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Asia Pacific: Chinese bottler selects Ineos’ material for packaging

Tibet Qomolangma has selected Ineos Styrolution's K-Resin KR03 material to package its Qomolangma Glacier mineral water bottle cap packaging in Tibet, China. The styrene-butadiene-copolymer grade...

Asia Pacific: Chinaplas on smart manufacturing, lightweight trends

Reducing resource consumption and packaging-waste at the source is not exactly a new idea, and lightweighting has been gathering momentum in recent years, according...

Asia Pacific: China boost demand for virgin plastics material, analyst

Global demand for polyethylene (PE), the world’s most used plastic, has nearly doubled since 1999, according to information provider IHS Markit. It states global demand...

Asia Pacific: AR is suitable for short-term marketing, report

Augmented reality (AR), which blends the real and virtual world together, has emerged as one of the most exciting technologies in the intelligent packaging...

Europe: Marback, RPC company release closure system

German tool producer Marbach and RPC Bebo have developed a thermoformed screw closure system. Called Turner, the system comprises a cup, lid and lidding...

Europe: Packaging needs to ‘speak’, said DLG

Consumer desire is a fundamental driver for change in the food sector as this has a direct influence on production processes and subsequent packaging,...

Europe: Coveris offers green, plastic-free sandwich skillet

Coveris unveils a plastic-free sandwich skillet that is more easily recycled within the UK infrastructure. The skillet uses sustainably sourced materials including a plastic-free, transparent...

Europe: Spectra to include 10% PCR material into products

By end of 2018, Spectra will add a minimum of 10% post-consumer recycled (PCR) material to all future high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polyethylene terephthalate...

Asia Pacific: Chinaplas 2018 shows progress in packaging

Chinaplas 2018 will open in Shanghai, China from April 24 to 27, 2018. Show organizer Adsale Exhibition Services gives an overview on some of the...

Americas: Inks for BPA-free packaging

Sun Chemical has launched SunCure Accuflex UV, a new ultra violet (UV) ink system for primary and secondary food packaging that is not manufactured...
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