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Heidelberg Presenting Three New Postpress Machines

The event will also provide a platform for highlighting Heidelberg’s expanding postpress portfolio, and showcase the integration of prepress, press, postpress, and service solutions designed to help customers drive up productivity, drive down waste and open up new business opportunities. In-house finishing in particular will give customers total control over their quality, gaining them timeRead More

Schib Packaging and Abrigo Partner for interpack 2017

 interpack 2017 – held May 4 – 10 in Dusseldorf, Germany – many of those solutions will be on display. Hayssen Flexible Systems is one of a number of Barry-Wehmiller businesses represented in BW Packaging Solutions, located in Hall 6 Booth D62 at the show. Through their diverse capabilities, these companies can collectively provide everythingRead More

Interpack 2017 | Braskem researches intelligent packaging

Braskem will highlight its research into technology that allows packs to change colour alerting the consumer when product is unfit for consumption. The technology developed by Braskem, the biggest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas, in partnership with Clemson University in the US and Brazil’s  Rio Grande do Sul  Federal University (UFRGS), will beRead More

Mitsui Chemicals to build another Indian plastics plant

Demand for car seat materials set to rise as country’s auto output grows TOKYO — Mitsui Chemicals will construct a factory in northwestern India to produce polyurethane for car seats as early as 2019, aiming to solidify its foothold in a country where automobile production is forecast to grow 7% annually. The new facility, whichRead More

Total Develops a New Grade of HDPE for Thermoforming Applications

Houston, March 2, 2017 – Total Petrochemicals and Refining USA, Inc. has generated excitement in the sheet extrusion thermoforming (SET) market with the introduction of high density polyethylene grade 9825E. This grade is well suited for shallow draw thermoformed packaging applications in the foodservice and food packaging industries that require high rigidity and toughness. Total’sRead More

Packaging film expertise: Südpack at Pro2Pac

Ochsenhausen/London, 27February 2017 – Film manufacturer and finishing specialist Südpack Verpackungen GmbH und Co. KGis showcasing its comprehensive packaging expertise at this year’s Pro2Pac in London. From 20 to 22 March, Südpack Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG Branch Office UK will present a range of film solutions and printing options for various applications (Stand N1070).Read More