Tag Archives: Packaging

Co-Injection Buoys Milacron In ‘Soft’ Economy

Pricing pressures are growing in the sale of plastics processing equipment, officials of Milacron said in a recent conference call. Weak pricing had a negative impact of 1.4 [..]

Hot runner systems, Injection Molding, North America, Packaging, polypropylene , , ,

Dow: China Up 10%, PE Markets look Firm

Strong demand in packaging, transportation and construction are propelling growth for plastics and other performance materials at Dow, contributing to strong profitably, which is also getting a push [..]

Africa/MidEast, Asia, Automotive, HDPE, North America, Packaging, polypropylene , , , ,

Unilever Uses IML Compression In The Mold

Procter & Gamble has been getting most of the press for low pressure thin-wall packaging developments, but Unilever is also in the game. Unilever started working on new [..]

Compression, Europe, In-mold labeling (IML), Packaging , ,

Low Pressure Is Hot In Package Molding

Low pressure molding is gaining in importance as a way to improve productivity in the production of high-volume, thin-walled packaging. Procter & Gamble is developing low pressure injection [..]

Automation/Robotics, Compression, Design, Injection compression, Molds & Moldmaking, Packaging, polypropylene, Stack , , , , , ,

Husky Showcases HyPET HPP5 at NPE2015

NPE2015, which will be held March 23-27 in Orlando, Florida, will be a showcase for Husky Injection Molding system’s new preform molding system called  HyPET HPP5, which was [..]

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More Safety Testing Needed on Chemicals Prior to Introduction

New research further muddies the waters about the safety of a certain class of plastics used in bottles and food can lining.  Researchers at the University of Calgary [..]

Medical, North America, Packaging, Polycarbonate , , , ,

If You Set A World Record Will Anyone Notice?

Oddly under the radar at Chinaplas 2014 (Shanghai, April 23-26) was the demonstration by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag of a molding cell producing 190,000 bottle caps per hour in [..]

Asia, Design, Drying, Europe, HDPE, Injection Molding, Injection Molding, Inspection Systems, Packaging , , , , ,

Meredian Christens World’s Largest PHA Bioplastic Plant

Meredian, Inc. yesterday held a grand opening event for its polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) biopolymers plant in Bainbridge, Georgia which it is describing as the largest PHA production facility in [..]

Bioplastics, North America, Packaging , ,

Huge Bio Ethylene Glycol Production Facility Set For Brazil

The Coca-Cola Company is partnering with an Indian company to build the world’s largest plant to produce the main ingredient in PET bottles from sugar cane. Coca-Cola plans [..]

Bioplastics, Blow molding, Green, Packaging, South America ,

New Container Molding Process Emerges

It’s not often that claims are made of major innovations in blow molding. At a press conference in New York today, Amcor Rigid Plastics, a leading producer of [..]

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