The world of PET is changing!

Thursday 30 September 2021
The “beverage” giants play a major role on the PET market and they are currently moving to stock up on post-consumer recycled material. As a matter of fact the EU Directive 2019/904, known as the SUP directive, requires at least 25% of rPET to be used in bottle production by 2025, and at least 30% [...]

Is the ABS supply gone for good?

Wednesday 29 September 2021
Unforeseeable growth in sanitary, furniture and the recreational vehicle sector has created unprecedented material demand. Buyers are working overtime to meet the heavy production schedule needed to fulfill the increase in customer demand. Planning departments are having to adjust their production plan daily to match the high record sales that are being forecast. It is [...]

ILPA Group will open the new logistics center in the summer of 2021

Wednesday 4 August 2021
ILPA Group has always focused on the continuous improvement of performance and technological advancement. With this in mind, the new Ilip storage and distribution center was designed and is being completed. The opening of this structure will make it possible to concentrate the material currently located in five different facilities in a single logistics hub. [...]

MP3 renewed its collaborations with Universities and Specialized Laboratories

Wednesday 28 July 2021
MP3 has always focused on the continuous improvement of its products through significant investments in Research and Development. The many collaborative relationships established with leading companies at the national level in training and research have a crucial role in this corporate strategy. CSI The collaboration between MP3 and the CSI laboratory in Milan, specializing in [...]

Luigi Garavaglia is the new president of PET Sheet Europe

Thursday 22 July 2021
The new Board of PET Sheet Europe (PSE) was elected on 21 March. On this occasion, Luigi Garavaglia, Quality Assurance - R&D Manager of the ILPA Group, was called to cover the position of President, a source of pride for the whole Group. PSE brings together manufacturers of PET rolls and sheets. It was born [...]

New 2021 ABS/PMMA sheets

Tuesday 11 May 2021
A new line of matt and satin ABS / PMMA sheets The new range of MATT SATIN ABS / PMMA sheets developed by MP3's R&D arrives on the market. The innovative technologies of the new HOE (Hight Outlook Experience) plate extrusion line were used for its manufacturing. The sheets feature a very fashionable opaque aesthetic [...]

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of MP3 versus the “Greenwashing” phenomenon

Thursday 18 February 2021
We live in a society that is becoming more and more aware of the environment: many people avoid buying products from companies that damage our environment and our health, so firms are looking for different communication strategies and formulas to transmit their corporate social responsibility to the public. These formulas are often only communicative and [...]

New developments and applications in Food Packaging: Dairy PET

Wednesday 30 September 2020

European regulations and market demands are leading to a selection of plastics that can partially eliminate the use of some resins that are currently the majority in some applications. This is the case with the packaging of dairy desserts and yoghurts. There are already some countries where, by agreement between retailers, PS is being eliminated and replaced by A-PET with a percentage of recycled material in its composition.


What is happening in the world of food packaging?

Wednesday 30 September 2020

Food packaging: a news scenario for the rPET closed loop. Developing other ways to recycling, such as PET Tray-to-tray.


VISTACRYL: the new range of transparent PMMA sheets

Thursday 2 July 2020

VISTACRYL is the new range of transparent PMMA sheets for flat or thermoforming processing with great technical characteristics and excellent performance, the result of MP3 research and development.