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2019 International Olefin and Polyolefin Conference
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For the polyolefin industry, technology is central to its sustainability.  The 2019 IOPC Conference will address the technological advancements on three fronts: feedstock, polymerization, and fabricated products.     

This annual global conference is jointly organized by Townsend Solutions (TS) Houston, USA, and Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China (CIESC) Beijing, China.

 Implications for Polyolefin Resins
​​As plastic manufacturers move towards more sustainable packaging solutions, how is this poised to impact the use of polyolefin resins? 

Read Townsend's take in this edition of GPCA Insight Express.    

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Finnish renewable diesel manufacturer Neste is exploring ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil fuel refining and petrochemical feedstocks, meaning ultimately part of the plastic thus processed will be reborn as new virgin plastic.   Read More 
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Assessing the Impact of Sustainability Initiatives... Application by Application
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Homopolymers, Random Copolymers, Block Copolymers
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