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KIT researchers find way to convert diaper polymers into adhesives and dyes

Posted on: Superabsorbers can be found in diapers as well as in a number of other hygiene and medical products, such as bandages and dressing materials.

Plastics Europe: The Plastics Transition Roadmap is live

Posted on: The Plastics Transition roadmap is live! It feels good to say that.

What’s the deal on chemical recycling?

Posted on: A major point of debate in Europe today is the status of chemical recycling. Mark Victory of ICIS weighs in.

New acrylic block elastomer for adhesive applications

Posted on: Developed using proprietary living anionic polymerization technology, a new acrylic thermoplastic elastomer is suitable as an adhesive for masking tape, packaging, surface protection film, double-sided tape, and as an anti-slip film.

PPWR unpacked – Part 12: ENVI decides on amendments to E.U. Packaging Regulation

Posted on: Today, the European Parliament's leading Environment Committee (ENVI) voted on amendments to the Commission's proposal for an EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR).

European Parliament revises PPWR’s approach to plastic, reusable, and refillable packaging

Posted on: The European Parliament’s Committee on Environment (ENVI) has amended the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) with additional crackdowns on plastic pollution, fossil fuel dependency, ‘forever chemicals’ in food packaging, and more

Sika sales increase by 12.4% partially due to MBCC acquisition

Posted on: Despite a sharp rise in interest rates with the corresponding negative impact on the construction industry, Sika performed well in the first nine months of fiscal 2023 as sales grew to CHF 8,449.2 million (+5.6%).

Hot-melt adhesives market revenue expected to surpass $24.68 billion by 2035

Posted on: According to a report from Research Nester, the global hot-melt adhesives market is predicted to grow at a CAGR of over 7.8% from 2023 to 2035. The market is projected to garner revenue of $24.68 billion by the end of 2035, up from $10.02 billion in 2022.

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