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Flexible Packaging

Dow Silicones

Dow Silicones

An innovative new silicone-based technology that slashes the coefficient of friction (COF) of LDPE film has been launched by Dow Performance Silicones at Fakuma. Read more

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In an exclusive from our sister title Packaging Europe, Amcor sets out to transform the circular capability of flexible packaging with the launch of a new polyolefin barrier film – a platform technology for packaging a huge variety of products. Read more

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AMUT DOLCI BIELLONI has been created by merging AMUT and DOLCI BIELLONI. Read more

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Aimplas pioneers recyclable packaging for crisps and chicken. Read more

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Constantia has won the Sustainable category for flexible packaging at the German Packaging Awards. Read more

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The latest in flexible packaging materials for pharmaceutical applications and an extensive line of closure liners for a wide variety of products will be featured by Tekni-Plex companies at Interpack. Read more

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Unwrapping packaging predictions for 2016

International market intelligence agency Mintel has published its six packaging trends set to impact the packaging scene in 2016. We've had a look at how these predictions may affect plastic packaging. Read more

7 Jan 2016 09:13 editor's blog

DSM

DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR448

Demand for blown films for flexible packaging has prompted DSM to boost its production capacity for Akulon XS. Read more

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A new 750 ml barrier PET bottle for flavoured syrups and cold drinks from RPC Promens Consumer Innocan is set to hit shop shelves. Read more

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Following on from the successful CLIPP project, Skymark's CLIPP+ scheme aims to see more recycled polyolefin film enter the non-food packaging market. Read more

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Clever stand-up packaging is helping Twinings tea stand out from its rivals on British shop shelves - and in the UK, there is understandably stiff competition in the world of tea. Read more

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Flexible packaging

Amcor

Resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting is leading a collaborative research and development project involving a number of high-profile brands in a bid to design packaging that can be reprocessed more efficiently. Read more

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Giving foods a premium look, KM Packaging has launched its revolutionary KDome, which gives bulky foods a sense of occasion on shop shelves. Read more

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The global plastic packaging market is set for steady six per cent growth in the five years to 2019, according to fresh data from TechNavio. Read more

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The SPE is calling for papers for its flexible packaging conference in association with AIMCAL, which will take place in Florida in October 2015. Read more

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W&H has upped its stake in BSW by acquiring shares previously owned by company founders. At the same time, Walter Häder was been named CEO of BSW. Read more

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Zhongshan

By Kenny19980903 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Amcor has stated that it is to acquire a Chinese packaging company for $33 million, adding to the market leader's growing base in Asia. Read more

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Axion Consulting's REFLEX project aims to improve the recyclability of flexible packaging, diverting more consumables away from landfill and back into the supply chain. Read more

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European flexible packaging report

PCI Films Consulting

For the second year in a row, Europe's flexible packaging market has experienced a slowdown as a result of the eurozone financial crisis. Read more

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Reifenhäuser Kiefel Extrusion and DuPont have teamed up to develop and launch a peelable, surface printable, multi-layer high barrier lidding film, which seals directly to mono-APET trays, even through fat and meat juices. Read more

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