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'Sustainable,Renewable' Materials Get Plenty of Attention At NPE2015

  Suppliers of biopolymers, such as MHG, and others who have bio-based raw material content and recycling content in their product offerings, such as DAK Americas, Charlotte, N.C., were among the several material suppliers at NPE2015 who saw plenty of action.               MHG (Meridian Holdings Group) reported an “astounding level of positive response” at the big show, where it showcased its new generation of patented biopolymers based on PHA, as well as services such as R&D and toll manufacturing for bio-based materials the company now offers to business partners.

3D Printing Filament from Recycled Plastic

Recycled ABS filament from a new start-up.

Developing Tomorrow’s Containers Today: Inside Amcor’s Rigid Packaging R&D Center

How award-winning package design, full-service laboratory facilities, and game-changing process development support a world-class injection and blow molder.

Recycling Conference Focuses on Changing Recycle Streams

E-plastics study shines light on a growing segment of recycling—its makeup, collection rates, and end-uses.

DuPont Experts And Partners To Address Recycling, Lightweighting, Optimal Material Selection

At NPE2015, DuPont scientists and other industry experts will host seminars on recycling and material innovation & selection for automotive, packaging, and medical devices.

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Recycled Materials

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These are materials formulated with some percentage of either post-industrial or post-consumer scrap. The most common recycled material is PET.


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