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Hot wheels at the Tokyo Motor Show

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 | Permalink

Welcome to our second and final review of the recent Tokyo Motor Show. (You can view part one here: ” Easy vehicle access is standout theme at Tokyo Motor Show .”) Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Lightweighting Injection Molding read more

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Hot wheels at the Tokyo Motor Show

Report finds sustainability a main driver in foodservice packaging

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 | Permalink

This year’s Foodservice Packaging Institute’s (FPI; Falls Church, VA) 2015 Trends Report highlighted industry opinions that focused predominately on environmentally friendly packaging and customization techniques to differentiate products. The annual trend report, which is in its seventh year, looks for common themes found throughout the entire foodservice packaging value chain—from raw material suppliers, packaging manufacturers, distributors and operators. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Bioplastics market to reach $30.8 billion by 2020

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 | Permalink

Oregon-based market intelligence company Allied Market Research has released a new report titled, “World Bioplastics Market Opportunities and Forecast, 2014-2020,” projecting that the global market for bioplastics would grow at compounded annual growth rate of 14.8% to become a USD 30.8 billion market by 2020. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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European Patent Office confirms DSM patent position for Diablo Technology

Friday, November 20th, 2015 | Permalink

Royal DSM (Heerlen, the Netherlands), a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, announces that the European Patent Office has confirmed DSM’s position with respect to its Diablo technology, overturning an attempt to revoke the patent. The Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office overturned the decision to revoke a patent of DSM during an Oral Hearing held in Munich on October 29, 2015. This confirms DSM’s IP rights in relation to its proprietary Diablo technology. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Higher recycling rates seen in Europe, according to report

Friday, November 20th, 2015 | Permalink

New data on plastics waste management from leading European trade association PlasticsEurope (Brussels, Belgium) and the European Association of Plastics Recycling & Recovery (EPRO; Wemmel, Belgium) shows a positive growth in Europe. During 2014, recycling and energy recovery reached 69.2%, up from 62% in 2012. Of the 69.2%, 29.7% of these plastics were recycled, while 39.5% were sent for recovery. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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