INEOS Styrolution awarded Platinum rating by EcoVadis for its advanced sustainability performance

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, has been awarded the highest sustainability rating by EcoVadis. The platinum rating is awarded to the top 1 percent of companies, based on the implementation of the company’s sustainability programme and the company’s sustainability report published last year. The score takes into account four themes evaluated by EcoVadis: Read more about INEOS Styrolution awarded Platinum rating by EcoVadis for its advanced sustainability performance[…]

BASF introduces Altrium™ Fluidized Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst to increase transportation fuel yields

Superior coke selectivity through improved metals tolerance Deeper bottoms conversion for resid feeds to improve margins Flexible zeolite to matrix control to tune yield selectivity BASF announced today the commercial launch of Altrium™, a new Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst for mild to heavy resid feedstock. Altrium incorporates BASF’s newest Advanced Innovative Matrix (AIM) and Read more about BASF introduces Altrium™ Fluidized Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst to increase transportation fuel yields[…]

W&H Remains Committed to drupa 2021

Windmöller & Hölscher confirms its participation at drupa in 2021 and is commited to supporting Germany as an important trade fair location. As usual, the company will present new trends and innovations in the printing sector and will in future focus on both physical and digital display formats. Windmöller & Hölscher will exhibit at drupa Read more about W&H Remains Committed to drupa 2021[…]

New Application for trinamiX Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Solutions: Plastic Sorting Made Easy

trinamiX GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF, today announced it has developed a new application for its mobile Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy Solutions related to plastic sorting and recycling. Using trinamiX technology, the diverse compositions of different plastics can now be precisely determined and thus distinguished via the simple use of a portable handheld device Read more about New Application for trinamiX Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Solutions: Plastic Sorting Made Easy[…]

Quiet Driving Experience

ROMIRA has successfully developed innovative plastic compounds which, owing to their improved tribological properties, significantly reduce noise in car interiors. Mobility is in a continuous state of transformation, in particular driving a car is constantly being further improved: Vehicles are increasingly environmentally friendly, more efficient and more and more comfortable for both driver and passengers Read more about Quiet Driving Experience[…]

Clear view thanks to a new development

Translucent plastics are used for many technical or decorative semi-finished products and finished parts. In this context, “translucency” refers to the optical property between transparent, such as glass or PMMA, and opaque, such as ABS or most crystalline plastics. One also speaks of a translucent product if it is translucent to the extent that a Read more about Clear view thanks to a new development[…]

ROWALID®-IR: Dark plastic articles can now also be sorted and recycled

Plastic recycling has the great advantage of saving raw materials. However, in the past there have been difficulties in the necessary sorting, especially with the popular black and dark plastics, which impeded the recycling process. ROWA Masterbatch now offers a solution to this problem with ROWALID® -IR. Sorting for plastics recycling is carried out with Read more about ROWALID®-IR: Dark plastic articles can now also be sorted and recycled[…]

The current photo

On May 30, BASF kicked off the piling work of the first plants of its smart Verbund project in Zhanjiang, Guangdong, China. This came as another important milestone in the development of the company’s US$10 billion investment project since its official commencement in November 2019. The first plants will produce engineering plastics and thermoplastic polyurethane Read more about The current photo[…]

Risk-free recyclate processing at Sitraplas

SITRAPLAS GmbH is a producer of high-performance engineering plastic compounds. Founded in 2005, the company is headquartered in the city of Bünde in the East Westphalia region of Germany. Their spectrum of services ranges from coloring engineering plastics to the development of customized polymer compounds for a wide variety of applications. The Sitraplas team, over Read more about Risk-free recyclate processing at Sitraplas[…]

thyssenkrupp Carbon Components receives international award for development and production of braided carbon wheels

Prize awarded by the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) Carbon wheels for Porsche 911 receive “most innovative use of plastics” award Recognition of innovative development and production know-how “made in Germany” The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) awarded thyssenkrupp Carbon Components for the development and production of their braided and ultralight carbon wheels for the Read more about thyssenkrupp Carbon Components receives international award for development and production of braided carbon wheels[…]