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-Carbois granted second u.s. patent for PET plastic waste recycling

Recycling technology of CARBOIS is the first one to treat all forms of PET waste through enzymatic treatment

CARBOIS, a company developing bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of textile polymers and plastic, recently announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance regarding a patent for its proprietary method of recycling PET plastic waste, issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).Polymers Petrochemicals Recycling Sorting

PET plastic waste recycling

-DORNIER Presents The Rapier Weaving Machine P2 At ITMA 2019

Since its development in 1967 it was known as the most flexible rapier weaving machine in the world: the P1 made by Lindauer DORNIER GmbH.

At the upcoming ITMA (20.–26.6., Barcelona) the company will present the standard variant of its successor, the P2 to the public for the first time.

It is already being hailed as a new milestone in rapier technology.

“Even more flexible, faster and more efficient – the P2 is the result of almost seven decades of expertise in developing and building rapier weaving machines”, says Thomas Laukamp, DORNIER’s Weaving Machine Predevelopment Manager.

DORNIER Presents The Rapier Weaving Machine P2 At ITMA 2019

-Scientists dissolve crude oil in water to study its composition

Researchers from MIPT, Skoltech, the Joint Institute for High Temperatures of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Lomonosov Moscow State University have offered a new approach to oil composition analysis.

They used high temperature and pressure to dissolve oil in water and analyze its composition.

The new method is compliant with the green chemistry principle as it makes it possible to avoid using environmentally hazardous solvents.

The paper was published in the Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry journal.

Scientists dissolve crude oil in water to study its composition

-ACIMIT members highlight Italian textile machines at ITMA

ACIMIT member companies are displaying latest Italian textile machinery at ITMA 2019. The 18th edition of the leading textile and garment technology exhibition is being held from June 20-26, 2019, at Barcelona, Spain. ACIMIT is the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, representing an industrial sector, comprising around 300 manufacturers.

Visitors at the world’s primary textile machinery trade fair are being provided a first-hand look at the high quality of the technology proposals of roughly 360 exhibiting Italian machinery manufacturers. The overall surface area occupied by Italian exhibitors, nearly 30,000 square metres (fully 26 per cent of the total surface area), confirms Italy’s leading role among exhibiting nations, according to ACIMIT.

-Global polypropylene compounds market to grow at CAGR of 7.6% to cross US$28 bln by 2025

The global polypropylene (PP) compounds market size is expected to reach US$28.24 bln by 2025, at a CAGR of 7.6% , according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing requirement for flame retardancy, heat resistance, and improved serviceability of plastics in electrical and electronics industry is expected to be the primary driver for PP compounds market growth.

In addition, regulations in western markets, such as European Union (EU) and U.S., aimed at vehicular weight reduction can further fuel demand for PP compounds in automotive industry.

Global polypropylene compounds market

-US-Iran tension: Navy to escort Indian crude tankers sailing through Strait of Hormuz

The escort is due to the recent attacks on tankers

Desh Vishal, an oil super tanker owned by the state-run Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) has become the first Indian-flagged crude carrier to allow Indian Navy personnel to board the ship while it sailed through the Strait of Hormuz — the world’s busiest transit lane for seaborne oil shipments — where two separate attacks on oil tankers recently have put crude movement from the Persian and Arabian Gulf in danger.

Hormuz strait

-Seven-Eleven Japan to wrap rice balls in bioplastics

Initiative will slash convenience store operator’s CO2 emissions by 400 tons a year

Convenience store operator Seven-Eleven Japan will switch to plant-derived bioplastic wrappers for all rice ball offerings by the end of July as consumers grow more aware of the environmental impact of using petrochemical materials.

The new material will be made partly from sugarcane fibers. The initiative will reduce the convenience store’s carbon dioxide emissions by about 403 tons a year and its plastic use by roughly 260 tons.

Seven-Eleven Japan to wrap rice balls in bioplastics

-UAW and Faurecia reach tentative contract deal at Michigan plant

Nine leading companies in the consumer goods and packaging industries joined hands to launch the coalition Packaging Recycling Organization Vietnam in HCM City on June 21.

PRO Vietnam seeks to help create to a clean, green and beautiful country by driving the circular economy and making recycling of packaging more accessible and sustainable.

The coalition marks the first time that competing businesses are collaborating in Việt Nam to collectively work on improving the environment.

UAW and Faurecia reach tentative contract deal at Michigan plant

-Sources: Chevron Phillips Chemical in bid to acquire Nova Chemicals

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, a joint venture between Chevron Corp and Phillips 66, has offered to acquire Nova Chemicals Corp for more than $15 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, a joint venture between Chevron Corp. and Phillips 66, has offered to acquire Nova Chemicals Corp. for more than $15 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Chevron Phillips Chemical, one of the world’s top petrochemical producers, would gain scale and expand its footprint through the acquisition of Nova Chemicals, whose expandable polystyrene and resins are used in a range of industries from construction to packaging.

Sources: Chevron Phillips Chemical in bid to acquire Nova Chemicals

-The Chinese economy is “doing quite well” despite the trade war with the U.S., the head of Australia’s BHP Billiton, the world’s largest miner, told Nikkei in a recent interview.

The trade conflict has raised concerns over a global slowdown, but CEO Andrew Mackenzie said the battle between the top two economies has not hurt BHP’s businesses.

Australia's BHP Billiton

-Marzoli displays textile spinning machines at ITMA

Marzoli, a Camozzi Group company and leader in the supply of complete spinning lines, components and digitalised solutions for the best performance of the spinning process, is showing latest spinning machines at ITMA 2019, in stand H6-A201. The leading textile and garment technology exhibition is being held from June 20-26, 2019, at Barcelona, Spain.

Textile Engineering, also incorporated in the new institutional logo of Marzoli, perfectly expresses its ability to innovate and work in close contact with customers, supporting them throughout all phases of the process: from preliminary studies to plant construction, including line start-up, optimisation, management and subsequent commissioning, regardless of whether it is a single machine or complete spinning mill.

Marzoli displays textile spinning machines at ITMA

-Jeanologia presents new textile production model at ITMA

Jeanologia, the Spanish company leader in developing eco-efficient technology, is presenting the sourcing model of the future at ITMA 2019, in stand H2 C312. This innovative production process marks the beginning of a new era in the textile industry. The leading textile and garment technology exhibition is being held from June 20-26, 2019, at Barcelona.

The operational model delivers five fundamental benefits to the textile industry: it is eco-efficient, cost neutral, scalable, agile and digital; connecting design, production and consumer.

Jeanologia presents new textile production model at ITMA

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