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Plastics by the Numbers

Plastics market reports for polyethylene furanoate (PEF), functional films, post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastics, plastic compounding, chemical recycling, and more are featured in this slideshow.

feb 7, 2024
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Dispatches from the War on Plastics
Debunking the ‘Fraud of Plastic Recycling’

In a recent report, the Center for Climate Integrity conveniently ignores the single-most important factor driving demand for recycled plastics — the price of oil.

feb 20, 2024
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Plastec West/MD&M West 2024 News
How TekniPlex Healthcare Elevated Its Status as a Medtech Supplier

When TekniPlex Healthcare was established in 2021, the objective was to bring its material science expertise and manufacturing know how to the medtech space, but it was missing a piece of the puzzle.

feb 15, 2024
4 Min Read


Sustainability and the Path to a Circular Economy
Chemically Recyclable LDPE Puts Widely Used Plastic on Path to Sustainability

German researchers replicate chemical structure of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) with built-in “recycling points.”

feb 23, 2024
2 Min Read