Plastics


OQ multiplies its client base since 2020 thanks to focus on change and innovation

OQOQ, the multifaceted Oman-based energy company that specialises in polymers for flexible and rigid packaging solutions, continues to innovate and expand with imminent solutions for the infrastructure, construction and agricultural sectors despite the disruptive and challenging backdrop which has defined the decade to date.

Avient Debuts Next-Generation Solutions to Facilitate Use of Recycled Plastics in Packaging Applications

Avient’s new sustainable solutions are its breakthrough PCR Color Prediction Service for polyolefins and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins, and its new polyolefin antioxidants, Cesa™ Nox A4R Additives for Recycling. They are specifically designed to improve the customer experience of working with post-consumer recycled (PCR) content. Avient Corporation, a premier provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions and services, today introduced its breakthrough PCR Color Prediction Service for polyolefins and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins, and the company’s new polyolefin antioxidants, Cesa™ Nox A4R Additives for Recycling. These sustainability solutions are specifically designed to improve the customer experience of working with post-consumer recycled (PCR) content for materials used in packaging. Both align with the eight ways Avient helps customers be more sustainable.

DSM Engineering Materials launches 100% bio-based Stanyl® with halved carbon footprint and same high performance to empower customer sustainability

DSM Engineering Materials launches 100% bio-based Stanyl® with halved carbon footprint and same high performance to empower customer sustainability. 
(Photo: DSM Engineering Materials: DSMPR534)Today, DSM Engineering Materials announces the launch of a new, more sustainable version of its flagship product Stanyl®: Stanyl® B-MB (Bio-based Mass Balanced), with up to 100% bio-based content. Using the maximum possible levels of biomass-waste feedstock, it enables DSM Engineering Materials to halve the carbon footprint of this product line and, in turn, of the Stanyl® B-MB-based products of its customers. This industry-first launch of a 100% bio-based high-temperature polyamide underlines the business’s ongoing commitment to helping customers fulfil their sustainability ambitions by making planet-positive choices and supporting the transition to a circular and bio-based economy.

Cutting plastic – Mondi develops new sustainable packaging for Kao’s salon hair cosmetic brand Goldwell

Cutting plastic – Mondi develops new sustainable packaging for Kao’s salon hair cosmetic brand Goldwell. (Photo: Mondi, PR218)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has partnered with Japanese consumer goods manufacturer Kao to create a recyclable, lightweight packaging solution for its Goldwell hair lightening products. The new stand-up pouch reduces plastic usage without compromising on strength and durability and thus supports Kao and its salon business in their efforts to reduce their environmental footprint and to help salons run their businesses more sustainably.

Mondi’s RetortPouch Recyclable wins Swiss Packaging Award

Mondi’s RetortPouch Recyclable wins Swiss Packaging Award. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR216)Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has been recognised by the Swiss Packaging Institute (SVI) for its RetortPouch Recyclable solution. The packaging won the Swiss Packaging Award for the Sustainability category and was developed for Coop’s private label range of healthy pulses and grains sold in Switzerland.

DOMO at K 2022: Your partner of choice for polyamides and our planet

DOMO Chemicals will be exhibiting with an expanded outdoor pavilion covering almost 400m2. DOMO will be presenting its latest sustainable solutions at its joint booth with Circularise in the outdoor area of the show.DOMO Chemicals, a sustainable polyamide player, will exhibit at K 2022 in Düsseldorf. This will be the first opportunity for customers to experience the global TECHNYL® polyamide portfolio since the disruption of COVID-19.

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