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18 August 2017
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tna Australia - Integrated Food Packaging and Processing Equipment

Kuraray Co. Ltd. - EVAL™ EVOH Barrier Resins, KURARISTER™ films

Primoreels - Flexible Lidding Solutions for Dairy and Drinks Containers

swop - 7-10 November 2017 - Exhibition for the Entire Value Chain of the Processing and Packaging Industry in China

Integrated Packaging - Stretch Film Wrap and Stretch Wrapping Equipment

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Press Releases

Uflex Registers 8% Bottom Line Growth (YOY) During First Quarter of FY 2017-2018
India's largest multinational flexible packaging materials and Solution Company, Uflex has achieved an 8% bottom line growth (YOY) during the quarter ended 30 June 2017.

swop 2017: New Confectionery Processing and Packaging Equipment Zone with International High Calibre Exhibitors
From 7-10 November at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), swop 2017 will see a large number of internationally advanced and innovative processing and packaging products for the confectionery and bakery sectors will be showcased.

Essentra Scoops Top Prize at Asian Manufacturing Awards 2017
Essentra is delighted to have won the Editor's Choice Award, one of only two 'Special Awards' at the Asian Manufacturing Awards 2017.

Uflex Develops Speciality Polymeric Film to Replace Nylon
Bi-axially oriented polyamide (BOPA) film (commonly known as nylon) is characterised by high-impact resistance and tensile strength, good stiffness and resistance towards fats, oils; dilute bases and acids.

Parkside Wins Innovation Award for Reclosable Crisp Bag
Parkside has won a Stationers' Innovation Excellence Award for its reclosable sharing crisp bag.

White Papers

EVOH Barrier Resins and Monolayer Film
Kuraray Co Ltd is a world leader in the production and development of EVOH (ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer) barrier plastic raw materials....

Optimal Barrier and Product Protection
starblocker protects your products optimally against the premature loss of freshness, aroma and flavour. In addition, these films offer an excellent migration barrier against mineral...

Packaging Solutions: Cartoners, Carton Formers and Topload Systems
This free white paper gives further information on packaging solutions provided by Carpentier, including carton formers and closers, traypackers and topload systems....

Eklipse™ Shrink Sleeve
We are offering Shrink Sleeves with a new high-performing light-blocking shrink film: Eklipse™....

Pre-Calibrated PET Packaging Analyzer for Crystallinity Determination in PET Containers
The MB3600-CH80 enables precise determination of several PET quality attributes such as crystallinity, moisture content, wall thickness or intrinsic viscosity. Analysis is performed within a...

Features

Coca-Cola GB’s new recycling plans, big step forward or drop in the fizzy brown ocean?
In early July Coca-Cola announced a change to their recycling strategy in the UK, with plans to double recycled plastic content in bottles to 50% from 25%. Elliot Gardner finds out more.

How can innovative pack designs add value to baby products?
The arrival of a baby is a life-changing event for many parents, requiring them to adjust to a different lifestyle and face various challenges. Eloise McLennan draws on GlobalData research to examine new packaging innovations that add benefits to baby products

Smart solutions: using IoT technology to abolish bar queues
Absolut-owned coconut flavoured alcohol brand Malibu last year launched two smart packaging solutions, one of which allows bar goers the ability to order a drink refill without having to leave their chair. Katie Woodward finds out more from the manufacturers.

July's top stories: Francis Ford releases wine cans, UK prefer plastic-free aisles in supermarkets
Francis Ford Coppola Winery releases Diamond Collection wines in cans, Survey finds UK consumers support plastic-free aisles in supermarkets and ACE claims 66% of UK's local authorities collect beverage cartons for recycling. Packaging-gateway.com wraps up key headlines from July 2017.

A history of heritage: how do beauty companies build up their brand?
Fonts, colours and designs are crucial elements of packaging. Eloise McLennan explores how beauty companies create their brand history through design.

Projects

Treofan Zacapu Plant Expansion
German biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films manufacturer Treofan Group announced plans to install a new manufacturing line at its plant in Zacapu, Michoacan, Mexico, in July 2017.

Kendall Packaging’s Pittsburg Facility Expansion, Kansas
Kendall Packaging is building a $10m expansion of its manufacturing facility in Pittsburg, Kansas, US.

Kruger PM 10 Rebuild Project, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec
Canadian containerboard and packaging products manufacturer Kruger, completed a major construction project at its Trois-Rivières Mill located in Québec, Canada, in May 2017.

LyondellBasell’s High-Density Polyethylene Plant
Plastics, chemical and refining company LyondellBasell announced its final decision to establish a new high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plant at its La Porte complex, Texas, US, in July 2016.

Spectra Packaging Manufacturing Plant Expansion, Suffolk
Spectra Packaging is undertaking an expansion of its existing facility in Sparrowhawk near Halesworth, Suffolk, UK, in order to meet the increasing demand for its packaging products.

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