RECYCLED MATERIALS

Cosmetics Packaging Made with Eastman Cristal Renew

Axilone is producing luxury packaging with 50% certified recycled content in the U.S., Europe and China.
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In this Tech Day session, experts Walter Smith of Nordson and Steve DeAngelis of Davis-Standard will speak about new developments in high-speed sheet extrusion and next-generation tooling.

Integrated TPV System Solutions Aid in Development of More Sustainable Automotive Weatherseals

ExxonMobil’s new Santoprene integrated TPV system solutions can potentially extend performance and recyclability while optimizing cost of GRC weatherseals.  
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Licensee of EconCore's Thermoplastic Honeycomb Technology Gets Two New Automotive Contracts

Mexico’s Fynotej secures two major contracts to supply automotive trunk load floors using Fynocore continuous honeycomb panel technology licensed from EconCore  
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One of the First Portfolios of Sustainable TPEs Commercially Launched

Audia Elastomers’ new AudiaFlex TPEs are produced from post-consumer, post-industrial, biobased, and marine waste based sources.
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20 Good Things to Come Out of 2020—Part 4

Good news was there if you knew where to look for it—in the pages of Plastics Technology magazine or right here on our website. Here’s a review of headlines you can feel good about.
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Nova Chemicals, Revolution Partner on PCR Use in Plastic Packaging

The PCR will be available as soon as next month to help converters and brand owners achieve their sustainability goals.
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New Meat Packaging Material Made from Mixed Post-Consumer Plastics

Collaboration among players across the entire value chain work together on this new sustainable material. 
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Braskem America and Encina to Collaborate on the Production of Recycled Polypropylene

Braskem will work closely with Encina to develop the necessary logistics, product quality, and certifications for a recycled propylene feedstock that Braskem will use in the production of recycled PP materials.

Audia Elastomers Develops Thermoplastic Elastomers based on Marine Waste Plastics

The company is working closely with customers to commercially adopt its new marine waste-based TPEs for select end-use applications.

Novel Single-Extruder Line For Direct Long-Fiber Thermoplastics

Dieffenbacher builds single-extruder line for LFT-D to compound recycled materials as powder, chips or pellets.

SABIC Expands Post-Consumer Recycled Engineering Resins for Consumer Electronics and E&E

Responding to major brands, SABIC is expanding its Cycoloy PC/ABS and Lexan PC with high levels of post-consumer recycled content.

Eastman Partners with Compounder Gruppo Maip to Formulate Biobased and Molecular Recycled Content Plastics for Automotive Interiors

Eastman’s Tritan Renew copolyester and Treva Renew engineering bioplastic to play key role in new Eastman-Gruppo Maip partnership.
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Recycling: Expanding 'Circularity' through Advanced Recycling Technologies

Recycling and achieving circularity for materials is at the core of the plastics industry’s evolving sustainable business model. Advanced technologies will play a big role.

Topas COC Earns Certification as Recyclable Material in Europe

  Topas Advanced Polymers’ COC now certified as a recyclable polyolefin in Europe, and North America is next.  

Dow Launches its First Recycled Resin for Shrink Film Applications

The recycled plastic resin is designed specifically for retail and logistic shrink film applications.

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It’s free. It’s online. It’s scheduled every Thursday through December. And you can register now to hear technology experts address a wide range of topics in plastics processing.  

S-BOPP Film Maker Opts to Use SABIC's Renewable PP

Irplast’s new NOPP (Natural BOPP) films are made with SABIC’s certified renewable PP derived from biobased feedstock.

BASF's Sicopal Black Gets Expanded FDA Clearance for Recycling

The FDA sanctioned carbon black alternative pigment from BASF’ Colors & Effects is one of the first recyclable black pigments for food contact applications.
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Novel PET Water Bottle Pushes ‘Eco-Friendly’ Boundaries

Sidel’s AYA offers super-light weight, 100% rPET content, and reduction of secondary and tertiary packaging materials.

Ascend Acquires Italy's Poliblend and Esseti Plast

Acquisiton of the two Italian companies expands Ascent Performance Materials’ portfolio and production footprint.

PolyQuest to Expand rPET Production and Evaluating Polyolefins PCR Business

At least one additional FDA rPET production line is planned by PolyQuest at its Darlington facility.

Additives: Unusual Organic-Based Light Blocking Additive for PET Dairy Packaging

Avient’s latest Color Matrix Lactra light blocking additive concentrate meets TiO2 restrictions.