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Avient Exhibits Additives & Colorants for Recycling at Plastics Recycling Conference

Published on 2023-03-07. Edited By : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Additives for Packaging     Sustainability / Natural Solutions     Surface Modification    

Avient-additives-colorants-plastics-recycling Avient Corporation exhibits and participates at the Plastics Recycling Conference, highlighting its polymer solutions that help make plastics more recyclable and improve recycled resin. Avient experts are on hand to share insights on technologies and services that address recycling challenges.

Featuring Company's Innovations

This includes featuring the company’s innovations recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) through its APR Design® Recognition Program. These solutions include:
  • ColorMatrix™ Smartheat™ RHC Process Aid – a liquid dispersion that enables increased rPET content, improves rPET quality, and helps reduce energy usage
  • ColorMatrix™ Ultimate™ UV390 Light Barrier – additives that can provide product protection against UV light to extend shelf life with no negative impact on the recycling stream
  • OnColor™ NIR Sortable Colorants – enable black and dark packaging to be detected and sorted for recycling and are the most recent innovation to receive APR recognition

Launch of New Oxygen Scavenger Tech Announced

In addition, the launch of an exciting new oxygen scavenger technology was announced on day one of the conference, focused on helping protect beverages in PET packaging. Avient is also showcasing its newly launched PCR Color Prediction Service – a digital tool that supports post-consumer recycled (PCR) resin coloration.

During the conference, Sean Bernhardt, senior manager, Technology, will take the Innovation Stage on March 7 at 5:30 PM to discuss recycling challenges and share an overview of the CycleWorks™ innovation center – Avient’s testing facility that explores real-world recycling in a research environment.

The Plastics Recycling Conference is the largest North American gathering of plastics recycling and sustainability professionals. Avient is exhibiting at booth #710 in the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Maryland.

Source: Avient 

Additives for PackagingSustainability / Natural SolutionsSurface Modification

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