Current Headlines

  1. LyondellBasell Announces Construction Of New Small-Scale Molecular Recycling Facility
    10/15/2019

    LyondellBasell today announced that it is building a new small-scale pilot facility at its Ferrara, Italy site moving another step closer to converting post-consumer plastic waste into new plastics on a commercial scale

  2. International Recycling Group, LLC, Announces MOU On Plastics Recycling Arrangement With Stelco Inc. Of Canada
    10/11/2019

    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

  3. Closure Systems International Introduces PolyCycle PCR Resin
    10/8/2019

    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

  4. Trinseo To Build New TPE Pilot Facility In Hsinchu, Taiwan
    10/7/2019

    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

  5. Breakthrough Technology Takes Plastic From The Ocean And Uses It In A Coca-Cola Bottle
    10/3/2019

    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

  6. ADM Joins Forces With LG Chem To Develop Sustainable Technology For Superabsorbent Polymers Used In Diapers
    9/25/2019

    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

  7. New GN800 Thermoformer Significantly Raises SupplyOne Plastics' Manufacturing Speed And Output
    9/25/2019

    SupplyOne Plastics, a leading custom thermoformer based in Reading, Pa., has expanded its manufacturing capabilities and increased production speed and output with the installation of a new GN800 High-Speed Form/Cut/Stack Thermoformer from GN Thermoforming Equipment for the manufacture of food, industrial, and electronics packaging

  8. LANXESS Inaugurates High-Tech Plastics Plant In China
    9/25/2019

    Specialty chemicals company LANXESS officially inaugurated its new plant in Changzhou, China, on September 25, 2019. The compounding facility produces Durethan- and Pocan-branded high-tech plastics, especially for the automotive sector and the electrical and electronics industry

  9. Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology To Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
    9/25/2019

    W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA), the leading independent supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has licensed its UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)

  10. Dow And UPM Partner To Produce Plastics Made With Renewable Feedstock
    9/24/2019

    Dow, in partnership with UPM Biofuels, a producer of advanced biofuels, announces the commercialization of a plastics offering for the packaging industry made from a bio-based renewable feedstock