Plastinum Polymer Technologies B.V., the municipality of Emmen, N.V. NOM and Emmtec Services B.V. held a joint press conference to announce that Plastinum has opened a new production line for the recycling of post consumer mixed plastic household waste. The opening will generate production capacity of 10,000 tonnes per year, creating roughly 25 direct and 20 indirect new jobs.
Plastinum has been based at the Emmtec Industrial and Business Park in Emmen since the end of 2006 and has been working on the development of a revolutionary new technology to produce a new product from mixed household plastic waste. Its newly developed technology "Blendymer produces "Infinymer, a new thermoplastic material. Plastic waste can now be fully recycled and no longer needs to be landfilled or incinerated.