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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. more

industry

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

materials

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

industry

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

materials

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

materials

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

materials

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

industry

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John Narvali

Davis-Standard has shown its new technology for 2018 in action as it increased efficiency gains for a large sheet manufacturer. more

machinery

Plastimagen will host a strong Italian showing in Mexico City, with seventy Italian representatives. more

industry

Borelais and Borouge will lauch its new LLDPE film in three locations - in Austria, the UAE and China. more

materials

Proposals from the European parliament to bring higher degradability standards to agricultural film have met a sharp riposte from Plastic Recyclers Europe. more

materials

Collin has increased winding speeds on its equipment to show at FAKUMA in Friedrichshafen. more

industry

A major technology refit of Constantia's film extrusion site in Weiden, Germany will provide extra capacity for stand up pouches. more

industry

Blown films perfectly suited for lamination thanks to Reifenhäuser EVO Ultra Flat. more

machinery

US firm Tekni-Plex buys Alfatherm. more

industry

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AIMPLAS

The Spanish research centre AIMPLAS is working with Skymark, a packaging extrusion firm from England, to complete a project to recycle printed films. more

industry

Resource Efficient Scotland is tackling waste in the construction and demolition industries by encouraging contractors to re-use and recycle their plastic building waste in a handy new guide. more

industry

Vinyl Films & Sheets Europe has launched a new website forming an intelligent resource for the European vinyl sheet and film industry. more

industry

SolveTech's Rob Lawrence explores how the new Standard Test Method for Determining Plastic Film Thickness and Thickness Variability using a Non-Contact Capacitance Thickness Gauge will improve quality and innovation. more

machinery

An Open House was held during the Interpack Trade fair to highlight economical blown film technology. more

industry

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    Charles Ward

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