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Foam injection moulding for visible automotive components

The global leader in the chemical industry, Sabic, introduced a specialized portfolio of Sabic PP compounds for foam injection molding (FIM). New mineral-reinforced PPc F9005, PPc F9007 and PPc F9015 grades can help deliver excellent aesthetics for visible automotive interior parts with complex geometries, such as...

Sabic purchases Clariant’s 50% share in Scientific Design

The global leader in the chemical industry Sabic has signed an agreement to purchase Clariant’s 50% stake in specialties company Scientific Design, currently a 50/50 joint-venture with Sabic.  Subject to regulatory approval, expected in mid-2022, the transaction will give Sabic full ownership of Scientific Design, which is...

Sabic to launch circular PC produced from post-consumer mixed plastic

The global leader in the chemical industry, Sabic, announced the launch of its certified circular polycarbonate resin and blends made from the upcycling of post-consumer mixed plastic. This solution, based on advanced recycling, demonstrates Sabic’s ongoing commitment to drive towards a circular economy for plastics...

DSM and Sabic combine efforts to create recycled-based Dyneema

The global science-based company, DSM, and the global leader in the chemical industry, Sabic announced a collaboration to create recycled-based Dyneema. Through a joint pilot with multiple CirculariTeam members, the manufacturing and usage of Dyneema using mixed plastic waste as feedstock (via mass balance approach) will be...

Closed-loop recycling pilot project for single-use facemasks

Fraunhofer Institute Umsicht, SABIC and Procter & Gamble announced their collaboration in an innovative circular economy pilot project which aimed to demonstrate the feasibility of closed-loop recycling of single-use facemasks. Due to Covid-19, use of billions of disposable facemasks is raising environmental...

Joint development of a new casing for meat products from post-consumer plastics

Driven by a shared vision of sustainability and strong collaboration, DSM, Sabic, Cepsa, Fibrant, and Viscofan have together created a multi-barrier casing for meat products made via advanced recycling of post-consumer plastics. The transition towards recycled-based multi-layer films enables the packaging industry to adopt a more sustainable solution...