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Audia Elastomers has announced the introduction of the OP line of TPEs based on marine waste plastics. The company based in Washington, PA, USA; said that the challenge of pollution in our oceans is multifaceted and requires more than one solution. The most important step in stopping and preventing ocean waste is intercepting waste before it ever enters the oceans or a waterway. Therefore, a key component of Audia’s initiative is to create a market for recycled plastic from regions with poor existing waste infrastructure before it enters the ocean.

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Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) has announced its decision to establish a new Circular Economy Department (CE Department) effective 1 April 2020.

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Domo Chemicals said it will invest EUR 12 million to set up a new state-of-the-art nylon facility in the port area of DuShan Pingu City, Zhejiang, China.

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The Plastics Industry Association (Plastics) President and CEO Tony Radoszewski issued a statement on 20 March 2020 requesting all local, state and federal governments to include plastic resin and plastic product manufacturers as ‘essential’ in order to stay open when Shelter in Place orders are issued.

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The Turkish Plastics Industry Foundation (PAGEV) held its 30th ordinary general assembly where its President, Vice-President and three new members of the Board of Directors were elected. The incumbent president Yavuz Eroğlu was re-elected unanimously as the only candidate.

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(Source: Zotefoams)

Zotefoams’ new facility in Brzeg, Poland, is on schedule for production to commence in Q3/2020 as planned. The plant will add 50,000 m3, an increase of some 15 %, to the company’s annual global foam production capacity. The specialist in cellular materials technology said that the site is large enough to accommodate significant future expansion.

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“Better life with Plastics!“ This the key message of our cover page advertiser Wanhua. So true! Plastics help us in these difficult times in many areas from medical devices, breathing masks to protection equipment and clean single-use food packaging, ...Read what thermoplastic elastomers can do in TPE Magazine. Issue 01/2020 is out now!

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The entrepreneurial families Hehl und Keinath, owners of Arburg, have taken over German RepRap GmbH, based in Feldkirchen, in mid-February 2020. Founded in 2010, German RepRap is a manufacturer of industrial 3D systems. With its Freeformer, injection moulding specialist Arburg had a successful entry in the AM market entry in 2013.

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nova-Institut GmbH announced that because of general event bans in Germany due to the corona virus, it will not be able to hold its two major conferences next week, i.e.:

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