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Green Matter: BASF launches new injection molding and thermoforming grades of Ecovio

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 | Permalink

Two new members of BASF’s biodegradable plastics family have been introduced: a thermoformable version for food trays and the first injection-molding grade for complex and high quality packaging, including thin-wall applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – May 2013 Keywords:  BASF Ecovio bioplastic biodegradeable read more

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Amcor sees commercial development of its Origami hot-fill technology

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 | Permalink

Goya Foods Inc. , the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the U.S., launched a redesign of its marinade product line, converting 12-oz (355-ml) and 24.5-oz (725-ml) products from glass to PET bottles from Amcor Rigid Plastics . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging amcor PET hot-fill read more

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Proprietary tooling makes Placon’s new tamper-evident thermoformed containers possible

Friday, May 3rd, 2013 | Permalink

Placon , a manufacturer of thermoformed plastic packaging, has launched a new package that puts consumer food packaging safety at the forefront. The new Crystal Seal tamper-evident PET thermoformed food containers are 100% recyclable with a patent-pending feature that helps minimize the potential of food tampering. The tamper-evident containers are available now in seven grab-and-go sizes from 8 to 64 oz. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging PET Placon tamper-evident read more

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Fighting food waste with frozen food packaging

Monday, March 18th, 2013 | Permalink

Plasticstoday The world suffers from a food waste problem. In a world of seven billion people, set to grow to nine billion by 2050, about one-third of all food produced, worth around $1 trillion, gets lost or wasted in food production and consumption systems, according to data released by the Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO ) of the United Nations. read more

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Is plastic packaging the ‘silent hero’ to the global food waste problem?

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 | Permalink

It’s estimated that one in seven people go to bed hungry each night. But as many companies and individuals work to fight hunger, there’s also another issue at hand: food waste. According to a new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers , up to 50%, or two billion tonnes of food, produced around the world each year ends up as waste. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging food waste dupont dow linpac flexible read more

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Is plastic packaging the ‘silent hero’ to the global food waste problem?