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Hotpack Packaging to open $27.2 million manufacturing facility in Dubai

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 | Permalink

Hotpack Packaging , a UAE-based producer and wholesaler of quality disposable food packaging materials, will soon open an integrated manufacturing and logistics complex, one of the largest-of-its-kind in the region, in Dubai. With this facility, the group is eye further opportunities across the Middle East and Africa region and more. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics news packaging UAE foodservice read more

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Hotpack Packaging to open $27.2 million manufacturing facility in Dubai

Some fast-food brands look beyond polystyrene, others embrace it

Monday, August 12th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites While I was out and about this weekend, I saw someone had thrown their polystyrene foam foodservice packaging on the side of the street. My initial reaction: irritation that people so carelessly litter—it never ceases to amaze me. On the other hand, I also thought that it would sure be nice if recycling were much easier and convenient for consumers. read more

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A look at the economics of polystyrene foam foodservice bans

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Chuck Gallagher, operations manager for Commodore Plastics, has a term for supporters of bans on polystyrene foam foodservice packaging. “I guess they’re just ‘foam haters,'” he told PlasticsToday . “They hate all packaging. If there were a way to get a product to the grocery store in a safe fashion without packaging – that would be ideal for them. But foam is only about 5% material, so what they are looking for?” Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  polystyrene packaging bans plastics news read more

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