Swiss Empa – Clothes recycling – “Consumers should ask critical questions”. Switzerland and the EU are pushing the reuse of raw materials. But despite the best efforts, the circular economy in the textile industry sometimes produces abstruse blossoms. After all, recycling can also harm the environment. Empa researcher Claudia Som dispels sustainability myths in an interview and tells consumers how to recognise black sheep. … More Swiss Empa – Clothes recycling – “Consumers should ask critical questions”
As blue as the sky: new Neopolen colour grade for transport boxes, toys and leisure products. BASF is now extending the colour range of its expanded polypropylene foam (EPP) Neopolen®. The new colour grade is characterized by a deep light blue and complements the existing range of four bright colors signal red, azure blue, dark green and sunny yellow, in which BASF’s EPP has been available to date. Neopolen® P 9435 LB (LB: light blue) offers the excellent material properties of the Neopolen® family. It is available at a density of ca. 35g/l. With this property profile, it is particularly suitable for toys and leisure products, transport containers in the catering and gastronomy sectors, dunnage trays in automotive production, and high-quality reusable packaging. … More As blue as the sky: new Neopolen colour grade for transport boxes, toys and leisure products
RadiciGroup reorients its know-how to a new production line for sustainable personal protective equipment. … More RadiciGroup reorients its know-how to a new production line for sustainable personal protective equipment
COVID hit to migration levels.
Migration flows to OECD countries declined significantly, with much of the progress in migrant integration achieved over the past decade wiped out in just one year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. … More COVID hit to migration levels
Third Quarter report of the Swiss EMS Group. The EMS Group, with its companies combined in the EMS-CHEMIE HOLDING AG and globally active in the business areas High Performance Polymers and Specialty Chemicals, increased net sales in the first nine months of 2021 to CHF 1,691 million (1,296) which is 30.5 % higher than previous year. Net sales in the third quarter were again higher than before the pandemic. … More Third Quarter report of the Swiss EMS Group
Taking On Tesla Comes at a Cost for GM. The Detroit car maker’s third-quarter results contained a warning that its EV-centric growth strategy will require substantial investments. … More Taking On Tesla Comes at a Cost for GM