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Jerome Romkey
President, GN Thermoforming Equipment Co.
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Bence Körmendi
Petchem Business Unit Director, MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Company Plc.
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Anna Rottstegge
Head of Research & Development, Reifenhäuser Reiloy
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Michael Davies
Technical and Marketing Manager, Dover Chemical Corporation
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Walmir Soller
CEO Braskem Netherlands BV & Vice President Olefins/Polyolefins Europe and Asia
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Mardianto Adiguno
Aegis Packaging Pte Ltd
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Sean Carney
Chief Design Officer, Philips
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Ivy Ross
Vice President of Design for Hardware, Google
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New market data on the bioplastics market 2021
The Institute for Bioplastics and Biocomposites presents the new edition of its brochure with the title "Biopolmers - Facts and statistics" to show how the bioplastics market is developing.
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Borealis acquires minority stake in UK-based sustainable packaging innovator Bockatech
Borealis, one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that it has acquired a minority stake in Limited, a UK-based growth-stage green tech business and inventor of the innovative EcoCore ® manufacturing technology platform for sustainable packaging.
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Air Liquide and BASF welcome support from European Innovation Fund for joint CCS project
Air Liquide and BASF are planning to develop the world's largest cross-border Carbon Capture and Storage value chain. The goal is to significantly reduce CO2 emissions at the industrial cluster in the port of Antwerp. The joint project has been selected for funding by the European Commission through its Innovation Fund, as one of the seven large-scale projects out of more than 300 applications.
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Covestro and Eco-mobilier collaborate for tackling next-level PU mattress foam recycling
Materials manufacturer Covestro and Eco-mobilier, a French eco-organization and non-profit extended producer responsibility (EPR) schemer for the collection and recycling of used furniture, aspire to generate enhanced value aiming at mattresses and upholsteries.
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Covestro receives the German Design Award for its CMF Aesthetics Toolkit
As announced by the German Design Council, Covestro's CMF Aesthetics Toolkit will receive the German Design Award 2022 in the category "Excellent Product Design – Material and Surfaces." The toolkit is designed to inspire designers to explore the many aesthetic and functional possibilities of polycarbonate in the field of color, material and finish (CMF).
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The BPF Launches Online Recycling Resource with PlasticsEurope & RECOUP
The British Plastics Federation (BPF), in conjunction with PlasticsEurope and RECOUP, has launched a new online recycling resource kit aimed at educating students about recycling plastics and the science of polymers.
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ERDE Recycling fullfills voluntary commitment and collects over 50% of agricultural films
Once more, the IK initiative ERDE (Crop Plastics Recycling Germany) was able to significantly increase its collection volumes in 2020. At 543 fixed collection points and 1936 mobile collections, a total of 26,910 tons of agricultural films were collected and recycled.
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