Committed to the circular carbon neutral economy, Braskem announces an important investment to expand its portfolio of post-consumer resins (PCR). In partnership with Valoren, a company specialized in the development and operation of technologies for the transformation of waste, the company will invest R $ 67 million in the construction of a recycling line with the capacity to transform around 250 million packages into 14 thousand tons of resin. high-quality post-consumer products per year. T

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After Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) won a JEC Innovation Award in 2016 for its Lincoln MKS Decklid Concept - a TCA Ultra Lite® exterior panel and a Carbon fiber RTM prototype inner part - Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) has refined its carbon fiber RTM process (CF-RTM) to such an extent that a premium automobile manufacturer will use the technology for closures on future vehicle platforms. These doors will feature both interior and exterior panels and structural reinforcemen

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LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and Sasol, a global integrated chemicals and energy company, today announced the closing of their Louisiana-based Integrated Polyethylene Joint Venture (JV) transaction following required regulatory and shareholder approvals. The 50/50 JV includes a 1.5 MM ton ethane cracker, 0.9 MM ton low-density and linear-low density polyethylene plants, and associated infrastructure near Lake Charles, La, and will

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Spectrum Plastics Group – the market leading specialty medical packaging, component and contract manufacturer, has closed on the acquisition of PeelMaster Medical Packaging Corporation ("PeelMaster"). Based in Niles, Illinois, PeelMaster is a full-service converter of sterile flexible packaging to the medical device market.  Founded in 1989, PeelMaster produces pouches, header bags and die cut lids for medical applications. PeelMaster has been an Autho

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Clariter, an international clean-tech company, has announced that its unique plastic recycling solution has achieved a net negative carbon footprint according to the results of a new study, meaning it does not add to, but rather depletes carbon from the planet. The results stem from an independent initial Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) carried out by CE Delft, the renowned research and consultancy firm. The LCA determined that Clariter's carbon footprint is below zero indicating a ne

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The global industrial plastic market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% during the forecast period 2020 to 2027. Industrial plastic is a synthetic compound that are largely used in the various industrial applications that include automotive, packaging, electronics & electrical, construction, healthcare, aerospace & defense, and many other industries. Advanced properties offered by these plastics such as moldability, high tensile strength,

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The "Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Market 2019-2024: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 9.9% from 2019 to 2024. The future of the ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) market looks promising with opportunities in the aerospace, defense, & shipping, healthcare & medical

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CVC Credit Partners is pleased to announce that it has provided a $60 million first lien loan to support Sole Source Capital's acquisition and growth strategy of Dallas Plastics, a leading manufacturer of blown polyethylene film with printing, embossing, and other value-added capabilities for the medical, food, and industrial end markets.   Founded in 1989, Dallas Plastics is a leading independent producer of high-performance specialty films for multi-use flexible packaging

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