Marco Brons

Cumapol builds pilot plant for chemical PET recycling

In the Netherlands, PET bottles can be returned to any supermarket, thanks to the bottle deposit…

Pierre Gielen


Joint forces needed

'The PEFerence-project is of great importance to us. We are in the process of opening up…

Lucien Joppen

Morssinkhof produces rPET yarns

Morssinkhof produces rPET yarns

Morssinkhof Rymoplast is one of the largest plastic recycling businesses in Europe. The company reduces different…

Lucien Joppen

Broad focus on biopolymers

Broad focus on biopolymers

‘The Biopolymer Application Centre is intended to bring biopolymers in a general sense to the attention…

Lucien Joppen

ski bril bergen

Biopolycarbonate with promising future

In Lestrem, Northern France, Roquette has its largest production site. In total, the French-based company processes roughly 8…

Lucien Joppen

schoen zool

Material innovation powerful weapon

Puma’s evoSpeed shirt has a biobased water-repellent finish, in which the so-called dryCELL technology ensures that…

Lucien Joppen


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PET bootles for recycling

New enzyme recycles PET in hours

A bacterial enzyme that depolymerises plastic bottles in hours has been created by scientists from the…

Editorial office / Clermont-Ferrand

'Close the oil tap for new plastics'

‘Close the oil tap for new plastics’

Ioniqa commissioned the first 10 kiloton plant for the endless upcycling of PET at the Chemelot…

Editorial office / Geleen

PET bottle for recycling

Ioniqa collects € 12 million for PET recycling plant

Ioniqa, a clean-tech spinoff from the Eindhoven University of Technology (the Netherlands), has completed a €…

Editorial office / Geleen

Cumapol, Morsinkhoff and DSM Niaga create fully circular polyester chain

Creating a fully circular polyester chain

This week CuRe has been launched by Cumapol, DSM-Niaga and Morssinkhof. The partnership kicks-off with a…

Editorial office / Emmen

Danone and Nestlé develop 100% bio-based bottles

Ioniqa launching first PET plastic upcycling plant

Ioniqa is scaling up its technology for infinite PET plastic upcycling: the technology company is building…

Editorial office / Geleen

Cumapol factory

Impurities in plastics are no problem with chemical PET recycling

Plastic household waste contains all sorts of contaminants that make it unsuitable for the mechanical recycling…

Editorial office / Emmen