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Neste and IKEA team up to develop bio-based PP

2018-07-30T10:21:03+00:0025 June 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

IKEA has taken the next step in their commitment to make their plastic products from recycled or renewable sources – first announced at the European Bioplastics Conference in 2016 – and has teamed up with Neste, a leader in renewable solutions for polymer production and member of European Bioplastics, to produce bio-based plastics. [...]

News in brief – November 2017

2017-11-22T13:24:13+00:0022 November 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Perstorp launches world’s first portfolio of renewable polyols: In response to the fast-growing global need for more sustainable coatings, resins and synthetic lubricants, Perstorp has developed a portfolio of renewable alternatives to the essential polyols Pentaerythritol (Penta), Trimethylolpropane (TMP), and Neopentyl glycol (Neo). Two new polyols – Evyron and Neeture - complete the company’s [...]

Perstorp steps up commitment to Caprolactone market by upgrading Capa plant

2017-09-28T11:39:42+00:0028 September 2017|Tags: , , |

Perstorp is securing the future of its Caprolactone business through a significant investment to upgrade its monomer plant in Warrington, UK and to further increase security of supply. The Caprolactone market is strategic and important to Perstorp, a global industry leader in organic chemistry headquartered in Sweden. The project was initiated and kicked off [...]

Member portrait: Perstorp

2017-06-29T12:09:47+00:0029 June 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In each issue of the Bioplastics Bulletin, we present 5 facts about a member of European Bioplastics. In this issue, Linda Zellner, Director Innovation at Perstorp, shares some information on one of the world leaders in speciality chemicals headquartered in Malmö, Sweden. 5 facts about Perstorp, Sweden Linda Zellner, Director Innovation – Materials, [...]

In brief (December 2016)

2017-01-11T08:00:44+00:0020 December 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Italy’s Bioeconomy Strategy: In November, the Italian government published its Bioeconomy Strategy, which is still open for a public consultation with national stakeholders until 20 December 2016. Italy already has one of the most advanced infrastructures for the separate collection and recycling of organic waste and is a centre of excellence for integrated biorefineries. [...]

Buying new furniture just got more sustainable

2017-01-11T08:00:46+00:0028 September 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It was one of the most shared news headlines of this month: IKEA and Neste announced their partnership to deliver bio-based plastics for the Scandinavian homeware giant. At the 10th European Bioplastics Conference in November last year, IKEA first announced its ambitious plan to make 100 percent of their plastic products from renewable and recycled [...]