CuRe Technology BV is a cooperation between Morssinkhof Plastics and Cumapol, with strategic partners DSM-Niaga, DuFor Polyester Specialties and NHL Stenden University of Applied Science. Together, the CuRe consortium offers high-level expertise in the recycled polyester manufacturing, waste preparation and material science sectors.
With eleven plants throughout Europe, the Morssinkhof Group is one of the leading partners in the field of recycling plastics. Morssinkhof offers total solutions plastic scrap and waste flows, using divers mechanical recycling methods to render the utilization of high quality recycled raw materials a possibility.
“The optimum utilisation of raw materials is an increasingly large challenge being faced by today’s society” says Mark Ruesink, Innovation Director rPET of the Morssinkhof Group. “We are proud to announce that additional to our already successful Mopet® process we now take our next step with CuRe. This will allow us to reduce the polyester waste mountain even more than today possible.”Visit website
Cumapol provides recycling solutions for post-consumer and post-industrial polyesters. Our services contain: Regranulation, Compounding, Crystallization and Solid State Polymerization. We can process both virgin as well as recycled polyesters.
Marco Brons, Technical Director of Cumapol: “We are very excited to have other companies invest in our expertise and co-develop the future of polyester upcycling. Since the plant will be installed in the Cumapol premises in Emmen, we will increase our capacity by another 25 kilotons. With that we also want to prove to the world the possibilities of large scale production of our CuRe Technology.”Visit website
DSM-Niaga has the mission to redesign everyday products from the ground up. The aim is to make products fully recyclable in an easy and affordable way, without compromising on quality or price.
“This partnership fits our strategy to take responsibility beyond the product design for recyclability.” According to Kelly Hall, Managing Director of DSM-Niaga. “DSM-Niaga is dedicated to contributing in key technology developments that further enhances the opportunities of local polyester recycling on a global scale.”Visit website
DuFor offers customized virgin and recycled polyester raw materials combined with a high level of technical support. Using over 40 years of experience in polymer development and processing in a variety of markets and applications, DuFor is able to translate the customers’ requirements into the recipe of the polymer needed. Typical applications for our specialty polyesters are both rigid and flexible packaging, strapping, monofilaments, fibers and other high demanding technical applications.Visit website
The Circular Plastics professor of applied sciences carries out applied research into closing the plastics recycling process. That is the strength of NHL Stenden: in a rapidly changing world, our people make the impossible possible. Visit website