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What European packaging trends are brewing in PET

Petainer has the main packaging trends for 2016 sussed - sustainability, sustainability, sustainability - and Nigel Pritchard, CEO, believes PET brings the solutions the brewing side of the market has been looking for. more »

Feb 11, 2016 4:27 PM blog

New Czech plant 'progressing as planned' says Milacron

Milacron's new plant in the Czech Republic is progressing as planned, with the €15 million investment adding clout to Milacron's Uniloy blow moulding operations in Europe. more »

Feb 11, 2016 11:47 AM industry

Jaws-dropping

A microscopic pattern mimicking a shark's skin has the power to inhibit bacterial growth. EPPM quizzed Sharklet Technologies to learn more about how this breakthrough could transform medical plastics. more »

Feb 11, 2016 10:48 AM materials

Rodolfo Comerio gets stuck into massive calendering project

Even at 137 years old, Rodolfo Comerio is not going to rest on its laurels, as the north-Italian company has taken on the world's biggest calendering line project. more »

Feb 10, 2016 4:33 PM machinery

KraussMaffei appoints Nadine Buhmann to injection moulding machine sales top spot

KraussMaffei has appointed Nadine Buhmann to the position of Vice-President Injection Moulding Machinery Sales, taking over from Dr Hans Ulrich Golz, KraussMaffei Managing Director. more »

Feb 10, 2016 9:34 AM industry

Sidel dry preform decontamination tech now ready for Matrix

PET processing champion Sidel has revealed that its leading dry preform decontamination technology Predis is now ready for its new generation of modular Sidel Matrix blowing and Combi equipment. more »

Feb 9, 2016 9:39 AM machinery 2 Comments

Top Clean Packaging raises glass to award-winning champagne packaging

Top Clean Packaging has been awarded the first European Plastics Innovation Award for Best Design for End-of-Life product for its effective champagne packaging innovation. more »

Feb 8, 2016 5:01 PM industry

A. Schulman launches under-hood polyamide for long-term heat-resistance

A. Schulman has developed a new long-term heat-resistant polyamide grade for under-the-hood applications, differentiating it from conventional PA grades. more »

Feb 8, 2016 2:10 PM materials

Wittmann Battenfeld

ERF

Premium cosmetics company invests in WITTMANN BATTENFELD technology for packaging

ERF in Taiwan has invested in WITTMANN BATTENFELD injection moulding technology for the production of its premium cosmetics packaging for a global client-base. more »

Feb 8, 2016 11:36 AM machinery

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