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October 25, 2019

Borealis becomes a Core Partner of the New Plastics Economy

A global initiative led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the New Plastics Economy unites a range of stakeholders to bring about a circular economy for plastics.

ExxonMobile, W&H demonstrate new collation shrink film

The companies used the K 2019 show to demonstrate a 40-micron, five-layer polyolefin dedicated collation shrink film, which included 30 per cent recycled polyethylene.

New zero waste solution for coffee capsules

The GEA capsules are suitable for Nespresso, Lavazza Blue, and Keurig systems, and are made with Ingeo, a renewably sourced biomaterial from NatureWorks.

Ampacet focuses on sustainability with new initiatives, global teams

The masterbatch supplier has launched an initiative that includes sustainable masterbatch and additive products, participation in global sustainability programs, and collaboration on recycling and conservation projects.
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Special Reports

Smells like progress: Making sustainable polymers from fragrant molecules

British researchers have developed a technique for extracting molecules found in the essential oils of a wide variety of plants to produce organic polymers to replace plastics made from petrochemicals. » Read More
Special Reports

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

2019 Conference on Canadian Stewardship

Nov. 5-7, 2019
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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SMT Mold Expo

Nov. 6, 2019
Location: Windsor, Ont.
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