RECYCLED MATERIALS

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

Biopolymers

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

Additives: Odor Eliminator for Recycled and Filled Plastic Compounds

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

Construction

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

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

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.
#Elastomers

Biopolymers

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.
#pet