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Wittmann presents SONIC robot range

Wittmann

In contrast to the introduction of the PRIMUS series, Wittmann is now rolling out the SONIC series with several types of appliances at once. The models currently available are SONIC 131, SONIC 142 and SONIC 143. Read more

machinery

Mondi celebrates five wins at the WorldStar Awards

Mondi

Sustainable packaging and paper solutions provider Mondi has been recognised at the WorldStar Packaging Awards. The annual competition rewards achievements in packaging innovation and technologies with a focus on sustainability and convenience. Read more

materials

Optimal pot for Optimel is a recipe for success

Berry Superfos

A different shape and a convenient lid have made the SuperLock pot from Berry Superfos a great match for a new range of Optimel salads from Friesland Campina, produced by the Dutch company Royal Smilde Foods. Read more

materials

Schütz Australia: New factory in Yatala

Schütz Australia

The new Schütz Australia factory was officially opened on 15 November with a festive programme that also featured traditional elements of Aboriginal culture. Read more

industry

Clariant brings ‘Color of Innovation’ to Pharmapack Europe 2020

Clariant

Clariant Plastics & Coatings Healthcare Polymer Solutions, a world leader in masterbatches and compounds for pharmaceutical packaging and medical devices, will mark the 10th anniversary of the launch of the MEVOPUR ‘medical grade’ materials Read more

materials

APK Newcycling Plant

APK AG

APK AG has deployed a complete downstream melt processing system from Nordson Corporation for use with its innovative Newcycling process, which carries out the dictates of the circular economy by transforming mixed and multi-layer waste Read more

industry

BOY presenting at Swiss Plastics Expo 2020

Dr Boy GmbH

German machine manufacturer Dr Boy GmbH will begin the 2020 trade fair season with two injection moulding machines from its wide range BOY product programme on display at Swiss Plastics Expo in Lucerne from 21-23 January. Read more

machinery

Searious Business tackles the challenge of plastic waste on small islands

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Dutch company Searious Business and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) are taking action against increasing plastic waste on islands. Read more

materials

Dobra Berba’s mulled wine available in bag-in-box

Dobra Berba

Croatian winery Dobra Berba has seen a continuous growth and strong sales results with an innovate bag-in-box mulled wine. Read more

materials

KRAIBURG TPE supplies co-extruded TPEs with optimum adhesion to PA for high-quality corrugated tubes

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An innovative new TPE family by KRAIBURG TPE transfers the established properties of injection mouldable TPEs for multicomponent applications with polyamide (PA) to extrusion. Read more

materials

Covestro will cover a considerable part of its electricity demand in Germany with wind energy from the North Sea Read more

industry

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

EUBP elects new board

EUBP

European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of the bioplastics industry, has elected a new board with François de Bie of Total Corbion PLA as its chair. Read more

materials

OCEANETS Project turns fishing nets into products

AIMPLAS

The European OCEANETS project has commenced research to achieve the objective of preventing the loss and abandonment of fishing nets and facilitating their recovery for reuse. Read more

materials

Klöckner Pentaplast secures supply of post-consumer recycled PET

Klöckner Pentaplast

Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) and Viridor have agreed a transformative five-year collaboration, securing an annual supply of 8,000 tonnes of post-consumer recycled PET. Read more

materials

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

Fast and precise measurement of tubular samples

Zumbach

Tube and hose manufacturers are searching for fast, precise and cost-effective ways to measure and record tubular samples in the laboratory. Read more

machinery

Plastique brings cleanroom packaging manufacturing closer to home

Plastique

Leading European thermoformer TEQ:Plastique is proud to deliver a range of medical packaging solutions produced at state-of-the-art cleanrooms based in the UK and Poland. Read more

industry

Maguire’s injection colouring option ensures quality

Maguire Products Inc.

A patent-pending control system for feeding masterbatch into the injection moulding process ensures colour uniformity and saves costs by dosing colorant during the injection phase, when conventional feeders are inactive. Read more

machinery

Success for FELIXprinters at Formnext

FELIXprinters

FELIXprinters capped off its busy show season (which included exhibiting at TCT 2019 in Birmingham, UK) with a hugely successful four days at the flagship Formnext exhibition in November. Read more

machinery

December 2019

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