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Published: 5/6/2020

Eastman Collaborates with Rotuba to Make Face Shields for Coronavirus Pandemic Frontliners
Eastman’s high-molecular-weight cellulose acetate CA-398-30 boasts excellent physical and optical properties for molded items such as the Rotuba face shields in the fight against COVID-19.

Published: 5/5/2020

Eastman, Rotuba Collaborate on Face Shields for Coronavirus Pandemic
Compounder and profile extruder transitions its business operations from making pens to manufacturing face shields by utilizing an existing material.

Published: 4/22/2020

Global Analytics Firm Reveals an Immature Innovation Landscape for Bioplastics that is Ripe for Change
Clarivate announced availability of its new bioplastics analytic report on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

Published: 4/15/2020

Nexeo Plastics and BioLogiQ in Distribution Agreement for North America
A global player in thermoplastic materials distribution, Nexeo is adding high-performance biopolymers to its arsenal with BioBlend products.

Published: 4/12/2020

Plastics Industry Enlists to Fight Coronavirus
All types of processors and machinery and materials suppliers and service providers are refocusing resources to combat COVID-19.

Published: 3/20/2020

Henkel to Reduce Fossil-Based Virgin Plastic by 50%
In stepping up its sustainability commitment, Henkel has announced further ambitious packaging targets for 2025.

Published: 3/20/2020

Clariant and Floreon to Collaborate on 'Performance' Biopolymers
A collaboration between Clariant and Floreon aims at expanding high-performance biopolymer applications to more markets.

Published: 3/10/2020

Borealis is Now Producing Certified Renewable PP
Said to represent a milestone in sustainable PP, these resins are being produced at Borealis’ two production facilities in Belgium.

Published: 2/11/2020

Ineos and UPM Biofuels in Supply Agreement for Renewable Raw Material to Make Bio-Attributed Polyolefins
The world’s first commercially available bio-attributed PVC from Ineos’ Inovyn business uses residue from wood pulp manufactuing.

Published: 1/30/2020

First PHA-Based Home Compostable Bags Commercially Underway Through New Partnership
Using film resins made with Danimer Scientific’s Nodax PHA biopolymer, Columbia Packaging will manufacture home compostable bags and roll-stock.