| Sheets & Films | Bilcare Research | Staufen im Breisgau | Germany
Bilcare invests over 10 Mio € in new PETG films capacities for shrink and medical device films
For years Bilcare has been known as a strong, reliable partner and leading manufacturer of high-quality films for the shrink-film market. Following the tremendous success of Bilcare’s PETG capacity increase in 2016, the company is now investing in new PETG capacities in order to attend and serve the…
| Sheets & Films | Kingsport | United States
Eastman launches new portfolio for shrink film at the SPC Impact conference
Eastman will be launching its latest portfolio featuring the newest members of the Eastman Embrace™ family of resins for shrink film at the SPC Impact Conference, April 1-4 at the Westin Seattle in Seattle, Washington.
New extrusion lines
Bandera launches a new blown film line in the Vietnamese market
A short time ago Bandera supplied two flat-die extrusion lines to a Vietnamese customer: a thermoforming plant for PET and an extrusion machinery for PP PS, with low thickness and limited shrinkage.
| Material technology | Quinn Packaging | Ballyconnell | Ireland
Quinn Packaging launches 100% recyclable black PET tray range
Black is no longer the Cinderella of the Industry. Thanks to new technological advances Detecta by Quinn is about to become the new black in food packaging, enabling the environmental benefits of recycling black plastics to be fully realised. Quinn Packaging, a leading plastic food packaging…
| Sheets & Films | RPC Group | Rushden | United Kingdom
Sustainable Shrink Film
X-EnviroShrink has sustainability wrapped for Radnor Hills bottled water
Leading spring water and beverage producer Radnor Hills has moved its shrink wrapping of bottled water to RPC bpi protec’s latest X-EnviroShrink film which contains up to 51% recycled content, with a minimum of 31% PCR as well as being 100% recyclable itself.
| Sheets & Films | Interface Polymers | Loughborough | United Kingdom
Flexible Plastic Packaging Recycling
Interface Polymers secures major Innovate UK grant to enable high value recycling of multi-layer mixed plastic flexible packaging
Interface Polymers Ltd. has been awarded a £638K Innovate UK ‘Plastics Innovation: towards zero waste’industrial research grant to reduce mixed plastic waste by recycling multi-layer flexible plastic packaging back into high value uses.
New Extrusion Line
Treble in South Korea
The South Korean market is moving fast towards new challenges in the packaging and converting industries.
| Sheets & Films | DuPont | Wilmington | United States
rPET Films on show as DuPont Teijin Films exhibit at Fruit Logistica 2019
DuPont Teijin Films will be exhibiting again at the 2019 Fruit Logistica exhibition in Berlin from 6th-8th February and this year the focus is on the new Harvest Fresh rPET range of heat sealable polyester films with up to 50% post consumer recycled rPET content.
| Extrusion lines | Alpla | Hard | Austria
ALPLA and TEXPLAST intensify collaboration
Since July 2018, ALPLA and FROMM have been successfully working together in PET recycling. Another extrusion line at the Texplast site in Wolfen will increase the capacity for food-safe PET regranulate by 15,000 tonnes each year – material that ALPLA will return to the recyclable material cycle in…
| 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.