The companies have complementary product portfolios and share a focus on innovation, sustainability, and service to customers with small- to mid-sized production needs.
ExxonMobil discussed hot-button topics like monomaterial polyethylene pouches, an advanced recycling trial, and circular polymers in a sustainably themed webinar.
The deal will include production of lactic acid that will be used, in part, to manufacture the bioplastic polylactic acid (PLA).
Bags and other products made of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) film can be manufactured to dissolve completely in water in minutes or weeks.
The UCS.E is suited for the production of bottles, containers, and technical parts sized between 50 ml and 30 L from almost all commercial resins, including bioplastics and PCR material.
The additives can help increase the percentage of recycled content used in rigid, flexible, and molding applications.
Levying a 20-cent-per-pound excise tax on virgin plastics will neither solve nor begin to address the plastic waste issue, according to the American Chemistry Council.
New products include a recycle-ready bag-in-box and a recyclable flat-bottom bag with zipper reclosure that’s also available in an easy-to-carry handled version.
Semi-industrial trials of HolyGrail 2.0 will start in Copenhagen in the next phase of testing digital watermarks for intelligent sorting of plastic packaging waste.
$400,000 grant from United Soybean Board supports more cost-effective input for the manufacture of biodegradable bioplastic polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA).