PT ZONE: Packaging

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Acquisition of Akcros broadens Valtris' plastic additives offerings and expands its global footprint. More (+)


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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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