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Jaguar Land Rover to begin using MuCell across its product line


April 27, 2015 9:47 am ET

Another automaker has announced plans to use Trexel Inc.'s MuCell molding technology in future production.

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PolyOne launches Geon BIO PVC using soy-based materials


April 24, 2015 11:48 am ET

More than a decade of research is paying off for Battelle Memorial Institute in the form of Geon BIO PVC compounds from PolyOne Corp.

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California may require more recycled content in bottles


April 24, 2015 11:16 am ET

California lawmakers are considering a pair of bills that would bump up the required recycled content in plastic bottles for beverage companies to keep getting a break on state fees.

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KHS cuts packaging with direct printing on PET bottles, adhesive multi-packs


April 23, 2015 1:39 pm ET

KHS GmbH has been pouring a lot of time into solving issues related to direct printing on PET bottles, and after eight years of work, everyone involved in the effort soon could be toasting to their success.

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DuPont center in India gets LEED Certification


April 23, 2015 1:07 pm ET

DuPont Co.'s Knowledge Center in Hyderabad, India, was awarded LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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MeadWestvaco joins the Recycling Partnership


April 23, 2015 11:19 am ET

MeadWestvaco Corp., a global packaging company with some operations in plastics, is joining the Recycling Partnership.

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DaVinci puts its plastic scrap back to work on new roofs


April 22, 2015 3:01 pm ET

From its own manufacturing facility to construction sites around the United States, DaVinci Roofscapes recycles about 300,000 pounds of polymer scrap annually.

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Obama cites plastics-to-oil firm, meets CEO


April 22, 2015 2:20 pm ET

Plastics-to-oil firm Vadxx Energy LLC was in the Presidential spotlight on March 18.

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Appliance giant eyes in-house recycling, compounding


April 22, 2015 6:00 am ET

The world's largest residential air conditioner manufacturer is looking into in-house compounding of recycled plastics.

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California town repealing plastic bag ban


April 21, 2015 1:30 pm ET

The bags are back, baby. At least in Huntington Beach, Calif.

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