Posts Tagged ‘ Arkema ’

Arkema Receives Society of Plastics Engineer’s GPEC Environmental Award

Mar 13th, 2014

Arkema has received the Chairman’s Award from the Plastics Environmental Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers. Arkema has been recognized for environmental leadership and excellence for the development of its Biostrength® impact modifiers, which it says improves a broad range of properties in polylactic acid (PLA), which is derived from renewable resources such as [...]

U.S. Manufacturers Save $1 Billion, 11 Million Tons of CO2 Through Energy Efficiency Investments

Sep 30th, 2013

PPG has float glass operations in Carlisle, Pa., Mt. Zion, Ill., Wichita Falls, Texas, and Fresno, Calif.

PPG Industries, Eastman Chemical Co., Saint-Gobain Corp. and Ingersoll Rand were among the more than 120 manufacturers recognized last week by the Department of Energy (DOE) for making wise investments that reduced energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions while improving their bottom lines. Through the DOE’s “Better Buildings, Better Plants” program, which is a key [...]

AMI Report Says PVC is Going Green

May 31st, 2012

The PVC industry met in Dusseldorf, Germany, in March 2012 at the Applied Market Information (AMI) Ltd.’s PVC Formulation 2012 conference to discuss the market trends and the latest recipes to improve the environmental performance of vinyl compounds. According to the report, VinylPlus, a European PVC industry organization, is driving many of the environmental initiatives [...]