• 29 March 2023

    Zeta Polimeri becomes Radici EcoMaterials

    Acquisita da RadiciGroup poco più di tre anni fa, Zeta Polimeri, azienda italiana attiva nel recupero di fibre sintetiche e materiali termoplastici con sede a Buronzo (Vercelli), è entrata pienamente a far parte del gruppo con il nome Radici EcoMaterials.
  • 22 March 2023

    Automatic and self-cleaning filtration at constant pressure

    Per ottenere polimeri di elevata qualità nei processi di riciclo, la filtrazione è una delle fasi più importanti. A tale scopo Break Machinery ha sviluppato il sistema DUO a doppio filtro che permette di ottenere la massima produttività garantendo un’alta qualità del prodotto finito.
  • 15 March 2023

    Tria granulators go to the cloud

    An Italian manufacturer of machines for the recovery of plastic waste, Tria is developing together with the Swedish company CombiQ a new service that can be activated both for new purchases and for granulators already in the customer's possession, which will be called Tcloud.
  • 13 January 2023

    Borealis pushes on chemical recycling with the acquisition of the majority of Renasci

    Borealis, one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions, has acquired a majority stake in Renasci, a Belgium-based provider of innovative recycling solutions and the creator of the novel Smart Chain Processing (SCP) concept. Borealis announced the acquisition of a 10% stake in Renasci in July 2021; now...
  • 11 January 2023

    Closed-loop densifier for post-consumer and post-industrial plastic waste

    Officially unveiled at the K 2022 fair, Tecnova new Liontek closed-loop densifier is intended for the in-line and offline batch processing of post-consumer and post-industrial plastic waste or of plastics from washing systems. The densifier plays a fundamental role in the processing cycle of post-consumer and post-industrial...
  • 30 November 2022

    Recovering crude oil and supporting the circular economy of plastics

    Recovering crude oil from plastic: British company Mura Technology is pursuing this goal with the HydroPRS process to advance the circular economy of plastics. This is a concern that motion plastics specialist igus also shares. igus has been supporting Mura’s project as an investor since 2020. The first HydroPRS plant for...
  • 30 November 2022

    TotalEnergies increases production of high-performance recycled polymers for automotive

    TotalEnergies announced the construction of a new production line of high-performance recycled polypropylene for automotive in its polymer plant in Carling, France. Since 2016, the Carling - Saint-Avold petrochemical platform is producing value-added compounds primarily intended for the automotive industry. The start-up of a new line...
  • 23 November 2022

    Single-use surgical instruments material recycling

    Solvay has recently teamed up with French startup Ostium in a joint project designed to enable the mechanical recycling of end-of-life single-use surgical instruments molded in glass-fiber reinforced Ixef polyarylamide (PARA) from Solvay’s portfolio of specialty polymers. The initiative is the first for valuable polymers to be...
  • 23 November 2022

    CMG at the blow molding conference with dedicated granulators

    CMG Granulators will take part at the 6th edition of the international Blow Moulding Conference, from 29 November to 1 December 2022 in Brussels. On the occasion of this event, CMG will propose the new series of recycling system solutions for application with blow molding machines, featuring a high degree of...
  • 02 November 2022

    Recycled and recyclable: rPET bottle without label

    A unique label-less recycled PET bottle, 1Skin, has been created by Sidel. Combining distinctive shelf-appeal with the highest eco credentials, it has been designed to help Sidel’s customers achieve their sustainability goals and drive sales of high-end products. The one-litre bottle is destined for the booming market in...
  • 02 November 2022

    Upcycling of polyolefins with innovative stabilizers

    At K 2022, Brüggemann presented three new additives for improved stabilization of polyolefin recyclates. These additives result in recyclates with very good mechanical and processing properties, making the need for the addition of virgin material unnecessary. All Bruggolen R grades are supplied as...
  • 26 October 2022

    Grinders for special productions

    Among the latest developments for rubber and plastics grinding applications, Previero presented at K 2022 the new MU 500 M range of grinders for special productions. For seventy years, the grinders of the M series have represented one of the best products of the company in terms of sturdiness, reliability, cutting efficiency and easy maintenance...
  • 18 October 2022

    Source One Plastics is born for advanced recycling with MoReTec technology

    LyondellBasell and 23 Oaks Investments, Leiferde (Germany), signed an agreement to create Source One Plastics, a joint venture that will build an energy efficient, advanced plastic waste sorting and recycling facility in Germany. Using renewable energy from wind and biomass, the new unit is designed to...
  • 18 October 2022

    Sidel opens new hub for recycling primary packaging

    Sidel has opened a new hub dedicated to PET recycling. At its unique small-scale PET recycling pilot line in Octeville (France), the company will develop its understanding of PET recycling with the aim of giving comprehensive support to the market as it switches to greater use of recycled PET...
  • 12 October 2022

    Stirrer unit for high-capacity recycling

    Installed in hot washing modules, the STR stirrer units improve the chemical washing performance thanks to their mechanical action and guarantee an optimal separation of contaminants such as glue and organic materials while minimising the consumption of energy, chemicals and water...