Date archive forMarch, 2014
    Charleston PET plant to bring 700 jobs to South Carolina
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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    Charleston PET plant to bring 700 jobs to South Carolina

    Charleston PET plant to bring 700 jobs to South Carolina CHARLESTON : According to media reports, a new PET resin plant is expected to start operation at the Bushy Park Industrial Complex, Charleston, South Carolina. More...

    Tesco introduces new recyclable plastic packaging for egg cartons
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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    Tesco introduces new recyclable plastic packaging for egg cartons

    LONDON : Supermarket giant Tesco has introduced new recycled plastic packaging to replace the pulp cartons used for egg packaging. The new packaging made from recycled plastic bottles is currently under trial run. Tesco More...

    Invista breaks ground for HMD and PA 6,6 polymer facilities in China
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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    Invista breaks ground for HMD and PA 6,6 polymer facilities in China

    Invista broke ground on March 26 a new hexamethylene diamine (HMD) and polyamide (PA) 6,6 polymer plants at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) in China. Invista breaks ground for HMD and PA 6,6 polymer facilities More...

    Starlinger highlights its PP*STAR bag at interpack 2014
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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    Starlinger highlights its PP*STAR bag at interpack 2014

    At interpack 2014, Starlinger & Co GmbH will present its sustainable packaging concept PP*STAR pinch-bottom bag.PP*STAR bags are made from a composite of polypropylene (PP) tape fabric and reverse printed OPP More...

    Molecor enters Southeast Asia water pipe market with local production of PVC-O pipes
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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    Molecor enters Southeast Asia water pipe market with local production of PVC-O pipes

    Molecor is entering the Southeast Asia water pipe market after securing a project to manufacture and market orientated PVC (PVC-O) pipes under the “HYPRO” brand.Molecor (SEA) Sdn Bhd is 65% owned by More...

    Jaguar F-Type at VDI Mannheim
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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    Borealis and Borouge showcase Fibremod™ solutions for Jaguar F-Type at VDI Mannheim

    Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, have developed important material solutions to address specific challenges faced by the global automotive industry. At the More...

    Sustainable lightweight construction
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    Sustainable lightweight construction – Hennecke at this year’s JEC Europe

    The JEC Europe International Composites Show and Conference takes place in Paris every year. The world’s leading  trade show, which has expanded significantly in the past few years, offers a comprehensive More...

    Increasing costs lift import PET prices to Turkey and Egypt
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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    Increasing costs lift import PET prices to Turkey and Egypt

    In Asia, PET production costs moved up during this past week as per the pricing service of ChemOrbis. Spot costs were higher both on a week over week basis and they were also higher when compared with early March More...

    Videojet CO2 Laser Marking Systems Bolster Manufacturing Productivity
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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    Videojet CO2 Laser Marking Systems Bolster Manufacturing Productivity

    Chicago, Illinois – March 31, 2014 – As line speeds increase to cope with more demanding production targets, manufacturers need easier, more efficient laser marking to print high quality codes consistently on More...