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Plastic to be phased out at major American aquariums

Plastic to be phased out at major American aquariums

Working to reduce the massive amount of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, 19 of the nation’s top aquariums on Monday will announce that they are phasing out most plastic products — from plastic bags to straws to plastic beverage bottles. The effort, which will also include the creation of exhibits explaining how people canRead More

The Innovation Alliance”: Plast Joins the Project and Return Into 2018

Five international exhibitions – PLAST, IPACK-IMA, MEAT-TECH, PRINT4ALL and INTRALOGISTICA ITALIA – outstanding showcases for machinery, technology and material production for the manufacturing industry, join together in one big event that will cover the entire Fairgrounds of FIERA MILANO in Rho, from Tuesday May 29 to Friday June 1st, 2018. The decision to join suchRead More

New type of polymer film can soak energy from sun in the day and store it for later use

A novel way to farm and store solar heat has been developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers. It is the first solid material that can chemically store and release heat and may find its use in industrial and consumer products. The material is a new type of polymer film, which can soak energyRead More

SABIC Announces Global Operational Transformation to Better Meet Customer Needs

SABIC today announced it is undertaking a global transformation aimed at creating a more agile,cost-efficient, and customer-focused organization that meets their needs more effectively. The company’s new organizational structure is expected to be in place by January 1, 2016. The reorganization follows a comprehensive review addressing the challenges SABIC faces in the context of theRead More

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GPS to Feature Various Top-Tier Thought Leaders

Highlight Threats and Opportunities Facing Plastics, Energy and Petrochemical Industries WASHINGTON—SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association and IHS Chemical will join forces again this year to present the industry-leading, executive level Global Plastics Summit (GPS) Oct. 28-30 in Chicago, the organizations announced today. The 2015 Global Plastics Summit will focus on the impact of newRead More

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Sino-Pack 2016 to top 46,000sqm of exhibition space

Organized by Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, the 23rd China International Exhibition on Packaging Machinery Materials (Sino-Pack 2016), will he held March 2-4, 2016 in Guangzhou, China. With the technological advancement in China becoming increasingly sophisticated, the packaging machinery industry, being a key industry of China as well as rest of the globe, has become oneRead More

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Saudi Arabian major follows divergent PE price policies in global markets

According to ChemOrbis, a Saudi Arabian major appraoched global PE markets, including Turkey, Egypt and Southeast Asia, with mixed pricing policies for June. The main reason behind the producer’s divergent pricing trends is related to supply and demand conditions in those regions. In Turkey, the PE market is affected by dampened activity ahead of generalRead More

Plastic Raw Material

Perstorp now supplying surfactants market with 2-PH after start-up of new Oxo plant

Producers of surfactants and hard-surface cleaners around the world now have access to a major new supply of a highly cost-effective raw material, 2-propyl heptanol (2-PH). With the January start-up of its major new Oxo plant for chemical intermediates and finished products in Stenungsund, Sweden, Perstorp now has sufficient capacity to supply 2-PH to theRead More