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


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

Commodity Resins

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: Odor Eliminator for Recycled and Filled Plastic Compounds

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


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.

Commodity Resins

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


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.

Post-Consumer Recycling

New High Melt Flow Recycled PP Enables the Production of Thinner, Lighter Parts

The new Jet-Flo Polypro compound adds value to recycled PP by reportedly enabling thinner, lighter parts that require less material and energy.


Soaring Preference for Biodegradable Packaging in Straw Market

Future Market Insights’ new study offers a global industry analysis for last four years and an opportunity assessment for the next 10.

Engineering Resins

Materials: Portfolio of Novel PBT Compounds Derived from rPET

SABIC’S LNP Elcrin iQ compounds aim to extend useful life of PET bottles and help reduce plastic waste.