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Klöckner Pentaplast boosts South American coating capacity

Klöckner Pentaplast (KP) has upped its South American coating capacity by almost a third after expanding its factory in Cotia, Brazil. KP said the larger and...

European recycling markets fear coronavirus impact

Fears are increasing over the long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic on key European plastics recycling markets after several countries ramped up their containment...

US single-use foodservice market boosted by containers

Plastics food-to-go containers have been tipped to drive growth in single-use foodservice products in the US. Higher value two-piece plastics containers in particular were likely...

‘Soft’ robots offer solution to automation damage risk

‘Soft’ robots are playing an increasingly important role in automating the packaging of delicate products, an industrial parts supplier to the sector has argued. Applications...

BPF members fear turnover drop as coronavirus looms

Almost 80 per cent of British Plastics Federation (BPF) members expect a drop in turnover over the next six months as a result of...

Filling News

Unilever pledges €500m business support in coronavirus fight

Unilever is to offer €500 million ($551m) in cash flow relief to businesses in its supply chain as part of wider measures to support...

Sidel’s eco bottle wins top award

Sidel’s eco-packaging has won the World Food Innovation Award (WFIA)’s top prize for Best Drink Packaging Design. The packaging company’s AYA water bottle design...

UK supermarket chain cuts plastics use

UK supermarket chain Iceland has cut its use of plastics packaging by 29 per cent. 3,794 tonnes of plastics have been removed following the...

First-of-its-kind pouch launched by baby food brand

Baby food brand Gerber has introduced a “first-of-its-kind”, single-material pouch as part of its corporate goal to making 100 per cent of its packaging...

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