EuroMold organisers have announced that 2014 will shine the spotlight on the international mouldmaking and tooling community. Read more


CEFLEX launches open design consultation


After input and feedback from hundreds of CEFLEX stakeholders, an open consultation has been launched to hear from the wider flexible packaging industry and other interested parties. Read more


3D printed components receive the ‘Scopic Standard’ through DTI partnership


Just over a year ago, Scopic were approached by the Danish Technological Institute to facilitate a customer’s requirement for metal detectable 3D printed nylon parts for the food processing industry. Read more


Wood Mackenzie: 2019 a year of successes and challenges in rPET

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Increasing awareness of plastic pollution has driven an unprecedented level of interest in rPET. As such, 2019 has seen a significant momentum behind collection and recycling commitments. Read more


Robotics set for seismic change

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The robotics market is set to transform over the next decade, based on the most comprehensive robotics tracker yet released by global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research. Read more


Styrenics Circular Solutions welcomes new member

Styrenics Circular Solutions

Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS), the joint industry initiative to increase the circularity of styrenic polymers, welcomes Coexpan as a new member. Read more


Archroma announces CEO transition


Archroma, a global leader in colour and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has announced its transition plan for the function of CEO. Read more


Other major food outlets, such as McDonalds and Giraffe join pledge to ban single-use plastics in their concessions at DXB and DWC Read more


KraussMaffei’s NETSTAL ELIOS series faster than ever


‘Substantial optimisation’ was how KraussMaffei described the achievement of the dry-cycle time of the NETSTAL ELION series models following an adjustment to the clamping unit controller. Read more


Feddersen Group at K 2019: concentrated competence from a single source

Feddersen Group

The Feddersen Group featured six companies and business units, and their products and services, at a successful K 2019. Read more


BASF expands Ultrason P range with improved flowability


BASF is expanding its Ultrason P product range with a particularly low-viscosity grade. The new polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) Ultrason P 2010 is characterised by improved flow behaviour in injection moulding Read more


Berlin Packaging acquires Novio Packaging Group

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Berlin Packaging has completed its acquisition of Novio Packaging Group BV, a Netherlands-based supplier of plastic packaging with expertise in personal care, pharmaceutical, food, and sports nutrition verticals. Read more


Packaging Innovations 2020: The BIG Carbon Debate

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Industry experts from some of the UK’s most respected authorities will come together on the Ecopack Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 to debate one of the industry’s hottest topics – sustainability. Read more


AIMPLAS researches conductive plastic materials for smart, sustainable transport


FLEXOTRÓNICA develops flexible electronics and plastic electronics solutions based on lightweight electrically conductive materials such as printed conductive inks and conductive plastics that can be adapted to complex geometries. Read more


FANUC: 2020 must be year of automation for UK manufacturing


UK manufacturers must tip the balance in favour of automation in 2020 to avoid falling behind international competition, according to FANUC UK’s Managing Director Tom Bouchier. Read more


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Jebel Ali Port is gateway to 65 per cent polymer exports from the GCC. Read more


Cabka at LogiMAT: sustainable transport solutions made from plastic


Plastic recycling specialist Cabka-IPS will be presenting its innovative solutions for the sustainable and economical transport of goods at LogiMAT 2020 on 10-12 March in Stuttgart, Germany. Read more


Wittmann presents SONIC robot range


In contrast to the introduction of the PRIMUS series, Wittmann is now rolling out the SONIC series with several types of appliances at once. The models currently available are SONIC 131, SONIC 142 and SONIC 143. Read more


Mondi celebrates five wins at the WorldStar Awards


Sustainable packaging and paper solutions provider Mondi has been recognised at the WorldStar Packaging Awards. The annual competition rewards achievements in packaging innovation and technologies with a focus on sustainability and convenience. Read more


Optimal pot for Optimel is a recipe for success

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A different shape and a convenient lid have made the SuperLock pot from Berry Superfos a great match for a new range of Optimel salads from Friesland Campina, produced by the Dutch company Royal Smilde Foods. Read more


Schütz Australia: New factory in Yatala

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The new Schütz Australia factory was officially opened on 15 November with a festive programme that also featured traditional elements of Aboriginal culture. Read more


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