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ProAmpac Expands Recyclable Quad-Seal Packaging Portfolio
01/02/2023 - ProAmpac launched the newest member of the QUADFLEX® Recyclable packaging platform, QUADFLEX LT. As...
Plastics firms work to eliminate PFAS use as pressure mounts
27/01/2023 - Wanting to eliminate PFAS, a group of so-called forever chemicals, from plastics and actually eliminating PFAS from plastics are two different things. But Inteplast Engineered Films, the blown...
A big step toward ‘green’ ammonia and a ‘greener’ fertilizer
20/01/2023 - Globally, the Haber-Bosch process for making ammonia uses about 1% of all fossil fuels and produces 1% of all carbon dioxide emissions, making it a major contributor to climate change....
Machine Washing Fabrics Shed More Microplastics than Hand Washing: ACS
18/01/2023 - Researchers reporting in ACS Environmental Science & Technology Water report that hand washing can drastically cut the amount of fibers shed compared with using a machine.5x More...
US plastic drum manufacturer installs new machine in the UK
13/01/2023 - US plastic drum manufacturer installs new machine in the UKAmerican industrial container supplier Mauser Packaging Solutions (Oak Brook, Illinois;
Inhance faces EPA, environmental group lawsuits
13/01/2023 - Packaging barrier maker Inhance Technologies LLC is facing questions about the safety of its fluorination coating process for high density polyethylene containers, including an investigation and...
Lignovations’ functional ingredient LignoGuard® based on Fibenol LIGNOVA™ lignin confirmed safe for use in cosmetic products
12/01/2023 - Fibenol’s unique fractionation technology efficiently converts wood processing residues into lignin and wood sugars at an industrial scale. LIGNOVA™ is made from...
CTCI corporation to construct Qatari Petrochemical plant
12/01/2023 - CTCI Corporation, an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company as announced that it was awarded a portion of the Ras Laffan Petrochemicals Project (RLPP), which includes the ethylene...
Italian consumer goods group buys compatriot packaging maker Agopag
12/01/2023 - Italian consumer goods group buys compatriot packaging maker AgopagThe Paglieri board and family (from left): Fabio Rossello, Ginevra Rossello Paglieri, and Debora, Aldo, and Lodovico Paglieri...
Maine DEP Indicates that Packaging need not be Notified under PFAS Reporting Law
19/12/2022 - The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) website, updated as of December 29, 2022,...
Updates to California Safer Consumer Products Program and Food Packaging
19/12/2022 - Recent updates to the California Safer Consumer Products (SCP) program could impact food packaging requirements in the state. The regulations implementing California’s Green Chemistry...
A New Way to Efficiently Depolymerize Nylon-6 Into Caprolactam
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Alpla and PTT Global Chemical Realise Thailand’s Largest Plastics Recycling Plant Equipped with State-of-the-Art Technology
22/12/2022 - With an annual production capacity of 45,000 tonnes of recycled PET and HDPE, it is one of the largest recycling plants for these plastics in Asia. With this plant, the two companies will...
Michigan adopts industry-backed chemical recycling rules
22/12/2022 - Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed chemical recycling legislation favored by the plastics industry on Dec. 22, turning back calls by environmental groups who wanted her to veto it.The...
EPS packaging maker expands product line with natural fiber acquisition
22/12/2022 - A company that makes expanded polystyrene packaging is buying a company that makes natural fiber alternatives to EPS packaging.Engineered Foam Packaging Corp. (EFP) of Elkart, Ind., a maker...
BPF Parliamentary Reception urges for ongoing support for indispensable sector
07/12/2022 - On 23 November the British Plastics Federation (BPF) held its annual parliamentary reception in conjunction with Plastics Europe, which saw pledges of continuing support from the Minister of State at...
ExxonMobil doubles polypropylene production at Baton Rouge
07/12/2022 - ExxonMobil announced the successful startup of its new polypropylene production unit at the Polyolefins Plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.The unit increases polypropylene production capacity...
Acquisition publication honors Blaige & Co.
07/12/2022 - Investment firm Blaige & Co. of Chicago has been named packaging and chemicals investment banking firm of the year for 2022 by Acquisition International magazine. It's the fifth...
Anthony Toklo joins Davis-Standard as chief marketing officer
02/12/2022 - Davis-Standard has announced the appointment of Anthony Toklo as chief marketing officer. In his new role, Toklo will assume global responsibility for Davis-Standard’s marketing,...