Industry News

  1. Victrex Launches New Cryogenics Polymer For Energy Industry
    11/27/2018

    Victrex has designed a new high-performance PEEK polymer to offer the cryogenics industry a sealing solution with a broader range of usage temperature compared to existing polymers such as PCTFE

  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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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