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Final countdown to 66th Annual Conference on taping our future: redefining value, reinventing industry collaboration

Posted on: What can we expect from this year’s Malta congress from 4 to 6 October? 2 days of networking and deep diving into hot tape business issues!

Afera President to speak at Adhesives & Bonding Expo Europe in December

Posted on: Adhesives & Bonding Expo Europe has recruited Afera President Evert Smit to participate in its upcoming Conference in Stuttgart. 

Researchers develop recycling method for polyurethane foam

Posted on: A group of researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago has developed a new recycling method for polyurethane foams, one of the most common types of plastic, that uses nontoxic catalysts.

Ahlstrom’s innovative label release papers: recycled and unbleached fibre content

Posted on: Recycled and unbleached fiber content

Intertape Polymer Group Inc. introduces 170e carton sealing tape with 30% recycled film

Posted on: IPG introduced the new 170e water based acrylic pressure-sensitive carton sealing tape, designed with 30% recycled film.

Evonik, Remondis collaborate on chemical recycling of polyurethane

Posted on: The agreement will see Remondis supply end-of-life mattress foams to Evonik, which will support Evonik’s ambition to scale its hydrolysis technology up to the next level.

A circular economy needs different recycling technologies

Posted on: In its ‘Let’s talk about Chemical Recycling” series, the Plastics and Rubber Machinery division of the German VDMA association talks to experts and stakeholders active in the chemical recycling space.

The inventor of adhesive bandages: how Earle Dickson revolutionised first aid

Posted on: When we think of household inventions, adhesive bandages may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Yet, these small, essential items have saved countless minor injuries from becoming major issues.

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