Maip Group Announces New Sustainable Polymers for the European Automobile Market

Maip Group | April 28, 2022

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Maip Group, a prominent multinational plastics formulator and compound maker, announces breakthrough compounds for new resins in the automotive sector as part of multi-year strategic cooperation with Eastman. In addition, Maip Compounding, the group's manufacturing subsidiary, announces the launch of the CherbioTM series of molecular recycling products based on Eastman's molecular recycling technologies.

Maip Compounding has introduced a new line of ISCC Plus certified compounded polymers. The new Cherbio (Chemical recycling biobased) collection of products will feature an array of aesthetic and practical products specially developed to incorporate various colors and distinctive effects.

Cherbio T is a polyester renewal material based on Eastman's technology that contains up to 50% certified recycled content* from post-consumer and post-industrial waste streams. Compared to mechanically recovered plastics, it performs as well as virgin plastics.

Cherbio C contains up to 48% biobased material derived from sustainably managed forests. Additionally, Eastman's carbon renewal technique utilizes mixed waste plastics to add 20% to 40% certified recycled content, * resulting in a material that is both biobased and certified recycled.

Eastman has launched a series of investments in molecular recycling facilities to create new sustainable materials. The first facility is scheduled to open in Kingsport, Tennessee, in late 2022, while the second in France is expected to open in 2025.

Eastman's well-established molecular recycling technologies enable genuine circularity for difficult-to-recycle plastic trash traditionally burnt or disposed of in a landfill. With molecular recycling, this difficult-to-recycle trash is disassembled into its molecular building blocks and reassembled to create first-quality material with no performance degradation. Eastman's polyester renewal technology enables materials to have a potentially limitless value by reusing their life cycle after life cycle. Due to the inherent efficiency of the technology and the renewable energy sources accessible in France, materials can be manufactured with up to 80% less greenhouse gas emissions than traditional methods.
To learn more, visit MAIP SRL in Milan, Italy, May 3–6, at the GreenPlast exhibition and conference, PAD 14, Corsia D, Stand 41.


Welcome to our Power and Renewable Energy Market Review for 2018. During the last 12 months, these industries continue to operate in a climate of change; as Selwyn Parker of Petroleum Economist notes in the leading article of the Review, the world has embarked on “an epochal transition” away from hydrocarbonfuelled economic growth. A key driver of this transition is the imperative to meet the Paris Agreement goals of keeping global warming well below 2°C (relative to pre-industrial levels) and pursuing measures to keep the rise to 1.5°C.

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Welcome to our Power and Renewable Energy Market Review for 2018. During the last 12 months, these industries continue to operate in a climate of change; as Selwyn Parker of Petroleum Economist notes in the leading article of the Review, the world has embarked on “an epochal transition” away from hydrocarbonfuelled economic growth. A key driver of this transition is the imperative to meet the Paris Agreement goals of keeping global warming well below 2°C (relative to pre-industrial levels) and pursuing measures to keep the rise to 1.5°C.