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European PVC industry meets ten-year targets on sustainable development and looks to the future with optimism

The European PVC industry today released the final Progress Report on Vinyl 2010 – the ten year voluntary commitment launched in 2000 to enhance the sustainable production and use of PVC. The report highlights the huge advances made by the industry over the past decade in waste management, innovative recycling technologies, stakeholder engagement and responsible use of additives.

 

Brighton, …

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REACH Workable Solution for PVC Recyclers

Vinyl 2010, the European Plastics Converters (EuPC), the European Plastics Recyclers (EuPR) and PlasticsEurope and have officially launched the Safety Datasheets for Recyclates project (in short SDS-R).



The background is the European chemical legislation REACH that requires an information exchange between producers and users of plastic materials. Due to their particular position in the supply chain…

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PVC sustainability tool to guide industry in minimizing environmental impact

A new PVC sustainability tool which aims to help the producers of PVC products to reduce their environmental footprint has been launched.

Brussels, 03 May 2010 - The sustainability software, which is available online for free at http://www.ccalc.org.uk/, assesses the environmental and economic sustainability of PVC products and processes, enabling industry specialists and non-specialists to quick…

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5th Global Chlor Vinyl Markets conference, meeting in Istanbul, will spotlight bright spots in global PVC markets.

With the revival of the global economy, led by Asia, the future of PVC looks positive despite volatilities in demand across regions & applications. CMT's 5th Global Chlor Vinyls Markets conference on 10-11 June 2010 in Istanbul-TURKEY feature bright spots in the global PVC sector in a round up of key trends & technological innovations.

With Asian led revival of global economy the prospects for PV…

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Future Developments in PVC Formulation discussed at PVC formulation conference in Germany

PVC recipes are currently evolving to take into account legislation against the use of heavy metal stabilisers worldwide, trends in flame retardants and the controversies over the use of some phthalate plasticisers. AMI brought together some of the top experts in this field to a global conference on PVC Formulation, which took place in Cologne in March 2010.

Jon Nash of AMI Consulting reviewed th…

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