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Sidel accelerates towards sustainability

Sidel has pledged to halve its emissions by 2030 and confirmed that all its sites will be 100% green energy-powered by the end of this year. This puts it in line with the 1.5°C pathway - the best efforts to limit global warming. The global packaging solutions company has revised its sustainability targets and...

Extrusion-blow moulding technology for the production of composite pressure vessels

At the last edition of JEC World 2022, held in Paris from May 3 to 5, ST BlowMoulding, a specialist manufacturer of blow moulding machines, presented the benefits offered by blow moulding machines in the production of CPV (Composite Pressure Vessels) for LPG, CNG and CHG gas...

Plastiblow opens in Florida and strengthens its operations in North America

An Italian manufacturer of blow moulding machines, Plastiblow is strengthening its position in America with the opening of a new branch, Plastiblow NA, in the United States. The new branch, dedicated to services and spare parts, will be operational at the Miami (Florida) headquarters of Globeius, the exclusive distributor of Plastiblow's machines in...

Uniloy acquires Century Die Company

Uniloy, a leading blow moulding machine and mould technology company serving the global plastics processing industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Century Die Company, of Fremont, Ohio. With the acquisition, Uniloy gains more than 70 years of expertise and a proven record of...

Şimşek Plastik strengthens its offer thanks to Sipa

Major Turkish converter Şimşek Plastik has made an important investment in Sipa single-stage injection-stretch blow moulding technology. In April of last year, it acquired an ECS SP 25 unit with four cavity moulds set for its plant in Konya, around 270 km south of Ankara. Pleased with the success of that system, Şimşek Plastik has now...

Complete aseptic line for milk drinks in PET bottles

Thanks to Sidel’s end-to-end complete aseptic PET line, UHT liquid dairy products (LDPs) from Spanish milk producer Covap are now also available in PET bottles for the very first time. This new PET bottle opens the door to meet changing market demand and ensures product integrity and safety...

New base solution to increase the stability of flat PET and rPET containers

Sidel is introducing the StarLite HPC base. The new, oval bottle base alternative for flat PET containers helps achieve optimum performance and can also comply with rPET up to 100%. The new bottle base not only increases container stability by up to 25%, but also optimises bottle weight and energy consumption, reducing...

ST BlowMoulding opens a new subsidiary in China

The Swiss company ST BlowMoulding opens a new subsidiary in China, which joins to the production facilities in Italy and Switzerland and the technical services in America. Located in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, the new ST (Suzhou) BlowMoulding Technology reflects all the optimism and the desire of the company to get involved even in...

Sipa and PTI enter into strategic partnership

Sipa and PTI reached an agreement to join forces on the market, with PTI now becoming part of the Sipa group. This strategic partnership will help both companies to increase their visibility and create new business opportunities. “Joining forces with Sipa makes perfect sense for PTI. We bring extensive knowledge in...

Sipa and Monini together: PET bottles for olive oil

One of the best-selling extra virgin olive oils in Italy now also comes in PET bottles. Monini, located not far from Perugia in the center of the country, packs its Classico product in two sizes of PET bottles, 450 and 650 ml. The bottles, which complement glass bottles in other sizes, are produced on Sipa SFL 4/4 linear blowmoulder...

Celebrating 40 years with ST BlowMoulding

On the occasion of ST BlowMoulding’s 40th anniversary, its management team decided to dedicate a thought to those who took part in the company’s history, established in 1980. “It has been 40 years of goals, choices and sometimes daring changes, constant commitment and a lot of satisfaction. Special thanks go to those who have...