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  • Arkema reports first-quarter results

    Iranpolymer/Baspar Colombes, France – Arkema records robust EBITDA for first-quarter 2024, in line with its full-year guidance, in a broadly unchanged economic environment with sales of €2.3 billion, down by 7.3% year-on-year: Slight volume growth in the 3 Specialty Materials…

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  • Global rubber extruder market forecast at $5 billion by 2032

    Iranpolymer/Baspar  Pune, India – The global rubber extruder market size is expected to reach US$ 4,021.5 Million by 2032. The rubber extruder market is growing rapidly. As per FMI analysts, the global rubber extruder market is estimated to be valued…

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  • Two transportation applications demonstrate exceptional features of foam resin

    Iranpolymer/Baspar SABIC spotlighted two diverse transportation applications that demonstrate the potential benefits of SABIC® PP-UMS (Polypropylene – Ultra Melt Strength) foam resin at NPE2024 (Booth #S19005). This distinctive material features high melt strength for outstanding foamability and enables the extrusion of PP foams…

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  • Sustainable, chemically-recycled ABS resin for kitchen appliance components

    Iranpolymer/Baspar  BSH Home Appliances has selected a sustainable, chemically-recycled ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) resin by ELIX Polymers for the stand, arm and various components of the latest Stand Mixer by BOSCH. ELIX Polymers has developed a specialised, tailor-made ABS P3H-AT CR25 in…

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  • 5Questions for Thomas Gangl, CEO Borealis

    Iranpolymer/Baspar 1. Borealis is turning 30 this year. In that time, it has become one of the world’s top ten polyolefins players. By 2030, Borealis wants to become a global leader in sustainable chemicals and material solutions. How do you…

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  • New PPSU slot liner films range for enhanced electric motor efficiency

    Iranpolymer/Baspar Syensqo has announced the extension of its Ajedium™ Films offering for slot liners in electric motors to a range of polyphenylene sulfone (PPSU) based products developed to replace conventional paper slot liners in motors up to 400V. “The challenge with many paper…

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  • Greening plastics will require more from industry, BASF CEO says

    Iranpolymer/Baspar\ Making the plastics industry greener — whether that’s through better recycling or lower carbon footprint manufacturing — will require more from companies, the head of BASF’s North American operations said in an NPE2024 keynote address. Michael Heinz, chairman and…

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  • Important milestone Plastic2Chemicals project Indaver

    Iranpolymer/Baspar Belgium – Indaver has successfully made the first products at its new pre-treatment facility in Willebroek. Pretreatment of plastic waste streams is essential in the recycling process, especially for plastics that cannot be mechanically recycled, the company says. Indaver wants…

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  • Eastman and deSter partner on reusable airline drinkware

    Iranpolymer/Baspar  Serviceware and food packaging developer deSter and speciality materials company Eastman have linked to introduce reusable in-flight drinkware to the airline industry. The packaging uses Tritan Renew, a speciality plastic manufactured with recycled molecular copolyester. The development process breaks down plastic…

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  • Versatile portfolio of flame-retardant PP compounds

    Iranpolymer/Baspar Sirmax North America will highlight its broad portfolio of flame-retardant polypropylene (PP) compounds at the NPE 2024 exhibition May 6-10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. (Booth #S34027). The multi-family line of halogen-free FR PP materials…

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  • Farrel Pomini goes all in on continuous mixer technology for recycling

    Iranpolymer/Baspar  At NPE 2024, Ansonia, Conn.-based Farrel Pomini is betting on mechanical and chemical recycling applications for its continuous mixer technology. The Farrel continuous mixer is a compounder that feeds to an extruder, based on the principle of two counter-rotating,…

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  • Nissei says ‘inclusive growth’ covers recycling, bioplastics, energy savings

    Iranpolymer/Baspar San Antonio-based Nissei America Inc. (SH-12, W2401) is introducing new injection molding technology to reduce environmental loads while simplifying processes. Parent company Nissei Plastic Industrial Co. Ltd. of Nagano, Japan, developed two hybrid machines that it said can improve…

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  • Siegwerk’s commitment to the safest inks and coatings

    Iranpolymer/Baspar Packaging plays an important role to protect food from contamination. Printing inks are an integral part of the packaging and are important because of their function to provide visual information, brand awareness, and as decorative of the packaging. Packaging…

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  • New semi-crystalline PHA biopolymer at NPE 2024

    Iranpolymer/Baspar CJ Biomaterials, Inc. introduced PHACT™ S1000P Semi-Crystalline PHA (scPHA) at NPE 2024 in Orlando, Florida. The new scPHA biopolymer is an environmentally friendly, biobased material that is TÜV OK-certified home and industrial compostable, as well as TÜV OK-certified marine and…

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  • Sustainable TPEs and automotive innovations at Plastics & Rubber Thailand 2024

    Iranpolymer/Baspar KRAIBURG TPE unveils its latest sustainable TPEs featuring up to 48% PCR and 50% PIR recycled content. Alongside its cutting-edge automotive TPE solutions, the company is primed to make a significant impact at the Plastics & Rubber Thailand Exhibition…

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  • CPP releases guidance to eliminate unnecessary or problematic plastics

    Iranpolymer/Baspar The Canada Plastics Pact (CPP), in collaboration with the National Zero Waste Council, has introduced a new guidance document aimed at eliminating unnecessary and problematic plastics. The guidance lists 13 items identified as unnecessary or problematic, with an additional…

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  • North American Biopolymer Summit to be held in Cleveland, OH this October

    Iranpolymer/Baspar London, UK – ACI to host The North American Biopolymer Summit in Cleveland, Ohio. Taking place on the 2nd & 3rd October 2024, this summit is your go-to for the latest in sustainable materials. This summit will keep you…

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  • Amcor unveils 100% recycled PET bottle for soft drinks

    Iranpolymer/Baspar  Amcor, a world leader in packaging solutions, has announced the launch of a one-litre polyethylene terephthalate (PET) carbonated soft drink (CSD) bottle made entirely from post-consumer recycled (PCR) material. The company said this innovative stock bottle empowers beverage brands…

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  • Henkel wash-off adhesive gains CHI certification for PET recycling

    Iranpolymer/Baspar  German adhesives company Henkel has received certification from the cyclos-HTP Institute (CHI) for its water-based acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive, Aquence PS 3017 RE, confirming its compatibility with polyethylene terephthalate (PET) cycling processes. The certification recognises the adhesive’s ability to not negatively affect…

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  • Static-dissipative TPE solution for consumer electronics and powertool applications

    Iranpolymer/Baspar  KRAIBURG TPE announced the launch of its latest product series, the THERMOLAST® K AD1/AS product series, designed specifically to meet the static-dissipative requirements. The THERMOLAST® K AD1/AS series boasts a range of features and properties that make it the ideal material…

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