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Silicone-like Monprene RG-15100 series compounds from Teknor Apex exhibit a low compression set and can withstand high temperatures. Read more

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Crisps are more than just a guilty pleasure – their packaging is an environmental hazard. Rose Brooke – a crisp connoisseur – looks at why we can’t recycle crisp packets and what the most sustainable route is for them at end of life. Read more

26 Jun 2018 10:33 editor's blog

The extrusion and thermoforming machinery maker Amut will help two American food packagers use reground PET in egg-packs. Read more

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As it builds its PLA plant in Thailand, Total Corbion will show the potential of PLA at NPE2018. Read more

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Ekoplaza, an organic food retailer in Amsterdam, has made its latest popup store plastic free. Read more

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The Chocolate Factory, a Rotterdam-based confectioner, has introduced 3D Printing to its packaging lines. Read more

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Aimplas pioneers recyclable packaging for crisps and chicken. Read more

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Spanish plastics group Cicloplast has won European Commission funding to turn expanded polystyrene into food grade packaging. Read more

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Synthetic rubber maker Trinseo has pledged support for efforts to turn recycled plastic into polystyrene. Read more

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US moulder Milacron has invented a plastic can for tropical fruits to go on sale in Asia. Read more

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The European Union is yet to authorise processes for recycling plastics for use in food contact applications, presenting an obstacle to the plastics Circular Economy, causing frustration for the PET production industry. Read more

industry

Labelling for a new line of big ice-cream pots has been a success for a partnership between Verstraete and Miko. Read more

industry

At Fakuma 2017 Netstal will be presenting a complete system for manufacturing multi-layer coffee capsules with IML. Read more

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A ‘spoon-in-lid’ design by in mould labelling firm Verstraete has led to Brazilians lapping up lime sorbet after the launch of sorbet ‘La Frutta Limão’. Read more

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EREMA, Humer / Wallmen

EREMA's MPR technology is at the forefront of the food contact grade direct processing trend for PET. Read more

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Tetra Pak® High Shear Mixer R370-1000V, top view

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Tetra-Pak has improved standards for ingredient mixing in food processing making mixer more energy efficient. Read more

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Veolia brings out special bin to encourage coffee drinkers to recycle takeaway cups. Read more

industry

Verstraete was recognised for its innovative work across the world by the In-Mold Decorating Association of the USA. Read more

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Staff of LIFE Awards: Scientists at the AIMPLAS institute have won an award from the European Commission for turning bread into plastic. Read more

ClearShield case studies a focus for Milliken at Interpack. Read more

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