Date archive forJuly, 2011
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, July 30th, 2011
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    Oil drops near $96 after weak US GDP report

    Oil fell nearly 2 percent Friday as investors grew uneasy about the U.S. economy’s ability to grow significantly and the Congress’ ability to act decisively to prevent a default on the nation’s More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, July 30th, 2011
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    Chevron rides high oil prices to 43% 2Q profit

    Chevron Corp., the second-largest U.S. oil company, booked a 43 percent jump in quarterly profit, beating estimates as high oil prices and fat refinery margins offset weaker output. The numbers out Friday were More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, July 30th, 2011
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    Sealaska operation making new Brita water bottle

    Representatives of Brita and Clorox are meeting with Sealaska Corp.’s board today to review the recent launch of a new Brita filtered water bottle manufactured by a Sealaska subsidiary. “I’m really thrilled More...

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    Innovators in Plastic Recycling Awarded

    The American Chemistry Council announced the very first winners of their Innovation in Plastics Recycling Awards. “We wanted to call attention to the advancements and innovative thinking going on in plastics recycling,” More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, July 30th, 2011
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    UFP Technologies launches BioShell suspension pack for medical packaging

    UFP Technologies, a US-based designer and supplier of foams, plastics, and natural fiber products, announced its next generation protectingsingle-use biopharmaceutical bags. The BioShell Suspension Pack advances More...

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    Sealed Air Cryovac offers frozen fish packaging solution to Italian firm

    Allogel SRL, an Italian company specialized in importing and packing high quality fish products, has installed the Darfresh 3-webs forpackaging frozen fish made by Sealed Air Cryovac Inc, a worldwide packaging More...

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    Starlinger provides extrusion machinery for Saudi Arabia packaging company

    Starlinger Austria, one of the leaders in machinery and process technology for woven plastic sack production, recently announced it suppliesthe equipment for the new facility that is setting up in the Industrial More...

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    Sacmi introduces PVC-free liners

    Italian packaging machinery manufacturer Sacmi has developed a new PMA24L that inserts “PVC-free” liners in metal caps.The latest innovation is called PMA24L – acronym for “Plasmatic for metal for ring-shaped More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, July 29th, 2011
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    SUPERMARKETS were threatened with a 5p tax on plastic bags yesterday – for failing to cut back on their use. Read more: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3720717/Supermarkets-may-face-5p-tax-on-plastic-bags-for-failing-to-cut-back-on-their-use.ht

    Shock figures showed 6.8BILLION plastic bags were handed out last year – 333million up on 2009. The Government is furious at stores’ failure to get customers to bring in their own carriers to protect More...