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Sabic partners with Brückner Maschinenbau

6th Oct 2020

Sabic, a leader in diversified chemicals, is strengthening partnership with Brückner Maschinenbau, a leader in film manufacturing technologies. The collaboration is aimed at encouraging flexible packaging manufacturers to use Sabic's Trucircle solutions for certified circular polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) to create more sustainable products.

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Milliken becomes part of PP Recycling Coalition

16th Sep 2020

Milliken & Company has become part of the Polypropylene Recycling Coalition, an industry collaboration established by The Recycling Partnership to improve polypropylene (PP) plastic recovery and recycling in the US. Milliken will make available its material science expertise to help the organisation increase the supply of high-quality recycled PP...

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Returnity, Polygiene produce reusable packaging product

21st Jul 2020

Returnity has joined hands with Polygiene to produce an improved reusable packaging product, treated with Polygiene's ViralOff antimicrobial solvent. The initiative is a first for the packaging industry, directly addressing concerns linked to COVID-19 that have reversed progress in the fight against plastic pollution. ViralOff inhibits bacterial growth.

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SGS-IPS Testing now certified for ISTA packaging tests

18th Jun 2020

SGS-IPS Testing of Appleton, Wisconsin, has enlarged the scope of its packaging testing lab and services. The company now offers the full suite of International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) packaging tests including ISTA 6-Amazon.com test methods. SGS-IPS Testing has received certification to perform all of the tests specified in ISTA's 7-part...

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö becomes part of 4evergreen

24th Dec 2019

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has become part of a new industry alliance - 4evergreen. The alliance is working to increase the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy. It aims to increase awareness about the benefits of fibre-based packaging materials, and advocate for EU legislation supporting product design for recyclability.

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Nolken makes recyclable composite packaging for wet wipes

9th Dec 2019

Nolken hygiene products takes the next development step with its recyclable composite packaging for wet wipes, thereby ensuring a higher recycling quality. The project underlines the many years of efforts in the realisation of sustainable products and packaging. Nolken is a leading developer of highest quality hygiene products, headquartered in Germany.

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Stora Enso, CEPI launch 4evergreen for circular economy

2nd Dec 2019

Stora Enso, along with other members of CEPI, the European association representing the forest fibre and paper industry, have joined hands with companies across the value chain in an initiative called 4evergreen, to drive the recycling of fibre-based packaging and collaboration in circular design and materials to move towards circular economy.

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Biaxplen, Manucor establish joint venture

7th Oct 2019

Biaxplen, a subsidiary of Sibur, has taken over 50 per cent stake in the European BOPP film producer Manucor. The two have established a joint venture, and will share their best practices in research and development, sales and marketing, production, and technical support. Manucor's sales team will help give Biaxplen new opportunities in the European...

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H B Fuller unveils technologies duo in EIMEA market

20th Sep 2019

H B Fuller has unveiled a duo of technologies - Advantra Smart high performance hot melt range for food-safe compliance, and FullVision, a powerful data analytics consultancy service designed to connect packaging manufacturers with continuous performance and quality improvement - in the EIMEA market comprising Europe, India, Middle East and Africa.

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