Industry News

  1. International Recycling Group, LLC, Announces MOU On Plastics Recycling Arrangement With Stelco Inc. Of Canada

    International Recycling Group, LLC, (“IRG”), a privately-held New York start-up, signed a memorandum of understanding with Stelco Inc. (“Stelco”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of parent company, Stelco Holdings Inc. (TSX: STLC) to enter into exclusive discussions with Stelco in Canada with respect to the potential supply and use of IRG’s proprietary polymer-based product in Stelco’s steel production facilities

  2. Closure Systems International Introduces PolyCycle PCR Resin

    Today’s consumers are demanding sustainable packaging, and smart brands are taking note. When it comes to sustainable closure design, Closure Systems International (CSI) has led the industry with materials development and lightweight designs

  3. Trinseo To Build New TPE Pilot Facility In Hsinchu, Taiwan

    Trinseo, a global material solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber, announced recently its plans for a Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) pilot facility in Hsinchu, Taiwan

  4. Breakthrough Technology Takes Plastic From The Ocean And Uses It In A Coca-Cola Bottle

    Today, The Coca-Cola Company unveiled its first-ever sample bottles made using recovered and recycled marine plastics, demonstrating that, one day, even ocean debris could be used in recycled packaging for food or drinks

  5. ADM Joins Forces With LG Chem To Develop Sustainable Technology For Superabsorbent Polymers Used In Diapers

    Archer Daniels Midland Company and LG Chem today announced a joint development agreement to create biobased acrylic acid, a foundational element required in the manufacture of superabsorbent polymers (SAP) used in a range of hygiene products, including diapers

  6. 3D Systems Unveils Breakthrough Material To Enable Direct Digital Production Of Plastic Parts

    Today, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) unveiled Figure 4 Production Black 10 (PRO-BLK 10) - a revolutionary production material for additive manufacturing applications that enables manufacturers to directly produce end-use plastic parts without tooling

  7. Fujian Meide Taps Honeywell Technology To Monitor On-Purpose Propylene Production

    Honeywell today announced that Fujian Meide Petrochemical Co., Ltd. will use the Honeywell Process Reliability Advisor to provide prescriptive monitoring of its UOP C3 Oleflex™ unit in China

  8. Idemitsu Kosan: Acquiring The 100 MW Solar Project ‘Pioneer’ In Colorado, U.S.

    Solar Frontier Americas Inc., a consolidated subsidiary of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director and CEO: Shunichi Kito; hereinafter “Idemitsu”), purchased a megasolar project in the State of Colorado, U.S. (Project name: Pioneer; power generation scale: 100 MWp*1; Commercial operation scheduled to start in 2020), currently in its pre-construction phase, from GCL New Energy, Inc

  9. Huntsman Opens New Polyurethanes Systems House In Dubai

    Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced the opening of its new polyurethanes systems house in Dubai. Situated within the Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone (JAFZA), the purpose-built facility strengthens Huntsman's downstream capabilities in the Middle East and North Africa - increasing its capacity to produce polyurethane systems and polyester polyols for customers across the region

  10. 3P Expands Its Thermoplastic Range With Cryogenic PEEK For High Pressure Valves

    3P has strongly invested in developing its Xytrex® range, a range of thermoplastic materials with wide applications in fluid handling systems. Xytrex® 480, more commonly known as X480, is believed as the new success for cryogenic applications. With virgin PCTFE X850 and X860, valve and pump industry can choose the best solution depending on temperature and pressure