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Biomass PP from Mitsui Chemicals Subsidiary Adopted for Kuma Kengo-designed Tableware

Biomass polypropylene by Mitsui Chemicals’ subsidiary Prime Polymer has been adopted for tableware designed by Kengo Kuma. Mitsui Chemicals has been expanding the use of derivatives (biomass chemicals and biomass plastics) made from biomass naphtha under the Beplayer brand. This time, in a joint project with hide kasuga 1896 that the company is also participating in, the environmentally conscious brand...

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Mitsui Chemicals to Produce Chemical Recycled Polyethylene Derived from Waste Plastic

Mitsui Chemicals has concluded a basic purchase agreement with Shell Eastern Petroleum regarding the procurement of ethylene derived from waste plastics. Following this agreement, Prime Evolue Singapore, a subsidiary of Mitsui Chemicals group company Prime Polymer, will begin efforts to produce chemical-recycled polyethylene derived from waste plastics. Shell’s waste plastic-derived ethylene has obtained ISCC Plus Certification (International Sustainability and Carbon...

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Mitsui Chemicals, Prime Polymer Acquire Certification for Sustainable Products

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) and Prime Polymer Co. Ltd. have acquired ISCC Plus certification – an international certification system for sustainable products – for a number of products manufactured at their Osaka Works in Takaishi, Osaka Prefecture. The result of this is that from the second half of fiscal 2021, Mitsui Chemicals and Prime Polymer will use a mass balance...

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Mitsui Chemicals, Prime Polymer Open Their First PP Compounding Plant in Europe

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) and Prime Polymer Co. Ltd. announced on June 11 that they have begun business operations at Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites Europe BV (ACE), a joint venture that also includes Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (TYO:8031). Located within Chemelot Industrial Park in the Netherlands, ACE is the Mitsui Chemicals Group’s first polypropylene (PP) compounding plant in Europe. The...

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Mitsui Chemicals to Launch Cooperative Logistics Network for Chemicals

Chemical company and synthetic rubber manufacturer Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) is launching this autumn a cooperative logistics network for small-quantity chemical products. The network will be comprised of several companies that operate factories across Tokyo, Yokohama and Chiba prefecture. With a shortage of truck drivers continuing to worsen, the network aims to stabilize long-distance shipping for small-quantity chemical products such as...

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