RECYCLED MATERIALS

Construction

K 2019 Preview: Resins & Additives for Sustainability in Cars, Electronics & Packaging

Material suppliers are committed to the ‘Circular Economy,’ as evidenced by their adoption of new technologies, product introductions and collaborations.
#pet #pvc #kshow

Biopolymers

Materials: Broader Range of Biobased and Recycled Resins to Debut at K 2019

Albis Plastics is among several companie to feature an expanded ‘greener’ portfolio of resins and compounds. 
#pet #kshow #polyolefins

Electronics

DOMO Chemicals to Acquire Solvay's Nylon 66 Business in Europe

With the Technyl brand, DOMO will significantly boost its lead in the Eruopean nylon 6/66 business. 

Packaging

Clariant Examines the Role of Color in a 'Circular Economy'

Top Clariant pigment expert sums up color compatibility with the plastics circular economy with a focus on packaging.
#pet #polystyrene #pvc

Recycled Materials

Four Packaging Trends to Consider for 2020

Chroma Color’s Bishop Beall discusses his views on key trends to consider in the development of plastic packaging going forward. 
#polystyrene #pvc #color

Biopolymers

Along with Sustainability, Advancements in Materials & Additives to be Highlighted at K 2019

Expect to see new materials and additives address sustainability but also emerging and growing technologies such as electrification of vehicles. 
#polystyrene #pvc #sustainability

Additives

Additives: Odor Eliminator for Recycled and Filled Plastic Compounds

Addisperse’s proprietary odor eliminator technology works on both common and challenging malodors.
#polyolefins

Recycled Materials

IntegriCo Steps Up Use of Plastic Waste that China No Longer Accepts

Hard-to-recycle plastics are being used by IntegriCo to make composite railway products.

Automotive

Molder of Large Totes Save Material & Energy Costs with Recycled PP

Aaron Industries’ 100% recycled PP compound fortified with Milliken’s specialty modifier boosts MFI and retains strength.
#polyolefins #processorsedge #technologyinaction

Packaging

LyondellBasell Produces Family of Bio-Based Polyolefins

LBI’s collaboration with Neste marks the first time bio-based PP and bio-based LPDE were produced simultaneously at commercial scale.
#polyolefins