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FMI: pallet wrap sales grow amid logistics industry reforms

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According to a report by Future Market Insights, pallet wraps sales exceeded 3,100 tonnes in 2018, and are likely to grow by 3.2% in 2019. Read more

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Tests confirm 100-year expected lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

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Practical experiences gathered and technical assessments carried out support that unplasticised (PVC-U), high impact polyvinyl chloride (PVC-Hi) and polyethylene (PE) buried pipes Read more

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Multilayer packaging is innovative and sustainable

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BASF, Borealis, Südpack and Zott present prototypes of food packaging made from 100 per cent recycled material. Read more

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RPC Sæplast has introduced an upgraded version of its market-leading container and lid for the harvesting and transportation of fish stocks

RPC Sæplast

RPC Sæplast has introduced an upgraded version of its market-leading container and lid for the harvesting and transportation of fish stocks. Read more

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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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More US investment needed to achieve circular economy

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More investment in chemical recycling in the US would allow recycled material to return to the value chain at the same level from which it started, according to Wood Mackenzie Chemicals. 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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Investment confirmed for bpi stretchfilms’ UK site

RPC Group

bpi stretchfilms, a leading producer of pallet stretchwrap, has announced significant investment in its manufacturing facility at Brigwater, Somerset, UK. Read more

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European PE prices show continued increase

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PE prices across Europe have witnessed their third consecutive month of rising streak, with spot LLDPE prices climbing to their highest level since July 2018 and LDPE since September, based on the average of ChemOrbis Price Index. Read more

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Sustainable Solution for Chemical Packaging

RPC bpi nordipac

Working in partnership with RPC bpi nordipac, leading global chemical company Songwon Industrial Co Ltd has become one of the first chemical companies in the world to package its products in 20kg polyethylene bags made with 50% recycled content. Read more

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Agricultural films sales surge in line with microclimatic conditions

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According to a recent ETH Zurich study and Fact.MR market analysis, agricultural films sales are estimated to exceed 4,300 tonnes in 2019, recording a year-on-year growth at more than four per cent over 2018. Read more

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RPC Promens Varibox IBC

RPC Promens

RPC Promens is introducing its proven Varibox IBC into the UK and Ireland, offering a solution for the safe and cost-effective handling of hazardous chemicals. Read more

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Polyplastic, Togliatti, Russia

Polyplastic

At Moscow-based research and production enterprise Polyplastic, twin screw extruders from Coperion have proven their reliability and cost ef Read more

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The Lego Group

The LEGO Group launches new partnership with the Natural History Museum to inspire children to explore nature through play. Read more

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A. Schulman

A. Schulman is expanding its polyethylene based range of specialty powders. Read more

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IKEA has collaborated with Neste to eliminate virgin fossil-based raw materials in plastic. Read more

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Data from Plastics Recyclers Europe has shown Spain, Germany and Italy leading the way on boosting the total of European plastic waste recycled. Read more

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

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BOSS Impact Solutions

Impact Solutions

Separating polyolefins has been a tricky process in conventional facilities, but Scotland’s Impact Solutions has taken on a new plant to use its own innovation to separate PP from PE. Read more

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  • FMI: pallet wrap sales grow amid logistics industry reforms

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    FMI: pallet wrap sales grow amid logistics industry reforms

  • Tests confirm 100-year expected lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

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    Tests confirm 100-year expected lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

    Many dig-up reports from Europe and worldwide have shown that PVC water and gas pipes can last for at least 100 years

  • Multilayer packaging is innovative and sustainable

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    Multilayer packaging is innovative and sustainable

  • Avery Dennison is making a material difference at Labelexpo Europe 2019

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    Avery Dennison is making a material difference at Labelexpo Europe 2019

    Avery Dennison is making a material difference at Labelexpo Europe 2019

  • RPC Sæplast has introduced an upgraded version of its market-leading container and lid for the harvesting and transportation of fish stocks

    RPC Sæplast

    RPC Sæplast has introduced an upgraded version of its market-leading container and lid for the harvesting and transportation of fish stocks

    RPC Sæplast has introduced an upgraded version of its market-leading container and lid for the harvesting and transportation of fish stocks

  • PE recycling accelerates circular economy

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    PE recycling accelerates circular economy

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