The standards cell "Circular economy and durability" is at the service of all companies having a direct interest in developments in the field of recycled polymers, including a broad spectrum of companies:

plastic converting companies

  • producers of plastic articles: melt processing of polymers (extrusion, injection moulding, compression moulding...)
  • producers of compounds

textile companies

  • production of masterbatches
  • fibre and yarn extrusion
  • coating

producers of composites

  • processing of reinforcing fibres with resins of thermoplastic polymers
  • recycling companies
  • collection of (separate) wastes
  • separation, purification
  • shredding, grounding, compounding
  • incineration

chemical companies

  • producers of polymers and additives for compounding and polymer processing, glueing, coating

technology companies for machinery (re-)engineering

  • polymer processing (extrusion machines, presses…)
  • mould construction, tooling (filtres, …)
  • waste seperation technology

designers and engineering offices

  • product design optimisation in view of their dismantling and/or recycling

users of polymer-based products

  • automotive, civil engineering, road construction, agriculture, food, non-food, medical sector, manufacturing sector...

Note: The French Triman regulation, that entered into force on 1 January 2015, requires that producers, importers and distributors of recyclable products that are sold in France, inform the consumers about the necessity of differentiated waste collection. This is depicted by the collective Triman pictogram.

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