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Green packaging to reach $41.7 billion in 2014
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Demand for green packaging -- comprised of recycled content, reusable and degradable packaging -- is projected to increase 3.9 percent yearly to $41.7 billion in 2014, consuming 58 billion pounds of material, according to The Freedonia Group, Inc. More

Addressing the growing market for eco-friendly packaging in China
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As businesses in China wake up to the importance of environmentally sustainable packaging one UK firm is celebrating its first export orders of a pioneering new degradable PE additive. CFN Packaging has sold two consignments of Biothene(R) -- a new additive developed to tackle the problem of discarded bags and packaging -- to China. More

Plate Concepts Free Flow Plates

Free Flow Plate Heat Exchangers maximize heat recovery from fibrous or viscous fluids with minimal maintenance. Ideal for pulp & paper applications.
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For mash get Plast says Kettleby Foods
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Faerch Plast has been chosen by supplier of premium quality ready meals, Kettleby Foods, to manufacture clear polypropylene (PP) bowls for a range of re-launched products at Morrisons Supermarkets. More

Flex brand muscles with flexible packaging
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As the fastest-growing segment of the packaging supplier industry, flexible packaging has strengthened a multitude of brands; however, in an ultra-competitive and global marketplace, brawniness can be fleeting. More

The CONN Blade® - Dispersion/Blending

The CONN Blades of Stainless or Poly are the most efficient and aggressive available - will reduce operating time - last longer.
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Colorful and fun, Sunkist Smiles graphics appeal to kids -- and moms
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Sunkist Grower's easy-peeling Sunkist Smiles Clementines and Mandarins are greeting shoppers this winter in a variety of new, brightly colored packaging. More

Benefits stack up for Borouge's Bormod PP
Plastics & Rubber Weekly    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The latest Bormod polypropylene (PP) resin grade from Borouge for injection moulded multi-cavity thin walled rigid packaging offers easy flow and excellent stiffness as well as increased productivity with a cut in cycle times of up to 10 percent, according to the company. More

EasyView™ Tension Measurement and Display

The compact EasyView™ Tension Indicator amplifies the web tension signal from tension transducers in a machine's web path, displays the tension on a meter, and provides an isolated 0-to-10 VDC tension signal output, for use if desired, to a PLC, drive, or controller.
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"Green" flexible packaging for smoked meat
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DSM Engineering Plastics uses low oligomer polyamide (LOPA) to reduce lactam pollution in BOPA film production and in co-extrusion of PA6 outer layer(s) to provide a breathable, cost-effective film to replace highly polluting cellulose in smoked meat applications. More

PET firm Octal targets $1.5 billion sales in 2012 after funding injection to grow capacity
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Oman-based PET manufacturer Octal has secured $296 million to boost its production capacity and is set to take sales to $1.5 billion by 2012. More

Allison Systems' long life blades for Gravure and Flexo

Our Super Coat alloy coatings on our Super Gold steel blades are proven to provide good lubrication for Flexo and Gravure, effectively reducing roll wear and blade corrosion where needed.
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Custom sleever for BPA-free Beech-Nut tubs
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When Beech-Nut Nutrition Co. needed packaging for a new line of "steam-cooked mini meals" for toddlers, the challenge was to find a reliable way to handle the product prior to putting the two 6-oz tubs into a paperboard sleeve. More

Plastics finance business now available
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EverBank Commercial Finance Inc. has launched a new business unit that specializes in financing equipment purchases and leasing for the flexible packaging and plastics industries. The move marks the return to the plastics financing sector of Samuel Smith III, the former president of plastics financing firm Wentworth Capital Corp., which was sold to Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Inc. More



German packaging producers expect prices to rise
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Members of the German IK association expect to raise the prices of their packaging products this year, thanks to positive economic developments in the first quarter. IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen says 60 percent if its members expect higher prices for their packaging, thanks to increased demand for light-weight packaging. The same percentage says the current economic climate is good, which will have a positive effect on turnover. More

Metal-effect IML goes large
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Netherlands-based packaging container producer HK Plastics introduced a 60-liter container at the Emballage packaging fair in Paris in November that it claims is the largest of its type worldwide made with full color metallized IML decoration. More



National Flexible claims gravure quality with flexo Dr Organics packs
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National Flexible has claimed it is supplying flexo packaging at gravure quality after using Kodak's Flexcel NX plates for flow-wraps for Dr Organics soap bars. More

Cereplast opens European headquarters in Germany
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Manufacturer of compostable and sustainable plastics, Cereplast, has opened its European headquarters in Germany to support the expansion of its European operations. The company's new offices, located in Bönen, will provide services to clients in the pan-European region and handle logistics between its U.S. and Germany-based offices. More

Water bottler loses a panel, gains an edge
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A new secondary packaging design that uses a three-sided tray for bottled-water multipacks provides cost and sustainability benefits for Premium Waters. More

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