Nippon Steel will launch plastic recycling business in 2002. The company will establish a comprehensive research institute in Kisarazu City, Chiba Prefecture, with an annual processing capacity of about 1,000 tons, centering on the flame-retardant polystyrene (PS) with a high market share of the company and using compounding technology to regenerate into plastics. Experimental factory. In addition to the chemical regeneration of waste plastics at Junjin Iron Works jointly with Nippon Steel, the company also researched the recycling business of foamed PS buoys.
The company has long been engaged in the research and development of plastics recycling of waste plastics. Because of its technological clues, and the implementation of the home appliance recycling and reproduction law, the social requirements are rising, the company has decided to make a business, and will occupy the company's possession of home appliances. The rate of fire-retardant PS is the center. Using the compounding technology, the physical properties of the waste plastic are restored to the original state, and the plastic particles are recycled.