Management
26.05.2016 | Milacron Holdings Corp. | Cincinnati, OH | USA

Milacron's aftermarket spare parts and service offerings being united into the One Milacron philosophy, supported with major investments

Milacron Holdings Corp. are uniting their Aftermarket spare parts and service offerings into the One Milacron Lifecycle Advantage, supported with major investments.

Caps & Closures, Markets
19.05.2016 | BERICAP | Budenheim | Germany

BERICAP closure for electronic cigarette refills

The newest BERICAP closure is called e-smoCap™ and it is the result of a 6months market research with e-liquid players in France. Due to a significant investment in e-smoCap™ closure capacity, the new closure is now able to take a market share of the 700mio closures imported from China every year.

Markets, Bottle developments
19.05.2016 | Sidel | Hünenberg | Switzerland

Sidel helps Brazilian producer to develop ‘world's lightest PET bottle for edible oil’

A large player in the Brazilian market, Algar Agro worked with Sidel to reduce the total weight of its finished bottle from 18 to 14 grams - a reduction of 22%. The bottle was redesigned without any obvious changes to the customer in its well-established external appearance. However, by using the lightweighting expertise of Sidel, Algar Agro was...

PET processing
10.05.2016 | motan holding gmbh | Konstanz | Germany

Safe and dry: Protecting small and large material quantities from moisture

In order to protect sensitive materials from moisture absorption and contamination, motan has developed a practice orientated system that is easy to operate. Users typically use pre-dried plastic granulate from sacks, particularly for small part production. If these sacks are not speedily emptied during continuous production, the granulate will,...

Management, Material technology
15.03.2016 | BASF, Avantium | Ludwigshafen, Germany | Amsterdam, Netherlands

BASF and Avantium intend to establish joint venture

BASF and Avantium today announced that they have signed a letter of intent and entered into exclusive negotiations to establish a joint venture (JV) for the production and marketing of furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA), as well as marketing of polyethylenefuranoate (PEF), based on this new chemical building block. FDCA is produced from renewable...

Management, Material technology
10.12.2015 | Avantium | Tokyo | Japan

Avantium reserves capacity in its first FDCA production plant for Mitsui

Avantium signed an agreement with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (‘Mitsui’), to commercialize 100% biobased chemicals FDCA and PEF in Asia. As part of this agreement, Mitsui has been granted a right to purchase a sizable volume of FDCA from the first commercial FDCA plant to be constructed by Avantium.

Currently Avantium is in the preparation stage of the...


PET injection machines
26.10.2015 | Milacron | Cincinnati, OH | USA

Milacron’s innovative Klear Can™ continues to push toward production as it passes critical food safety tests

Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN) announced its Klear Can technology has undergone and passed an important food safety test and is undergoing additional testing with a number of select prospects. The Milacron Klear Can is an ideal alternative to metal cans for fruits, vegetables, soups, meats, and other products. The Klear Can uses the same...

Quality & Diagnostic, PET injection machines
08.06.2015 | Sacmi Imola | Imola (BO) | Italy

Inspection systems for preforms, cutting-edge Sacmi technology for the PET world

With the PVS family, Sacmi offers a range of preform quality control solutions that join the CHS systems for caps and the Cube Eye for a 3-D ‘CAT scan’ of the entire cap-bottle system.

PET injection machines
11.05.2015 | Milacron | Malterdingen/Germany | Milan/Italy

Milacron’s injection brand, Ferromatik provides technical foundation at NPE 2015 - Successful presentation at Plast show in Italy

Milacron’s renewed focus on new product development comes after a successful showing at NPE 2015 in March. The company had the largest booth in NPE history – over 25,000 sq. ft - which provided a platform to showcase a number of new Ferromatik injection molding machines and fresh product technologies, including the launch of Klear Can. Produced...

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Markets, Bottle developments
19.05.2016 | Sidel | Hünenberg | Switzerland

Sidel helps Brazilian producer to develop ‘world's lightest PET bottle for edible oil’

A large player in the Brazilian market, Algar Agro worked with Sidel to reduce the total weight of its finished bottle from 18 to 14 grams - a reduction of 22%. The bottle was redesigned without any obvious changes to the customer in its well-established external appearance. However, by using the lightweighting expertise of Sidel, Algar Agro was...

