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Wood Mackenzie’s analysis estimates the amount of PET bottles required to meet the 25 per cent rPET content goal for carbonated soft drink and PET water bottles is equivalent to 1.5 million tonnes in 2025 and 2.2 million tonnes in 2030 Read more

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The airport released a statement on regarding its new initiative, saying that from August 20th, restaurants, shops, and airline lounges will no longer be able to serve or sell plastic bottled water Read more

Environment

The agreement was signed by Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the Minister of State for Energy Affairs and the President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, and by Mark E. Lashier, President and CEO of Chevron Phillips Chemical Read more

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Bristol-based AMI Consulting has delved into the market data for plastics in North America, finding the shale gas exploitation will power the region's leadership in polymer processing. Read more

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Medium pressure injection moulding machinery and blow moulding machinery will be Wilmington's highlights at NPE2018. Read more

NPE 2018

Total, the French petrochemicals giant, has partnered with a joint holding company formed of Borealis and NOVA Chemicals. Read more

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Moulding cycles could speed up by nine per cent on a moulding compound released by US company Teknor Apex. Read more

Materials

The mega-manufactuer of soft drinks, Coca Cola, has unveiled plans to collect and recycle a bottle for each it makes. Read more

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Italian recycling specialist Amut has installed a washing line at CarbonLITE's recycling plant in Texas. Read more

Machinery

Steve Maguire will enter America's Plastics Hall of Fame at NPE2018, in Orlando, in the US state of Florida. Read more

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A paper published in Science journal last week has shown how flexible elastomers can take a lesson from mussels in stretch and strength. Read more

Materials

US extraterrestrial additive manufacturers Made in Space have joined Braskem to use recycled plastic on the International Space Station. Read more

Materials

Plastic Recyclers Europe and EPBP have joined US partners to create a Plastics Outreach Alliance. Read more

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Albis has started production at a new US plant for its ALTECH and ALCOM compounds. Read more

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SPE Managing Director Russell Broome has announced his leave from the USA based Society of Plastics Engineers. Read more

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Riverdale Global

More precise dosing and lower costs for additives are potential outcomes from US resins company Riverdale Global, after releasing a series of liquefied UV stabilisers. Read more

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The manufacturers organisation EEF has run a survey showing that exports from Britain are lagging as the rebound from the 2008 banking crisis drags on. Read more

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For the third consecutive quarter, North American shipments of plastics machinery have declined in the first quarter, year on year. Read more

Materials

Borealis will build a dedicated polypropylene compounding plant for the American car industry supply chain. Read more

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