MATERIALS NEWS

Recycled Materials

Usage of Eastman Tritan Renew Material Continues to Grow

Tritan Renew is made through Eastman's Advanced Circular Recycling technologies.
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Recycled Materials

Incipio Group to Use Eastman Tritan Renew for Select Product Lines

The products will incorporate Tritan Renew with 50% certified recycled content.
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Engineering Resins

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Launches Sustainable Plastics Initiative

The Foundation’s initiative is designed to help businesses identify sustainable paths to plastics use and harness the full potential of plastics innovation.  

Engineering Resins

Ascend Performance Materials Boosts Production of new Long-Chain Nylon Product Line

To meet demand for a variety of applications, Ascend has expanded production capacity for HiDura LCPA in its Greenwood, S.C., plant.
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Commodity Resins

Polykemi to Have Compounding Production on Three Continents

By next year, the Swedish company will have started production in the U.S. and China.
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Biopolymers

NatureWorks Reaches Key Milestones for Global Manufacturing Expansion

Completion of front-end engineering and recent project approval from the Thailand Board of Investment put the new Ingeo biopolymer manufacturing complex on schedule to open in 2024
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Additives

Lanxess Appoints Palmer Holland to Distribute Colorant Additive Products

The longtime distributor of Lanxess’ polymer additives business now has expanded role with the colorant additives addition.  

Biopolymers

SABIC’s Certified Renewable PP Used in New Coffee Capsules

Delica AG has launched the new more sustainable coffee capsule for use in it proprietary Delizio capsule machines.   
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Commodity Resins

PolyQuest to Expand Flagship Distribution and Recycling Center in Darlington, S.C.

With completion slated for February 2022, the company will significantly expand its virgin PET and rPET capabilities, and polyolefins distribution.

Engineering Resins

Nexeo Plastics Acquires Italian Thermoplastics Compounder

Nexeo’s acquisition of Nevicolor expands its global offerings of value-added thermoplastics compounds and application development services.
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