Current Headlines

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Novel Material Could Make Plastic Manufacturing More Energy-Efficient
    10/25/2018

    An innovative filtering material may soon reduce the environmental cost of manufacturing plastic. Created by a team including scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the advance can extract the key ingredient in the most common form of plastic from a mixture of other chemicals—while consuming far less energy than usual.

  4. Lubrizol Introduces Carboset® CR-3100 Acrylic Copolymer Emulsion For Low VOC Direct-To-Metal Coatings
    10/16/2018

    The Lubrizol Corporation announces the commercial availability of Carboset® CR-3100 acrylic copolymer emulsion. Carboset CR-3100 is designed to offer protective properties and adhesion to metal substrates in low VOC formulations.

  5. DS Smith Plastics Introduces A New Feature To Their AkyPak Returnable Containers Product Line
    10/11/2018

    DS Smith Plastics, Extruded Products announced recently the launch of a new feature to their AkyPak Advanced sub-brand of Returnable Containers. The feature called “Advanced C” is a single flat-deck bulk container

  6. Evonik Launches EUDRAGIT FL 30 D-55, An Advanced Combination Polymer That Sets A New Benchmark For Enteric Coatings
    10/4/2018

    Evonik, a global leader for functional excipients used in oral solid dosage forms, recently announced the launch of an advanced combination polymer for enteric coatings

  7. LyondellBasell Grants Spherizone, Lupotech And Hostalen ACP Licenses To Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical Co., Ltd.
    10/2/2018

    LyondellBasell recently announced that Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical Co., Ltd (ZPCC) has selected LyondellBasell’s world-leading polypropylene (PP), high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and low-density polyethylene (LDPE) technologies for five new plants

  8. Axion Polymers Invests In Product Development Laboratory Facilities
    9/27/2018

    Axion Polymers has invested in more laboratory test equipment at its Salford site, including a new injection moulder, that will enable a greater range of polymer testing and further development of recycled polymer grades

  9. 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

  10. United States: Bayport Polymers To Double Polyethylene Capacity
    9/25/2018

    Bayport Polymers, LLC (“Bayport Polymers”) – a 50/50 joint venture owned by Total S.A. (“Total”) and Novealis Holdings LLC, itself a joint venture of Borealis AG (“Borealis”) and NOVA Chemicals Inc. (“NOVA Chemicals”) – announces the final investment decision to build a 625,000-ton-per-year polyethylene unit at its production site in Bayport, Texas.