Packaging

Thousands of processors compete in the packaging end market in applications that run the gamut from blow-molded bottles to injection-molded caps and closures to extruded film and sheet for food and non-food applications. More resin is consumed in packaging than in any other market, which tends to make profit margins extra snug. In this zone you will get updated on the new technology and best practices among leading processors you can use to get the edge.

Blog

New Plastic Technologies & Alternative Bioplastics Augment Flexible Plastic Packaging Growth

Frost & Sullivan study sees promising market growth opportunities within a four-year period.
Blog

Volume Resin Prices Down-to-Flat Going into First Quarter of 2020

Prices of polyolefins, PS, PVC could bottom out; PET, nylon 6 could drop further while flat to modestly down trajectory projected for ABS, PC, and nylon 66. 
New Product Announcements
Product

Blow Molding: Digital Inkjet Printing onto PET Bottles

Printing directly on bottles can substitute for labels and in some cases can take place inside the blow molder.