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Olympic Games: Polymers back in the game
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Olympic Games: Polymers back in the game

With little or no crowds, the Tokyo Olympic Games will not go down in history as being the most festive games. However, for the athletes the most important thing will always be performance and records...
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  • A miraculous catch with plastics!
    Daily life 4 min

    A miraculous catch with plastics!

    The recent popularity of recreational fishing has brought with it a thorough overhaul of equipment in which plastics are widely used....

  • Plastics at the heart of the networks
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastics at the heart of the networks

    For more than fifty years, plastic materials have provided exemplary support for the extension and replacement of drinking water distribution networks....

  • A fiery temper for polymers
    Daily life 5 min

    A fiery temper for polymers

    It is commonly believed that plastics and high temperatures do not go well together! These beliefs are often misleading and unfair to the material: in fact, some polymers love the heat, to the delight...

  • Polymers take centre stage
    Daily life 3 min

    Polymers take centre stage

    Champions of design and mobility, plastics bend to all the whims of event organisers aiming to captivate an increasingly demanding public....

  • Polymers help pets and other creatures
    Daily life 5 min

    Polymers help pets and other creatures

    The animal cause has been heard, as evidenced by the many countries who have integrated it into their legislative arsenal. Animal welfare is almost second nature to plastics, so much so that they even...

  • Plastics: from floor to ceiling
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastics: from floor to ceiling

    Praised for their durability and ease of maintenance, vinyl coverings have long been confined to public spaces. As their design and quality have evolved, they have ended up in much more prestigious sp...

  • Breaking through barriers of the impossible
    Daily life 4 min

    Breaking through barriers of the impossible

    Is disability the end of everything? No, and some even use it as a pretext to go further by trying out new, usually sportive, disciplines commonly reserved for able-bodied people....

  • Single use plastic products : more useful than futile!
    Daily life 4 min

    Single use plastic products : more useful than futile!

    Plastics drive the success of single use products thanks to their high technical performance and low manufacturing costs. The trend has however been decried, except for professional uses where safety ...

  • Plastics pave the way
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastics pave the way

    Cars, along with other modes of transport, are at the forefront of the fight against CO2 emissions and over-consumption of fossil energy. There is only one solution to the problem: lighter vehicles. A...

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