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Digital transformation as an opportunity for the plastics industry. Our CEO Dr. Stefan Girschik speaks about the opportunities of digitalization in the polymer industry.

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International research project on PVC recycling

Together with our partners REHAU Industries and Kem One, we are actively committed to a strong recycling economy. In a joint research project, Meraxis is supporting the development of a new recycling method that can be used to remove heavy metals such as lead from PVC recycled materials.

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Precise recycled material data at a glance

Precise material data is crucial for the plastics converting industry – especially for recycled materials. This is because, unlike new materials, the composition of recycled materials naturally varies as the materials come from different sources. The new Recycling Hub from Meraxis records technical data for every batch of material: digitally and transparently.

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Green insight: Our first sustainability report is online

Our first sustainability report summarizes how we at Meraxis understand ecological responsibility, a sustainable economy, and social commitment. In particular, we highlight the specific measures we are taking to become more sustainable.

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Heavy metals-free PVC post-consumer recyclate.

International industrial project researches pioneering technology as part of a feasibility study. The polymer industry is giving further innovations in order to solve the next challenges to close the loop of the PVC circular economy. In a transnational project, French chemical company Kem One, Swiss plastics distributor Meraxis and German-based polymers specialist REHAU are working on extracting heavy metals like lead from PVC recyclate. The project is in an early research phase and results could make the raw material even more sustainable. In addition, the extracted heavy metals could be returned to the supply chain cycle.

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New EU regulation: «Recyclates market on the brink of change»

Polymer converters will face new regulations in the coming years. One example is the proposal to regulate packaging and packaging waste, which the European Council published in November 2023. In this interview, our recycling expert Elmar Schröter explains how companies can prepare for this new regulation and how Meraxis can support them.

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Companies Partner to Get the Lead Out of PVC Recyclate

A transnational partnership pools resources to develop scalable technology to extract heavy metals from recycled PVC and further the circular economy for both materials.

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Meraxis and Fortum Cooperate in Europe-Wide Distribution of Recyclates

The Swiss trading group Meraxis and the Finnish company Fortum Recycling & Waste (Fortum) are deepening their existing cooperation with a strategic partnership.

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Greater carbon footprint transparency: Meraxis and REHAU Industries launch a joint BMWK-funded project

Meraxis Services GmbH and REHAU Industries, along with three other partners, have received funding for their ‘CO2ptiMat’ project from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). The aim of CO2ptiMat is to develop a digital solution that allows plastics processing companies to determine and optimize the actual carbon footprint of their own production.

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New in the Meraxis portfolio: High-quality regranulates from RC Plast

With RC Plast, Meraxis has found another strong partner for recycled materials: With immediate effect, we will begin distributing selected high-quality regranulates from the Danish manufacturer in Europe. The portfolio includes unfilled polypropylene (R-PP) made from recycled fibers for technical applications.

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Meraxis completes acquisition of the French Fournier Polymers group

The Swiss polymer distributor Meraxis has successfully completed its acquisition of the French Fournier Polymers group. In the run-up to the closing in Madrid, the responsible authorities had issued all the necessary approvals and clearance following an antitrust review. The corresponding purchase agreement had been signed in September 2022.

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Meraxis and Rialti enter strategic partnership

Swiss trading group Meraxis and Rialti, a European producer of polypropylene compounds, have entered into a strategic partnership. Meraxis will market Rialti's high-quality compounds and recompounds in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Together, the two companies will also aim to further advance the development and production of customer-specific recompounds.

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