Stora Enso alongside Blue Ocean Closures and AISA have developed together the first ever paperboard tube with a fiber-based closure
This new, innovative wood fiber-based concept helps brand owners increase the share of renewable material in their packaging. All components of the tube are designed for recycling. The tube is composed of Stora Enso’s barrier-coated board material Natura Shape™ and a screw cap ...
Futerro aims to set-up a new fully integrated PLA biorefinery in Normandy, France
Following the construction of its first PLA (poly-lactic acid) plant in China in 2021, Futerro’s ambition is to set up a new fully integrated biorefinery in the industrial and port area of Port-Jérôme, in the Caux Seine agglomeration (commune of Saint-Jean-de-Folleville), located on ...
Sulzer signs agreement with Jindan New Biomaterials in China for production of biobased plastic
Jindan will utilize Sulzer’s licensed PLA technology at its new manufacturing plant to produce up to 75’000 tonnes of PLA per year, mainly to be used for food packaging, molded goods and fibers production.
Grandpuits PLA project update
TotalEnergies Corbion announced that it will not pursue a new PLA bioplastics plant in Grandpuits, France. This announcement follows a review of the investment case of the project and is in line with the announcements of the company’s shareholders.
Stretch Blow Moulding
Prediction of stress whitening and material failure for PET during the stretch blow moulding process -Implementation of a maximum stress failure criterion in the stretch blow moulding simulation
The simulation of the stretch blow moulding process at high stretch ratios close to ...
Preform heating methods in the two stage stretch blow moulding process
The machine technology in the field of the two stage stretch blow moulding process faces the challenge of producing increasingly complex hollow bodies while saving production costs at the same time. New approaches in the development of the heating stage like laser heating or ...
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Investigation of stretch ratio dependent material models of PET bottles in O2-barrier and topload simulation routines
This article describes an approach to determine virtual prototypes of PET bottles from a given preform design and process parameters using a three-dimensional simulation of the stretch blow molding process. The material behavior of PET bottles is described considering the dependency ...
Protection of quality, taste and vitamin content of beverages
Sidel PET complete solutions for aseptic applications: Ensure product integrity, optimise uptime, minimise costs
Beverage producers are currently facing multiple challenges. Their packaging ...