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  1. Green Science Alliance Co., Ltd. Started Manufacturing Various Types Of Biodegradable Plastic / Nano Cellulose Composite Material With Enhanced Mechanical Strength
    9/27/2018

    Nano Cellulose is said to be a next-generation environmentally friendly material. It is derived from natural biomass resources such as trees, plants and waste woods

  2. United States: Bayport Polymers To Double Polyethylene Capacity
    9/25/2018

    Bayport Polymers, LLC (“Bayport Polymers”) – a 50/50 joint venture owned by Total S.A. (“Total”) and Novealis Holdings LLC, itself a joint venture of Borealis AG (“Borealis”) and NOVA Chemicals Inc. (“NOVA Chemicals”) – announces the final investment decision to build a 625,000-ton-per-year polyethylene unit at its production site in Bayport, Texas.

  3. Mountain West Recycler Upgrades Facility To Handle 1-7 Post-Consumer Plastics
    9/25/2018

    Mountain West recycler, Revolve Recycling, is investing in additional equipment to handle 1-7 plastics as Chinese import restrictions remain firm. The new system will add 12 jobs and will be able recover HDPE, LDPE Rigid, PET, and PP plastic from post-consumer bales materials located throughout the Western US

  4. Indorama Ventures And Loop Industries JV To Introduce New Era In Pet And Polyester Recycling
    9/24/2018

    Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (Bloomberg ticker IVL.TB), one of the world’s leading petrochemical companies, and Loop Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOOP), a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic resin and polyester today announced a joint venture to manufacture and commercialize sustainable polyester resin to meet the growing global demand from beverage and consumer packaged goods companies

  5. HEXPOL Acquires Kirkhill Rubber; Well-Known U.S. Rubber Compounder
    9/18/2018

    HEXPOL is pleased to announce the acquisition of the business of Kirkhill Rubber from the founder Mr. Edward Reker, his family and co-owners

  6. Lubrizol Introduces OILKEMIA(TM) 5S Polymer
    9/18/2018

    The Lubrizol Corporation announces the launch of its newest multifunctional, oil-soluble rheology modifier, OILKEMIA(TM) 5S polymer. Celebrated for its ability to create diverse forms and maximize visuals in oil systems, OILKEMIA 5S polymer offers the 5s benefits

  7. Primex Color & Compounding Opens Customer Solutions Center
    9/13/2018

    Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCC&A), formerly O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leading supplier of color and polymer solutions for plastics processors, has opened a customer solutions center at its Jasper, Tenn. facility

  8. Rain Carbon Unveils ‘NOVARES pure®’ Hydrogenated Resins
    9/12/2018

    Rain Carbon Inc., a leading global producer of carbon-based products, today unveiled its upcoming line of hydrogenated resins – "NOVARES pure®" – at the FEICA European Adhesive and Sealant Conference in Riga, Latvia. The new "water-white" resins will be available in the third quarter of 2019, following completion of the company's resin polymerization and hydrogenation facility in Castrop-Rauxel, Germany

  9. Danimer Scientific Creates First Fully Biodegradable Plastic Straw
    9/10/2018

    Danimer Scientific, a developer and manufacturer of biodegradable plastic products, today announced that it has created the first fully biodegradable plastic straw using its Nodax™polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) material

  10. Victrex And The University Of Exeter Invest In Making The Prospect Of PAEK Additive Manufacturing A Reality
    9/10/2018

    Taking on the challenge to develop a broader platform for new and existing AM technologies, the University of Exeter (UK) and Victrex, a world leader in high-performance Polyaryletherketone (PAEK)1 polymer solutions, have commenced work in a strategic partnership