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 •  March 28

Easy release is an important factor in the molding of rubber, plastic, or metal castings. Castings that do not easily come out of their molds risk defect and slow down the entire molding process. Corrosion protection is another important consideration for the molding industry. Metal injection molds are extremely expensive and must be stored under...

Packaging Europe

 •  February 27

According to a recently published study by leading industry consultants, Applied Market Information Ltd (AMI Consulting), the last 5 years have seen demand growth for polypropylene (PP) outstrip the polymer market in Europe. Over the period PP demand has grown by almost 10%. However, even PP was not immune to the weak economic circumstances in 2012...

Packaging Europe

 •  January 17

Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry will be displaying the industry’s most comprehensive product offering at Plastivision 2017 in hall H1 booth E1. Plastivision 2017 will be held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre between January 19th -23rd in Mumbai, India. The Indian...

Packaging Europe

 •  December 15, 2016

For everything from single injection moulding machines to integrated and fully automated manufacturing cells, ENGEL ranks as a preferred partner to the injection moulding industry in Russia. At Interplastica 2017, ENGEL will present a tie-bar-less ENGEL e-motion 170/80 TL, an injection moulding machine which guarantees very high overall efficiency,...

Packaging Europe

 •  December 14, 2016

The worthy winner of the new IMLCON & IMDCON AWA Leadership and Innovation Award 2016 was Clare Goldsberry – a well-known and respected commentator on the plastics and in-mold industries for 30 years, and the author of seven books on aspects of the business. As our picture records, the inaugural presentation of this new annual award was made by...

Packaging Europe

 •  November 24, 2016

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., announces the introduction of Torayfan® RS03 RipStop film, a new, high-tensile-strength polypropylene-based film designed for box-reinforcement tape applications. The tapes are used to reinforce die-cut box handles and can be integrated into the sides of corrugated and paperboard boxes to reinforce them. New RS03...

Packaging Europe

 •  November 23, 2016

Protection and void fill is critical at this time of year, particularly as we begin to see courier and dispatch companies under stress and pressure during the peak season. It is not uncommon to hear of products being damaged during transit and with the uncertainty of weather conditions at this time of year being another key factor, using reliable...

Packaging Europe

 •  November 18, 2016

Total and Corbion are joining forces to develop bioplastics by creating a 50/50 joint venture to produce and market polylactic (PLA) polymers. The two partners plan to build a world-class PLA polymerization plant with a capacity of 75,000 tons per year at Corbion's site in Thailand that already has a lactide (PLA monomer) production unit that will...

Packaging Europe

 •  October 27, 2016

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has appointed Sebastian Schaper (46) manager of its new subsidiary in Valencia/Spain, which was set up to meet the specific application demands of Spanish customers with a comprehensive service. On November 1 2016, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery España S.L. will start operation, catering to 600 existing Demag customers...

Packaging Europe

 •  September 21, 2016

Melamine, a synthetic triazine compound and an organic base is known to impart scratch, wear and puncture resistance to packaging films thereby enhancing the strength of the ensuing laminate structure, but the cons of the compound over weigh its pros. The contamination of pet food with melamine and its analogue cyanuric acid led to kidney failure...