Plastics
November 2018

The growing global plastics sustainability movement is one of the biggest potential disruptors for the plastics industry and is putting future plastics resin demand and billions of dollars of industry investments at risk, a new study said.






November 2018

Plastic waste is well and truly under the spotlight right now. And so it should be. Our planet is precious and we all have a responsibility to care for it – images of plastic-strewn beaches and floating islands of waste in our oceans are truly distressing and people are right to be angry.






November 2018

Nestlé, a leading food and beverage company, has pledged to make a significant increase in the amount of recycled plastics it uses in some of its packaging in the European Union.






November 2018

The US industrial giant DuPont unveiled a fresh global brand identity and logo which recognises its heritage while conveying the company’s focus on a customer-led innovation strategy and purpose-driven culture.






November 2018

Germany-based BASF, a leading chemical company, has announced the commercial launch of Durasorb, a new family of adsorption solutions designed for natural gas processing. Durasorb provides gas processing plant operators, especially liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants, with more reliable and more robust dehydration service, said a statement.






November 2018

Supermarket refrigeration display cabinets globally suffer from a build of bacteria known as Pseudomonas. This type of bacteria is known for its self-produced mucus that latches onto the internal surfaces of the wastewater drainage pipes where they continue to grow and generate larger forms of biofilms and slime.






November 2018

The Plastic Pipes XX Conference and Exhibition will be hosted in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from September 21 to 23, 2020, the organiser has said. Two spin-off events have also been announced: Guangzhou, China, in September 2019; followed by Sydney, Australia in November 2019, said a statement from the Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA).






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