Repsol will build two polymer materials plants at its Sines Industrial Complex (Portugal), representing the largest industrial investment in Portugal in the last ten years, at €657 million. The new materials produced are 100% recyclable, like the rest of Repsol's polyolefins.
The Life4Film project has the objective of preventing the disposal of plastic film in landfill sites, and recovering this material. FCC Medio Ambiente coordinates the project and operates the pilot plant located in the “La Ecocentral” complex in Alhendín, near Granada, Spain.
The European manufacturer of plastic containers, drums and bottles, AST, has set a long-term target to increase the amount of recyclates used in its products and aims to supply their own ‘raw materials’.
Oben Group announced the acquisition of Poligal Group, effective February 25, 2021. This acquisition includes the BOPP and CPP production plants in Portugal and Poland, commercial offices in Germany and an extensive sales and distribution network throughout Europe.
PrintCYC is a value chain initiative for the recyling of printed films. The project group has achieved remarkable results regarding the recycling of printed plastic films and processing of recyclate.
Thanks to the latest applications of Tomra Sorting Recycling’s sensor-based flake sorting solutions, customers are now able to achieve unparalleled recovery and purity rates of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), both of which are polyolefins (PO).
With decades of experience in masterbatches for BOPP film and PE blown film applications, Ampacet has introduced BIAX4CE masterbatch portfolio specifically designed for BOPE film.
A construction site in the Amur Region saw the sinking of the first test pile in the foundation of Amur Gas Chemical Complex, a facility set to become one of the world’s largest and most advanced basic polymer producers.
It does not always have to be new. Previously owned plastics recycling technology made by Erema can also be used to produce stable, top-quality recycled pellets for high-quality new end products.
We all know the issues when it comes to plastic waste. Now more than ever, emphasis is being placed on handling this resource in a responsible, sustainable manner to make sure it can be reused.
Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, today announces it has filed a petition with the European Commission’s Directorate-General For Trade seeking Anti-Dumping duties on imports of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) from Korea Petrochemical Industry Co., Ltd. (KPIC) of Seoul, South Korea, into the European Union.
Borealis will not proceed with the development of integrated steam cracker and polyethylene (PE) project in Kazakhstan, said the company.