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QCP contributing in closing the plastics loop at the European Conference on Plastics

Posted on: 15 November 2016

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The European Conference on Plastics is being organised by parties working together in the Dutch Plastic Value Chain Agreement in close cooperation with the European Commission. The Conference provides a unique opportunity to share your expertise and experiences, and to overcome barriers to circular businesses in a collaborative way. The output of the conference will contribute to the development […]

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Dutch Design Week – QCP contributes to “Products that flow” session

Posted on: 9 November 2016

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CIRCO highlights the role of design in a circular economy. THURSDAY 27 OCTOBER – 10:00-17:00  | CIRCULAR ECONOMY | RESEARCH THROUGH DESIGN At DRIVE, part of the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven, CIRCO addressed prominent challenges for designers by answering questions like how to create user acceptance for circular products? In the breakout session about “Products that flow” Siem Hafmans […]

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QCP™ resins not only REACH compliant but much more….

Posted on: 26 October 2016

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QCP goes further than providing an MSDS for all its products and ensuring that products are classified, labeled and packed according to CLP. The requirements for recyclers to comply with REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of CHemicals) are limited to providing Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and complying with ECHA’s CLP (Classification, Labelling and Packaging of chemicals). Therefore, […]

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Houweling Group developed 100% QCP™ HDPE-based trigger bottle

Posted on: 18 July 2016

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The Houweling Group is closing the loop using QCP™ HDPE to increase the sustainability of Interflon’s LUBE TF dry film lubricant. Houweling Verpakkingen developed for Interflon, a producer of specialized lubricants, a 100% Post-Consumer Recycled based bottle using QCP™ HDPE. Virgin HDPE was replaced by the QCP™ EXPE 851B – 0100 (dark version) to produce the black 1 Liter trigger bottle. […]

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SUEZ Recycling Tour visiting QCP

Posted on: 30 June 2016

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Thursday June 30 SUEZ organized, together with the value chain partner, a recycling tour to show their business relations how packaging waste (e.g. plastic, metal, “tetra” bricks) is being transformed into high quality raw materials. Cooperation, innovation and responsibility are needed to achieve a circular economy. SUEZ partners QCP, CEDO, Van Houtum and Hedra are key […]

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Latest report “The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the future of plastics” launched

Posted on: 19 January 2016

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New report offers blueprint to design a circular future for plastics Applying circular economy principles to global plastic packaging flows could transform the plastics economy and drastically reduce negative externalities such as leakage into oceans, according to the Foundation’s latest report produced in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, with analytical support from McKinsey & Company. The […]

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HDPE Bottles – Going for 100% circularity

Posted on: 13 December 2015

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One of the known issues using recycled content in extrusion blow moulded bottles is the bottom seal integrity. This is the reason that often no more than 25% of recycled material can be used. During our pre-marketing phase earlier this year we carried out several blow moulding trials at moulders, using 100% experimental HDPE based on post-consumer […]

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QCP successfully implemented SAP for its new circular polymer business

Posted on: 24 August 2015

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QCP has gone live with SAP Best Practice for Chemicals and thereby achieved another milestone towards the start-up of its circular polymer plant later this year. The plant is being built at the Chemelot site in the Netherlands. Based on the best practices from the chemical industry, QCP designed and realized its business processes, tuned […]

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Huub Meessen speaker at the opening seminar of the French-Dutch Economic Year

Posted on: 8 July 2015

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Huub Meessen presented QCP at the opening seminar of the French-Dutch Economic Year. The event took place July 3, 2015 in the Beatrix Theater, in Utrecht, the Netherlands.   The seminar “Partnering up for industrial growth” was the kick off event of the The French-Dutch Economic Year that runs from July 2015 until June 2016. […]

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HDPE Bottles – The first of many…..

Posted on: 7 May 2015

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On April 29 QCP successfully moulded its first HDPE bottles at the renowned Extrusion Blow Molding and Die-Head specialist W. Müller GmbH in Troisdorf, Germany (www.w-mueller-gmbh.de/). The corporation of W. Müller GmbH clearly shows the commitment of this technology leader towards a more circular economy! 1 litre bottles (see photo) were produced using W. Müller’s […]

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