The world‘s population is on a constant rise, the prices of raw materials vary and the requirement of sustainability is manifesting in societies. Due to these facts, the plastics industry is faced with new challenges today. In order to provide access to polymer materials for future generations, recycled contents must be significantly increased in the products. The decisive factor for the increased acceptance of reyclates as raw materials is their quality and their actual feasibility. The trend is unambiguous: global manufacturers of brand products are using high-quality recyclates in their products today. As a result, recycling enterprises are increasingly assuming the role of material producer.
The full article was published in "Kunststoffe international" 5/2016