Current Headlines

  1. Reifenhäuser Group Presents Sustainable Solutions For Plastics Production
    7/4/2019

    Reduce, reuse, recycle, replace: Reifenhäuser Group will be focusing on these four principles at K 2019 when it presents innovative extrusion technologies for taking plastic as a material into a sustainable future

  2. Research On The Sustainable Conversion Of Lignin Into Valuable Chemical Compounds Is Attracting Further Funding
    7/3/2019

    The Electrosynthesis group at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is further expanding its methods for the production of sustainable chemicals from lignin. The research lab, headed by Professor Siegfried Waldvogel at the JGU Institute of Organic Chemistry, is coordinating a partnership consortium of businesses and institutes of higher education

  3. AmSty Introduces Polystyrene Resin With Reduced Environmental Impact – PolyRenew 5001 HE
    7/2/2019

    AmSty, a major polystyrene producer, has developed a high-efficiency foam grade resin that allows foam density and part weight to be reduced by 10-15%

  4. Aldi Chooses Parx For Hygiene And Cross Contamination Prevention In Meat And Poultry Section
    7/1/2019

    PARX PLASTICS N.V.  ("Parx" or the "Company") is pleased to announce Aldi in USA has been implementing shelf liners produced with the aid of the Parx Plastics technologies.

  5. New Pevalen Pro Plasticizer Gives Flexible PVC An Environmental Boost
    6/27/2019

    Perstorp is launching a new renewable polyol ester (non-phthalate) plasticizer Pevalen Pro. It will make flexible PVC an even more attractive choice of plastic, based on a significantly lower carbon footprint versus competing materials and technologies

  6. Sika Sarnafil Committed To Vinyl’s Sustainability Initiative
    6/27/2019

    Sika Sarnafil, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, is pleased to announce its dedication to further advancing the environmental benefits of Vinyl in the construction industry and beyond

  7. XG Sciences, Inc. Partners With Sinochem Plastics Co., Ltd. And Yuyao PGS New Material Technology Co., Ltd.
    6/26/2019

    XG Sciences, Inc. (“XGS”) a market leader in designing advanced materials using xGnP® graphene nanoplatelets, announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding to participate in developing advanced composites in China based on its xGnP® graphene nanoplatelets

  8. BASF And SIBUR Collaborate To Develop Innovative Polymer Solutions
    6/18/2019

    SIBUR and BASF are collaborating to develop innovative polymer solutions at SIBUR’s PolyLab Research and Development Center located in Moscow, Russia. The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Cooperation took place on May 30, 2019 at SIBUR’s newly inaugurated state-of-the-art PolyLab at the Skolkovo Innovation Center to seal the strong commitment from SIBUR and BASF

  9. LyondellBasell And Neste Announce Commercial-Scale Production Of Bio-Based Plastic From Renewable Materials
    6/18/2019

    LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki), the world's largest producer of renewable diesel from waste and residues, today jointly announce the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at a commercial scale

  10. Key Investment Solutions Acquires Eco-Friendly Alternative To Chemical Paint Stripping, StripMasters, And Rebrands As BLASTICS
    6/12/2019

    Key Investment Solutions announced today that it has acquired StripMasters, a Georgetown, Ky.-based eco-friendly alternative to chemical paint stripping for an undisclosed amount, and will invest an additional $2M to rapidly expand capacity at its Georgetown facility in 2019. As part of the acquisition, StripMasters will be rebranded under the new company name BLASTICS to reflect its core business of recycled plastic media blasting. The operational leadership and management of BLASTICS, formerly StripMasters, will