Two of Vecoplan AG’s divisions have received new leadership – Andreas Jung stepped into his new role as technical manager at the beginning of June and will oversee the supply chain, while Jochen Pfeil will lead the Service division from mid-June.

Ineos and Plastic Energy have announced a collaboration on the construction of a new plant to convert waste plastic into the raw material to make new plastic. Production of the new facility would be targeted for the end of 2023.

Hellenic Fridge Recycling (HFR) is the first company in Greece to be awarded the international WEEELABEX certificate for the demanufacture of end-of-life refrigeration equipment.

The Supervisory Board of RWE Generation SE has appointed Roger Miesen as CEO and COO for another five years.


The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority has approved a supplement to the prospectus prepared for the combination of Outotec and the Metso Minerals Business.

Avery Dennison joins Sabic in its Trucircleinitiative, developing a recycled polypropylene (rPP) label facestock.

Trinseo has announced its collaboration with CEDAP to advance the implementation of recycled Polystyrene (PS) used in food packaging applications by utilizing chemically recycled PS to develop and test food grade recycled PS packaging.

Carbios has announced an exclusive partnership (Joint Development Agreement) with biological solutions company, Novozymes. This agreement secures the production of Carbios’ proprietary PET-degrading enzymes at both a demonstration level and an industrial scale.


OneCircle has announced two new collection partners in France, Le Plastique Français and Distributeur des Brasseurs Indépendants (DBI), who will collect, sort and compact KeyKegs ready for recycling and reuse in the manufacture of new KeyKegs.

Trinseo has announced its collaboration with Greiner Packaging to advance the implementation of recycled polystyrene (PS) used in packaging applications. The joint project aims to demonstrate the circularity of PS by utilizing recycled material to develop and test recycled PS packaging.

On 01.01.2020 Martin Stepper starts as Head of Business Unit Ferroalloys and Powder Metallurgy at Cronimet Holding Group.

Ineos Styrolution has been chosen joint winner of the ICIS Innovation Awards in the category “Innovation with Best Benefit for Environment and Sustainability”.

OPRL (the On-Pack Recycling Label Ltd) has appointed Professor Margaret Bates as its first full time Executive Director.

Ineos Styrolution and Agilyx have announced that they are advancing the development of a polystyrene (PS) chemical recycling facility in Channahon, Illinois. The facility will be capable of processing up to 100 tons per day of post-consumer polystyrene and converting it into a styrene product that will go into the manufacturing of new polystyrene products.

Andusia Hazchem Treatment has announced that they have signed a contract for supply of clinical waste to SWS (Special Waste System) in Denmark.

Ineos and Viridor have joined forces in a project that will produce a range of high-specification polymers with up to 50% or more post-consumer recycled content.

Ineos has opened its new advanced polymer Pilot Plant in Rosignano, Italy, to produce new plastics from increasingly higher levels of waste plastic.

Alan Hardy has been appointed as CFO for the Mick George Group. He is tasked with developing and delivering a long-term financial plan for the Group, while concurrently improving financial processes and systems.

Avery Dennison won the Environmental and Sustainability Award for its recycled PET (rPET) liner at the 2019 Label Industry Global Awards ceremony held in Brussels, Belgium.

Rope manufacturer Marlow announced the introduction of “Blue Ocean Dockline”, a rope made using 100% recycled plastic bottle yarn. The rope will be made available pre-spliced and on reels.