PUBLISHED: 9/22/2020

BASF's Sicopal Black Gets Expanded FDA Clearance for Recycling

The FDA sanctioned carbon black alternative pigment from BASF’ Colors & Effects is one of the first recyclable black pigments for food contact applications.

PUBLISHED: 9/22/2020

ProMach Acquires Panther Industries

Packaging machinery maker ProMach further expands labeling and coding business with acquisition of automated labeling equipment maker Panther.

PUBLISHED: 9/22/2020

Novel PET Water Bottle Pushes ‘Eco-Friendly’ Boundaries

Sidel’s AYA offers super-light weight, 100% rPET content, and reduction of secondary and tertiary packaging materials.

PUBLISHED: 9/22/2020

Digital Watermarking Consortium Advances Technology for Sorting & Recycling Plastics

Europe’s Digital Watermarks Initiative HolyGrail 2.0 gains new members and advances to Phase II pilot projects.

PUBLISHED: 9/22/2020

Arburg Announces Summer Dates for Technology Days 2021

Cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19, Arburg says its annual Technology Days event at its Lossburg, Germany headquarters will go forward in 2021, moving from the Spring to June 9-12.

PUBLISHED: 9/22/2020

Vecoplan Hires New Western Regional Sales Director

Nolan Lamb brings auxiliary equipment knowledge to the equipment manufacturer.

PUBLISHED: 9/21/2020

Alpla to Build New HDPE Recycling Plant in Mexico

The launch is planned for the second half of 2021. 

PUBLISHED: 9/16/2020

MTD Micro Molding Completes Expansion

The Massachusetts based micro molder and moldmaker has added 11,700-ft2 to its facility, effectively doubling its clean room manufacturing space.

PUBLISHED: 9/16/2020

Downstream Extrusion Machine Builder Expands

Plastics Extrusion Machinery to break ground on a new plant in Kansas.

PUBLISHED: 9/15/2020

NPE2021 Update and Message From Tony Radoszewski

Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) President and CEO, Tony Radoszewski, addresses the industry’s strength and resiliency during COVID-19 and the technological innovations that will transform tomorrow at NPE2021.