Toray to Exhibit Its Advanced PP and PE Foam Technologies at Foam Expo 2022

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., will highlight its PEF Division’s advanced precision-engineered, irradiation-crosslinked, polypropylene and polyethylene foam technologies for automotive and flooring applications at Foam Expo 2022, June 28-30, booth 1303. Foams for industrial applications, including gasket, tape, and composites, will also be displayed. Insights to The Exhibition Toray’s foams include ToraSoft®, TorayPEF®, ToraPRO™, and XLPE. …

BASF and cyclos-HTP Collaborate for Mechanical Recycling of PE/PA Multilayer Films

In a new publication, BASF and Institute cyclos-HTP reveals details of the mechanical recycling of coextruded flexible packaging films containing polyamides (PE/PA multilayer films). Research on Sustainability The independent testing and certification body cyclos-HTP systematically investigated the recyclability of PE/PA multilayer films on behalf of BASF and confirmed it in June 2021. The results and conclusions of …

AIMPLAS Announces Projects to Recycle Marine Plastic Waste on World Oceans Day

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, emphasizes the importance of continuing to remove plastics from the sea on World Oceans Day, held on 8th June. Accentuating Plastic Waste Removal The presence of litter in seas and oceans is a problem that moves forward in parallel to the industrial economic development of society, which is of increasing …

HEXPOL TPE’s New Circular TPEs Based On Post-Use Maritime Ropes

International TPE compounder HEXPOL TPE has added to their growing portfolio of Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) materials containing recycled content. The new Dryflex Circular MWR TPEs contain recyclate coming from post-use maritime ropes. Recycling Ocean Waste For the MWR raw materials, HEXPOL TPE is working with PLASTIX A/S, a Danish plastic recycling company specialising in sorting …

AdvanSource Appoints Foster Corp. as Marketing Partner for Specialty TPU Products

Foster Corporation’s Distribution business has been appointed as the marketing partner for AdvanSource Biomaterials, a group company of Mitsubishi Chemical. AdvanSource focuses on the manufacture and development of specialty thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) products suited for specific application requirements. Foster’s role will entail application development, sales, and technical support, of AdvanSource products in the North American …

Solvay Launches Sustainable Polymer Series for Precision Electronics

Solvay launches the Kalix® 10000 series, an ideal structural material for precision electronics components used in smart devices, to complement its Kalix® product line. The newest HPPA-based material is set to take both performance and sustainability to the next level. An Ecological Solution by Solvay The Kalix® 10000 series , a partially bio-based material made with renewable feedstock …

ExxonMobil and Partners to Recycle Flexible Plastics into Food-grade Packaging

SEE, ExxonMobil, and Ahold Delhaize USA have announced their collaboration on an advanced recycling initiative, the first of its kind in the U.S. The project recycles flexible plastics from the food supply chain and remakes them into new, certified circular food-grade packaging. The initiative is expected to begin this summer and scale over time. Food-grade …