Berry’s new tethered closure on Coca-Cola bottles makes the closure less likely to be littered
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Fortum’s plastic recyclate Fortum Circo, produced from post-consumer plastic waste, has been approved to be compliant with the EU Toy Safety Standard EN 71-3.
From 2018, the market was characterised by low prices and cheap import. We had survived the first wave of the epidemic, the demand suddenly started. However, polymer deliveries were delayed due to a lack of containers. All this generated an actual shortage.
From 27 to 29 September 2022, it will once again be time for Fachpack, the trade fair for packaging, technology and processes, to open its doors at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg.
Almost 400 Italian companies in the plastics and rubber sector registered for the upcoming edition of K, taking place in Düsseldorf on 19-26 October 2022.
At the beginning of last week, both “feedstock” and energy prices reached their highest levels in 10 years. The price of oil was 139 USD/barrel, NAPHTHA was 1,121.7 USD/t and the price of natural gas was 227.201 Euro/MWh.
K in Düsseldorf also started small once: the debut event “Wunder der Kunststoffe” (Miracles of Plastics) in 1952 registered 270 exhibiting companies – exclusively from Germany. They occupied approximately 14,000 square metres of net exhibition space.
The packaging and recycling specialist acquires Texplast and the joint venture PET Recycling Team Wolfen
European mechanical plastics recycling exceeded 8 million tonnes in 2021 despite feedstock insecurities caused by Covid-19 slowdown
Waste2Func builds platform to collect food waste from agriculture, food industry, supermarkets, auctions and restaurants to convert it into bioplastics and biosurfactants
BASF launches a new service offering, RegXcellence, for its plastic additives customers which enables targeted access to a range of global regulatory support.
Stadler and ZenRobotics have built the pioneering new sorting plant with Remeo Oy, a Finnish company specializing in environmental management.