| Business function | ips Intelligent Pelletizing Solutions GmbH & Co. KG | Niedernberg | Germany
ips supplies the 1000th system
In December 2017, the 1000th system left the production hall at ips Intelligent Pelletizing Solutions GmbH. The ips-SGU 120/2 HS, a highly innovative underwater strand pelletizing system, will start operation in the 1st quarter of 2018 at Märkische Faser GmbH in Premnitz. With it, high-quality...
| Injection moulding | Engel Group | Schwertberg | Austria
Maximising efficiency and quality potential
The injection moulding machine manufacturer, based in Austria and with a wholly-owned subsidiary in Vietnam, enables customers to overcome their specific challenges and secure competitive advantages by means of custom-made system solutions – and supplying system solutions from a single source plays...
| Marketing & Sales | Husky | Bolton | Canada
Husky to showcase a solution for every application at Plastindia 2018
Husky Injection Molding Systems, a leading industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, today announced that it will exhibit at Plastindia 2018 (February 7-12). At the show Husky will feature how its diverse range of solutions for the beverage, food, medical, automotive, home...
| Beverages | The Coca-Cola Company | Atlanta | United States
The Coca-Cola Company announces new global vision to help create a world without waste
The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100% of its packaging by 2030.
| Recycling technology | Starlinger | Vienna | Austria
Starlinger’s rPET PP*STAR: a real world star!
For many years, the PP*STAR, a pinch bottom bag produced on Starlinger machinery, has been known as a robust and attractive packaging solution for products such as dry pet food, fertilizer, sugar, flour, or rice. Since early 2017, the PP*STAR can be manufactured directly from PET bottle flakes,...
| Marketing & Sales | Netstal-Maschinen AG | Näfels | Switzerland
Leasing instead of buying
Renting production capacity instead of buying hardware: More leeway for injection molding
- KraussMaffei and Netstal now offer complete leasing packages for injection molding machines
- Available for all KraussMaffei and Netstal standard machines up to 3,000 kN
- Be technically up-to-date at all times – without taking a hit on your balance sheet
- Life cycle concept, maintenance and service...
| Markets | Indorama Ventures | Bangkok
IVL acquires PET resin in Turkey
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), the World’s leading vertically integrated Polyester Value Chain producer, has acquired 100% of Artenius TurkPET, based in Adana, Turkey. Artenius produces PET resin and has 130,000 tonnes of capacity.
| Business function | Constar International | Trevose, Penn.
Constar announces agreement to sell its US assets to Amcor Rigid Plastics USA
Constar International Holdings LLC ("Constar" or the “Company”) announces today that it has entered into a stalking horse asset purchase agreement with Amcor Rigid Plastics USA (“Amcor”) under which the Company has agreed to sell substantially all of its domestic business to Amcor. In order to...
| Business function | OCTAL | Muscat, Oman
Growth of OCTAL attracts great attention from Industry
OCTAL, biggest producer of PET sheet worldwide, has now attracted a great deal of attention with its strong growth. The entire turnover, for instance, is to be more than doubled from this year to 2012. The reason for this is the new DPETTM technology that has been developed by the enterprise itself....
| Business function | OCTAL Petrochemicals LLC FZC | Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
OCTAL secures US$296 million for next phase of expansion
Global PET packaging leader OCTAL is on track to complete the second phase of its operational expansion this year following a new round of funding from six Middle Eastern banks.The privately owned, Oman-based manufacturer opened a 400,000 metric ton (m/t) PET resins and sheet packaging facility in...
| Facts & Figures | R&D/Leverage | Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, UK
R&D/Leverage – UK realizes 17% sales growth as company builds upon heritage of service, support and innovation
The popularity of the Product Solutions Lab (PSL), delivery times up to twice as fast as the competition, the recent addition of the Genesis Hot Runner System – combined with effective communications with non-English speaking customers throughout Europe – are but a few of the reasons for the 17...