Markets, Bottle developments
17.05.2016 | Amcor | Hawthorn VIC | Australia

Amcor captures two DuPont packaging awards

100% Post-consumer recycled PET bottle and pharmaceutical blister packaging are honored for technical achievement and sustainability ...

Filling & Aseptic, Markets, Blow moulding machines
19.04.2016 | KHS | Dortmund | Germany

Energy costs practically halved: KHS converts stretch blow molder for Mineralbrunnen Teinach GmbH

Overheads for materials and the price of energy are among the biggest cost drivers in production. Mineral water bottlers Teinach GmbH have thus charged the KHS Group with the modernization of their PET bottle filling line.

Hotfill, Markets
10.05.2016 | KHS | Dortmund | Germany

Coca-Cola uses customized hot fill system from KHS

Around the globe consumers are finding that juices and sports drinks are a healthy alternative to what are often rather sugary soft drinks. Bottlers who want to muscle in on this growth market have to satisfy the special technical demands made of the process and filling technology for such products. For its juice and sports beverages Coca-Cola...

Filling & Aseptic, Markets, Blow moulding machines
19.04.2016 | KHS | Dortmund | Germany

Energy costs practically halved: KHS converts stretch blow molder for Mineralbrunnen Teinach GmbH

Overheads for materials and the price of energy are among the biggest cost drivers in production. Mineral water bottlers Teinach GmbH have thus charged the KHS Group with the modernization of their PET bottle filling line.

Filling & Aseptic
25.02.2016 | KHS | Dortmund | Germany

Filler upgrade

The mechanics of filling and packaging systems are durable and reliable – to the great satisfaction of the operator. As in devices for household use, however, the electrical technology designed to control lines and machines has a shorter life span. Standard components are removed from the market in this segment after just a few years and replaced...

Caps & Closures, Markets
19.05.2016 | BERICAP | Budenheim | Germany

BERICAP closure for electronic cigarette refills

The newest BERICAP closure is called e-smoCap™ and it is the result of a 6months market research with e-liquid players in France. Due to a significant investment in e-smoCap™ closure capacity, the new closure is now able to take a market share of the 700mio closures imported from China every year.

Compression moulding, Management
07.03.2016 | Netstal-Maschinen AG | Näfels | Switzerland

The technology trio of Netstal, Plastisud and Pages successfully conduct Injection Compression Molding (ICM) Days for packaging experts in France

Netstal and its technology partners Plastisud and Machines Pagès conducted the first successful ICM Technology Days in the French city of Castelnaudary in January. In addition to very interesting specialist presentations, the top-class event also featured various live demonstrations.

Caps & Closures
22.01.2016 | CORVAGLIA | Eschlikon | Switzerland

New quality tool from Corvaglia

Innovative new quality tool from Corvaglia lowers rejection rates on filling lines during the manufacture of beverage closures

During the process of applying beverage closures to PET bottles, minor gradations can determine whether the closure will be grasped and placed on the bottle correctly in the filling line. At filling speeds of up to 100,000...

Labelling technology
11.05.2016 | KHS/NMP Systems | Dortmund/Düsseldorf | Germany

KHS continues Direct Print push to market

At its headquarters and largest engineering and manufacturing center in Dortmund, the KHS Group has provided approximately one thousand square meters of new space for the ever-expanding Direct Print innovation team.

Markets, Labels
08.04.2016 | P.E. Labellers | Porto Mantovano (MN) | Italy

P.E. Labellers-Farchioni olii: a 100% Italian partnership

Farchioni olii S.p.A., one of Italy's main producers of typical foods from Umbria – oil, wine and flour – chose an independent partner that was easy to interact with to provide self-adhesive or cold-glue labels for glass and PET formats in the olive oil sector.

Labelling technology
22.03.2016 | KHS | Dortmund | Germany

MARTENS Brewery leverages Direct Print Powered by KHS™ again

After the successful premiere of Direct Print Powered by KHS™ at MARTENS Brewery with their Dagschotel ‘talking bottles’ launch, MARTENS Brewery based in Bocholt, Belgium, is again leveraging their Direct Print industrial scale digital printing technology from KHS, this time to renovate the look and feel of their own brand, MARTENS Pils, by...

