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Closing day for entries on Friday | UK Packaging Awards 2017

Closing day for entries on Friday | UK Packaging Awards 2017

Time is running out for you to enter this year’s UK Packaging Awards The deadline for entries is this Friday – 23 June. This year’s awards will be judged by another stellar line-up of judges including representatives from Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Marks & Spencer, RB, Mars, Heineken, Müller, Iceland, Premier Foods, Nestlé and Waitrose. This year’sRead More

Panel of designers discuss responsible package design

At the Print Business Outlook Conference held on 15 March in Mumbai a panel discussed packaging design and branding. “The Smithers PIRA estimates the growth of packaging in India, through 2018, to be on the order of 10% per year. Also, with the per capita packaging consumption in India is low, hence the potential forRead More

PETisSafe: M K Bhan committee tells National Green Tribunal

An expert committee headed by former biotech secretary M K Bhan on Monday said plastic bottles made of PET (poly ethylene terephthalate) material are safe for packaging medicines. The pharmaceutical and soft drinks industry account for one fourth of India’s PET packaging industry. “There is no conclusive evidence to suggest that use of PET orRead More

Milliken highlights NX UltraClear PP for food and beverage packaging

US-based Milliken will put its focus on NX UltraClear polypropylene (PP) for food and beverage industry at Alimentaria 2016, which takes place in Barcelona, Spain from April 25-28. With UltraClear PP based on Milliken’s clarifier series Millad NX 8000, the same high clarity associated with polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging can be achieved, according to theRead More

DuPont Performance Materials presents lightweighting and air management solutions for vehicles

DuPont Performance Materials highlighted a number of lightweight solutions at the recently concluded VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2016 conference. “Our presence in Mannheim allow us to share perspectives with partners and learn more about how our materials and collaborative design processes can help them develop ever safer, more environmentally friendly and higher performing products,”Read More

New plastic-eating bacteria could help save planet

The species fully breaks down one of the most common kinds of plastic called Polyethylene terephthalate (PET). It’s the type often used to package bottled drinks, cosmetics and household cleaners. Styrofoam-eating mealworms might help reduce plastic waste, study finds The findings, published in the academic journal ‘Science’ on Friday, say that “Ideonella sakaiensis breaks downRead More

Amaray visits Downing Street to tackle plastic industry issues

Amaray Europe managing director Jamie Tinsley visited Downing Street recently to ask Chancellor George Osborne how the government can better support UK manufacturing. During the visit, back in January, Tinsley had the opportunity to share with the Chancellor details of how new opportunities, development, investment, and engagement with the workforce is helping support the AmarayRead More

Plastiblends India plans masterbatches plant in West Bengal

Increasing demands for plastics in the Eastern region is driving the market of masterbatches, a key ingredient used for making plastic products Plastiblends India Ltd, a part of Kolsite Group of Companies and a manufacturer of masterbatches, is reportedly planning to set a manufacturing plant near Kolkata, West Bengal, to meet the growing demand ofRead More

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