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Amut supplies equipment to Latin America’s largest bottle-to-bottle recycling plant

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 | Permalink

Earlier this summer, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto inaugurated PetStar, the largest food-grade PET recycling plant in the world, where the Coca-Cola System in Mexico, comprised of Arca Continental, Coca-Cola Mexico and other bottling partners, invested more than $100 million dollars and which will have the capacity to process up to 65,000 tons of PET bottles, doubling its previous capacity.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  recycling materials read more

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Japanese compounder sets up Méxican base

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 | Permalink

Targeting growing auto production, Japanese compounder Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co. (DNS) plans to start production of compounds at a 10,000-tonnes/yr facility in the Méxican State of Guanajuato in January 2015. Trading company Mitsubishi Corp. will partner DNS in the joint venture with a 35% stake. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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U.S. stand-up pouches continuing growth path

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 | Permalink

A new report from PCI Films Consulting Ltd. claims that the U.S. stand-up pouch market has seen dramatic growth over the past five years, increasing by 50% in unit volume terms to approaching 17 billion units in 2013. Beverages and pet food are the largest end use categories, each accounting for one-third of demand, closely followed by human food applications with around 30% share Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  extrusion materials packaging read more

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Acetal syringe targets needlestick infections

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 | Permalink

A new low-cost option to stop needle-stick injuries made of acetal copolymer was on display this month at K2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Two French companies developed the syringe to reduce the risk of becoming infected with hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV following accidental needle-stick injuries. Following an injection, a piston and part of the syringe is retracted after a 90 degree rotation of the piston. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  K2103 Celanese read more

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Medical device packaging demand to grow the fastest in emerging markets

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 | Permalink

The fastest expanding medical device packaging markets will emerge in India, Mexico, China, and the more prosperous Africa/Middle Eastern countries, as world demand for medical device packaging increases at a projected rate of 5.9% annually to $25.7 billion in 2017. While the growth in those regions will be the fastest, the U.S., Western Europe, and Japan will still continue to account for almost 60% of the total, global market. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  medical device packaging demand read more

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Medical device packaging demand to grow the fastest in emerging markets