Packaging machinery
10.03.2016 | NMP Systems GmbH | Duesseldorf | Germany

Nature MultiPack™ world premier set for Evian ‘prestige’ PET bottles

With Nature MultiPack™ NMP Systems GmbH is bringing a disruptive packaging innovation ‘Powered by KHS’ to market. An intensive collaboration with Danone Waters led to the premier market introduction on brand Evian starting in France and Belgium this month.

Packaging machinery
19.03.2015 | SMI S.p.A. | S.Giovanni Bianco, BG | Italy

The new SK ERGON: when technology meets the ergonomic design

From processing to packing and packaging technologies, from ingredients to food safety and quality management up to logistics and handling: Anuga FoodTec trade show is much more than this. For SMI that is the opportunity to present the new ERGON series of primary and secondary packaging machines.

Packaging machinery
27.02.2015 | SMI S.p.A. | S.Giovanni Bianco, BG | Italy

Packbloc Neo: integrated solutions for an efficient end of line system

SMI offers compact cutting-edge solutions like the APS P series of automatic palletizing systems, integrating in the central column both the layer-loading head (basket) and a SCARA articulated arm which takes care of the operations of empty pallet feeding and interlayer pad insertion, thus forming a "3 in 1" compact unit.

Sorting systems
30.05.2016 | The Bühler Group | London | UK

Bühler changes the dynamics of polymer sorting

Bühler’s pioneering SORTEX E PolyVision™ optical sorter is revealed at IFAT 2016, offering the plastics industry unrivalled polymer removal for high-end recycling.

The Bühler Group today announced a breakthrough in polymer sorting, with the launch of its new SORTEX E PolyVision™. This ground-breaking technology is able to identify same-colour...

Management, Recycling technology
31.03.2016 | EREMA | Ansfelden/Linz | Austria

Save the Date: DISCOVERY DAY on 1 June 2016

EREMA Discovery Day at EREMA: Wednesday, 1 June 2016

(plus evening event on Tuesday, 31 May 2016)

EREMA Headquarters, Ansfelden, Austria

Markets, Recycling machines
10.12.2015 | Nordson PPS | Münster | Germany

Nordson pelletizing and crystallizing system plays central role at Lotte Chemical's world-scale PET resin plant in England

A new video shows how melt filtration and pelletizing technologies from Nordson Corporation conserve energy and enhance productivity at the 600 ton per day PET resin plant of Lotte Chemical UK Ltd., Nordson announced today.

Commissioned late in 2014, the world-scale plant at Lotte Chemical’s Redcar, England facility includes three pelletizing /...

Auxiliary devices
30.05.2016 | Piovan | S. Maria di Sala (Venezia) | Italy

Flexcool, utmost flexibility of application and efficiency of operation from Aquatech

Aquatech, one of the recently established companies of the Piovan Group, with core competences in industrial cooling systems, makes its debut on the market with an engineering solution that supersedes the principles of centralized systems, to ensure greater energy efficiency and savings of between 35 and 50%.

Quality & Diagnostic
14.08.2015 | Sacmi | Imola | Italy

Watermarks, shrinkage and surface defects: the “invisible” faults on PET preforms

The advantages of “grid inspection”, the innovative patented SACMI solution that can be installed on the entire range of preform inspection systems, both on line and in test labs A formula plus patented technology to identify, via a simple algorithm, preform defects that would otherwise be invisible to the human eye, detecting them easily,...

Quality & Diagnostic, PET injection machines
08.06.2015 | Sacmi Imola | Imola (BO) | Italy

Inspection systems for preforms, cutting-edge Sacmi technology for the PET world

With the PVS family, Sacmi offers a range of preform quality control solutions that join the CHS systems for caps and the Cube Eye for a 3-D ‘CAT scan’ of the entire cap-bottle system.

PET PASSION WEEK 2016

PETnology Europe 2016, 7-8 November
PETarena at Brau Beviale 2016, 8-10 November

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