targets they've set for 2025, according to a new report from The Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
CCL Industries Inc., a provider of specialty label, security and packaging solutions for global corporations, government institutions, small businesses and consumers, is planning a multimillion investment in new capacity at its Innovia Films unit.
With new products made from recycled plastics and alternative raw materials, Covestro has opted to focus wholly on the circular economy and the opportunities this presents for additive manufacturing technologies at the upcoming virtual edition of the Formnext trade show.
Having successfully completed the first, four-year phase of the ambitious Carbon2Chem project which it initiated, thyssenkrupp is now moving ahead into phase 2, with a new €75 million grant from the German federal government.