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  1. As Global Plastics Demand Expands Rapidly, Sustainability Is Key To Future Of Plastics Industry, IHS Markit Says
    5/18/2018

    Global demand for polyethylene, the world’s most used plastic, has nearly doubled since 1999,* according to IHS Markit, a global business information provider

  2. General Plastics To Spotlight Lightweight Composite Core And Dielectric Materials At SAMPE, May 22-23
    5/15/2018

    General Plastics Manufacturing Company, an early and ongoing innovator within the composites industry, will be participating in the SAMPE Technical Conference and Exhibition May 22-23 in Long Beach, California

  3. Stora Enso Launches Biocomposites As A Renewable Replacement For Plastics
    5/15/2018

    Stora Enso is launching its wood-based biocomposites, DuraSense by Stora Enso. This is another major step on the group’s journey to replacing fossil-based materials with renewable solutions. DuraSense is available to companies seeking high performance and a sustainable, bio-based alternative to plastics

  4. DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers Announces New Kalrez® Manufacturing Facility In Delaware
    5/9/2018

    DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers (T&AP), a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, today announced the purchase of a new facility in Newark, Delaware, to manufacture DuPont™ Kalrez®, a specialized engineered material used in a variety of sealing applications that require high-temperature performance and excellent chemical resistance

  5. Zeus Announces New Biopolymer Chemical Recycling Technology
    5/8/2018

    Zeus Industrial Products, Inc. (www.zeusinc.com), headquartered in Orangeburg, SC, USA, announces a new biopolymer recycling technology to support a circular economy

  6. Productive Plastics To Hold Plastic Thermoforming Product Development Summit On June 20, 2018 In Natick MA
    5/7/2018

    Productive Plastics, a leading heavy gauge plastic thermoforming contract manufacturer, will host the 2018 Plastic Thermoforming Product Development Summit – From Design to Finished Assembly in the Natick Boston-Metro West area on Wednesday June 20, 2018.

  7. X-Rite And Pantone Expand PantoneLIVE Offering For Plastic, Coatings And Textile Industries
    5/7/2018

    X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and Pantone LLC, announced today that their cloud-based digital color standard ecosystem, PantoneLIVE™, will include the official spectral data from the popular Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors System for cotton and nylon and the Pantone Matching System (PMS) for plastics and coatings. For the first time, color specifiers and manufacturers will have instant access to up-to-date spectral values for Pantone Colors for plastics, coatings and textiles, including the Pantone Color of the Year 2018: PANTONE 18-3838, Ultra Violet

  8. Total And Polystyvert Join Forces On The Recycling Of Household Post-Consumer Polystyrene
    5/2/2018

    The Polymers Business unit of Total S.A. (NYSE: TOT) and Polystyvert, a Montreal-based clean technology startup with an innovative method for polystyrene recycling, today announced the signing of an agreement to work together on the dissolution and purification of household post-consumer polystyrene

  9. Tekni-Plex Acquires Commodore Plastics/Commodore Technology; Expands Food Processor Tray Portfolio, Manufacturing Capability
    5/1/2018

    Tekni-Plex, Inc. has acquired Commodore Plastics and Commodore Technology under a newly-formed subsidiary, Dolco LLC. Both businesses are based in Bloomfield, New York

  10. Agilyx Corporation And INEOS Styrolution Sign MOU To Advance The Circularity Of Polystyrene
    4/28/2018

    Agilyx Corporation and INEOS Styrolution have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for deploying Agilyx’s de-polymerisation technology at or near to an INEOS Styrolution facility in North America