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Published: 7/6/2019

Another Milestone in Lightweighting PET Bottles
Sidel has introduced X-Lite Still, which it calls “the lightest 500-ml PET bottle in the world for non-pressurized still water.” With a height of 195 mm, it weighs only 6.5 g.

Published: 7/6/2019

Uniloy Completes Separation from Milacron
Brian Marston remains in charge of the new Uniloy, Inc.

Published: 7/2/2019

Die Upgrade Improves Tolerances, Speeds Start-Ups for Shrink-Sleeve Processor
Switch to new Nordson die improved tolerances by 30%.

Published: 6/20/2019

64-Oz PET Barrier ‘Growler’ for Craft Beer Is Called a ‘First’
Monolayer barrier PET beer jugs are molded by the machine builder for market-entry assistance.

Published: 6/19/2019

New Recycling Demonstration Project to Launch in Oregon
The project aims to demonstrate how a wider range of materials can be captured from the curbside recycling stream.

Published: 6/19/2019

Avantium to Scale-Up Commercialization of PEF
Now with 100% ownership of Synvina, Avantium is creating new avenues for commercializing its YXY technology to challenge PET.

Published: 6/19/2019

ExxonMobil and SABIC to Proceed with Olefins/PE Joint Venture
A major 50/50 olefins joint venture project first announced in 2016, by ExxonMobil Chemical and SABIC, has received final environmental regulatory approval.

Published: 6/18/2019

LyondellBasell Produces Family of Bio-Based Polyolefins
LBI’s collaboration with Neste marks the first time bio-based PP and bio-based LPDE were produced simultaneously at commercial scale.

Published: 6/17/2019

CARBO and PicOnyx Finalize Partnership for Production of M-Tone Black Pigments
M-Tone pigments are a unique family of functional black pigments for the plastics, paints, inks, coatings and adhesives markets.

Published: 6/11/2019

Mondi Develops Pouch Made from Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic
Project Proof, an Ellen MacArthur Foundation Pioneer Project led by Mondi, develops a usable pouch prototype containing 20% post-consumer waste.