PT ZONE: Packaging

Bloomer Expands to Barrier Blown Film
Custom processor of cast embossed film buy barrier blown film leader Optimum. More (+)
Braskem Breaks Ground On New UHMWPE Plant
A groundbreaking ceremony took place on schedule for the construction of Braskem first North American UHMWPE plant. More (+)


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Swiss Thermoforming Machine Maker Sets Up U.S. Operations to Tap North American Market

A Swiss maker of complete thermoforming lines is taking another crack at the North American market, setting up sales, service and R&D in Wisconsin, with plans to exhibit at Pack Expo and NPE2015.

RPET Supply & Prices Stable

Fourth-quarter RPET should not see any big moves.

TESTING: Fully-Automated Water Vapor Transmission Rate Tester for Packaging

Mocon's new tester is said to be the first-ever, fully-automated WVTR unit for packaging and other barrier structures.

ADDITIVES: Catalyst Acts As Compatibilizer For Dissimilar Polymers

Kenrich Petrochemical's titanium/mixed-metal catalyst masterbatch regenerates PCR to virgin-like properties and more.

World's Largest Most Advanced Recycling Development Center Open

Germany's Vecoplan receives rave reviews at the opening of what boasts to be the largest and most advanced center in recycling and reprocessing of waste and biomass.

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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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