New TECHBLAK™ 85 black masterbatch series helps meet the evolving sustainability needs of the plastics industry
As plastics manufacturers seek more sustainable solutions to comply with global environmental and labeling standards, these formulations are specifically designed to help the industry lower its carbon footprint and increase the amount of recycled and secondary content in end products.
“While our formulated solutions have performed successfully in plastic applications for decades and continue to be a top choice for customers, we are always innovating to perfect and expand our portfolio consistent with the industry’s evolving needs,” explained
The new TECHBLAK™ 85 series includes formulations based on reclaimed carbons, postindustrial carbon black materials as well as recycled polymers tailored for compounding, injection molding and non-critical film applications for use in industrial, packaging and consumer markets.
“We are acting according to the principles of ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ where possible,” says Emmanuel Tarret, regional business director, EMEA and
Additionally, Cabot has joined more than 400 organizations around the world to advance a circular economy for plastics, as a signatory of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Initiative. Cabot also recently pledged its commitment to Operation Clean Sweep, an international program designed to help keep plastic out of the marine environment.
“The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment unites businesses, governments and others behind a clear vision of a circular economy for plastic. We are pleased Cabot is joining us, by setting concrete 2025 targets. Our vision is for a world where plastic never becomes waste or pollution. It will be a challenging journey, but by coming together we can eliminate the plastics we don’t need and innovate, so the plastics we do need can be safely and easily circulated – keeping them in the economy and out of the environment,” said Sander Defruyt, Lead of the New Plastics Economy initiative at the
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