New Focus on high barrier

Innovia Films is refocusing its research and development efforts on high barrier materials thanks to substantial investment in new assets. They will allow the company to produce a range of new Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) products with optimum barrier performance. The first to market will be high barrier metallised films, followed by AlOx clear high …

The Swedish Rheumatism Association approves all Ecolean Packages

Lotta Håkansson, President, Swedish Rheumatism Association HELSINGBORG, SWEDEN 2018-05 The Swedish Rheumatism Association (SRA) has approved all of Ecolean’s packages as easy-to- open and easy-to-use for everyone. Ecolean’s complete range of lightweight packages for chilled and ambient distribution, including the use of straw and reclosing device SnapQuickTM have been tested and approved by the SRA.

PLASTICS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION announces 100% waste diversion goal at NPE 2018

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), producers of NPE2018: The Plastics Show, today announced a 100-percent waste diversion goal for this year’s NPE, which will welcome more than 65,000 plastics professionals to the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla. from May 7-11. The goal demonstrates the association’s commitment to sustainability and aims to exceed the …

Hispack 2018, cosmetic packaging makes its stand among the expansion strategies of the Marchesini Group

Barcelona (Spain) – A strong focus on the cosmetic packaging market, which has become one of the group’s strategic cornerstones. This is how Marchesini will appear at Hispack 2018, the packaging, process & logistics exhibition to be held in Barcelona from May 8th to 11th this year. Customers will be welcomed at the exhibition booth …

Mo-Con Expandable Blown Film Die from 5 to 17 Layers ‘Flexibility Without Limits’

Figure 3: 325 mm (13”) 5-layer Mo-Con die on a conventional blown film line. Sankt Augustin, Germany—Kuhne Anlagenbau GmbH, a member company of the KUHNE Group, will showcase its latest technology and products including its Mo-Con modular concept blown film die at NPE2018: The Plastics Show—May 7-11, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center in …

New pump provides large dose of convenience

A new airless pump from RPC Bramlage is offering numerous benefits including a large dose and ease of use. The XL5 has been designed for a variety of professional applications such as spa and hair care, but is equally suitable for larger family size or promotional packs for body care and other personal care products.

UPM RAFLATC introduces new high performing adhesive for chilled food labeling

UPM Raflatac has expanded its range of adhesives for food labeling with the launch of its RP48 AT (All-Temperature) acrylic adhesive for the European market. With good adhesion across a wide temperature range as well as good clarity, water resistance, and smooth convertibility, RP48 AT is an attractive alternative to hotmelt adhesives for labeling food …

The perfect duo: Greiner Packaging packs Henkel’s detergent innovation

Greiner Packaging is using K3®-F to produce the Duo-Caps and Power-Mix Caps detergent packaging from Henkel with reduced plastic content; inventory is reduced to a minimum. Thanks to a unique two-chamber technology, Duo-Caps and Power-Mix Caps detergents from Henkel combine the advantages of stain removal, brightness and freshness. They ensure fiber-deep clean laundry – and …

25 years of Sustainability in Action – 25 years of RIGK

A quarter century of success in operating recovery and recycling systems and international recyclable materials consulting. Growing environmental protection – plastics recycling in practice: in 1993 RIGK began organising the recovery and recycling of industrial and commercial plastics packaging. Beyond this original RIGK-SYSTEM, the company’s activities today include seven further recovery systems, plastics trading and …