RECYCLED MATERIALS

Biopolymers

Kellogg's Bear Naked Granola Now in All-PE Pouch With Barrier

Kellogg is exploring opportunities with several of its other brands to offer fully-recyclable stand-up pouches.
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Engineering Resins

'Circular Economy' Dominates Discussion of Resins, Additives at K 2019

New product launches from materials suppliers at the giant show shine light on sustainability. 
#polystyrene #pet #sustainability

Recycled Materials

Additives: Latest Tests Show High Performance of New Liquid Additive in 100% Polyolefin Regrind

Riverdale Global’s ‘strenghthening’ additive shown to boost properties of PP and HDPE post-consumer recyclate while enhancing flow and part consitency.
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Commodity Resins

Pioneering Generation of Stabilizers for High-Quality Polyolefin Recyclate

Fraunhofer LBF and Bruggemann cooperate on successfully tackling thermal and photo oxidation of plastics. 
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Recycled Materials

2019 SPE Auto Innovation Award Winners Shined with Several 'Firsts' and Broad Transferability

Making its mark, additive manufacturing had its own category for the second year and was used in the winner of the aftermarket category.
#polyolefins #Elastomers

Commodity Resins

New Plastic Technologies & Alternative Bioplastics Augment Flexible Plastic Packaging Growth

Frost & Sullivan study sees promising market growth opportunities within a four-year period.
#polyolefins #pet

Micro-Molding

Learn from Injection Molding’s Thought Leaders: Register Now for Molding 2020

The world’s premier injection molding technical conference comes to Chicago, March 17-19.
#sustainability #bestpractices #industry4-0

Recycled Materials

An Agricultural Recycling 'Revolution'

Revolution is a leading brand bringing together expertise in recycling of agricultural film and manufacturing of plastic film, bags and irrigation tubing. The focus in all areas is to create sustainable closed-loop systems and use as much post-consumer resin as possible in all products manufactured.
#polyolefins #technologyinaction

Automotive

2019 Ends with Lower Prices for Commodity Resins

Global demand slowdown and oversupply end the year with a buyers’ market.
#polyolefins #pet #polystyrene

Consumer Products

K 2019 Slideshow: New Resins, New Applications in Materials

Ascend, Borealis, Borouge, Braskem, Dow, ExxonMobil, Nova, SABIC, and Solvay came to Düsseldorf with new applications, including pouches, shrink film, cable ties, flip tops, all-plastic bikes, as well as new materials.
#polyolefins #kshow #Elastomers