Starlinger’s new circular loom for heavy-duty polymer tape is 30 per cent faster than similar looms. more

May 22, 2017 1:47 PM industry

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The SteadyEdge PET container offers Food, Home, and Personal Care producers ‘optimum performance’. more

May 19, 2017 3:54 PM industry

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Sink-float technology could be the future of efficient, economical post-consumer plastics separation and Impact Solutions in Scotland is pioneering a proven system that produces streams of >99 per cent pure PP and PE. more

Apr 28, 2017 2:25 PM machinery

LyondellBasell, developer of PP and PE materials based in Rotterdam, provides Hostalen ACP process to a Chinese refinery opening in 2018. more

Mar 14, 2017 12:15 PM materials

Rosstar in Saint Petersburg has invested in another sheet extruder from KraussMaffei Berstorff to produce compact and foam sheets. more

Dec 7, 2016 9:20 AM machinery

K 2016 is well known for being a thriving business hub and battenfeld-cincinatti has proved this is the case, selling one of its HDPE pipe lines straight off the stand. more

Oct 28, 2016 11:10 AM industry

SABIC has announced that its innovative way of ranking the long-term behavioural properties of plastics has become ISO 18488 standard. more

Dec 16, 2015 4:54 PM materials

De-coding the recycling triangle

The little numbered triangles on our household items are often overlooked. We've drawn up a handy guide for what these numbers mean and whether or not you can recycle them. more

Aug 28, 2015 12:29 PM editor's blog

Amcor has scooped an award for its packaging design for Pepsi-Co's Lipton tea drink in Central America at the AmeriStar Package Awards. more

Jul 16, 2015 11:50 AM industry

Plastics Recyclers Europe believes the ongoing trend to produce colourful PET packaging could put added strain on the PET recycling market, as the market for re-processed coloured plastic is too small. more

May 27, 2015 3:43 PM industry

Borealis and Borouge have launched an advanced grade of their BorPure HDPE range designed to reduce weight in caps and closures. BorPure MB5568 was launched in Europe by Borealis in early 2014 and will get its Asian launch at Chinaplas in April. more

Mar 25, 2014 10:23 AM materials

When Closed Loop London began producing food contact grade HDPE from transparent bottle material back in 2008, the recycler used B+B Anlagenbau and Erema for the design and build of the line. more

Feb 25, 2014 12:36 PM machinery

Celanese Corporation has launched Hostaform LPT POM, a low-permeation and toughened polymer specifically designed for demanding small off-road engine applications, jerrycans and other containers. more

Dec 18, 2013 9:46 AM materials

LyondellBasell has announced that it will shut down a high density polyethylene (HDPE) unit in Wesseling, Germany in the third quarter of 2013. more

May 17, 2013 2:05 PM industry

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