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Perform with PerforMem

Perform with PerforMem

Brand-new software from Lanxess for analyzing reverse osmosis and helps to localize interference factors in water treatment more easily.


Pour out your container recycling and walk away

Pour out your container recycling and walk away

Hard on the heels of the launch of the new Tomra R1 “multi-feed” reverse vending solution, global reverse vending leader Tomra is taking recycling automation up a notch with the unveiling of the Express returns concept.


PET recycling strengthened on all fronts

PET recycling strengthened on all fronts

With the expansion of the collection point network in public spaces and the commissioning of the most modern PET recycling plant in Europe, Swiss PET recycling was further strengthened in 2019.


Slovakia bans single-use plastics

Slovakia bans single-use plastics

Slovakia banned single-use plastics as of 2021 on Wednesday, joining the European Union fight to reduce marine pollution. The new law will make it illegal to sell plastic plates, cups, cutlery, drink stirrers, straws and cotton buds.


Lanxess to become climate neutral by 2040

Lanxess to become climate neutral by 2040

Lanxess has set itself an ambitious climate protection target. By 2040, the Group intends to become climate neutral and eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions from around 3.2 million metric tons of CO2e today.


The plastics industry is changing - because it has to

The plastics industry is changing - because it has to

The plastics industry has become acutely self-aware, and some might even say introspective. Directive targets must be met, new processes researched, developed and launched, and consumer education delivered, and consumer expectations met.


H+E on course for success

H+E on course for success

In the first half of 2019, H+E GmbH continues its strong growth from the previous financial year