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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

Intertape Polymer Group goes private

Clearlake Capital Group has completed the acquisition of Intertape Polymer Group (IPG), a North American provider of protective packaging solutions. As a result of the...

Retortable pouch secures Swiss sustainability award

Mondi's RetortPouch Recyclable solution has been recognised by the Swiss Packaging Institute with an award in the sustainability category. Made of PP-based mono-material, the packaging...

Multilayer packaging ready for a closed-loop future

PET-based multilayer packaging could have a big future after four technology companies teamed up to prove that closed-loop recycling is possible. Sulayr, a recycling company...

Dow’s TF-BOPE resins certified in China

Dow’s recyclable packaging solution based on Innate TF PE resins has been certified in China to reduce carbon emissions by 35 per cent. Certified by...

Safety first for Japanese adhesives manufacturer

Toyo-Morton, a Japanese manufacturer of laminating adhesives and a member of the Toyo Ink Group, has updated its laminating adhesives portfolio with food-safe products that...

Flexible packaging recycling scheme expanded in Africa

Dow has expanded its Project Reflex initiative in Egypt and Guinea, following a successful pilot phase in Nigeria. Working together with local partners, the initiative...

Canadian collaboration aims to sort flexibles

The Circular Plastic Taskforce (CPT) has announced a partnership with Digimarc Corporation to test the latter’s Digimarc Recycle for optimising the sortation of flexible...

APC breaks ground on Utah site

American Packaging Corporation (APC) is to open a 275,000 sq ft Centre of Excellence manufacturing facility in Utah, USA, with planned completion in June...

Purina debuts ‘designed to be recyclable’ pouch

Nestlé Purina is to debut mono-material packaging for its Gourmet Mon Petit cat food range, building on a year-long pilot study under the Felix...

Coveris stretches silage film capabilities

Flexible packaging converter Coveris has completed the installation of a five-layer stretch film extrusion line at its plant in the Austrian town of Kufstein,...

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