Stretched to maximum performance: Recyclable mono-material packaging with Reifenhäuser EVO Ultra Stretch

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | Packaging films are often composed of a laminated composite of PET and PE. The addition of PET provides sufficient stiffness to the film for optimum secondary processing which cannot be achieved when using polyethylene alone. However, this composite is not recyclable. Recycle – sustainable packaging with excellent barrier properties With […]

World debut: Measure and optimize film flatness with Reifenhäuser EVO Ultra Flat

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | The flatness properties of blown film play a crucial part in its processing performance. Things become particularly difficult if a film – made from polyethylene, for example – is meant to be fused with another substrate. In conventional manufacturing processes, typical sagging and flatness defects can be expected as a […]

30 percent thinner PLA films with Reifenhäuser Ultra Flat Plus

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | Environmentally friendly, bio-based plastics are a possible approach to using plastic in a more sustainable way. By definition, they must be biodegradable. Some are even made from renewable resources such as sugar cane or corn. There is significant potential for the use of bio- plastics, particularly in packaging sectors with […]

Clariant Masterbatches Initiative Seeks to Help Make Plastics Packaging More Sustainable

• Offering solutions to modern challenges in packaging industry • Four distinct approaches identified • Additive masterbatches hold an important key Muttenz, July 5, 2019 – As part of a Clariant-wide program to create a more sustainable plastics industry, the Packaging Market Segment within the Masterbatches Business Unit is working to help brand owners and […]