Plastic Energy Ltd., Freepoint Eco-Systems LLC and TotalEnergies have announced a strategic partnership in the U.S. Under this agreement, Plastic Energy and Freepoint Eco-Systems plan to build an advanced recycling plant in Texas, which will transform end-of-life plastic waste into a recycled feedstock called TACOIL using Plastic Energy’s patented technology. TotalEnergies will convert this raw material into virgin-quality polymers, which can be used for food-grade packaging.

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Orion Engineered Carbons, a leading global supplier of specialty and high-performance carbon black, announced today that Lorin Crenshaw has decided to leave his position as chief financial officer to accept a leadership role at another public company. He will remain with Orion as an adviser until November 21, 2021. "We appreciate the contributions Lorin made to the company during his tenure,” CEO Corning Painter said. “He has provided strong strategic financial lead

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Bazan Group's wholly-owned subsidiary, Carmel Olefins (CAOL), Israel's sole manufacturer of petrochemicals for raw materials in the plastics industry, together with UBQ Materials, developer of the leading climate-positive thermoplastic material on the market, announced today an agreement to incorporate the patented bio-based material, UBQ™, with the resin production of CAOL. The development of reduced carbon resins will be done in cooperation with Ducor Petrochemicals, CAOL'

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over 70 leading businesses, organizations, and governments have come together to release an ambitious action plan to eliminate plastic waste through the Canada Plastics Pact. Roadmap to 2025: A shared action plan to build a circular economy for plastics packaging represents unprecedented cross-value chain collaboration, uniting key players behind a shared vision for a circular economy for plastics packaging in Canada and a targeted plan to drive tangible change by 2025. The Roadmap

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Nexeo Plastics, a leading global thermoplastics resin distributor, has announced it will begin carrying and distributing Polymaker’s high performance 3D printing filaments in North America, including carbon reinforced nylons and a fire-retardant polycarbonate. Polymaker offers a diverse portfolio of materials from high performing plastics to unique aesthetic solutions. Each family of products has unique properties and can be used in a wide range of applications from everyday n

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Specialty chemicals company LANXESS and energy company bp are entering into a strategic partnership for the use of sustainable raw materials in high-tech plastics production. bp will supply sustainably produced cyclohexane to the LANXESS’ production site in Antwerp, Belgium, starting in the fourth quarter of 2021. The sustainable origin of the raw materials is certified according to ISCC Plus rules (“International Sustainability and Carbon Certification”). With this partners

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SyBridge Technologies, a global industrial technology company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Pyramid Mold and Tool ("Pyramid"). This transaction further expands SyBridge's customer base and footprint in the life sciences end-markets. New York based private equity firm Crestview Partners established SyBridge Technologies in 2019 and committed $200 million of equity to create a market leading value-added manufacturing solutions provider spanning across e

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LATI Industria Termoplastici of Vedano Olona, Italy ("LATI"), a leader in self-extinguishing and high performance thermoplastic compounds, and The Hemp Plastic Company, of Boulder, Colorado, USA ("THPC") a leading provider of sustainable hemp plastics today announced that the parties have signed an agreement for the distribution of The Hemp Plastic Company's line of ecological hemp blended plastics. These hemp plastics are usable across diverse sectors in the plastics

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