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Crude Oil Prices Trend

Crude Oil Prices Trend

-Weak demand, China virus fears may take WTI crude to $50 level

Refining margins continued to remain under pressure, suggesting weak global demand for oil.

Like SARS outbreak in 2002-2003, market experts believe this fresh crisis can adversely affect fuel demand amid an already oversupplied market.

Large scale disruption in travel could hurt jet fuel and crude oil demand, with a demand loss of 260,000 barrels per day should the virus spreads dramatically.

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-Cost of plastic bottles doesn’t reflect price being paid: Gore

Former US vice president and environmentalist Al Gore on Friday said the price paid for a plastic bag or bottle does not reflect the true cost of what one is purchasing and citizens must put pressure on their governments to act.

At a session here during the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2020 Annual Meeting, Gore also said putting a price on carbon would cut down on plastics but it would need regulatory measures and new laws in each jurisdiction.

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-German Biotech company BRAIN AG expands production capacities in Germany and Wales

he BRAIN Group announced an expansion of its production capacities. The installation of new production facilities in both Büttelborn, near Darmstadt, Germany, by WeissBioTech GmbH (WBT) and in Cardiff, Wales, by Biocatalysts Ltd. lays the foundation for future growth. Polyamide Carbon Fiber RePackaging

The companies of the BRAIN Group form a closely knit network in the fields of R&D and production or as suppliers in specific markets. Drawing on the particular competencies of its subsidiaries, BRAIN brings its own innovative research results to market launch and commercializes existing products. By expanding its production capacities, BRAIN reinforces the strategic focus on its product business.

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-Editorial: China is putting the U.S. to shame in the fight against plastic trash

Two years ago, China stopped accepting imports of most recyclable plastic and paper.

Up until that point, the country had been the world’s biggest importer of single-use plastic discarded by developed countries such as the United States.

That move threw the global recycling market into a crisis from which it has still not recovered. Polyamide Carbon Fiber RePackaging

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-Helping to reduce plastic waste

BP is helping to tackle the global problem of plastic waste with a recycling technology that has the potential to divert a vast amount of difficult-to-recycle plastic items from landfill. BP’s Rita Griffin, chief operations officer of Petrochemicals, explains the game-changing possibilities of BP Infinia   Polyamide Carbon Fiber RePackaging

Why is a new plastics recycling technology so vital?

Plastics are incredibly versatile materials, that have improved our lives immeasurably. They keep our food fresh, are shatterproof, lightweight, and so much of modernized medicine depends on them.

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-Coca-Cola, it’s time to ban single use plastic bottles

OPINION: It’s time to go where mutli-nationals fear to tread and ban single use plastic water bottles here.  Polyamide Carbon Fiber RePackaging

I was gobsmacked last week to hear Coca-Cola’s head of sustainability, Bea Perez, again defended the company’s position at the World Economic Forum in Davos saying it had no intention to stop using single-use plastic bottles.

Coca-Cola, it's time to ban single use plastic bottles

-Swiss textile machinery innovating to meet challenges

The massive consumption of water and energy required by many finishing processes as well as toxicity of some chemicals, has increasingly caused grave concern to environmentalists and the wider public. Conversely, responding to these worries has been the catalyst for innovation among eco-responsible companies in the Swiss Textile Machinery Association.Polyamide Carbon Fiber RePackaging

For years, Swiss finishing machinery (Swissmem) companies have been actively developing and launching innovations with environmental friendliness as a prime requisite. An example is research into dyeing process which work without hazardous chemicals.

-Fibre extruder FET offers sustainable solutions

Fibre Extrusion Technology Limited of Leeds, United Kingdom has long been at the cutting edge in new applications and process development for fibre extrusion.

The growing trend towards global sustainability has been embraced by textile and yarn manufacturers and FET is at the forefront of innovation to help make this objective possible. Polyamide Carbon Fiber RePackaging

“The FET range of laboratory and pilot Melt Spinning extrusion lines is ideally suited for both process and end product development of sustainable materials,” the company explains.

“Installation of such equipment enables customers to undertake process development in-house.

Fibre extruder FET offers sustainable solutions

-Fraunhofer Institute shows sustainable solutions

There were 18 different German Fraunhofer institutes exhibiting at K 2019, most of them focusing on sustainable solutions.Polyamide Carbon Fiber RePackaging

For example, Potsdam-Golm, Germany-based Fraunhofer IAP Institute for Applied Polymer Research addresses alternative means of producing carbon fibers.

Carbon fiber is traditionally produced by carbonization of nonmelting solution spun polyacrylnitrile (PAN) fiber precursors at around 1,600° C (2,912° F).

Fraunhofer Institute shows sustainable solutions

-Kompuestos unveils potato-based bioplastic

Kompuestos, a producer of sustainable plastic compounds, has developed a bioplastic made entirely from potato starch which reportedly biodegrades in four weeks.

The formulation of this bioplastic, which is part of Kompuestos’ Biokomp range, aims to replace traditional supermarket plastic bags for fruit and vegetables and thus significantly reduce carbon footprint.Polyamide Carbon Fiber RePackaging

This and three other products of the company’s Biokomp range have reportedly obtained the “OK Compost” label from TÜV Austria which certifies that they are 100% biodegradable in a specific period.

Kompuestos unveils potato-based bioplastic

-Indian textile sector needs large units, new tech: report

Investment in large-scale facilities, new technologies and manufacturing excellence are the way forward for the Indian textile industry, according to a textile report titled ‘Winning in Disruptive Times’ by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Wazir Advisors. Polyamide Carbon Fiber RePackaging

Global textile and apparel industry is going through disruptive times, it noted.

Indian textile sector needs large units, new tech: report

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