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Placon acquires injection molder; launches new rPET thermoformed packaging

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 | Permalink

Earlier this month, thermoforming packaging manufacturer Placon announced it had completed the acquisition of injection molder Plastic Packaging Corp. Plastic Packaging Corp. is a family-owned manufacturer known for its injection molded polyethylene and polypropylene containers, cups, tubs, pails and lids as well as its advanced decorating services for hot to frozen foods in the foodservice and food processing industries Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  thermoforming injection Molding recycling read more

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Chinaplas: Milliken talks China’s packaging trends; announces U.S. capacity expansion

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 | Permalink

Shanghai, China — Walk into any convenience store chain in China and you’ll be greeted with plenty of packaged food options in all types of shapes and sizes. And while years back that concept seemed somewhat unheard of, as the middle class expands, the demand for packaged food is only going to increase. At Milliken’s booth (#N2C41) in Chinaplas, PlasticsToday sat down with company representatives to talk about what’s popular in packaging for the Chinese market and also doing business in the country. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  materials and Additives injection molding thermoforming read more

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Chinaplas: PolyOne launches dual protection light barrier for clear packaging

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 | Permalink

Shanghai, China — There’s a ‘clear trend’ going on in packaging and as such, PolyOne Corp. is showcasing its OnCap Light Shield additives for clear packaging at Chinaplas 2014 (N1.E41). The additives reportedly absorb both ultraviolet (UV) and visible light before either can reach light sensitive contents such as food or pharmaceuticals, which can help reduce their degradation.  In addition, the OnCap Light Shield additives can also eliminate the need to have an extra coating or layer.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Materials and Additives injection molding extrusion thermoforming read more

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In-Mold Decorating Association kicks off 2014 competition

Friday, April 18th, 2014 | Permalink

The In-Mold Decorating Association (IMDA) announced the kick off of its 2014 Awards Competition, and will begin accepting entries on May 1, 2014. This represents the eighth annual competition sponsored by IMDA, and recognizes the industry’s best in-mold labeled packaging and in-mold durable products. The 2013 winner of the gold award for Best Part Design is pictured. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Thermoforming Injection Molding Product Design read more

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Breyer sells PET film extrusion lines to Middle East customer

Friday, April 18th, 2014 | Permalink

Breyer Co. (Singen, Germany) has announced that it recently received a new order for two PET film extrusion lines from a company in the Middle East that has been a loyal customer for many years. The customer is keenly interested in producing quality film and packaging and stated that Breyer’s ThermoFlex concept and processing know-how will make this possible in a cost-effective manner. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Extrusion Thermoforming read more

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