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Walter film wash line

Herbold Meckesheim

To extend its facility in Wels, Austria, WKR Walter has chosen a complete integrated solution from Herbold Meckesheim GmbH, based in Meckesheim, Germany. Read more

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The mechanical recycling of PVC cling film is feasible with the existing waste management systems

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Since the publication of The New Plastics Economy in January 2017 until the most recent ‘Le Pacte National sur les Emballages Plastiques’ in February 2019, PVC packaging has been referred to as an ‘uncommon plastic’, and a ‘problematic’ waste. Read more

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Pictuner Oy Aki Loponen

Since the line’s start-up in 2016, Rani Plast has expanded its family-run business by optimising production, developing its distributor network and introducing new products Read more

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RKW CNES Stratospheric Balloon

CNES/Prodigima 2015

The RKW Group is literally bringing film manufacturing to a whole new level at its RKW Rémy site in Saultain, France, where the group produces high-performance technical films for the stratospheric balloons of the French Space Agency CNES Read more

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Avery Dennison and Mactac further expand their product portfolios for FESPA 2019

Avery Dennison, PR415

Avery Dennison is set to impress its customers at this year’s FESPA 2019 event with a new display booth filled with a range of latest creations featuring the Avery Dennison and Mactac brands. Read more

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RKW’s new 7-layer line in Hoogstraten opens up new opportunities to develop innovative solutions

RKW

RKW has commenced operation of a new multilayer extrusion plant in Hoogstraten, Belgium. The new e7 technology line enables efficient production of various films for agriculture and horticulture, increasing RKW’s agricultural production capacity Read more

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Cores for film and foil winding

VPK Packaging

Belgium-based VPK Packaging Group has reached an agreement to acquire the European and Chinese businesses of coreboard and tube producer Corenso, an international supplier of coreboard, cardboard tubes and cores used in industrial applications. Read more

industry

RKW Flexible Shrink Film

RKW Group

RKW, the European market leader in packaging films, has developed a stretchable shrink film that provides advantages over comparable products and that is a sustainable alternative. Read more

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A Lindner Jupiter 2200 is used at Daly Plastics to shred agricultural film. It offers the perfect cut and resistance against foreign parts.

Daly Plastics

Daly Plastics is one of the largest plastics waste processing companies in the Netherlands. At the Zutphen site, the subsidiary Caroda Polymer Recovery recycles agricultural and packaging films to produce regranulates of the same quality as virgin Read more

machinery

With only one production line and 67 employees, Battipaglia is a relatively small factory focussed on standard films, a market segment that has come under particularly fierce price and margin pressure across Europe in the past years Read more

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Macchi brings five-layer POD line to Georgia

Macchi

Technology, innovation, quality and service punctuality have all combined to enable Italy-based Macchi SpA, a leader in the production of blown film extrusion lines, to win an important contract in Georgia. Read more

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RKW will offer vacuum films in the Polydress® Performance category and vacuum and sidewall films in the Polydress® Classic category

RKW

Following the restructuration of its silage films portfolio in 2017, RKW has expanded its new Polydress line. Vacuum and sidewall films are now produced in a new design. Read more

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the recoSTAR dynamic 145 – which is designed for a capacity range of ~1,000kg/h

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In 2018 Vienna-based recycling technology manufacturer Starlinger supplemented its recycling line recoSTAR dynamic with a seventh machinery size – the recoSTAR dynamic 145 – which is designed for a capacity range of ~1,000kg/h. Read more

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Agricultural film is a huge challenge for plastics recyclers, as large quantities need to be collected for recycling but the process of decontaminating these used agricultural films is expensive and resource-intensive. Read more

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Plastics technology has helped celebrate the 60th birthday of the Smurfs in their homeland of Belgium. Read more

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Borealis has reiterated its commitment to plastic recycling and developing recycling technologies with the completion of its acquisition of Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling. Read more

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Don't you wonder sometimes?... AIMPLAS embark on project to protect sound and vision in the European year of Cultural Heritage. Read more

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The European Polycarbonate Sheet Extruders association launches accreditation system for multiwall sheet quality. Read more

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Innovia Films adds new downgauged grades to its Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) squeezable label facestock range. Read more

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Herbold, based near Heidelberg, has opened a film recycling plant in the East Rand in South Africa. Read more

industry

  • RKW CNES Stratospheric Balloon

    CNES/Prodigima 2015

    RKW CNES Stratospheric Balloon

    RKW Rémy produces high-performance technical films for the stratospheric balloons of the French Space Agency CNES

  • Avery Dennison and Mactac further expand their product portfolios for FESPA 2019

    Avery Dennison, PR415

    Avery Dennison and Mactac further expand their product portfolios for FESPA 2019

    Avery Dennison and Mactac further expand their product portfolios for FESPA 2019

  • Macchi brings five-layer POD line to Georgia

    Macchi

    Macchi brings five-layer POD line to Georgia

    Macchi brings its five-layer POD line to Georgia

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    Charles Ward

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    KM-2 (1).jpg

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