PACKAGING NEWS

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.

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

Packaging

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.

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.

Post-Consumer Recycling

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

Biopolymers

Danimer Scientific's PHA Chosen by Bacardi to Replace PET

Bacardi opts to transition to 100% biodegradable PHA by 2023.

Medical

Protolabs Addresses How to Survive a Pandemic with Digital Manufacturing

Protolabs survey results examine product development and the supply chain.

Packaging

NYCOA Gets Green Light from FDA for its 2012 Nylon Film Copolymer

Manufacturer of specialty engineered nylon polymers Nylon Corporation of America (NYCOA)), Manchester, N.H., recently received Food Contact Substance approval from the FDA for its novel nylon film copolymer  known as 2012, to be used as a component of multilayer, single use food packaging constructions, (excluding contact with infant formula and human milk). Said v.p. of business development and R&D Jonathan McEuen, “NYCOA has decades of experience developing and commercializing specialty nylon resin chemistries, including nylon materials used for industrial film applications.

Packaging

First Recyclable Retort Pouch

Starting with cat food, Amcor and Nestlé are launching a breakthrough in recyclable packaging that will improve the environmental footprint of consumer packaging up to 60%.
#polyolefins

Commodity Resins

SABIC Collaboration Leads to TF-BOPE Frozen Food Packaging with Less Material Consumption

The innovative TF-BOPE film resulted from SABIC’s teaming up with two film converters and a packaging machine manufacturer.
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