American Chemistry Council recognizes innovative, clean technology
company for pioneering technology
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Entropex, a market leader in plastics
recycling, was presented with the 2013 Innovation in Plastics Recycling
Award from the American Chemistry Council at its annual gala in
The event honours outstanding North American companies that develop new
technologies, products and initiatives using post-consumer recycled
plastics. Entropex was recognized for its pioneering technology, and
its positive influence in the plastics recycling market.
"We are grateful and humbled to receive this prestigious award from the
American Chemistry Council," said Entropex President Keith Bechard. "At
Entropex, we pride ourselves on innovation that expands the industry,
creates jobs and addresses the public interest in mixed-rigid plastics.
We greatly appreciate the recognition of the ACC."
A Entropex has successfully developed IP, and commercialized the
RigidReclaim™ process integrating plastics sorting, cleaning,
processing and upgrading for mixed-rigid post-consumer plastics.
The commercialization of RigidReclaim has generated remarkable results
-- recovering 55,000 tons of plastic that would otherwise end up in a
landfill each year. It also addresses the public need to recover
non-bottle rigid plastics, and provides a new stream of recycle resin
for the American and Canadian industry.
The resins recovered by Entropex are intended for use in US consumer
products and packaging. The company has been able to displace prime
resin applications with highly pure HDPE, PP, PET, and other recycle
Entropex is a privately-owned Canadian Company involved in the
reprocessing of post industrial and post consumer plastics. Since 1978,
Entropex has been a leader in the development of market specific
recycled plastics for a variety of consumer and industrial
applications. Entropex is currently ranked the 8th largest post
consumer recycler and the 18th largest Plastic Recycler in North
America. Its 180,000-square-foot plastic recovery facility and
warehouse complex is located in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. For more
information, please visit http://www.entropex.com.
The mission of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) is to deliver
business value through exceptional advocacy, using best-in-class member
performance, political engagement, communications and scientific
ACC is America's oldest trade association of its kind, representing
companies engaged in the business of chemistry—an innovative,
$770-billion enterprise that is helping solve the biggest challenges
facing our nation and the world.
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