Postponed, rescheduled and ultimately cancelled in 2020, Chinaplas has returned this week with an in-person event featuring 3600 exhibitors in Shenzhen.
Calculating, converting, and planning is now easier and faster than with new app from Polykar.
Avient’s new Cesa Nofog Plus performs in both hot and cold food packaging as well as agricultural and protective films.
Muller Technology says the self-contained case packer is built around an Omron 6-axis collaborative robot.
Graham Packaging has developed a method of selectively reinforcing a bottle wall perpendicular to conventional parison programming.
Amcor helped Morixe Hnos convert to a lightweight olive oil bottle that allows the company to export oil across Brazil to meet growing demand.
PLASTICS has published the highly-anticipated guidance document.
Partnership has diverted more than 500 million bottles from oceans.
New Proco case packer incorporates a cobot arm and flexible packing programs with quick changeover.
KHS shrink packers for bottles now can handle shrink film with up to 100% recycle.
High-moisture-barrier Aclar Edge bottles for liquid drugs are nearing commercialization, and much broader market opportunities are emerging.
Priority Plastics is thinking big—large, wide-mouth containers and drums, that is—to offer new concepts to the U.S. market. The company is launching lines of industrial and consumer packaging made on machinery said to offer capabilities not seen before in the U.S.
A new IML approach that uses a thick paper label as most of the structure of a plastic container can slash resin use drastically—especially handy when resin supplies are tight and prices are soaring.
Use of clear PET bottles for fresh milk is a growing trend, and Amcor offers up to 100% PCR content, as well as a UV barrier additive that doesn’t affect clarity.
Tosaf's ZD color and additive concentrates for pearlized BoPP films boast quality, production efficiency and flexibility in meeting OEM requirements.
Eastman’s Tritan Renew copolyester now used by Italian manufacaturer of water bottles and food storage containers.
Nova’s new series of customizable film structure designs formulated with post-consumer resin.
The Denver-based custom injection molder added the Toyo all-electric presses in support of new business in the packaging, consumer and industrial goods segments.
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.
Milliken Joins Global Organization for PHA to Drive Adoption of Biodegradable Polymers in Single-Use Packaging
Existing and new additives technology from Milliken will be aimed at improving the processing performance, aesthetics and other key attributes of PHA biopolymers.
PHA bioplastic producer Danimer Scientific completes business merger with Live Oak Acquisition Corp.
IPEG purchases long-time partner company Phoenix Systems, which makes powder and pellet conveying and unloading equipment used by processors in high-volume applications.
Processors and resin makers step up; biobased/renewable PP makes commercial strides; BOPE makes inroads as monolayer contender; and, performance PP for engineering applications & sustainability 'shines'.