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 for
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 or
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 the
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,”
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 down
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 Amaray
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 of
Plastic injection mold maker Precise Mold & Plate was recently named #2 Best Place to Work by the international trade publication Plastics News. The Best Places to Work program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the plastics industry , benefiting the economy, workforce, and businesses in the United States and Canada.