PACKAGING

Biopolymers

Danimer Scientific and Eagle Beverage to Produce Biodegradable Drinking Straws for Quick Service Restaurants

  Private label manufacturer Eagle Beverage to use Danimer Scientific’s Nodax PHA for marine degradable straws and other product categories in the future.

Additives

High-Performance Black Masterbatch for Styrenics

Cabot’s new Plasblack XP6801D is a new generation SAN-based formulation for styrenics without the trade-off between color and mechanical properties.  
#color

Packaging

Top Packaging Innovation Award Goes to Henkel in Collaboration with Plastic Bank

The strong focus on sustainability and the circular economy evident in Dow’s 2020 Packaging Innovation Awards
#sustainability #economics

Stretch Blow Molding

Priority Plastics Brings New Technology to U.S. for large PET Containers

Priority Plastics promises wIder neck openings, a variety of handle options, energy savings and quick changeovers with novel PET ISBM machinery.

Packaging

Package Testing System for Healthcare & Food Packaging Markets

Ametek Mocon’s Dansensor Lippke 5000 tests for package integrity on the production floor or in the lab.

Packaging

Matte BOPP Compound for Cold Seal Packaging of Heat-Sensitive Products

Ampacet’s new Matif CSR 330 BOPP matte compound designed for cold seal packaging of chocolate, snack bars and ice cream.  

Film Extrusion

Steinbeck Named CEO of W&H

Succeeds long-time CEO Jürgen Vutz, who will join the company’s Supervisory Board beginning the new year.

Recycling

Berry’s Bold Sustainability Benchmarks

Worldwide packaging behemoth Berry Global has staked out a market-leading sustainability position with ambitious near- and long-term goals. Executive VP and General Manager Brian Hunt discussed the company’s efforts with Plastics Technology, including a new line of PCR containing caps and closures.
#sustainability

Packaging

Film Processor Boosts Line Performance with Air-Ring Retrofit

Air-ring upgrade results in output gains up to 23% for leading film processor in Indonesia. Gauge uniformity also improved.
#planttour #technologyinaction #processorsedge

Packaging

Dow Launches its First Recycled Resin for Shrink Film Applications

The recycled plastic resin is designed specifically for retail and logistic shrink film applications.
#sustainability