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World demand for packaging machinery to reach $41.8 billion in 2017

Friday, September 20th, 2013 | Permalink

Growth in worldwide demand for packaging machinery is expected to climb at a 4.6% annual pace through 2017 to $41.8 billion, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group . The study claims that an improved business climate – which will be reflected in expanding fixed investment spending, manufacturing output, and packaging demand – will drive increases in equipment sales through 2017.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  packaging plastics machines read more

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Avantium on track for 2016 launch of innovative PEF bottles

Thursday, July 11th, 2013 | Permalink

Avantium’s announcement several weeks ago that it had entered into a joint development agreement with ALPLA for the development of PEF bottles signaled that the company’s strategy of moving forward in partnership with the industry remains a guiding principle. PlasticsToday talked to Nathan Kemeling, director business development at Avantium, about the company’s countdown to 2016, when the first PEF bottles are targeted to reach the market. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – July 2013 Keywords:  Avantium polyethylene furanoate PEF read more

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Husky world tour makes a stop at home

Friday, June 28th, 2013 | Permalink

Husky Injection Molding Systems recently hosted its North American Caps and Closures Conference at its global headquarters in Bolton, ON, Canada. More than 85 business leaders attended this two-day event (held on June 11 and 12) that showcased Husky’s range of offerings for beverage and specialty closure manufacturing. John Galt, Husky’s president and CEO, said in a news release that the company is committed to growing its closures business. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – June 2013 Keywords:  injection molding husky closures plastics read more

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Will food innovation provide an opportunity for the packaging industry?

Monday, June 17th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites I recently came across an interesting article on The Guardian . No, this one was not about Edward Snowden and the NSA, but rather about a recent investment trend in Silicon Valley, which may provide a business opportunity for those in packaging.  According to The Guardian, one of the “hottest” trends enticing Silicon Valley investors is centered on food, or more specifically, the future of our food.  read more

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Ingeo PLA targets polycarbonate alloys

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 | Permalink

NatureWorks is targeting ABS replacement in PC/ABS in major durable applications including automotive interiors and business machines. “The standard grade of ABS is a straight drop in for ABS in existing tooling,” said Frank Diodato, business director, durables, at NatureWorks, in an interview. The cost is about $1/lb, comparable to ABS in most areas of the world. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  bioplastic PLA Ingeo read more

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