Plastics can be recycled to more than 60% by 2020

imagePlastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) released a study showing that plastics can potentially reach a much higher recycling rate: a plastics recycling target of 62% is achievable by 2020.

“This study, commissioned to Bio Intelligence Service, aims to put forward the most suitable scenario in order to further improve the sustainability of plastics via recycling in Europe in the period to 2020. Enhancing plastics recycling will save scarce resources, create jobs and reduce environmental impacts” said Ton Emans, PRE President.

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EDI has acquired Premier Dies

The Chippewa Falls (Wisconsin, USA) flat dies makers join forces. Extrusion Dies Industries LLC, a specialist in flat dies and extrusion coating dies, has acquired Premier Dies Corp., a specialist in slot dies for extrusion coating, flat dies for cast film and sheet, dies for blown film, feedblocks for coextrusion and dies for compounding and pelltetizing.
"The combination of EDI’s global distribution and Premier’s technology will help the company gain new business in existing and emerging markets", said Gary Edwards EDI’s CEO.