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  1. Parx Plastics Patent Granted For Permanent Implant Application

    Parx Plastics NV announces that the Italian Ministry of Economic Development issued the patent for the invention to create antimicrobial and antibiofilm functionality on the surface of Vitamin E-blended Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) for orthopedic prosthetic devices

  2. X-Rite Helps Package Printers And Plastic Manufacturers Control Color On Cylindrical-Shaped Items

    X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone LLC, global leaders in color science and technology, today announced a new fixture that helps manufacturers measure and control color on small plastic parts, cups, bottles, tubes, and other curved surfaces without damaging the sample

  3. INEOS Styrolution Collaborates With Indaver Aiming At A Chemical Recycling For Polystyrene

    INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announces recently a collaboration with Indaver nv, a European waste management company with large-scale treatment facilities in the port of Antwerp headquartered in Belgium, driving forward chemical recycling for polystyrene in Europe

  4. Pretium Packaging Invests In New Hot-Fill Capable PET Blow Molding Equipment For Alabama Plant

    Pretium Packaging, a leading North American manufacturer of plastic containers and closures, has made a $2M dollar investment in new reheat stretch polyethylene terephthalate (PET) blow molding equipment and infrastructure for its Troy, Alabama manufacturing plant

  5. Research Shows Black Plastics Could Create Renewable Energy

    Research from Swansea University has found how plastics commonly found in food packaging can be recycled to create new materials like wires for electricity – and could help to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the future

  6. Reifenhäuser Group Presents Sustainable Solutions For Plastics Production

    Reduce, reuse, recycle, replace: Reifenhäuser Group will be focusing on these four principles at K 2019 when it presents innovative extrusion technologies for taking plastic as a material into a sustainable future

  7. Research On The Sustainable Conversion Of Lignin Into Valuable Chemical Compounds Is Attracting Further Funding

    The Electrosynthesis group at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is further expanding its methods for the production of sustainable chemicals from lignin. The research lab, headed by Professor Siegfried Waldvogel at the JGU Institute of Organic Chemistry, is coordinating a partnership consortium of businesses and institutes of higher education

  8. AmSty Introduces Polystyrene Resin With Reduced Environmental Impact – PolyRenew 5001 HE

    AmSty, a major polystyrene producer, has developed a high-efficiency foam grade resin that allows foam density and part weight to be reduced by 10-15%

  9. Aldi Chooses Parx For Hygiene And Cross Contamination Prevention In Meat And Poultry Section

    PARX PLASTICS N.V.  ("Parx" or the "Company") is pleased to announce Aldi in USA has been implementing shelf liners produced with the aid of the Parx Plastics technologies.

  10. New Pevalen Pro Plasticizer Gives Flexible PVC An Environmental Boost

    Perstorp is launching a new renewable polyol ester (non-phthalate) plasticizer Pevalen Pro. It will make flexible PVC an even more attractive choice of plastic, based on a significantly lower carbon footprint versus competing materials and technologies