Current Headlines

  1. Plastics Manufacturer In Vietnam Taps Honeywell Technology To Produce Propylene
    3/12/2019

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Phu My Plastics Production JSC will use Honeywell UOP's C3 Oleflex™ technology to produce polymer-grade propylene at its facility in Vietnam

  2. Collaboration Of Agilyx And Styrenics Circular Solutions Achieves Promising Results In Polystyrene Recycling
    3/6/2019

    Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS), the joint industry initiative to accelerate circularity for styrenic polymers and Agilyx, a leading developer of chemical recycling technologies for plastics, have achieved promising results from the depolymerisation of various post-consumer polystyrene waste samples

  3. Lubrizol Engineered Polymers Unveil Polymer Solutions For Automotive Interior Applications At PIAE 2019
    3/6/2019

    The Lubrizol Corporation will be exhibiting at Plastics in Automotive Engineering (PIAE) International Conference April 3-4 in Manheim, Germany. Offering a one-stop solution for the transportation industry, Lubrizol offers a wide range of high-performing automotive solutions for equipment manufacturers and suppliers, from the powertrain to the interior cabin and exterior

  4. Enviroplast And Canada Fibers Form A Strategic Partnership To Recycle Plastic Film
    3/6/2019

    Enviroplast and Canada Fibers Ltd. (CFL) announced today that they are entering into an exclusive supply agreement to recover and recycle plastic film

  5. Eastman Offers Innovative Recycling Technology For Polyesters
    3/5/2019

    Eastman (NYSE:EMN), one of the world's leading specialty materials companies, announced today its intention to pursue the launch of an innovative advanced circular recycling technology that uses polyester waste which cannot be recycled by current mechanical methods, and as a result, often ends up in landfills and waterways

  6. Mitsui Chemicals To Establish New Production Facility In China For Long Glass Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene
    3/5/2019

    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. has decided to set up a new production facility for long glass fiber reinforced polypropylene (LGFPP) at Chinese manufacturing subsidiary Mitsui Advanced Composites (Zhongshan) Co, Ltd

  7. Ascend Performance Materials Extends Force Majeure On HMD, Polymers
    2/27/2019

    Ascend Performance Materials recntly announced it has extended force majeure on hexamethylene diamine (HMD) and all polymers, compounds and fibers 

  8. NREL Pioneers Cleaner Route To Upcycle Plastics Into Superior Products
    2/27/2019

    Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have discovered a method of plastics upcycling—transforming discarded products into new, high-value materials of better quality and environmental value—that could economically incentivize the recycling of waste plastics and help solve one of the world’s most looming pollution problems

  9. CARBIOS Produces First Pet-Bottles From 100% Recycled Plastic Waste Using Company’s Breakthrough Technology
    2/27/2019

    CARBIOS, a company pioneering new, bioindustrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, recently announced it has successfully produced the first PET-bottles made with 100% Purified Terephthalic Acid (rPTA), through the enzymatic biorecycling of plastic waste

  10. Agreement Between Bio-On And Innova Imagen For The Production Of Bioplastic In Mexico
    2/19/2019

    Bio-on, listed on the AIM segment of the Italian Stock Market - Borsa Italiana and operating in the sector of high quality bioplastic, and Innova Imagen, a company of the Himes Group, with operations in the textile sector in Mexico and the United States with particular attention to eco-sustainable innovation, announce to have signed an exclusive agreement to design the realization of the first plant in Mexico for the production of 100% natural and biodegradable bioplastic, obtained from agro-industrial residues and by-products