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 […]

Global Revenue of PET Preforms Market to Reach beyond US$ 25 Bn by 2028 End; Plastic Bottles Recycling Trend Expected to Strengthen Market Growth

PET preforms, more popularly mini-bottles, will witness steady growth in their sales following soaring demand for bottled water worldwide. According to the report, the market for PET preforms will exhibit a moderate CAGR of 4.6% over the next decade and attain the revenues beyond US$ 25 Bn by the end of 2028. Fall of Glass […]

Stronger, lighter, more durable – DSM showcases bright composite innovations at JEC World 2018

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials, will demonstrate its composite innovations and share its vision and in-depth knowledge of high-performance composites at JEC World 2018 (Paris, March 6-8). The innovations include Carbon with Dyneema® and Dyneema® flexible composites, along with a range of thermoplastic unidirectional (UD) tapes and materials […]

Extrusion systems maker Entek receives patent for self-aligning coupling concept

Entek (Lebanon, OR), a manufacturer of production extrusion systems and components, has been awarded a U.S. patent for its self-aligning shafts and couplings. U.S. patent 9,573,313 B2 was awarded to Entek on Feb. 21, 2017, for its “Extruder Screw Shaft Alignment Apparatus and Method.” Entek employees Craig Benjamin and Melissa Jensen-Morgan, along with Dean Elliott, […]

Dutchland Plastics celebrates 50th anniversary with major hiring and growth plan

Dutchland Plastics LLC (Oostburg, WI), a contract manufacturer of custom rotationally molded (rotomolded) plastics products, is celebrating its 50th anniversary by giving back. It has announced a major new compensation, benefits and growth plan affecting all existing and prospective employees. Dutchland PlasticsThe growth plan includes adding 50 positions to the manufacturing team, raising starting pay […]


Sidel Services Online web interface, part of the Sidel Services™ portfolio, is now integrating Options and Upgrades as a further extension of its technical capabilities. In addition, as part of its ongoing global roll-out programme, the tool is now also released in North America, enlarging its geographic availability beyond Europe and Central Asia. Beverage producers […]