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Direct Pack makes Mexican move to recycle thermoforms

US-based thermoformer Direct Pack is expanding its global operations with the acquisition of Guadalajara, Mexico-based Atmosphera Verde, which can recycle 20,000 tonnes of PET,...

ProAmpac to build CIC in New York

Flexible packaging converter ProAmpac is to add a 25,000 sq ft Collaboration & Innovation Centre (CIC) at its manufacturing facility near Rochester, New York (USA). The...

Amcor signs up to healthcare packaging recycling coalition

Amcor has joined the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC), a coalition of industry peers seeking to improve the recyclability of plastics products within healthcare. The...

Engel goes it alone in Japan

Injection moulding machinery maker Engel has strengthened its market presence in Japan with the opening of a sales and service subsidiary in Tokyo. "The Japanese...

Viridor and P&G to save 200 million bottles

UK-based recycling firm Viridor has signed a five-year contract with Procter & Gamble (P&G) for the supply of recycled HDPE, which the companies say...

Ampacet targets holistic solutions with LIAD buy

Masterbatch producer Ampacet has acquired Israeli firm LIAD Weighing and Control Systems, a manufacturer of feeders, blenders and quality control solutions for the plastics...

Coronavirus impact on polyolefins “much bigger” than SARS

Wood Mackenzie has scaled up its threat warning to the petrochemicals industry of the coronavirus outbreak, saying that it will have a much bigger...

New neck finish offers tethering compliance

Italian packaging equipment manufacturer Sacmi has developed a new neck finish standard that offers additional lightweighting and a dedicated cap with a tethered cutting...

Villiers sacked as environment secretary after six months

Environment secretary Theresa Villiers has been sacked by British prime minister Boris Johnson after just six months in the role. Villiers replaced Michael Gove as...

Novamont launches compatible compostable cling film

Italy’s Novamont has released a new grade of MATER-BI bioplastic cling film that works with a wide range of existing packaging machines and therefore...

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