KeyKeg, UniKeg made from re-used plastic

KeyKeg & UniKeg are the only kegs that, from the start, are designed with circularity in mind.  KeyKeg started to re-use plastics to create their griprings and base cups; made of 100% Post Consumer Recyclate.  Today, KeyKegs are collected with the aim to create new KeyKegs made of 81% re-used materials before the question of …

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 …

PACK EXPO LAS VEGAS 2017: MONDI barrier films offer American Market umprecedent product protection

Vienna, September 2017 – Striving to protect product aroma and scent against external contamination, Mondi Consumer Packaging promotes its latest industrial barrier film solutions at PACK EXPO Las Vegas (25-27 September 2017). Highlights at booth S-6715 include a range of pre-formed tubes and bags that provide greater product protection and improved material stability. The North American …

i-mold at Fakuma 2017: Space-saving gate inserts, hot runner nozzles and linear actuators; time-saving hot runner halves

Erbach/Germany, August 2017 – At Fakuma 2017, i-mold presents new products for moldmakers that help to save both design space and time. Included in the company’s exhibits are smaller tunnel gate inserts for low shot weights, hot runner nozzles for closer cavity spacings, easy-to-install “Fast Half” hot runner systems, and low-height linear drives for linear …

IML-T Spreads its wings

The quality and value benefits of RPC Bebo’s In-Mould Label Thermoforming (IML-T) have seen the technology being extended into the butter and margarine spreads sector with the introduction of a 500g tub for long-standing customer Kerry Foods.

From Dusseldorf Interpack 17: Industry 4.0 – From Vision to Reality

The digital transformation towards networked production environments in terms of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) and/or the Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining momentum. Numerous applications from the areas of product and process monitoring, labelling technology, packaging, logistics as well as maintenance and repair show already today the optimisation potential that this transformation to the Internet of …

Beauty out of the tube, glass and jar

“Beauty is everywhere a very welcome guest,” wrote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe at the start of the 19th century. And already 3,000 years before this, a great deal of time and extensive care was devoted to external appearance. The Ancient Egyptians were famous for their highly developed beauty culture; serving as a reference and the epitome …

Tubs offer the sweetest solution

Al Wefag, the market leader in sugar confectionery in Saudi Arabia, has launched its gummy candy series Borgat in two sizes of UniPak tubs from RPC Superfos, citing the particular benefits of more branding space, a more vibrant look and a better finish over its previous packaging format.