PT ZONE: Packaging

PT Article Ecover Bottles Feature 'Green' HDPE And Some Post-Consumer Recycled Material
Sonoco is producing bio-based HDPE bottles for Ecover's new home-care 'green' cleaning products. More (+)
PT Article PP Prices Drop About Twice More From Last Month
Further major decline in PP prices possible for first month of 2015. More (+)

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PE Prices Drop Further

More decreases in PE prices very likely for first quarter 2015.

Something New for PET: Injection-Compression-Stretch-Blow Molding

Continuous, rotary injection-compression molding of preforms is linked to rotary stretch-blow molding.

DECORATING: High-Throughput Laser Marking Stations For Complex Parts

FOBA's new laser marking workstations feature two-position rotary tables for high-throughput and ergonomic processing.

Ineos And Sasol Break Ground On World-Scale HDPE Plant

Joint venture partners Ineos and Sasol have started construction of their new HDPE plant in LaPorte, Texas.

Fine-Particle-Sized Cellulosics Key To Patented Bio-Plastic Compounds

Through a Japanese/U.S. joint venture, a new range of customized bio-plastic compounds are now available in North America.

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OVERVIEW:
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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