| Sheets & Films | Toray Plastics | North Kingstown, RI | United States
Toray launches Lumirror® STM Soft-Touch Matte PET film
Toray Plastics (America), Inc., introduces new Lumirror®STM Soft-Touch Matte film, a unique, matte-coated polyester film technology that simplifies processing and enables the manufacture of a robust, upscale, soft-touch matte lamination. A package manufactured with Toray’s STM film has the…
| Sheets & Films | Toyobo | Osaka | Japan
Toyobo to expand film product line made with recycled resin from PET beverage bottles under the Beverage Bottles to Film - BB2F trademark
Toyobo Co., Ltd. is developing its lineup of environmentally friendly, highly functional film made with recycled resin from PET beverage bottles under the Beverage Bottles to Film - BB2FTM* trademark and focusing on expanding into global markets.
| Sheets & Films | DuPont de Nemours | Wilmington, Delaware | United States
DuPont Teijin Films introduces flame retardant clear polyester film
To help product designers achieve improved safety in the industrial, transportation, construction, electronics and label industries, DuPont Teijin Films is introducing clear flame retardant PET polyester films. Now commercially available from DuPont, the Melinex® FR32x (PET films have achieved UL's…
| Sheets & Films | KIEFEL GmbH | Freilassing | Germany
Kiefel: Thermoforming meets fiber
Plastics Know-How for Fiber Processing - "Reduce - Reuse - Recycle" should be more than just empty buzzwords, they should be brought to life. KIEFEL GmbH, Freilassing, is a technology partner in various domains of the plastics and packaging industry, where it supports customers in the development of…
| Sheets & Films | COLLIN Lab & Pilot Solutions GmbH | Maitenbeth | Germany
COLLIN manufactures lines for the production of protective film
And produces films for the medical sector such as hospitals, doctors, pharmacies, opticians & Co. In no time, COLLIN Lab & Pilot Solutions assembled a line including an extruder, a slot die and a calender with winder for the production of protective shield film in the technical center.
| Sheets & Films | Parkside Flexibles | Normanton | United Kingdom
PET coffee bags: Parkside collaborates with Taylors
Packaging solutions specialist, Parkside, has collaborated with iconic Yorkshire-based coffee company Taylors of Harrogate to create a new pack for its range of coffee products. The new design has enabled the leading brand to welcome new audiences to the Taylors brand.
| Sheets & Films | UNION Officine Meccaniche S.p.A | S.Vittore Olona (MI) | Italy
UNION Officine Meccaniche: Complete co-extrusion line for PET sheet
In the last few days, a complete co-extrusion line for the production of PET sheet has been tested at the company's headquarters in San Vittore Olona. The line, which will be delivered to European market, is composed by the revolutionary and proven twin-screw ZP 112 / 52 D with 4 ventings and the…
| Global themes | Coveris | Spalding | United Kingdom
Coveris develops 100% recycled, recyclable new shrink film range
Delivering a fully circular, reduced CO2 solution for multi-pack products, Coveris’ new Duralite™ R range offers a next generation shrink film solution that is both 100% recyclable and contains up to 50% post-consumer recyclate (PCR), plus an optional pre-consumer top-up material.
| Sheets & Films | Polystar Plastics | Southampton | United Kingdom
Polystar Plastics continues to invest
In 2019, Polystar Plastics has made a significant series of investments in new equipment. These are geared towards replacement of old extrusion units, and the addition of new capacity.
| Sheets & Films | Costruzioni Meccaniche Luigi Bandera | Busto Arsizio (VA) | Italy
Flexibility & innovation: Bandera hits the market with two SmartFlex® lines in Poland and Slovenia
Greater flexibility is the key aspect that makes the SmartFlex® lines the most appreciated and required by customers among the other Bandera Blown Film technologies.
| Sheets & Films | HERBOLD Meckesheim | Meckesheim | Germany
New Wash line
WKR Walter Austria: Start-up of another Herbold film wash line
To extend its facility in Wels, Austria, WKR Walter has chosen a complete integrated solution from HERBOLD Meckesheim GmbH, based in Meckesheim/Germany. The key component of the plant is the latest generation of HERBOLD’s VWE pre-wash system, hydrocyclone separation and a twin centrifugal drying…
| Extrusion lines | battenfeld-cincinnati | Kempen | Germany
New Lab Line for Packaging Industry
Battenfeld-cincinnati expands its R&D activities and offers customers new possibilities with a complete extrusion line featuring cutting-edge technology.