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Neste, a major producer of renewable diesel from waste and residues, and plastics, chemicals and refining firm LyondellBasell have jointly announce the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at... Read more

AO Recycling has announced it has plans to open a plastics recycling facility near its fridge recycling plant in Telford, UK... Read more

More and more of us are becoming aware of our consumption of single use plastic products, and the negative impact that their disposal can have on surrounding ecosystems. Research has found that on average, the typical person uses a plastic bag for... Read more

A section of plastic waste collected does not qualify for mechanical recycling and is incinerated instead. VTT has developed and introduced a form of chemical recycling based on pyrolysis, a process which turns almost all plastics and their... Read more

An innovative Kenyan company which turns plastic waste into affordable roof tiles for homes has been given a financial boost by FTSE 100 packaging and paper company, Mondi Group... Read more

Unilever has pioneered the use of a new detectable black pigment for its High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) bottles for its leading brands, TRESemmé and Lynx, so they can be detected by recycling plant scanners and sorted for recycling. This means... Read more

German chemical firm BASF and plastic-free plastic manufacturer Lactips have announced that both companies have signed an exclusive contract to market Lactips’ water-soluble, 100% bio-based and fully biodegradable material prepared from natural... Read more

The global plastics industry has shown an average growth of 4 to 5% since the year 2000 according to figures released by Plastics Europe. The data also shows that Africa and the Middle East accounts for 7.1% of total worldwide plastics production... Read more

MOL Group announced that it has signed a sales-purchase agreement to acquire Aurora, a recycled plastic compounder with production plants located nearby automotive manufacturing and plastics conversion clusters in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Read more

With over 300 million tonnes of plastic getting manufactured each year, which is equivalent to the total weight of the adult population of the planet, it’s unsurprising to know that this is having an adverse knock-on effect to not only the... Read more

Two specialists in packaging solutions – ALPLA in Austria and FROMM in Switzerland – are founding a joint venture to form a new basis for their collaboration in PET recycling. PET Recycling Team Wolfen will be dedicated to recycling the PET waste... Read more

IPC, the Industrial Technical Centre with expertise dedicated to plastic and composite innovation, is presenting two prototypes on its stand: an intelligent motorcycle helmet and a multifunctional wind-turbine blade. "With these two prototypes... Read more

The injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel Austria was one of the first plastic machine manufacturers to sign the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation... Read more

Ahead of International Women’s Day on Friday March 8th, a West Sussex-based Plastic Injection Moulding and Engineering company is bucking the national trend by attracting a significant number of women into the engineering industry. Read more

Today only a third of plastics is recycled in Europe, highlighting the need to revamp the current waste management systems. The whole plastic value chain must engage in the transformation of plastic production, manufacture and disposal. Read more

As it champions the critical need to end ocean bound plastic waste, consumer products leader SC Johnson is offering a new challenge. Having already sponsored eight plastic recycling centers in Indonesia, the company will build an additional one if... Read more

Trade fair and industry forum Composites Europe and trade association Composites Germany have announced even closer cooperation for the organisation of the International Composites Conference (ICC) jointly from 2019. Read more

At Plástico Brasil 2019 from 25th to 29th March in São Paulo, Brazil, ENGEL, the injection moulding machine manufacturer and system expert headquartered in Austria will be demonstrating how their machines can make their customers more flexible... Read more

Colines are to deliver the third of the scheduled cast extrusion lines for production of hygienic film to Pantex International this Spring. Read more

Ettlinger, a German injection moulding machine and filtration systems manufacturer has unveiled its latest ECO melt filters. Read more

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