Ascend expands HiDura™ LCPA production capacity

New capacity brought online to meet growing demand HOUSTON – June 9, 2021 – Ascend Performance Materials has expanded production capacity for HiDura long-chain polyamides in its Greenwood, S.C., plant. The multi-million dollar expansion will help the company meet growing demand for its new product line. Launched in Nov. 2020, Ascend’s HiDura PA610 and 612 […]

Biesterfeld brings SK Chemicals’ sustainable copolyesters to the global cosmetics industry

SK Chemicals launches new, sustainable product solutions from the ECOTRIA® brand onto the market. Following the successful establishment in the cosmetics industry of ECOTRIA® R100 and ECOTRIA® R200 products, which contain up to 30% PCR material, SK Chemicals and Biesterfeld are now presenting new product types with up to 70% PCR content in the form […]

Registration opens for Label Congress 2021

Three days of high-level conference and masterclass content to runalongside exhibition hall in Rosemont, IL this September. Registration is now open for Label Congress 2021, the first in-personnetworking and educational event for the US label industry since the startof the Covid-19 pandemic. the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Chicago, IL betweenSeptember 29th and […]

Packaging challenges of rapid urbanisation

OQ has hosted food packaging industrialists at a webinar exploring the contribution that highgrade polymers can make to enhancing environmental sustainability in food processing and packaging during an age of rapid urbanisation. The webinar reflects global concerns raised by the United Nations: a third of all food produced globally is lost or wasted. The UN […]

FRAUNHOFER, SABIC, AND PROCTER & GAMBLE JOIN FORCES IN CLOSED-LOOP RECYCLING PILOT PROJECT FOR SINGLE-USE FACEMASKS

The Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence Circular Plastics Economy CCPE and its Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT have developed an advanced recycling process for used plastics. The pilot project with SABIC and Procter & Gamble serves to demonstrate the feasibility of closed-loop recycling for single-use facemasks. Fraunhofer Institute UMSICHT, SABIC and Procter & […]

The world’s plastics and rubber industry focuses on K 2022 in Düsseldorf

High demand for personal exchange, information and networking on a global scale +++ Guiding themes: circular economy, digitalisation and climate protection Now the deadline for registrations for K 2022 has been reached, it is clear that the interest taken by exhibitors in the world’s most important trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry, to […]

arburgXvision: “Savings through hidden benefits! Savings – there’s still some to be had”

Fifth live broadcast: Tips and savings potential for efficient injection moulding processes In theory and in practice: optimising processes using a host computer system and assistance functions All eyes on digitalisation: networked production processes and machines improve productivity The fifth broadcast by arburgXvision entitled “Savings through hidden benefits! Savings – there’s still some to be […]

Market Study: Automotive Plastics – Europe

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