Date archive forAugust, 2010
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, August 30th, 2010
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    Nissei one-step stretch-blow molding machine gets higher capacity

    The ASB-150DPW one-step stretch-blow molding machine from Nissei ASB Co can run a 14-cavity jar mold and produce 3360 bottles/hr, according to packworld.com. Designed to handle sizes ranging from small hotel amenity More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, August 30th, 2010
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    Plastic products in China up 21% in tons this half year

    China outputted plastics products of 25.765 million tons for the first half year of 2010, said National Bureau of Statistics of China. The growth in volume year on year was 21%. Guangdong, Zhejiang, Shandong, Jiangsu More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, August 28th, 2010
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    Dell to increase recyclable packaging

    Computer manufacturer Dell has eliminated the use of about 18.2 million pounds of packaging material since 2008. The company said that since 2008, it has increased the amount of recycled content in its packaging More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, August 27th, 2010
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    WITTMANN BATTENFELD helps IKV to achieve better water injection

    WITTMANN BATTENFELD, an Austrian plastics machinery supplier, recently provided the Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV) in Aachen, Germany, with an AQUAMOULD  line incorporating latest technology for its development More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, August 27th, 2010
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    Mitsui Chemicals and Teijin integrate domestic PET resin for bottles operation

    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and Teijin Limited, both Japanese chemical companies, announced earlier this month a basic agreement to form a joint-venture company that will integrate their domestic PET (polyethylene-terephthalate) More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, August 26th, 2010
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    UK Recycled Plastics Market Buoyant Despite Tough Conditions

    The growth in plastics recycling can play a key role in driving the green economy according to a new report published by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme). The latest market situation report on plastics More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, August 26th, 2010
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    New laminate packaging foils made available for technical products

    Mastics and sensitive ink compounds can now get increased barrier protection and temperature resistance from new laminate packaging foils developed by LPF Flexible Packaging, according to packaging today. The laminates More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
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    LyondellBasell keeps Carrington PP force majeure in place

    LyondellBasell  has kept in place its declaration of force majeure on supplies of polypropylene (PP) from the company’s 210,000 tonne/year plant at Carrington, UK, a LyondellBasell spokesperson confirmed More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
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    LyondellBasell Adds New Lupolen Black Pre-colored Resins to its Family of Grades Used in Rotomolding

    Rotterdam, Netherlands – LyondellBasell is extending its range of high-performance Lupolen linear high density polyethylene (HDPE) resins to address the diversified requirements of customer rotomolding applications. More...