Plastics
November 2019

The oil and gas company MOL Group is investing a total of EUR 1.2 billion ($1.33 billion)  – the largest organic investment to date – in a new polyol complex, which is being built by thyssenkrupp in Hungary. The foundation for the polyol production plant was laid on September 27 in Tiszaújváros.






November 2019

Sahara International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) was among the key participants and exhibitors at the K 19, a leading trade fair for plastics and rubber, held last month in Düsseldorf in Germany. Sipchem is an integrated global leader in the petrochemical sector and a company listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange.






November 2019

The plastics or polymers industry was for many years a hidden industry. For most of its history, nobody has known much about the plastics business because it is sandwiched between oil and gas and a huge variety of finished goods. The meat cannot be seen because of the high visibility of the bread around the sandwich.






November 2019

Milliken & Company, a leading plastic additives and colourants company, has announced the launch of KeyPlast Resist, a spectrum of bright, high-performance colourants for engineering plastics. Polyamide resins and high-heat engineering polymers present unique challenges in the world of plastics.






November 2019

PureCycle Technologies has successfully completed purified waste carpet from its Feedstock Evaluation Unit (FEU), transforming discarded carpet into clear, odourless, ultra-pure polypropylene (UPRP) resin through its proprietary plastics recycling technology, developed and invented by Procter & Gamble.






November 2019

Unilever, a British-Dutch consumer goods company, said that by 2025 it will halve its use of virgin plastic, by reducing its absolute use of plastic packaging by more than 100,000 tonnes and accelerating its use of recycled plastic. The company added that it will also help collect and process more plastic packaging than it sells in a statement.






November 2019

Last month marked the tenth anniversary of the successful combination of thyssenkrupp’s plastics activities in one company - thyssenkrupp Plastics - which started operations on October 1, 2009.






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