Issue 196, February 2018

In this issue: Plastics in Packaging, Issue 196, February 2018

Barrier coatings
PVOH is the new barrier solution for flexible packaging. Lorena Rodriguez Garrido examines.

Bioplastics
Des King takes a look at the ongoing development of the bioplastics industry

Japan
Japan’s latest packaging trends

Polyethylene naphthalate
Is there going to be a revival of PEN? Steven Pacitti finds out.

Recycling
Noor Adil discusses a year in business Boomerang Resources’ director

Injection moulding
Robert Tomlinson explains why injection moulding should be seen as a process

Beverage filling
Opting for health in the North American drinks market

Hot-fill technologies
Paul Hill reports on the latest opportunities in the hot-fill sector

Aseptic filling
Aseptic packaging to exceed $70bn