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  • Extra-wide CPP-lines for maximum cost-efficiency at high volumes June 1, 2021
    Think big, think smart: Extra-wide CPP-lines for maximum cost-efficiency at high volumes When it comes the production of CPP film, i. e. for the metallised packaging of food and textiles, there is a clear trend towards high-volume production. But is the ability of to manufacture high quantities at good qualities alone enough to get the […]
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  • Closed Loop Partners Launches Multi-Million Dollar Circular Plastics Fund with Dow, LyondellBasell, May 30, 2021
    Three leading plastics and material science companies––Dow, LyondellBasell and NOVA Chemicals––announced the establishment of the Closed Loop Circular Plastics Fund to invest in scalable recycling technologies, equipment upgrades and infrastructure solutions. The Fund, managed by Closed Loop Partners, and with an initial $25 million investment, invites businesses across the plastics value chain to join in […]
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  • OQ Chemicals Receives ISCC Plus Certification May 30, 2021
    The global chemical company OQ Chemicals has received International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) under the ISCC Plus scheme for its German production sites and headquarters. Customers can now procure ISCC Plus certified oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives out of Oberhausen and Marl. ISCC is a globally recognized system for mass balance certifications. It focuses […]
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  • Arkema acquires Agiplast May 29, 2021
    With the planned acquisition of Agiplast, a leader in the regeneration of high performance polymers, in particular specialty polyamides and fluoropolymers, Arkema will be able to offer a full service to customers in terms of materials circularity, addressing growing market expectations in this field. This project, which contributes to the sustainable development of the polymer […]
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  • SI GROUP ANNOUNCES TACKIFIER CAPACITY EXPANSION IN INDIA May 29, 2021
    SI Group, a leading performance additives company, announced today the decision to increase tackifier resin capacity at its Lote, India, manufacturing site by an expected 75%. The expansion will propel the site to become a regional hub for best-in-class tackifier resin production and technology.The investment addresses an increasing demand for Novolac tackifiers in one of […]
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  • Advanced gripper technology receives German Innovation Award 2021 May 29, 2021
    With the bionic inspired ADHESO gripper from SCHUNK, users can safely handle delicate parts without the risk of any residual marking. The new SCHUNK ADHESO gripper offers sensitive gripping without mechanical force or the need for any external power supply. The German Design Council honored the new technology with the German Innovation Award 2021 in […]
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  • Cosmos Speciality Chemicals announces the launch of environment-friendly Microenz BS for Textile Ind May 29, 2021
    Sourced through enzymatic process to reduce degradation of garments/fabrics Cosmo Speciality Chemicals Pvt Ltd, a wholly Indian subsidiary of Cosmo Films Ltd., announces the development of Microenz BS sourced through enzymatic process, making it an environment-friendly alkaline pectatelyase. Thus, it helps eliminating the challenges posed by the chemical when sourced through traditional processes such as […]
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  • OQ Chemicals Receives ISCC Plus Certification May 29, 2021
    The global chemical company OQ Chemicals has received International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) under the ISCC Plus scheme for its German production sites and headquarters. Customers can now procure ISCC Plus certified oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives out of Oberhausen and Marl. ISCC is a globally recognized system for mass balance certifications. It focuses […]
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  • KRAIBURG TPE inspires innovation in home décor applications May 25, 2021
    Today’s modern homeowners are constantly seeking ways to express their individuality. The last few years have seen a proliferation of home decor items made with thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) and this trend is expected to continue as TPE innovation offers more distinct advantages with its soft-touch, smooth surface and easy processing features. KRAIBURG TPE, a global […]
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  • BOREALIS’ BORNEWABLES PORTFOLIO OF CIRCULAR POLYPROPYLENE SOLUTIONS PROVEN TO SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE May 25, 2021
    Life-cycle assessment (LCA) shows greenhouse gas emissions of Bornewables polypropylene go beyond carbon neutrality: Reduced by at least 120% compared to virgin polypropylene (at Borealis’ gate). The Bornewables product range of polyolefins offer the same high performance levels as virgin polyolefins and can be recycled in the same way EverMinds in action: Bornewables help value-chain […]
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