PT ZONE: Packaging

PT Article 'Clean, Sustainable' Carbon Black Production On Our Shores
Monolith's carbon black process, which uses natural gas as feedstock, will now be applied to a full-scale manufacturing facility in Nebraska. More (+)
PT Article Price Hikes On Nylon 66 and 6 Underway?
While price increases for nylon 66 are attributed to supply contraints, those for nylon 6 are linked to upward raw material costs. More (+)

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R-PET Prices Remain Low as Virgin Prices Start to Climb

R-PET pricing is still soft, but perhaps not for long.

'Sustainable,Renewable' Materials Get Plenty of Attention At NPE2015

  Suppliers of biopolymers, such as MHG, and others who have bio-based raw material content and recycling content in their product offerings, such as DAK Americas, Charlotte, N.C., were among the several material suppliers at NPE2015 who saw plenty of action.               MHG (Meridian Holdings Group) reported an “astounding level of positive response” at the big show, where it showcased its new generation of patented biopolymers based on PHA, as well as services such as R&D and toll manufacturing for bio-based materials the company now offers to business partners.

DECORATING: Direct Digital Printing On PET Bottles

High-speed, contactless printing eliminates labels.

MATERIALS: TPEs for Food, Beverage Contact

Premium-quality grades with low odor and extractables.

BLOW MOLDING: All-Electrics Debut in North America

Double-shuttle from Italy has servo-driven robot and parison programmer.

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Packaging

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Thousands of processors compete in the packaging end market in applications that run the gamut from blow-molded bottles to injection-molded caps and closures to extruded film and sheet for food and non-food applications. More resin is consumed in packaging than in any other market, which tends to make profit margins extra snug. In this zone you will get updated on the new technology and best practices among leading processors you can use to get the edge.


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