Current Headlines

  1. Eastman Collaborates With NB Coatings To Offer Sustainable Automotive Plastic
    11/12/2019

    Global specialty plastics provider Eastman announces its collaboration with NB Coatings, a leader in paint on plastics for both domestic and transplant original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), to create a new solution for interior Class A painted surfaces with Trēva engineering bioplastic. Trēva offers a viable option for companies interested in creating sustainable, cost-effective products

  2. Berry Global Joins SABIC In The Production And Use Of Circular Polymers From Chemical Recycling
    11/11/2019

    Berry Global Group, Inc. announced today its collaboration with global chemical industry leader, SABIC in driving the innovation and use of polyolefin resins made from chemical recycling

  3. voxeljet AG And Evonik Industries— A Multi-Billion Global Leader In Specialty Chemicals, Enter Into A New R&D Partnership To Develop New Material Systems For Series Production Of Plastic Components Using 3D Printing
    11/7/2019

    voxeljet AG (the “Company”, or “voxeljet”), a leading OEM and provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers, today announced a new research and development partnership with Creavis- the strategic innovation unit of Evonik Industries, to develop new material systems for series production of plastic components using 3D printing

  4. Brightmark Opens National Site Search For $1B Advanced Plastic Recycling Facilities
    11/5/2019

    Brightmark, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, announced today that it is launching a nationwide site search for U.S. locations suitable for its next set of advanced recycling facilities, which will convert hundreds of thousands of tons of post-consumer plastics into new products, including fuels, wax, and other products

  5. LyondellBasell Grants LDPE And EVA Copolymers License To Hyundai Oilbank Co. Ltd
    11/5/2019

    LyondellBasell, the world’s largest licensor of polyolefin technologies, today announced that Hyundai Chemical Co. Ltd (a joint venture company between Hyundai Oilbank Co. Ltd. and Lotte Chemical Corporation) has selected Lupotech Tprocess technology from LyondellBasell for a 300KT per year low density polyethylene (LDPE) and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) copolymers plant to be built at Daesan, South Korea

  6. ALPLA Moving Into HDPE Recycling
    11/4/2019

    ALPLA, the global manufacturer of plastic packaging solutions, is further expanding its recycling activities – it is moving into polyolefin recycling with its acquisition of two companies based in Spain

  7. United Soft Plastics Opens New TPE Manufacturing Plant In Houston
    11/1/2019

    United Soft Plastics, a leading manufacturer and custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), has announced the opening of a new 10 million lb production facility in Houston in response to strong market demand for its extensive line of TPE products

  8. PQ Group Holdings Expands Polyolefin Catalysts Portfolio Through An Agreement With INEOS Polyolefin Catalysts
    10/30/2019

    PQ Group Holdings Inc. a leading, global provider of specialty catalysts, materials, chemicals and services, announced recently an agreement with INEOS Polyolefin Catalysts to commercialize certain polyethylene catalysts to customers of selected processes

  9. BP’s New Technology To Enable Circularity For Unrecyclable PET Plastic Waste
    10/24/2019

    BP has developed an enhanced recycling technology, BP Infinia, that enables currently unrecyclable polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic waste to be diverted from landfill or incineration and instead transformed back into new, virgin-quality feedstocks.

  10. Plastics Recycling: Total announces Plans To Double Its Capacity Of Recycled Polypropylene For The Automotive Industry
    10/22/2019

    Total has decided to double the production capacity of its affiliate Synova to meet growing market demand for high-performance recycled materials.