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New film for food puts Mondi on the MAP

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Flexible food packaging has presented brand owners with a choice of performance or recyclability. Achieving both has been almost impossible, until now. Read more

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Tekni-Plex completes acquisition of three healthcare packaging plants

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Tekni-Plex has completed the acquisition of three manufacturing facilities from Amcor’s Flexible Packaging business unit. Read more

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wrapper-less solero wrapping packaging

Unilever

Unilever is testing a wrapper-less packaging method for its Solero’s Organic Peach range of ice lollies in the UK. Read more

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PE recycling accelerates circular economy

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Plastics Recyclers Europe has published a paper identifying the prerequisites for increasing recycling of flexible polyethylene into a high-quality raw material while ensuring a sustainable and cost-effective process. Read more

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W. Amsler

W. Amsler Equipment Inc., a leading supplier of all-electric linear PET stretch blow moulders, has announced the first commercial sale of 64-oz PET growler jugs to craft brewery Arch Brewing Co. Read more

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German machinery sector expects turnover decline

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In 2018, the German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers generated a turnover greater than two per cent and a drop of one per cent in orders compared to 2017. Read more

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Klöckner Pentaplast (KP) recently ran a successful pilot as part of a Working Group with Petcore Europe to demonstrate that recycling post-consumer pots, tubs and trays made from PET from the domestic recycling stream can be used to manufacture more Read more

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Patients to benefit from eye drops packaging validation

AIMPLAS

The PHARMAPACKSAFE project has allowed the validation of two packages to contain eye drops made by hospital pharmacies so that exact expiry dates of the formulated drugs are known. Read more

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Plastics Recyclers Europe releases plastic sorting guidance

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Plastic packaging represents the biggest share of the European plastic demand and the waste generated and collected for recycling in Europe. Read more

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Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care brands Somat and Pril support UNICEF’s global nutrition programme to help malnourished children and communities.

Henkel

Henkel is the first German consumer goods company partnering with UNICEF in a multinational fundraising campaign in the field of nutrition. Read more

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Clariant expands range of healthcare desiccant cards

Clariant

Clariant has announced a new flat-profile molecular-sieve desiccant, ADP Plate, along with an expanded line of Dri-Card laminated-film desiccant cards. Read more

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Packaging Innovations London returns for 10th Anniversary

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Packaging Innovations 2019 will return to Olympia for its 10th edition on 11-12 September, hosted alongside Luxury Packaging London. Read more

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Laser welding system for polymers delivers high-speed results

Coherent

Coherent’s new ExactWeld 230 P enables particle-free high throughput welding of small to medium-sized polymer parts. It combines a diode laser, servo-controlled clamping and responsive software Read more

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Kampala, Uganda

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TQA provider Intertek has extended its contract with the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to continue to manage its Pre-Export Verification of Conformity Standards Programme (PVoC). Read more

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P&G to test recyclable refill pods

Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble is planning to test recyclable refill pods for its skincare brand Olay in an effort to reduce plastic in the beauty category. Read more

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Avery Dennison CleanFlake portfolio wins FINAT award

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An innovation from Avery Dennison that enables closed-loop PET recycling has won this year’s FINAT Recycling and Sustainability award. Read more

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ProAmpac produces new pouch for Justin’s nuts

ProAmpac

Flexible packaging solutions provider ProAmpac is producing a high-barrier pouch from 25 per cent PCR materials for US food company Justin’s new nuts range. Read more

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ALPLA-Fortiflex Products

ALPLA-Fortiflex

ALPLA Caribe and Fortiflex Inc. signed a strategic alliance in 2018, thereby creating a contractual basis for an interim solution. The aim is to establish themselves as the preferred packaging producer in the Caribbean and in Central America. Read more

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RPC Promens Varibox provides multiple solutions

RPC Promens

The market-leading Varibox from RPC Promens is providing chemical companies with the ideal solution to improve their environmental profile and minimise the financial implications of the UK’s Producer Responsibility (Packaging Waste) regulations. Read more

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Klӧckner Pentaplast and IK Working Group close the loop

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Klöckner Pentaplast (KP), a plastics manufacturer of food trays, has worked with the German Plastic Packaging Industry Association (IK) to create a successful pilot project for the closed-loop recycling of PET trays. Read more

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  • BASF and SIBUR collaborate to develop innovative polymer solutions

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    BASF and SIBUR collaborate to develop innovative polymer solutions

    Lyakhovich (left) and Sties at the signing ceremony sealing the strong commitment from both companies.

  • New film for food puts Mondi on the MAP

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    New film for food puts Mondi on the MAP

    Group of young people having fun at barbecue party in a backyard. Man with apron grilling and giving meats to his friends. African man holding salad. They are enjoy spending time together.

  • Tekni-Plex completes acquisition of three healthcare packaging plants

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    Tekni-Plex completes acquisition of three healthcare packaging plants

  • wrapper-less solero wrapping packaging

    Unilever

    wrapper-less solero wrapping packaging

  • PE recycling accelerates circular economy

    via Shutterstock

    PE recycling accelerates circular economy

  • 64 oz-Growler-Brown Bottle-Night Bar-

    W. Amsler

    64 oz-Growler-Brown Bottle-Night Bar-

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