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New Partnership Seeks to Improve Polypropylene Recycling
This industry-wide collaborative will address key opportunities in recycling polypropylene.

Braskem Completes Construction of World-Scale PP Facility in LaPorte, Texas
Braskem’s facility is the first new PP production facility built in North America since 2003 and has global export capacity. 

M. Holland to Distribute Braskem Polypropylene Filament for 3D Printing Applications
M. Holland will exclusively distribute Braskem’s high-performing polypropylene to support its clients with prototype and applications development.

Braskem and Biomaterials Collaborate on Sustainable Mask Straps in Coronavirus Response
Biopromotions has developed sustainable and comfortable mask straps made of Braskem’s I’m Green PE in response to coronavirus.

'Live-in-Mode' Braskem Employees Ensure Continued PP Production in the Battle Against Coronavirus
Volunteer Braskem workers move into plant to supply PP for nonwoven fabric used in N95 masks and more. 

'Circular Economy' Dominates Discussion of Resins, Additives at K 2019
New product launches from materials suppliers at the giant show shine light on sustainability. 

Blow Molding: Something for Everyone at K Show
Packaging, industrial, continuous-extrusion, accumulator-head, injection-blow, stretch-blow, EPET, foam, sandwich co-injection—the blow molding news was wide ranging at K 2019.

FlexBlow’s new Beauty series two-stage stretch-blow machines offer quick changeovers and “zero-scratch” handling of preforms for cosmetic containers.

K 2019 Preview: Blow Molding Exhibits Focus on Recycling & PET
Spotty information from blow molding machinery exhibitors indicates that the “Circular Economy” will be a recurrent theme and that PET processing will predominate.

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Braskem, Kautex, Erema Partner to Showcase Circular Economy in Action at K2019
Live demos include the production of three-layer HDPE bottles with a foamed middle layer, made with bioplastics and PCR, as well as recycling the bottles on-site during K.  

Eastman Launches Chemical Recycling Innovation for Complex Plastic Waste
Eastman’s ‘carbon renewal technology’ can recycle difficult to recycle plastic waste such as flexible packaging and films.

Braskem America in New U.S. Distribution Partnership with PolyQuest for PP
Partnership leverages PolyQuest’s resin portfolio expansion and Braskem’s position as the largest PP producer in the Americas.

Braskem Moves Closer to Developing 'Green' PET
With Danish technology partner, Braskem has started up renewable MEG demonstration unit. 

Braskem Pursues Studies in Chemical Recycling
Actions of Braskem and partners will promote the reuse of post-consumer plastics by manufacturers. 

Braskem to Research Chemical Recycling
Actions will promote the reuse of post-consumer plastics by manufacturers.

Italian machine builder Macchi ran this 5-layer line to make all-PE film for easily recyclable stand-up pouches

Hot Half-Dozen Applications Driving Developments in PE
Sustainability, consumer convenience, and evolving e-commerce packaging are driving new advances in polyethylene. 

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Specialty Materials for Enhanced PE Recyclate
At least three major PE suppliers are targeting PE post-consumer recyclate with specialty materials and technologies that target high-value reuse.

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Philadelphia Eagles, Braskem Team Up For Plastics Recycling
Braskem enters into a nine-year sustainability-focused partnership with the Eagles.

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Braskem's 'I'm Green PE' Adopted by UNITED CAPS
Major caps & closures manufacturer to initially bring to market two standard closures made of the bioplastic.

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Biobased PP and PE Result from Neste and IKEA Collaboration
Commercial-scale pilot plant slated for startup before year’s end.

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News Highlights from NPE2018
Developments in Industry 4.0, multi-layer preform molding, automation, LSR processing, and PP were among the major newsbreakers at May’s show. And one film processor finalized purchases of 13 new lines.

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Braskem Celebrates 30th Birthday of Spheripol PP Process
Potential acquisition by LBI  would bring the technology back to its original home.

Product Categories of Braskem America Inc.

Ethylene Copolymers and Alloys - Other
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
HDPE
LDPE
LLDPE
MDPE
Polypropylene (including Copolymers)
PVC--Copolymer Resins
UHMW PE