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Companies active in the Australian PVC market have increased rates of resource efficiency and reduced their emissions to win recognition from the industry's peak body. more

27 Nov 2017 10:01 Materials

A rubber seals and gaskets manufacturer says it has “significantly cut” its energy consumption and overall carbon emissions after installing LED lights at its production facility more

20 Nov 2017 16:01 Environment

Recycling challenges can make packaging projects difficult - RECOUP has released case studies on materials use for sustainability. more

10 Nov 2017 14:19 Industry News

The new PVC4Cables group held its debut industry conference in Lyon, Rhône, France. more

27 Oct 2017 14:59 Industry News

Solvay has launched Technyl Red S, a weldable high temperature polyamide for car engine turbochargers. more

19 Oct 2017 12:24 Materials

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A film for preserving potatoes from RPC bpi has won its category at the Packaging Europe Sustainability Awards. more

2 Aug 2017 11:21 Materials

Polycarbonate researchers have produced a more eco-friendly polymer, replacing BPA with a lemon-derivative that maintains conventional thermal properties. more

21 Jul 2017 10:18 Materials

Reverdia has supplied Biosuccinium, a 100 per cent biobased succinic acid, as raw material for the TPU used in a new range of sustainable footwear. more

20 Jul 2017 09:35 Materials

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Reclamation experts Axion Consulting have successfully turned retail gift cards into new PVC applications. more

3 Jul 2017 16:19 Materials

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Luxus, a recycling specialist in Lincolshire, drives forklift eco plan with Doosan trucks from Windsor Materials Handling. more

20 Jun 2017 16:56 Machinery 1 Comments

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Degaroute, a road surface spray from Evonik, has been laid on bike paths at Istanbul Technical University to help students cross the sprawling campus car free. more

16 Jun 2017 15:08 Materials

The materials manufacturer collaborated with partners on the development of a completely new process, which involves deriving aniline from biomass. more

30 May 2017 13:49 Industry News

Coffee beans with now be protected from the oxidative ageing process by a sustainable film. more

25 May 2017 16:40 Industry News

The packaging industry’s commitment to sustainability and solving global challenges was highlighted in the 29th DuPont Awards for Packaging. more

25 May 2017 09:49 Industry News

‘Towards Circular Economy’ was the focus of the 2017 VinylPlus Sustainability Forum, which took place in Berlin last week. more

19 May 2017 15:29 Industry News

Braskem has joined Brazilian supermarket chain GPA Group to make laundry packs from recycled plastic. more

19 May 2017 10:56 Industry News

The $2 million (£1.5 million) Innovation Prize invites entrants to come up with new ways to avoid plastics waste. more

18 May 2017 10:50 Industry News

A foam made from a new sugar-derived material has been developed to stop the trend of non-degradable polyurethanes. more

17 May 2017 14:56 Industry News

Eastman introduces engineering bioplastic at Chinaplas. more

15 May 2017 09:57 Materials

The latest IntElect has been introduced as company reveal record sales. more

11 May 2017 14:57 Machinery