Pilot plant for PC recycling in the Netherlands / Disposal of PMMA sheet business signed and sealedTrinseo managers Pascal Lakeman (l., R&D), Francesca Reverberi (sustainability) and Han Hendriks (r., technology) with Jo-Annes de Bat, a representative of regional politics (Photo: Trinseo / Business Wire)In April 2023, Trinseo
(Berwyn, Pennsylvania, USA; www.trinseo.com
) inaugurated a pilot plant for the recycling of polycarbonate at its Terneuzen site in the Netherlands. According to the plastics company, the plant is to be dedicated to â??dissolution recyclingâ? â?? a physical process in which the polymers, using solvents, are extracted from PC-containing mixed waste from various industries, such as automotive or consumer electronics, and then recycled. No pre-treatment is necessary.
At the same time, Trinseo announced the completion of the sale of its PMMA sheet production in Mexico. For an undisclosed amount Plaskolite
(Columbus, Ohio, USA; www.plaskolite.com
) took over the plant in Matamoros
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