France: Plastic Recycling Total Acquires Recycled Polypropylene Manufacturer Synova
Synova produces 20,000 tonnes of polypropylene annually which meets the highest quality standards of original equipment manufacturers and automakers from recycled plastics.
Paris/France – Total has recently announced that it has acquired Synova, a French leader in manufacturing high-performance recycled polypropylene for the automotive sector. Synova produces 20,000 tonnes per year of polypropylene that meets the highest quality standards of original equipment manufacturers and automakers from recycled plastics.
Combining Synova’s recycling expertise and Total’s polymers know-how will increase the supply of recycled polypropylene for automotive applications that deliver the same performance as virgin polymers.
“By contributing to the lighter weight of vehicles, plastics improve their energy efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions. Producing them from recycled materials will also meet the challenge of managing their end of life,” explained Bernard Pinatel, President Refining & Chemicals, Total.