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  1. Renco Gloves Announces Expansion Of Polymer Product Manufacturing
    7/22/2019

    Effective immediately, Renco Corporation of Manchester, Massachusetts, an industry leading producer and supplier of drybox gloves, drybox accessories, laboratory gloves, and contamination control products has announced expansion with its rubber and plastics fabrication facility in Colebrook, New Hampshire, which operates under the name American Performance Polymers, LLC

  2. Aditya Birla Chemicals Acquires Recyclable Thermoset Technology From Connora Technologies
    7/19/2019

    Aditya Birla Chemicals Thailand Limited today announced the acquisition of Recyclamine® Technology from Chemical Technology startup Connora Technologies

  3. Apex Plastics Adds New View Stripe Capability
    7/18/2019

    Apex Plastics is pleased to announce the addition of a view stripe capability to its bottle production. This new capability will allow the company to offer its customers an added feature that will make their products stand apart in the marketplace

  4. Parx Plastics Patent Granted For Permanent Implant Application
    7/16/2019

    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

  5. 5000 Tons Of Plastic Released Into The Environment Every Year
    7/12/2019

    Plastic should not be found in the environment. In order to estimate for the first time the exact extent of plastic pollution in Switzerland, the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) has mandated Empa researchers to calculate how much plastic gets into the environment.

  6. X-Rite Helps Package Printers And Plastic Manufacturers Control Color On Cylindrical-Shaped Items
    7/9/2019

    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

  7. INEOS Styrolution Collaborates With Indaver Aiming At A Chemical Recycling For Polystyrene
    7/9/2019

    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

  8. Pretium Packaging Invests In New Hot-Fill Capable PET Blow Molding Equipment For Alabama Plant
    7/9/2019

    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

  9. Research Shows Black Plastics Could Create Renewable Energy
    7/8/2019

    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

  10. Turning Food Waste Into Bioplastics
    7/4/2019

    An ingenious new solution being engineered at the University of Canterbury (UC) aims to turn food waste into valuable chemical components that could be used to make bioplastics.