| Business function | Aptar | Crystal Lake, Illinois | United States
Aptar joins the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS)
Aptar is excited to announce its official participation in Amazon’s Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS) program. With this certification, Aptar is now providing services directly to vendors, sellers or manufacturers related to packaging design and testing in compliance with Amazon’s...
| Management | PRO-plast | Weiterstadt | Germany
PRO-plast moves to new location
PRO-plast Kunststoff GmbH, trading company for plastic granulates, has moved.
| Business function | BASF | Ludwigshafen | Germany
Personnel changes at BASF
The Management Board of BASF has decided on the following personnel changes:
| Management | VELOX | Rotterdam | Netherlands
IMCD to acquire european speciality chemicals distributor VELOX
IMCD, a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, today announces that it signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of VELOX GmbH, a group of companies with its headquarter in Hamburg, Germany.
| Sustainability | NOVA Chemicals | Calgary | Canada
NOVA Chemicals takes action to prevent plastic debris from reaching the ocean
NOVA Chemicals today announced a three-year investment of nearly $2 million (1.5 million EUR) to prevent plastic debris from reaching the ocean. The investment supports Project STOP, a new global initiative to design and implement solutions to reduce marine plastic pollution especially in countries...
| Management | Borealis | Vienna | Austria
Borealis strengthens its commitment to plastics recycling and further develops mechanical recycling capabilities
Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces today that it has fully acquired the Austrian plastics recycler Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH.
| Filling & Aseptic | Sidel | Zhanjiang | China
From HDPE to PET
Sidel: Huanlejia China shifts its coconut milk to PET
Huanlejia, well-known as a Chinese producer of food and beverages, recently started producing its coconut milk – formerly packaged in HDPE – in PET bottles. Its main objectives in this change were to reinforce its brand image and increase production speed. The company relied on Sidel’s 40-year...
| Business function | Sacmi | Imola (BO) | Italy
Sacmi focuses on the environment and acquires 100 per cent ownership of Eurofilter
Sacmi has acquired 100% ownership of Eurofilter. It aims to see the company achieve further growth. The operation will also see Eurofilter play a key role in Group development plans as its solutions and services are applicable to multiple businesses and are set to play a pivotal 'green' role that...
| Caps & Closures | United Caps | Wiltz | Luxembourg
Sustainable Plastic Caps
UNITED CAPS and Braskem embrace bio-sourced plastics for GREENER Closures
UNITED CAPS, an international manufacturer of caps and closures, and Braskem, a leading Brazilian petrochemical company, today reported they have collaborated to deliver to the market GREENER bio-sourced plastic caps and closures made from sugar cane as an addition to the UNITED CAPS product...
| Labels | Avery Dennison | Oegstgeest | Netherlands
Avery Dennison continues to pioneer change by launching recycled PET liners in Europe
Avery Dennison will be the first pressure sensitive labelling material supplier to introduce liner made from recycled PET (rPET) commercially in Europe. This move reflects the firm’s commitment to finding more sustainable solutions for the labelling industry.
| Blow moulds | SIPA | Vittorio Veneto | Italy
Changing molds on ECS SP systems is swifter and safer than ever
A new quick mold change system just developed by SIPA’s top engineers for its ECS SP single-stage injection-stretch-blow molding machines means changeover times can be slashed by around a quarter. New features also add extra safety and user-friendliness for operators, especially for some critical...