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Extrusion

The manufacture of film and sheet products. Molten thermoplastics are extruded under high pressure through a shaped die to produce a continuous precision section

Proseal launches heat sealing masterclass

Tray sealing specialist Proseal has developed a training course to help customers further improve the quality of their film sealing. The company’s Heat Sealing Masterclass...

Berry Global builds on back of tax benefits

The introduction of the UK Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) has resulted in strong demand for recycled solutions across the flexible films business, says Berry...

Vertical acquisition for US film converter

Film converter Charter Next Generation (CNG) is to acquire Polymer Film & Bag (PF&B), the extrusion business of the Polymer Packaging family of companies...

KM Packaging builds with Busby

Frances Busby has been named managing director of flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging. Her appointment follows KM's transition in April to an...

Shrink firm expands in US

US shrink packaging equipment maker Eastey has relocated its manufacturing operation to a larger site in Big Lake, Minnesota, to streamline and improve production. The...

MuCell and Trexel drive deal further

MuCell Extrusion has granted Trexel rights to offer MuCell technology to the extrusion blow moulding (EBM) market, extending the companies’ partnership from applications in...

Green Dot Bioplastics rolls out nine new grades

US-based Green Dot Bioplastics has expanded its Terratek BD line with nine new compostable grades that are targeted for single-use and packaging applications. The expanded offering for film...

Rooney takes over at US flexibles converter

US-based DazPak Flexible Packaging has named James Rooney as chief executive. The former ALPLA Group managing director, who has also held leadership positions with Owens-Illinois...

BOPP film demand grows after volatile period

The BOPP film sector is set for a period of steady growth after coming through a ‘transformational’ couple of years, a report has found. Global...

Amcor honoured for sustainable achievements

Amcor has won two accolades in Australia recognising its sustainable packaging solutions. The Australian Financial Review (AFR) listed Amcor as a 2022 Australian financial review...

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