Maharashtra Eases Plastic Ban On Bottles But With Recycling Rider

Maharashtra decided to revoke the ban on plastic bottles, providing some relief from its earlier decision to curb environmental damage from the non-biodegradable material. But on one condition. All manufacturers have to establish a recycling chain by setting up reverse vending machines and tie up with recyclers, a senior official from the environment ministry told […]

H.R.H. Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa Patronage the 1st Edition of the GDA Conference

Under His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa’s patronage, the kingdom will host the first Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) International Downstream Conference and Exhibition 2018. Themed “Towards a Competitive Downstream through Innovation, Collaboration and Technology”, the event will be held at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre from October 23 […]

Plastics Machinery Shipments Jumped 20% Y/Y in Q3 of 2017

North American shipments of primary plastics machinery posted a strong year-over-year increase in Q3 of 2017 according to statistics compiled and reported by the Plastics Industry Association’s (PLASTICS) Committee on Equipment Statistics (CES). This marked the second consecutive quarterly Y/Y increase in this data. The preliminary estimate for shipments of primary plastics equipment (injection molding, […]

This 31-year-old from Bengaluru is redefining cutlery in a plastic-filled world

Samanvi Bhograj started a manufacturing unit that makes 100 percent biodegradable and compostable tableware products using plant fiber. Plastic has become integral parts of our lives. It has seeped into every little shelf on the corner and has made our lives completely dependent on it. Right from the cradle to the grave most of the products in […]

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 […]