| Sheets & Films | Reifenhäuser | Troisdorf | Germany
PET sheet innovation
Reifenhäuser Cast Sheet Coating is introducing a new generation of PET thermoforming sheet lines
Following the big success of the 2013-release high-performance extrusion lines for PET thermoforming sheets with the patented mechatronic polishing stacks of the MIREX-MT-V design series, the next generation of this line type was presented this year.
| Sheets & Films | Kreyenborg | Senden | Germany
Ideal for mixed production scrap in PET sheet production
KP Linpac purchases a third IRD from KREYENBORG and expands its production of food packaging
KP Linpac orders third Infrared Rotary Drum of KREYENBORG to expand its production capacities for thermoformed PET packaging solutions.
| Sheets & Films | RPC Bebo UK | Northamptonshire | United Kingdom
Thermoformed pot in clear PET from RPC Bebo UK
Consumers can now enjoy a houmous dip spiced up with Nando’s famous PERi-PERi sauce in a bespoke thermoformed pot in clear PET from RPC Bebo UK.
| Business function | Graham Partners | Philadelphia | United States
Thermoforming takes clear form with Graham’s Nu-Est investment
Graham Partners, a private investment firm targeting industrial technology and advanced manufacturing companies, is pleased to announce its third investment in the thermoformed packaging space, Nuconic Packaging, LLC (“Nuconic”). This investment was completed less than a year after the acquisitions…
| Sustainability | Costruzioni Meccaniche Luigi Bandera | Busto Arsizio (VA) | Italy
PACKAGING FORWARD, new communication campaign on the circular economy of plastics materials
Taking advantage of the PLAST 2018 Exhibition, Bandera launches a communication campaign in support of the production model based on technical raw materials capable of being enhanced and on biological raw materials that can be re-integrated in the environment, availing packaging material…
| Sheets & Films | Costruzioni Meccaniche Luigi Bandera | Busto Arsizio | Italy
PET film from recycled flakes
Bandera’s ingenious system to produce PET food grade rigid film from PET recycled flakes
Bandera presents an innovative solution perfectly matching the consolidated twin screw extrusion technology (HVTSE) to the very new PURe system in order to get PET food grade rigid film from PET recycled flakes.
| Middle East | Costruzioni Meccaniche Luigi Bandera SpA | Busto Arsizio (VA) | Italy
Middle East– A new PET line of Bandera for rigid packaging industry
This new achievement is highly meaningful in that it is one more proof of Bandera’s pioneering attitude, as Bandera has the capability, the experience, the energy and determination to reach out and fulfill any requirements, contributing to widening the profits and market share of a growing number…
| Sheets & Films | AMUT | Novara | Italy
From PET bottles bales to egg packs with AMUT technology
Closing the loop motto - three players for a green planet: GLOBAL PLASTICS, HICKMAN’S FAMILY FARMS and AMUT GROUP. Forward-thinking companies who have started a great vertical collaboration to give to plastic a second life, avoiding post-consumer bottles to end up in landfills or in the ocean.
| Sheets & Films | Coveris | Winsford | United Kingdom
Coveris grows technical film capability with new extrusion installation
Leading packaging manufacturer Coveris has today completed the installation of two new extrusion lines at it’s Cheshire based facility in Winsford. As the UK’s largest extruder of blown PE films, the investment supports the business’ sustainable growth strategy, Pack Positive™, which is focused on…
| Sheets & Films | EREMA | Ansfelden | Austria
From PET bottles straight to packaging – AMUT and EREMA hold Open House
AMUT and EREMA invite guests to experience the closed material loop of PET first-hand from 28 to 31 May 2018. Washed post-consumer PET bottle flakes will be recycled live at the AMUT headquarters in Novara, Italy, to make food contact grade thermoforming sheet in a direct process. This rPET sheet…
| Material technology | SML | Lenzing | Austria
A sheet line for 2mm-thick PET sheet
SML recently unveiled an innovative extrusion line for the production of PET sheet in a thickness range of up to 2mm
The importance of PET as a raw material for countless thermoforming applications is clearlyon the rise. Moreover, the market is not only demanding more environmentally acceptable rawmaterials, which should offer a high degree of recyclability (as PET does), but also thicker PETsheets. These are to…
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