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Euractiv.pl: The place for plastics in a zero-emission economy

Euractiv.pl: The place for plastics in a zero-emission economy

Recycling of plastic packaging must improve in the EU. Still, the real problem is not plastics themselves, but their appropriate use and waste management. This is the conclusion from the discussion at the webinar organized by EURACTIV Poland titled “A New Paradigm for Plastics and Their Role in the EU’s Zero-Emission Economy Plans”.


Plastics continues to address demands in building & construction

Plastics continues to address demands in building & construction

As an end market, building and construction has long been one of the biggest consumers of plastic and polymer composite materials. Applications are diverse, and range from roofing, decks, siding, fencing and insulation, to pipes, flooring, solar panels, windows and doors, and more.


Youthful packaging design by Sidel opens a new page for Menton

Youthful packaging design by Sidel opens a new page for Menton

Sidel packaging team in China redesigned the package of Menton flavoured water by integrating youthfulness into its health attribute. The straight-wall lightweight PET bottle, which weighs only 17.85 grams for the 500 ml format, conveys the sense of modernity and is a statement of sustainable packaging.


FKuR and SKYi establish joint venture in India

FKuR and SKYi establish joint venture in India

A decade of successful collaboration between FKuR Kunststoff GmbH and India's SKYi Innovations LLP, acting as distributors of the FKuR bioplastics range, has laid the foundation for a promising presence in the Indian market.


Southeast Asia: a growth frontier in the new normal

Southeast Asia: a growth frontier in the new normal

A US$1-trillion loss from the pandemic, estimated by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), is an expensive lesson to learn for global economies while recovery anticipated remaining lethargic in 2021.


bp and SABIC embark on new cooperation for products from advanced plastics recycling

bp and SABIC embark on new cooperation for products from advanced plastics recycling

bp and SABIC have just signed a new agreement to work together to drive circular economy in the petrochemical activities at the Gelsenkirchen (Germany) chemical complex. Building on a long established relationship between the two companies at the production site, the new collaboration will help to increase production of certified circular products.


Smooth and nimble cutting through sheet metal

Smooth and nimble cutting through sheet metal

Craftsmen understand the importance of lightweight, powerful and accurate power tools. Tailor-made high-performance plastics are the material of choice for the production of these tools.