Teknor Apex Developing TPE Made Using Waste Gum
from Plastics News
Materials producer Teknor Apex Co. has teamed up with a recycling firm to convert chewing gum waste into a raw material for thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) to make boots. Gumdrop Ltd., which specializes in the recycling of waste chewing gum, approached Geleen, Netherlands-based Teknor Apex while working on a program for reclaiming pre and post-consumer gum for use in its Gum-Tec compound.
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