In this issue: Plastics in Packaging, Issue 222, April 2020
ANALYSIS AND COMMENTARY
Sluggish demand for Asian flexibles; Tomra launches the self-driving car of recycling; IK
and EuPC reject European Plastics Pact; Guala Closures invests in smart technology; Eco-artist turns packaging into art; Viridor and P&G to save millions; Fashion for good in London; Biffa ramps up rHDPE supply; Rising mechanisation drives sales; CCEP to increase rPET use
Nestlé Australia, iQ Renew, Sidel
Russia tightens the screw on producers
A monthly review of European polymer prices
Touching down for a lockdown
The plastics packaging financial time-bomb
Stuart Hoggard investigates the likely
consequences of Covid-19
Machinery: Flexprinter, Mark Andy, Engel Austria.
Packaging: Cabot Corporation, Clariant International, Gabriel-Chemie, Nordfolien GmbH
A time for pledges and action
The view from the back
Why utilising cobots or automation does not
need to involve ‘rip-and-replace’
A sector racing against the clock to get its
house in order
The PET aerosols market has several
reasons for optimism. What are they?
Running flat out in order to keep up
Is the foodservice sector sleep-walking its
way to a cliff edge?
How one converter is keeping out of the
crosshairs of legislators in India
Is a new market-changing technology about
to revolutionise the beverage industry?
A switch in time saves several process
A partial shift from hot-fill