PT ZONE: Packaging

Plastic Pallets Manufacturer Gets Grant To Further Expansion Into Thermoplastic Composites
Indiana-based Jeco Plastics Products recently received a research grant from Purdue University under the IN-Mac program to study how thermoplastic composites with continuous internal fibers in either single or multiple directions develop wrinkles when being molded with multiple cavity thermoforming tools. More (+)
Blow a Bottle with Liquid Instead of Air
New technology--to be made widely available--blows and fills bottles in the same step. More (+)


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Polystyrene Recycling Partnership Spurred By Demand For Post-Consumer Content

World's leading maker of foam cups and major recycler come together to boost annual recycling volume of post-consumer PS.

Single-Serve Wine Spritzer in Plasma-Coated PET

Ultrathin glass coating keeps wine spritzers fresh.

"Arpro" EPP Manufacturer Exceeds Sustainability Goals; Launches EPE Sheet Foam Business Here

JSP, manufacturer of Arpro EPP, is ahead of the game in meeting its five-year target to reduce its carbon footprint, and has also now launched a new expandable PE sheet foam business in North America.

Report: Packaging Still Growing

New report by packaging association projects growth in contract packaging over next several years, in particular for personal care and pharmaceutical.

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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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