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Plastics Industry Sees Sustainable Start in an Ohio Plant

Plastics Industry Sees Sustainable Start in an Ohio Plant

In Akron, Ohio, situated amid industrial buildings and auto service centers, is a small oasis of polished steel and nonslip scaffolding. The proprietors of this new facility hope it’s the future of the plastics industry. The facility, a pyrolysis plant run by Alterra,...
Ravago Buys Stake in Advanced Recycler Alterra

Ravago Buys Stake in Advanced Recycler Alterra

Luxembourg-based materials firm Ravago has purchased an equity stake in advanced recycling technology firm Alterra. Ravago’s roots in mechanical recycling date to 1961, but the stake in Alterra builds on that, CEO Theo Roussis said in a news release. As a strategic...
Inside at… Alterra

Inside at… Alterra

“The world needs to have a solution for every type of plastic,” said Fred Schmuck, CEO of advanced recycling company, Alterra. It’s not an either-or situation, he stressed. “People need to realise that the solution we have is complementary to mechanical recycling. But...