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Extrusion-blow molding and climate protection

Climate protection is a megatrend and a goal of the plastics industry. Plastics producers and plastics processing machinery makers are striving to contribute and propose new solutions. The new AX 880 machine introduced at the K 2022 by ST BlowMoulding is the ultimate step of the company in such direction...

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...

BottleOne chooses Sipa to develop PET bottles with integrated handle

For the development of one-gallon and a half-gallon PET containers with fully integrated handle in replacement of HDPE bottles, BottleOne, a US company based in Atlanta, turned to Sipa, which provided the XForm technology for the injection of special preforms and the SFL linear stretch-blowing system...

New bottle for functional waters

Easy to carry and use, pocket-sized, comfortable and ergonomic. These are the flagship features of the new bottle developed by Sipa for functional waters. These waters stand out for their specific functions, such as their rehydrating, energizing and anti-stress features and can be used during sports activities, in the office and on the most varied...

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...

A new way of drinking Spritz

The boom of Spritz, now deeply influencing the beverage industry, has led Sipa to design a transportable packaging solution suitable for the immediate consumption of this acclaimed cocktail. The new concept is capable of conveying the true Italian spirit of the product, providing information about the...

The third generation of Uniloy electric blow-moulding machines is coming

The leading blow-moulding machine and mould technology company serving the plastics processing industry, Uniloy, is proud to announce the launch of the new all-electric UCS.E continuous extrusion shuttle machine. The UCS.E marks the third iteration of their all-electric shuttle line, and it is the most advanced Uniloy Shuttle machine to date...

Sipa-SodaStream-PTI: three-way cooperation for new generation bottles

The manufacturer of in-home carbonations systems SodaStream is known for marketing products which transform tap water into flavoured or unflavoured sparkling soda water at the touch of a button. The company knew it had to continue evolving to satisfy changing consumer needs. One of those needs was providing consumers with a...

Recycled plastic is a resource like the virgin one: Plastiblow is convinced

The manufacturer of extrusion blow moulding machines, Plastiblow, has for many years been at the forefront of experimentation and technological innovation, so much so that today it can offer blowing machines and complete systems not only with low energy consumption (one of the lowest in this sector), but also...

A non-ordinary plastic bottle

Keeping up with the new market trends and consumer demands for long-life milk containers, Sipa has created an innovative, functional, appealing, and completely recyclable packaging. This development started with a careful market analysis highlighting all the advantages of...

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...

The hundredth Contiform 3 Speed for stretch blow-moulding has been installed

Less than two years later its launch, Krones recently installed at Odenwald Quelle, a manufacturer of bottles for soft drinks based in Heppenheim (Germany), the hundredth Contiform 3 Speed machine for the stretch-blow molding of bottles in PET. “The Contiform 3 Speed boasts several persuasively attractive pluses. It is compactly...

Nuuk, the new rPET water bottle concept inspired by Greenland

Sidel’s art designers have created the Nuuk bottle concept, drawing inspiration from the purity of ice and its formations. The Nuuk brand takes its name from Greenland’s capital and the fjords that make it famous. The “Frozen, Authentic, Unique” slogan highlights the brand’s attributes, which are closely linked to water and its features. Produced from...

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...