Panhandle Converter Recycling (PCR) has appointed Lyle A. Peluso Jr. as the new president, and launched a new brand called Urban Mining.
Saint-Gobain and Central Glass Co., Ltd. have signed an agreement to create a joint venture in Indonesia that will specialize in automotive glass. A plant will be built east of Jakarta to meet the Indonesian automotive market’s rapid growth. The new facility is scheduled to come on stream in 2016 and will have an annual production capacity of 500,000 windshields. The agreement is subject to the approval of the anti-trust authorities.
Saint-Gobain and Central Glass have been working jointly in the field of automotive glass since 2002 in Japan, and 2012 in China. The investment in Indonesia marks a milestone for Saint-Gobain’s growth strategy in Asia and emerging countries.
Published in the October 2014 Edition of American Recycler News
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Volkswagen Group of America with the regional 2014 EPA Rain Catcher Award in the Commercial Category for the Chattanooga, Tennessee Assembly Plant.
LyondellBasell plans to build a world scale PO/TBA plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast with an annual capacity of 900 million lbs. of propylene oxide (PO) and 2 billion lbs. of tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) and its derivatives.