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October 8, 2019
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Clariant discussing sale of masterbatch unit to PolyOne, report says

Citing unnamed sources, Bloomberg says that Clariant has been seeking about US$1.5 billion for its masterbatch business.

Chinese cargo vessels responsible for most plastic debris in Atlantic Ocean, study says

A new study involving a Canadian researcher suggests that Chinese merchant ships – and not land-based sources – might be the leading cause of ocean plastic waste.

Myers Industries CEO Dave Banyard stepping down

Chief legal officer Andrean Horton will become interim CEO of the Akron, Ohio-based plastic product maker.

Sepro Group appoints new chief sales officer

The France-based automation supplier has appointed Xavier Lucas to the role.
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World-first surgery uses Aussie biopolymer in heart valve implant

A U.S. patient has successfully received a polymer heart valve jointly developed by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and medical device company Foldax Inc. » Read More
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Nova Chemicals just got even more sustainable

With the new position of director of sustainability filled by Sarah Marshall, the Calgary-based polyethylene resin maker is walking the walk when it comes to advancing the circular economy. » Read More

K 2019

Oct. 16-23, 2019
Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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Chem Show 2019

Oct. 22-24, 2019
Location: New York City
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