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

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

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

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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

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

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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

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

machinery

US firm Tekni-Plex buys Alfatherm. more

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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

Amari has been chosen by 3M to be the new UK distributor for its commercial, graphic, and architectural film. more

industry

Metamaterial Technologies has developed MetaAIR, a new screening solution for the laser protection of aeroplanes, in partnership with Covestro and Airbus. more

materials

A food film blend has been made by FKuR to provide biodegradable bags that match a new French packaging law. more

materials

Evonik plant

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A dedicated factory will start production of PMMA layered films by the end of 2018, says Evonik. more

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