NEWS

VTT Develops Biobased PEF from Pectin-Containing Agricultural Waste

12/14/2020

The carbon footprint of plastic bottles can be lowered by 50% says VTT technical research center when replacing their raw PET material with PEF made from  citrus peel and sugar beet pulp.

Carbios Produces First Clear Plastic Bottles from Recycled Textile Waste

12/14/2020

Carbios’ process, using highly specific enzymes, allows textile waste to be recovered and converted into a high quality grade of PET that is suitable for bottles.  

Struktol Achieves a Silver Sustainability Rating with EcoVadis

12/10/2020

Struktol has also released its 2019 CSR report Our Sustainability PULSE, now available on its website.

Nova Chemicals, Revolution Partner on PCR Use in Plastic Packaging

12/10/2020

The PCR will be available as soon as next month to help converters and brand owners achieve their sustainability goals.

Solvay and PrinterPrezz Partner to Produce 3D Printing for Medical Devices

12/10/2020

The companies are working to develop 3D printing selective laser sintering solutions (SLS) for implants and other medical devices.

STF Group Installs Recycling Line Virtually at a Plant in Haiti

12/10/2020

In the wake of Covid-19 travel restrictions, STF Group pulls off first ever virtual plastic recycling line installation at the Lavergne plant in Haiti.

Addifab Announces Partnership, Micromolding Offering, PIM Viability

12/9/2020

The Danish company’s novel additive manufacturing technology that prints dissolvable injection mold inserts from a UV-cured resin had a busy finish to 2020.

Braskem America and Encina to Collaborate on the Production of Recycled Polypropylene

12/9/2020

Braskem will work closely with Encina to develop the necessary logistics, product quality, and certifications for a recycled propylene feedstock that Braskem will use in the production of recycled PP materials.

Stratasys to Acquire 3D Printing Startup Origin

12/9/2020

The acquisition is expected to close in January 2021. 

New Meat Packaging Material Made from Mixed Post-Consumer Plastics

12/9/2020

Collaboration among players across the entire value chain work together on this new sustainable material.