Braskem



Braskem is the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas, the world’s leading biopolymers producer – manufacturing green polyethylene from sugarcane ethanol –, and the largest producer of polypropylene in the United States. Being the pioneer in the development of polyethylene made from sugar cane ethanol, a 100% renewable raw material, Braskem is committed to sustainability through innovation.

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Press Piece
Dec 2017

The companies will invest in the construction of a demonstration plant in Denmark.

 

 

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Press Piece
Dec 2017

Braskem's management and investments in the sustainability area were once again recognized by the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Program), a non-profit organization that selects the best publicly traded companies in the world in relation to the management of greenhouse gases, water consumption and forest use. The company will once again integrate the...

News & Views
Dec 2017

Thermoplastics resin producer Braskem has been keeping busy, entering into a series of new partnerships to make bio-based packaging the mainstream choice for the personal care and consumer goods...

Press Piece
Nov 2017

Braskem is again included in BM...

Press Piece
Nov 2017

Braskem, the Americas’ leading producer of thermoplastic resins, and Danish-based Haldor Topsoe, a world leader in catalysts and surface science, have signed a technological cooperation agreement to develop a pioneering route to produce monoethylene glycol (MEG) from sugar. The agreement calls for the construction of a demonstration plant in...

Press Piece
Oct 2017

Braskem's Green Plastic will be used for the first time in packages of refined sugar in Brazil. The pioneer in the use will be Caravelas Sugar, one of the country's most important companies in this segment. The 100% renewable raw material will be applied in the packaging of refined sugar and glass. The products will be available for sale as of...

News & Views
Oct 2017

Global environmental disclosure platform CDP has released the results of its annual tracker of how the largest, most environmentally impactful companies are responding to climate change. ...

Press Piece
Oct 2017

After the arrival in space of I’m greenTM plastic for the 3D printing of tools, astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) now may start using, by 2018, a recycler of plastic objects and packaging that would improve the autonomy and sustainability of future missions beyond our planet.

The initiative represents an expansion of...

Press Piece
Sep 2017

Braskem, the largest producer of biopolymers in the world, today announces that Buhbli Organics, together with Peel Plastics, will be utilizing Braskem's I'm greenTM bio-based Polyethylene in their Himalayan Bath Salts pouch. Buhbli Organics bath salts are now available in over 1,000 Walmart stores in the U.S. in the Naturals section of the...

News & Views
Sep 2017

Sustainability consulting group Quantis, in conjunction with a pre-competitive consortium of over 40 private companies, NGOs, governments and scientific institutions, has released the ...

Press Piece
Sep 2017

Braskem, the largest producer of biopolymers in the world, today announces that Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. has launched its new Earthborn Holistic® VentureTM brand pet food line offering sustainable packaging produced by Peel Plastics Products Ltd., utilizing Braskem's I'm Green bio based Polyethylene (PE). Peel Plastics manufactures the new...

Library
Jul 2017

Joe Janowski, Commercial Manager of Bio-Based Polyethylene, discusses a future of collaboration in rethinking the uses of plastics.

Joe Jankowski, Commercial Manager, Bio-Based Polyethylene

News & Views
Jun 2017

A new partnership between Braskem, the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas and a leading biopolymers producer, Sealed Air Corporation, a...

Press Piece
May 2017
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I'm GreenTM Polyethylene (PE) bio-based resin provides a more sustainable approach to a great night's sleep with new carbon reducing material...

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