This article examines the role of metrology and validation in a micro molding-based product development program.
The last meeting of the European Council ended with decisions that will have major implications for the plastics processing industry, writes Tomasz Mikulski, of ML Polyolefins.
It is clear from the data that the decrease is significant everywhere compared to what was originally planned.
It was expected that the lifting of the restrictions would not bring an immediate recovery. Moreover, in some cases, the relaxation and lifting of stay at home restrictions has led to a reduction in demand and associated production.
In consideration of the measures adopted by the Government with regard to the spread of coronavirus, Amaplast underlines that to date its member companies have implemented all the actions required by legislation to protect the health and safety of their employees.
Recent research conducted on behalf of the Natural Source Waters Association clearly shows the need to be careful of the terms and language used when talking about plastics and recycling.
In an interview in “Die Welt” the new EU Commissioner for Environment, Virginijus Sinkevicius, thinks aloud about a general ban on plastic packaging in Europe.
The plastics or polymers industry was for many years a hidden industry. For most of its history, nobody has known much about the plastics business because it is sandwiched between oil and gas and a huge variety of finished goods.
A new study sponsored by the environmental group WWF says that people could be ingesting a credit card sized amount of microplastics every week.
The European Union moved closer to banning single-use plastics after the EU Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission signed off on a provisional agreement that forms part of the 28-nation bloc’s strategy to reduce marine litter.
In an Aug. 24 report, Cefic said chemicals output within the EU was up by 3.1 percent during first half of 2017, compared to the same period last year.