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Sustainability / Natural Solutions


Due to the growing awareness for a more circular economy, the industry is now on a constant lookout for renewable feedstocks and recycling solutions.

Biobased additives and polymers are being increasingly used now but there is still scope for improvement for their use in demanding applications and there is a need to find new solutions for end-of-life challenges.

Recycling of plastics is the need of the hour and researchers and companies alike are investing their time for new ways of recycling, like using NIR-sortable additives and masterbatches or using more recycled content in the polymers.

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Apr 12, 2024 | Industry News

Zeon Corporation Signs MOU with Visolis for Bio-isoprene Monomers and SAF

Zeon Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding with Visolis. This MOU advances the commercialization of products, including bio-isoprene monomers and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Zeon...

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Apr 12, 2024 | Product News

Clariant to Display its Latest Portfolio of Sustainable Additives at CHINAPLAS

Clariant to display its latest portfolio of additives, delivering on both efficiency and sustainability at CHINAPLAS. More than 150-thousand professionals are expected to attend CHINAPLAS...

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Apr 11, 2024 | Product News

Avient to Feature Specialty Solutions for Wire and Cable at Wire Düsseldorf

Avient Corporation will showcase its range of specialty solutions for wire and cable applications at Wire Düsseldorf. Avient will highlight its broad portfolio of colorants, functional additives...

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Apr 11, 2024 | Industry News

Emery Oleochemicals to Present on Regulatory Trends in PVC 2024 Conference

Emery Oleochemicals will participate in the PVC 2024 Conference by giving a presentation and showcasing its comprehensive portfolio...

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Apr 10, 2024 | Industry News

Orion Set to Produce Conductive Additives for Batteries at Texas Plant

Orion broke ground on a plant in Texas that will be the only facility in the U.S. producing acetylene-based conductive additives. These additives will be for lithium-ion batteries and other...

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Apr 9, 2024 | Industry News

Mitsui Chemicals to Close Phenol Plant at Its Ichihara Works

Mitsui Chemicals announced that it has decided to close the phenol plant at its Ichihara Works by no later than fiscal 2026. The Mitsui Chemicals Group’s Basic & Green Materials Business Sector...

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Apr 9, 2024 | Industry News

Avient’s Malmö Site Secures ISCC+ Certification for Healthcare Solutions

Avient Corporation announced that its site in Malmö, Sweden, completed the requirements to receive the ISCC PLUS certification for its Mevopur™ Healthcare Bio-Based Polymer Solutions manufactured on...

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Apr 8, 2024 | Industry News

Neste and Lotte Chemical Team Up for Renewable Chemicals and Plastics

Neste and Lotte Chemical are teaming up to make chemicals and plastics more sustainable. The companies embark on a strategic collaboration to replace fossil resources with renewable raw materials...

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Apr 8, 2024 | Product News

Avient Presents Colorants and Additives for Packaging at Propak Vietnam 2024

Avient Corporation showcased its extensive range of sustainable and specialty colorants and additives for both rigid and flexible packaging at Propak Vietnam 2024. Avient featured its latest...

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Apr 5, 2024 | Product News

Tosaf to Highlight Environment Friendly Laser Marking Additives at NPE 2024

Tosaf's new series of environmentally friendly laser additives offer versatile light and dark color marking on various backgrounds. They ensure transparency and an excellent cost-benefit ratio...

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