Industry News

  1. Dow Announces New Actions To Support Global Efforts On Plastic Waste
    11/27/2018

    Dow announced its intention to further invest and develop new global initiatives and solutions that work to prevent and remediate plastic waste in the environment 

  2. PrimaLoft, Inc. Expands Suite Of Biodegradable Technologies; Introduces PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric, The First Fabric Made From 100% Recycled, Biodegradable Synthetic Fiber
    11/13/2018

    PrimaLoft, Inc., a global leader in advanced material technology, today expanded its suite of biodegradable* technologies with the introduction of PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric, the first 100% recycled, biodegradable synthetic fabric. PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric joins the recently launched PrimaLoft® Bio™ Insulation, also the first technology of its kind. PrimaLoft is targeting fall 2020 for consumer availability of both iterations of its biodegradable products

  3. Brightmark Energy Announces Major Investment In Nation’s First Commercial-Scale Plastics-To-Fuel Plant
    11/9/2018

    Brightmark Energy, a San Francisco-based renewable energy development company, has acquired a majority interest and invested $10M in a groundbreaking plastics-to-fuel technology company, RES Polyflow, while committing to an additional $47M investment in the first commercial-scale plant to utilize this technology, which will be located in Indiana

  4. AmSty And Agilyx Announce Joint Venture For Polystyrene Recycling
    11/8/2018

    AmSty and Agilyx have signed a Letter of Intent to form a joint venture that will assume operations of Agilyx’s first-in-kind polystyrene recycling facility in Tigard, Oregon

  5. Now Plastics Introduces 60 To 90% Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) PET Films
    11/8/2018

    Now Plastics, one of the largest suppliers of films and aluminum foil, is now offering post-consumer recycled (PCR) PET films made from 60 to 90% PCR PET resin, it was announced today

  6. Loop Industries Endorses The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment – Helping Keep Plastic In The Economy And Out Of Nature
    10/29/2018

    Loop Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOOP), a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic, today announced that it has joined leading global consumer brands, including PepsiCo, Danone, The Coca Cola Company, Unilever, L’Oréal and others in signing the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment developed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with United Nations Environment

  7. SC Johnson Accelerates Progress Boosting Plastic Recycling And Reuse
    10/28/2018

    Today, SC Johnson is announcing a series of commitments to further reduce its own plastic footprint, by boosting recycled plastic content in its packaging, supporting reuse of plastic bottles through concentrated refills, and launching an effort to make Ziploc® bags recyclable at curbside

  8. Rain-X Debuts Its Newest Premium Beam Wiper Blade, Rain-X Silicone AdvantEdge, Featuring Innovative Silicone Rubber Technology
    10/16/2018

    ITW Global Brands, a leader in servicing the auto aftermarket with best-selling car care products, has launched the new Rain-X Silicone AdvantEdge Wiper Blade, the only premium beam wiper blade sold in auto retail stores that features precision-engineered silicone rubber designed to withstand the most extreme weather conditions

  9. Amco Polymers Announces Expansion Into Mexico
    10/15/2018

    Amco Polymers, a leading distributor of commodity, engineering and specialty polymers, is pleased to announce the expansion of their distribution business into Mexico

  10. KKR To Acquire Minnesota Rubber And Plastics From Norwest Equity Partners
    10/12/2018

    Quadion LLC, d.b.a. Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (“MRP” or the “Company”), a leading provider of elastomer and thermoplastic solutions, announced recently that it is being acquired by KKR, a global investment firm, from Norwest Equity Partners (“NEP”), a Minneapolis-based middle-market equity investment firm