With effect to 1st. October 2022, FrauGroup takes over the majority shares from Finnish manufacturer Trombia Technologies.

The Thai branch of Sesotec GmbH from Schönberg has moved and opened its new location with showroom in Bangkok on August 25.

L’Oréal is the newest member of the NEXTLOOPP project that wants to create food-grade PPristine and INRT-grade recycled Polypropylene (rPP) from post-consumer packaging waste.

As of August 16, 2022, Guenther Klammer is responsible for the research and technical developments of NGR as CTO.


Ineos Olefins and Polymers Europe have joined the Digital Watermarks Initiative HolyGrail 2.0.

Vecoplan has opened an independent sales office with a workshop in Ferrara to provide Italian customers with even better services. There are currently seven employees in Ferrara.

PreZero Luxembourg has acquired the company François S.à r.l.

AVR has signed an agreement with HaloSep AB to explore the feasibility of a local recycling of flue gas treatment material.


Stena Recycling Finland has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Encore Environmental Services.

Neste has purchased the European rights to Alterra Energy’s liquefaction technology. Alterra Energy is a US-based company that has developed a proprietary thermochemical solution for liquefaction of hard-to-recycle plastic.

Clariant and APK have reached an agreement on the sale of the former Clariant pilot plant, effective on 15 June 2022. Following conversion of the plant to accommodate technological modifications, it will be operated by the newly founded APK Newcycling Competence Center GmbH.

On 13 June 2022, Casper Frijns was elected chairman of the Supervisory Board of APK AG

CIWM President Dr. Adam Read, who is also External Affairs Director at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, has been selected to join the UK’s new Green Jobs Delivery Group.

RecycleMe expands its brand to the United Arab Emirates. The international experts in circular economy will open a new mainland location in Dubai.

Braskem is the 40th participant to join Nextek’s project NEXTLOOPP, to create food-grade recycled Polypropylene (FGrPP) from post-consumer packaging waste.

Enviro Systems has received an order for 60 tonnes of recovered carbon black from a major European tyre manufacturer in the premium segment. The tyre manufacturer will use the carbon black for production tests as a step in its efforts to increase the proportion of recovered and renewable materials in their tyres.

BASF and Heraeus have agreed to form a joint venture (BASF: 50%; Heraeus: 50%) to recover precious metals from spent automotive catalysts. The new company named BASF HERAEUS (China) Metal Resource Co., Ltd will be set up in Pinghu, China.

Plastipak has completed a major investment to significantly expand its PET recycling capacity at its manufacturing site in Bascharage, Luxembourg. The original PET recycling facility opened in 2008 and this new expansion increases annual production capacity by 136%.

Neste has successfully concluded the first series of processing trial runs at industrial scale with liquefied waste plastic in Porvoo, Finland

Wastefront AS, a Norwegian waste tyre recycling company, has announced Technip Energies as its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) partner for the build of its £100 million tyre recycling plant in Sunderland.