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Swedish additives manufacturer secures patent for Reactive Recycling technology

Swedish additives manufacturer secures patent for Reactive Recycling technologyNexam Chemical (Lomma, Sweden; said it has received a patent for its Reactive Recycling technology in Sweden, meaning that companies can improve the process properties of recycled polypropylene. The firm said patent application process for other territories was â??ongoingâ?.
Companies in Sweden can now improve the process properties of recycled polypropylene through the technology (Photo: PantherMedia/albertobrian)
Nexam said that by adding its Reactive Recycling solution â??after the mechanical recycling process, it would be possible to upcycle waste plastics and enable a larger proportion of recycled plastic or applications that otherwise werenâ??t possible with the current qualityâ?.
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Christer Svanberg, Nexam Chemicalâ??s chief technology officer, said, â??It is an important step towards a more circular economy and opens up completely new market areas for us. The patent proves our innovative ability to constantly develop new solutions so that the manufacturing industry can improve its sustainability.â?
Nexam launched the Reactive Recycling technology in March 2021, calling it a solution to one of todayâ??s challenges and will strengthen our position as a supplier of innovations and technologies for a more sustainable plastics industry.â?24.07.2023 [253279-0]

Publication date: 24/07/2023


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