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Pregis purchases fourth W&H blown film line

Pregis

Pregis has invested $5m (~€4.5m) in its Pregis Films facility located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, US. The company is leasing additional space in the same location for expanded warehousing capability. Read more

machinery

RKW releases second Sustainability Report

RKW

For Germany-based film manufacturer RKW, sustainability is a central tenet of company policy. In the new edition of its sustainability report, RKW sets another example by its achievements in economy, ecology and social causes. Read more

industry

SML rocks K 2019 with record-breaking stretch film line

SML

With the largest cast film line ever displayed at K, Austria-based SML Maschinengesellschaft demonstrated its position in the field of extrusion machines. Read more

machinery

COLINES enjoys the "K" factor

COLINES

Three weeks after K 2019, COLINES is enjoying the tailwind of its biggest success ever at the German exhibition, which is the benchmark in the world industry. Read more

machinery

RecyClass platform tests VO+ LLDPE film

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The findings of an independent laboratory testing of ‘VO+ LLDPE’ technology show that it has minor recyclability issues and is suitable for recycling in a polyethylene film stream. Read more

materials

NanoPack’s active food packaging results ‘impressive’

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The EU-funded NanoPack Project carried out a series of antimicrobial efficacy tests in different sites that proved NanoPack’s novel film’s ability to extend the shelf life of a series of perishable goods. Read more

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Trioplast develops first silage stretch film with PCR

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Sweden-based film manufacturer Trioplast has been committed to the sustainable use of products since the 1990s. Due to many years of research and investments, Trioplast can today offer a large sustainable product portfolio. Read more

materials

New materials improve high-performance telescopes in astronomy

INAF

Current astronomical high-performance telescopes not only serve the precise imaging observation of stars and galaxies, but allow a multitude of highly specific, physical investigations to elucidate the physical and chemical processes in a star Read more

materials

Universal Supply Chain meeting demand with YPS wrappers

YPS

The UK’s foremost supplier of shrink wrapping equipment, Yorkshire Packaging Systems (YPS), has installed a side sealing unit and shrink tunnel into Universal Supply Chain’s (USC) distribution centre. Read more

machinery

Avery Dennison challenge won by MetroWrapz for second year

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Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions has announced that MetroWrapz of Hollywood, Florida, has earned the King of the Wrap World title for the second consecutive year. Read more

materials

Packaging industry’s sustainability drive good news for BOPP film

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The main driver of growth in the global BOPP film market has been the demand for flexible packaging, particularly in China and South East Asia, according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest ‘BOPP Film Global Supply Demand Report’. Read more

materials

PMR: Global CPP films market shifting

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The versatile characteristics of CPP packaging films have bolstered their use in the packaging of food products. Emerging economies are witnessing demand for convenience food, owing to changing lifestyles. Read more

materials

Huntsman to highlight film and sheet elastomers at K 2019

Huntsman

TPU elastomers, designed for consumer and industrial film and sheet applications, will be a key talking point for Huntsman at this year’s K show. Read more

K 2019

RENOLIT and RKW: Reorganisation of the ownership structure complete

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Following the agreement on a change in the ownership structure of JM Holding GmbH, and therefore also of Renolit SE and RKW SE, the restructuring process has now been completed. Read more

materials

Clariant, Merck and SABIC partner to perfect laser marking

Clariant

Clariant has teamed up with pigment supplier Merck and resin producer SABIC to develop laser-marking technology and materials to ease the recycling process for LDPE, LLDPE packaging film. Read more

K 2019

Tekni-Films launches thermoformable films for cosmetic applications

Tekni-Films

Tekni-Films, a Tekni-Plex business, is introducing a new line of Tekniflex PX monolayer and laminated thermoformable films for cosmetic applications. Read more

materials

Clariant additives enable recyclability and quality

Clariant

Through a ‘Symphony of Collaboration’ with partners along the full plastics value chain, Clariant is taking proactive steps in addressing the problem of plastic pollution with new solutions for diverse industry sectors. Read more

materials

Better soil, higher yield and more taste for tomatoes

BASF

BASF offers a certified soil-biodegradable plastic for mulch films consisting of the biodegradable co-polyester polybutylene adipate terephthalate (PBAT) ecoflex and other biodegradable polymers Read more

materials

Covestro TPU films gain OEKO-TEX certification

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Covestro's Platilon thermoplastic polyurethane films are ideal for many smart and pollution-free textile applications. Read more

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Marchante SAS strives for a sustainable film industry at K 2019

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For this year’s K Show, Marchante SAS reaffirms its commitment to productivity, efficiency and high-quality machinery, and will proudly celebrate Director Inocente Marchante’s 40 years in the Biax industry. Read more

K 2019

  • Pregis purchases fourth W&H blown film line

    Pregis

    Pregis purchases fourth W&H blown film line

  • RKW releases second Sustainability Report

    RKW

    RKW releases second Sustainability Report

    Dr Thomas Gröner

  • SML rocks K 2019 with record-breaking stretch film line

    SML

    SML rocks K 2019 with record-breaking stretch film line

  • COLINES enjoys the "K" factor

    COLINES

    COLINES enjoys the "K" factor

  • NanoPack’s active food packaging results ‘impressive’

    via Shutterstock

    NanoPack’s active food packaging results ‘impressive’

  • Trioplast develops first silage stretch film with PCR

    via Shutterstock

    Trioplast develops first silage stretch film with PCR

December 2019

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