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Plastic packaging manufacturer Berry Global Group has announced a collaboration with global chemical firm SABIC to drive the innovation and use of polyolefin resins made from chemical recycling. The companies boast a longtime partnership and focus... Read more

Plastic plays a practical, often life enhancing, role in our lives. The word plastic - derived from the Greek word plastikos (meaning to mould), shapes our everyday world... Read more

Global plastic packaging manufacturer, ALPLA hjas announced the further expansion of its recycling activities. Following the acquisition of two companies based it Spain, it is moving into polyolefin recycling... Read more

It may be difficult to imagine that the empty, non-recyclable plastic container you are about to throw away could be turned into car fuel. Yet, this is exactly the idea behind Quantafuel’s latest solution. To succeed in building the revolutionary... Read more

SC Johnson, a major global manufacturer of household consumer brands, and Plastic Bank have launched a global partnership to stop plastic waste from entering the ocean and fight poverty. The three-year effort will creates a recycling... Read more

The plastics or polymers industry was for many years a hidden industry. For most of its history, nobody has known much about the plastics business because it is sandwiched between oil and gas and a huge variety of finished goods. The meat cannot... Read more

LyondellBasell has begun building a new small-scale pilot facility at its site in Ferrara, Italy. The new facility, is focusing on the conversion of difficult-to-recycle plastic waste to more useful forms. The company chose its Ferrara site for... Read more

On 9 October, Novares Group, a French global plastic solutions provider specialising in components and systems for the automotive industry, held its first ever Venture Day in Paris, in which awards were given to three startup companies from a... Read more

The Coca-Cola Company has partnered with Ioniqa Technologies, Indorama Ventures and Mares Circulares (Circular Seas) to produce its first sample bottles made from recovered and recycled marine plastics... Read more

ABP, one of Europe's largest private agribusiness companies, has announced the introduction of new sustainable packaging. The new packaging will see the amount of plastics used to package its meat products reduced by 70%. It will consist of... Read more

Boosting the use of processed plastic waste in the manufacturing of new plastic products is one of the priority tasks in the development of a circular economy for the plastics industry. As injection moulding machine manufacturer and system... Read more

The planning required to pack liquid products into the correct containers can mean the difference between merchandise arriving quickly on shelves or the potential spoilage of goods, and possible legal issues... Read more

Global packaging and paper group Mondi, in cooperation with chemical producer BASF and COROOS, one of the biggest European companies in the preservation of fruits, vegetables and pulses for premium A-brands and private label products, have... Read more

Over 100 public and private partners covering the entirety of the plastics value chain have signed the declaration for the Circular Plastics Alliance, which aims to promote voluntary action to establish a well-functioning EU market in recycled... Read more

Suntory Beverage and Food Europe (SBFE) has set out its plan to move to 100% sustainable plastic bottles within a decade, fully moving away from virgin plastic derived from fossil fuels, mirroring the Suntory Group’s global ambition... Read more

French plastics compounder Benvic Europe is set to acquire Ereplast, a French specialist in industrial plastic waste recycling, and enter the recycling compounding sector... Read more

Austria-based polyolefins, base chemicals, and fertilisers manufacturer Borealis AG has broken ground on a new, world-scale facility in Kallo, Belgium... Read more

Today we produce almost 400 million tonnes of plastics every year. Global population growth and a growing middle class means that, in just a few decades, the demand for goods and packaging made from plastics is set to rise three-fold... Read more

KKT GmbH, specialists in the manufacture of plastic bottles and jars using Injection Stretch Blow Moulding (ISBM) and Extrusion Blow Moulding (EBM) for over 50 years, is active on the European markets for cosmetics, food & beverage and chemicals... Read more

Traditional plastics pose a problem for the planet, whether it’s due to the fossil fuels used to produce them or the harmful chemicals released during their slow degradation process. Yet, despite these issues, plastic has become so intertwined with o Read more

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