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Packaging association warns on polymer supply and prices

Packaging association warns on polymer supply and prices

The Packaging and Films Association (PAFA) has issued an industry-wide warning that the prices of raw materials could see a “significant increase” and “extremely tight supply” in as little as two months, according to the report of British Plastics and Rubber. The price of polymers has suddenly increased remarkably since early this year, bringing priceRead More

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New nDuramax UV stabilizers from Americhem for polymeric film products

Americhem Inc., a global provider of custom color and additive solutions for the polymer and synthetic fibers industries, launched its new nDuramax UV stabilizers for polymeric film products at NPE 2015. Expanding from its roots into other industries Americhem serves, these products are built for outdoor exposure and come in options for PET, PE andRead More

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Tetra Pak offering world’s first fully renewable package worldwide

Tetra Pak is now offering the world’s first fully renewable package, Tetra Rex Bio-based, globally following its successful introduction with Finnish dairy Valio. Tetra Rex Bio-based is now available in a range of sizes, from 250ml to 2,000ml, for all chilled milk specifications. The package is manufactured solely from a combination of plastics derived fromRead More

Fire retardant PU insulation technologies to be unveiled at UTech Europe 2015

Fire retardant PU insulation technologies to be unveiled at UTech Europe 2015

The latest innovations in the formulation and manufacture of polyurethanes (PU) for increased thermal performance and enhanced fire retardance will be unveiled at the triennial UTech Europe conference and exhibition. UTech Europe 2015 will take place in Maastricht, The Netherlands from April 14-16, featuring over 90 detailed technical papers delivered in a total of 11Read More

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Recycling of post-consumer plastic packaging across Canada surged 9%

TORONTO (Scrap Monster): The latest survey report prepared by Moore Recycling Associates for the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) indicates that recycling of post-consumer plastics packaging increased 9% across Canada during 2013, when compared with the previous year. The increase is primarily attributed to increased purchases by domestic reclaimers. According to the report, the countryRead More

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Plastics packaging driving towards sustainability, said Plastemart

Significant progress has been made in the development of biodegradable plastics, largely from renewable natural resources, due to increasing environmental concerns of rising proportion of plastics packaging waste, a Plastemart report said. Sales of single serving portioned coffee machines have increased six-fold since 2008, making up 75% of coffee machines sold in 2014. With globalRead More

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Dispensing Caps 2.0: International teamwork turns an idea into a point-of-sale product

Refillable packaging for additives or decorative closure for convenience beverages – the new-generation dispensing cap from Incap Ltd. offers a host of new possibilities for innovative product design. Developed by an international project team, the versatile dispensing cap was turned into a point-of-sale product by two companies: Hähl and Teamplast. Consumers are prepared to payRead More

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Special show pointing the way forward for plastics industry at K 2016

Some 3,000 exhibitors will be attending K 2016 , the world’s premier trade show for plastics and rubber industry, which is taking place from October 19-26, 2016. All 19 halls of Düsseldorf’s fairgrounds will once again be fully occupied, according to the current registration situation, according to the organizer, Messe Düsseldorf. Registration for K 2016Read More

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