Entrepreneurial orbit: Businesses at heart of resource expo

Once a business gets its foot in the door with an economic development organization like the New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership, its opportunities for growth expand dramatically. Jack Kloepfer discovered this while navigating his Aztec business beyond the line of outdoor recreation products he built from thermoplastic-coated fabrics and into products for energy and aerospace […]

India’s plastics industry looks for tax benefits

Gandhinagar, India — India’s massive goods and service tax reform program, hailed as a way to unify the country’s internal markets and tax system, is proving to be an adjustment for the plastics industry. Most industry executives interviewed at the recent Plastindia show in Gandhinagar feel the new GST program, started in mid-2017, will be […]

Clariant Launches New EQius™ Brand for Humidity-Control Packaging Solutions

Controlled-atmosphere products united under new name Healthcare Packaging making announcement at Pharmapack Includes packets, canisters, caps and bags Muttenz, February 8, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging business unit, is introducing a new brand name to encompass all of the products and technology related to equilibrium relative humidity […]

BrücknerServtec at Plastindia 2018

Local service offers and upgrading solutions drive film production forward At Plastindia in Gandhinagar – Ahmedabad (Booth 1236) BrücknerServtec presentssolutions to enhance the efficiency and profitability of existing film production lines of all manufacturers.   Multilayer upgrade for existing film stretching lines   Enter new high-margin film markets with BrücknerServtec’s multilayer upgrading solutions for all […]

Strong growth for stand-up pouches across most end use segments to top US$ 4.5 billion by 2021

AMI, Bristol, 27/11/2017 Stand-up pouches (SUPs) is now one of the fastest growing flexible packaging formats with global demand expected to pass 90 billion units in 2017, according to a newly published report from specialist industry consultants, AMI. The favourable development of the total supply chain cost of stand-up pouches and their stronger proposition to promote […]

CUSTOM-ENHANCED SCREEN CHANGER EXTENDS FILTER LIFE AND IMPROVES PRODUCT QUALITY FOR PET COMPANY KÖKSAN

Nordson Retrofitted Its BKG® POLY™ Screen Changer with Filter Candles, Providing 4 to 8 Times Longer Filter Life, Fewer Black Specks and Gels, and Less Shear Stress SEHİTKAMİL, GAZİANTEP, TURKEY, September 5, 2017: A specially retrofitted screen changer for use on a PET polymerization line has enabled KÖKSAN PET Packaging Industry Company to prolong the […]

Has the sale of bin liners increased since the plastic bag ban was introduced?

When the ACT Government banned single-use plastic bags in 2011, some Canberrans found themselves without a steady supply of free bin bags. This week’s questioner, Colin Mckay, was one of them. When Colin heard that Coles and Woolworths were going to phase out plastic bags across the country, it made him think about one aspect of […]