Single-use plastic bags to be banned in WA from mid-2018 in bid to protect environment

West Australian retailers will be barred from giving shoppers single-use plastic bags from next July, with the state becoming the latest Australian jurisdiction to announce a ban. Shoppers will instead be required to bring their own bags or forced to purchase reusable ones from stores under the changes announced by the McGowan Government. Environment Minister […]


The Report entitled Global Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Pipe Market 2017 analyses the crucial factors of the Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Pipe market based on present industry situations, market demands, business strategies adopted by Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Pipe market players and their growth scenario. This report isolates the Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Pipe market based on […]

Polyethylene Market – Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global polyethylene market for 2017-2021. Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. Some of the market drivers are the increasing demand for polyethylene products in countries, such as India, increasing global plastic […]

This 31-year-old from Bengaluru is redefining cutlery in a plastic-filled world

Samanvi Bhograj started a manufacturing unit that makes 100 percent biodegradable and compostable tableware products using plant fiber. Plastic has become integral parts of our lives. It has seeped into every little shelf on the corner and has made our lives completely dependent on it. Right from the cradle to the grave most of the products in […]

Polystar Plastics appoints Mike Lloyd as technical director

Southampton based polyethene manufacturer Polystar Plastics has appointed Mike Lloyd as technical director. Lloyd will work closely with the management team helping support the development of existing and new products. Polystar said his vast manufacturing experiences and his knowledge working with polymers and especially technical blends will be an extremely positive benefit to the business. […]

Packaging Innovations London 2017 | Royston Labels launches new website

Royston Labels has launched a brand-new website, giving visitors the chance to get a closer look at the company’s work. Royston is a self-adhesive label manufacturer with over 30 years’ experience in the industry and a tight-knit team of dedicated creative and technicians. The interactive new website boasts a slick, easy-to-navigate design with high-quality images. Visitors to […]

Flipkart introduces ‘anti-theft’ packaging for mobiles, tablets, watches

This pilferage protection packaging box comes with many protective features to ensure that customers do not receive stolen or damaged shipments. E-commerce major Flipkart said on Tuesday it has developed India’s first “anti-theft” packaging to secure goods from in-transit theft and tampering. “Designed specifically for high-net products like mobiles, tablets, and watches, this unique and […]