Continuous in-line packaging systems headed up the K 2010 thermoforming news as suppliers launched a range of roll-fed systems with greater capacity, more flexibility, and improved automation.
At K 2010, thermoformers will be greeted by numerous advances in inline machines for packaging.
When you’re a successful injection molder with more than 40 years under your belt and more than 50 presses producing 1.8 billion containers and lids for food-packaging containers annually, what do you do when you feel the time is right to expand?
Processors looking to expand their business overseas or across the border into Mexico have several alternatives.
PBM Plastics in Newport News, Va., has commercialized a variant of the thermoforming process that reportedly produces deep-draw, highly uniform containers with low internal stresses.