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SABIC launches industry-first OSU compliant LEXAN XHR LIGHT sheet for aircraft interiors

SABIC launches industry-first OSU compliant LEXAN XHR LIGHT sheet for aircraft interiors

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business has expanded its LEXAN XHR sheet portfolio into the aviation sector with the introduction of two new lightweight grades, XHRL300 and XHRL200, for aircraft interiors. The patent-pending LEXAN XHR LIGHT series is said to be the lightest sheet with deep thermoforming ability available today, and can be used in applications whereRead More

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Italian Coffee Company Chooses Compostable White Metallised Natureflex™ Packaging Film

Innovia Films’ NatureFlex™ is helping a leading Italian coffee company with its launch of a new organic brand. Based in Modena, Caffè Molinari SpA, is a speciality coffee company. They have recently introduced a Bio™ range in Espresso and Decaffeinated varieties, which uses fully certified compostable packaging. The coffee pack is constructed using two-layers, comprisingRead More

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PCC’s color report identifies Cavernous Indulgence as leading option for plastics designs

Cavernous Indulgence and its accompanying color palette has emerged as the leading color choice for the design of plastic products for the consumer and industrial markets, according to Plastics Color Corporation (PCC)’s 2nd Annual Color Report. “Unearthed – the World of Color” is the theme of the PCC’s nature-inspired color palette for 2015. Cavernous IndulgenceRead More

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European Bioplastics welcomes EU decision to phase out plastic bags

On April 28, the European Parliament gave its final approval for the previously agreed legislation amending the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) to reduce the use of conventional single use plastic carrier bags. The new legislation obliges EU Member States to introduce measures that reduce the use of lightweight plastic bags by almost 50%Read More

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Milliken presents all-round value of Ultra Clear PP packaging at RosUpack 2015

• Millad® NX™ 8000 clarifiers for thermoforming and injection molding solutions • Meeting the trend for deep-colored PP for packaging with ClearTint® • Hall 4, RosUpack, Moscow, June 16-19, 2015 Ghent, Belgium – Leading polyolefins additives supplier, Milliken, is set to catch the eye of converters and brand owners at RosUpack 2015 with the inspiringRead More

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Biesterfeld AG improves operative earnings and develops business activities worldwide

In 2014, Biesterfeld AG Hamburg increased its turnover to approx. 1.1 billion Euros and thus continued with its steady growth strategy. Apart from the rise in gross profit, the group of companies also improved its operative earnings (EBIT) to 32.4 billion Euros. Biesterfeld AG increased its turnover in 2014 by 2.0% to approx. 1078 millionRead More

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European PE sellers seeking for further profit in May

ChemOrbis has reported that the European PE sellers are looking for overwhelming response in terms of ethylene contract for the month of May despite earning a three-digit profit from their contracts in April. Hike in firm expenditures, limited supply and some incidents of outage are the prime reasons that have led the sellers to lookRead More