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RPC Containers Corby invests in ISBM technology to offer containers with greater transparency

RPC Containers Corby, part of the UK-based RPC Group, has invested in new Injection Stretch Blow Molding (ISBM) technology to enhance the transparency of its high barrier polypropylene/ethylene vinyl alcohol/polypropylene (PP/EVOH/PP) containers. The company said this technology opens up opportunities in the retail sector, in particular markets such as cook-in sauces, instant coffee, ready meals, […]

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Sonoco produces plant-based plastic bottles for Ecover green cleaning line

US packaging group Sonoco announced that it is producing plant-based plastic bottles for Ecover’s new home care line. Ecover’s new packaging is launched across the US in August this year. The containers produced by Sonoco – extrusion blow-molded bottles – are made from Plantplastic, Ecover’s proprietary blend of bio-sourced high density polyethylene (HDPE) and post-consumer […]

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Welex Sheet Line Lets Processor Bypass Drying And Crystallizing While Running Ingeo® Pla At 25-50 °C Lower Temperatures

NatureWorks Cites ‘Virtually No Loss of Molecular Weight’ in PLA Processed with Welex Converge CTS™ Line; System Yields Energy Savings and Enhanced Product Quality YORK, PA, U.S.A., December 1, 2014: The first Welex Converge CTS™ sheet line is in production with a leading manufacturer of food service disposable ware, it was announced today by Graham […]

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Igus highlights plastics e-chain E4.350 for maritime application at SMM

At the 26th in Hamburg, Germany, igus GmbH presented a comprehensive range of plastics products for the shipbuilding industry: light and stable energy chains, Germanischer Lloyd-certified cables, and corrosion-resistant sliding, spherical, and slewing ring bearings for moving applications. The company’s range of motion plastics and tribo-polymers are maintenance-free and lubrication-free, seawater, UV, chemical, and corrosion […]