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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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May 2018

Neutrox, a brand specializing in hair moisturization, believes that good things in life, such as practicing outdoor sports or being in touch with nature, deserve to be valued more and more. Proof of this is the fact that the brand is one of the sponsors of women's surfing, which depends directly on nature, becoming increasingly aware and...

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May 2018

Three new goals to enhance the circular economy for plastics and reduce packaging waste have been...

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Apr 2018

Braskem (B3: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas and the worldwide leader in bio-polymers, announced today a new "closed-loop" plastic recycling partnership with Mural Arts...

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Apr 2018

Braskem, the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas and the worldwide leader in bio-polymers, announced today its expanded focus on the research, development and commercialization of chemicals and materials sourced from renewable feedstocks. Braskem started a new operation in Boston focused on leveraging groundbreaking...

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Apr 2018

Braskem and Embalixo, Brazil's leader in the production of waste bags, in partnership with Pão de Açúcar, one of the leading retailers and pioneers in the collection of post-consumer materials, will be producing new garbage bags using plastic materials discarded by customers at the Pão de Açúcar Recycling Stations Unilever and industrial sacks...

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Apr 2018

In order to promote initiatives for the recycling of plastic waste through its Wecycle platform, Braskem has joined Condor, a manufacturer of materials for real estate painting and other products, to develop the "Special Sustainable Kit" for paintings, using post-consumer plastic.

This is the first product deriving from the reuse of...

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Mar 2018

Braskem, the world's largest biopolymer producer, will supply the LEGO Group with its I'm greenT polyethylene, a globally certified plastic made from sugarcane. Already...

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Mar 2018

SÃO PAULO, March 19, 2018  - To contribute to the...

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Dec 2017

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

 

 

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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...

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Nov 2017

Braskem is again included in BM...

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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...

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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...