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NPE 2018 – Sabic expands key markets in the Americas

Chemicals manufacturer Sabic plans to sharpen its focus on key markets including thin wall packaging, caps and closures and personal hygiene, as part of...

NPE 2018 – LCI strikes NPE deal with military precision

North Carolina-based LC Industries (LCI) has made a Herculean effort to service the US military by purchasing an 8-lb single-head Mini Hercules blow moulder...

NPE 2018 – Agr opens Mexico centre

US process automation supplier Agr International has opened its latest sales and service centre, Agr Packaging Services in Mexico, as demand for packaging increases...

NPE 2018 – Polyone barrier technology strengthens portfolio

US-based provider of specialised polymer materials Polyone has presented barrier additives that are designed to increase sustainability, shelf-life and provide design freedom and light-weighting...

NPE 2018 – Captivating innovation for closures

A patent-pending solution unveiled in Orlando, Florida (USA) uses functional in-mould labelling in a novel way to produce consumer friendly caps and closures. Called UfLIPseal,...

NPE 2018 – Clariant prioritises packaging in North America

Clariant has prioritised packaging as one of its four key plastics applications for the North American market. Says Deepak Parikh, president of the North American...

NPE 2018 – Davis-Standard freshens up identity

US processing equipment producer Davis-Standard has launched a new identity and messaging strategy in an effort to provide a more unified and compelling visual...

NPE 2018 – Vertellus gives PET an upgrade

A chain extender additive has been unveiled by US-based Vertellus that claims to upgrade recycled polyesters such as PET for use in a variety...

NPE 2018 – Yizumi-HPM plans expansion of technical centre in Iberia

The North American branch of Yizumi Group, a manufacturer of hybrid injection moulding machinery, is to expand its technical centre in Iberia, Ohio. Speaking at...

Sales down at Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola witnessed a 16 per cent loss in revenue in the first quarter to $7.63 billion and a gross profit drop of 13 per...