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  • Linpac Packaging creates degradable film

    Linpac Packaging has created a degradable cling film to use in packaging for food products. The company, which is part of the same group as Linpac Recycled Packaging but a different part of the business, says it has created OxoLIN in response to retailer and consumer concerns about packaging waste going to landfill. However the OxoLIN film, which has a shelf life of 12 months, cannot be ...

  • Comprehensive permeation testing of films, bottles and packages

    Systech Instruments, a leading expert in package, flexible film and bottle permeation test equipment, offers a testing service for companies that haven’t the time or the facilities for their own in-house testing. Their Permeation Testing Laboratory provides a fast, accurate and reliable service to companies throughout the world. Utilising their renowned range of oxygen and water vapour ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Film Reclamation Group Continues Growth

    With the demand for film and flexible packaging expanding, efforts to recover and reclaim that material are becoming increasingly complex and critical. To meet the needs of the film reclamation industry, The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, the leading trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry in North America, recently appointed Sandi Childs, a long time ...

  • ANDRITZ Biax to supply innovative film pilot line to Jindal Films, the world’s largest producer of biaxially oriented plastic films

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Jindal Films, the world’s largest producer of BOPP and BOPET plastic films and headquartered in New Delhi, India, to supply a new sequential pilot line to the Jindal Films’ production site in Virton, Belgium. The line is planned to be fully commissioned in summer 2016. ANDRITZ Biax is to deliver a SEDYN eXcelle ...

  • Chitosan, a sustainable alternative for food packaging

    Riverbanks and oceans are full of plastic; there are bits of this material in the organism of a large number of fish, etc. Packaging and wrappers made from petroleum by-products are seriously damaging the environment. The search for less harmful materials has driven many pieces of research; among them that of Itsaso Leceta. This researcher has shown in her work entitled Quality attributes of map ...

  • Concerns raised over packaging targets

    Packaging trade bodies have raised concerns over proposed Government packaging targets for 2020. In March, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs set new recovery and recycling targets for packaging waste for 2011-20 for obligated businesses. Businesses were set targets to recycle approximately 86% of paper by 2020, 69% of glass, 70% of aluminium, 75% of steel, 57% of plastic and ...

  • ReportsnReports – Thin Film Photovoltaics and Batteries 2011-2021

    Thin Film Photovoltaics and Batteries 2011-2021  ReportsnReports.com adds ID Techex Market Research Report “Thin Film Photovoltaics and Batteries 2011-2021’’ to its store. This comprehensive report gives a thorough analysis of printed and  ...


  • Biowater Technology Offers Wastewater Treatment Package Plants

    Biowater Technology introduces a self contained Fixed Film system Providence, RI USA: Biowater Technology is now offering a prefabricated, containerized wastewater treatment system.  Our Biowater package plant is different than others in that it can be installed above or below ground and in either a skid mounted configuration or a trailer configuration depending on the ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Dow to Further Invest in Packaging Center of Excellence in Switzerland

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) said today it is continuing to invest in a “Packaging Center of Excellence” in Horgen, Switzerland to better serve the needs of the packaging industry across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Dow is doubling the staff of its packaging center to a total of approximately 20-25 people, and significantly expanding its capabilities for testing and ...


    By The Dow Chemical Company

  • Greener Package Competition Awards Sustainability Innovators

    Summit Media Group, Inc. announces the winners of the third annual Greener Package Awards for 2011, recognizing companies that have demonstrated outstanding efforts in packaging sustainability. Greener Package, Summit’s online sustainable packaging knowledge exchange, hosts this annual ...


    By PRWeb

  • Santa`s load lightens with Christmas packaging reductions

    Nestlé Confectionery has reduced the packaging for its Christmas selection boxes as part of on ongoing drive to cut back on waste. All of Nestlé Confectionery’s selection boxes are now made from 75% recycled board and the plastic trays are made from recycled bottles. Additionally, the selection boxes will include on-pack messages which encourage families to recycle the box after they have eaten ...

  • Pioneering project aims to recycle more flexible packaging

    Axion Consulting is leading an innovative collaborative project involving high-profile global brands aimed at significantly improving the recyclability of flexible packaging and diverting more of it from landfill. The two-year REFLEX project, funded by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, aims to create a circular economy for flexible packaging – from confectionery wrappers to ...

  • ‘Significant’ progress in REFLEX flexible packaging recyclability project

    Significant progress has been made in trialling and developing new designs aimed at greatly improving the recyclability of flexible packaging, according to resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting, which is leading a collaborative R&D project involving high-profile global brands. Axion is working with a number of partners on the REFLEX project; Amcor Ltd, Dow Chemical Company Ltd, ...

  • Pioneering Project Aims to Recycle More Flexible Packaging

    TOMRA Sorting Ltd is part of the REFLEX project, which aims to create a circular economy for flexible packaging by involving the whole supply chain, from polymer production and packaging manufacture to waste management and recycling. Axion Consulting is leading an innovative collaborative project involving high-profile global brands aimed at significantly improving the ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Parkson Partners with Biowater to Bring Advanced Fixed-Film Technologies to North America

    Parkson Corporation and Biowater Technology today announced a partnership that expands Parkson’s portfolio of biological treatment solutions for wastewater treatment operators in North America. The agreement gives Parkson exclusive distribution rights for Biowater’s existing and future fixed-film technologies. This agreement enhances Parkson’s ...


    By Parkson Corporation

  • DepthAnalysis: Global Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market 2012-2018

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market By Application (Water Soluble Packaging & Polarizer) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" to its huge collection of research reports. Buy a copy of this report:  ...


  • Biowater Partners With Parkson To Bring Advanced Fixed-Film Technologies to North America

    Cumberland, RI: Biowater Technology and Parkson Corporation today announced a partnership that expands Parkson’s portfolio of biological treatment solutions for wastewater treatment operators in North America. The agreement gives Parkson exclusive distribution rights for Biowater’s existing and future fixed-film technologies. This agreement enhances Parkson’s ability ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Honeywell Launches Third-generation Film to Protect Solar Panels

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced its third-generation laminate film designed to protect solar power panels from harsh environments while helping them maintain power output over their 25-year lifespans. The product, PowerShield® 3W, is a cost-effective backsheet for photovoltaic panels that helps protect the electrical circuits in solar panel modules, ...


    By Honeywell

  • Cortec® Corporation Launches Biobased Film Products for Marine and Anaerobic Digestion Markets

    Cortec® Corporation, a leading bioplastics producer located in Minnesota, USA, is pleased to announce the launch and commercial availability of EcoOcean™. This new bioplastic offers a unique combination of environmental and performance benefits previously unattainable—flexibility and strength; commercial and low-temperature backyard ...


    By Cortec Corporation

  • Fast, Easy Flexible Film Analyses Using Portable Infrared Analyzers

    East Norwalk, CT – With the worldwide market for flexible film packaging reaching upwards of $27 billion per year, there is a need for quick, on-site measurements to ensure a quality product.  Typical analyses include determining thickness of core layer and proper lamination side on multi-layer films, verification of raw materials and film rolls, and formulation discrimination.  ...


    By Spectro Scientific

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