RECYCLED MATERIALS NEWS

Construction

PolyOne to Boost Production of Recycled Nylon and Biobased TPEs in Europe

Capacity of both PolyOne’s Nymax post-industrial recycled nylons and ReSound OM biobased TPEs will be increased in Europe.

Recycled Materials

Lindal Converts Aerosol Manufacturing Equipment to Make Sustainable and Needed Face Shields in Fight Against Coronavirus

Lindal Group’s R&D team in France took less than a week to modify selected assembly lines and start production of 1000 face shields per day.
#polyolefins #pvc

Medical

Ineos and Plastic Energy Collaborate on Advanced Plastic Recycling Facility

The planned Ineos and Plastic Energy facility will use the latter’s patented TAC technology to break down plastic waste and turn it into ‘premium’ polyollefin-based plastics.
#polystyrene #polyolefins

Packaging

Henkel to Reduce Fossil-Based Virgin Plastic by 50%

In stepping up its sustainability commitment, Henkel has announced further ambitious packaging targets for 2025.
#sustainability

Additives

Additives: Novel Process Aid for rPET and PET Preforms

PolyOne’s ColorMatrix SmartHeat RHC Reheat boosts thermal stability and color stability of rPET.
#pet #color

Stretch Blow Molding

PET Packaging Technologies Debut at K 2019

SACMI will show its latest for compression, injection and blow molding—maintly of PET.
#kshow

Automotive

DOMO Chemicals to Acquire Solvay's Nylon 66 Business in Europe

With the Technyl brand, DOMO will significantly boost its lead in the Eruopean nylon 6/66 business. 

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

Recycled Materials

Eastman Launches Chemical Recycling Innovation for Complex Mixed Plastic Waste

Eastman’s ‘carbon renewal technology’ can recycle mixed plastic waste such as flexible packaging and films.

Construction

Eastman to Launch Advanced Circular Recycling Technology

Through Eastman’s methanolysis process, polyester-based waste products are broken down to their monomers which can then be used to for new polyester production.