Packaging

  • 04 June 2024

    In Mumbai to talk about injection moulding and packaging blow moulding

    The ninth edition of the “Injection, Blow Moulding & PET international” summit, organised by ElitePlus++, will take place in Mumbai on 26 and 27 June. With approximately 60 speakers from around the world, the event will provide an opportunity to discuss and update on the latest innovations...
  • 28 May 2024

    Petcore Europe Thermoforming Conference 2024 is coming

    Petcore Europe Thermoforming Conference 2024, scheduled to take place in Granada (Spain) on 25 and 26 June, will be dedicated to the circularity of PET thermoformed packaging. The objective of this event is to promote thermoforms collection and recycling and specifically tray to tray circularity...
  • 07 March 2023

    Blow-moulding machine for sustainable industrial packaging

    The brand new blow-moulding machine PB50ES-1000 Coex3 developed by Plastiblow for the production of stackable 20-litre jerrycans with 3-layer wall through a 2-cavity mould features a clamping unit with a closing force of 50 tons, three high output horizontal extruders, one with a diameter of 100 mm for the middle layer and two with a diameter of…
  • 13 June 2022

    NIR-detectable masterbatch for black flexible applications

    The global masterbatch leader Ampacet has added Rec-NIR-Black PE 512 for black flexible applications to its carbon-free Rec-NIR-Black masterbatch range. Rec-NIR-Black masterbatches are near-infrared (NIR) transparent to allow sorting with near-infrared optical sensors. The reuse and recycling of...
  • 13 April 2022

    Sipa opens its doors to future packaging designers

    Students and teachers of the master degree course in eco-packaging design at Politecnico di Torino were welcomed by Sipa, a company based in Vittorio Veneto (Treviso, Italy), as part of an open-house event organised for schools and universities with a view to the exchange of experiences between the...
  • 08 March 2022

    New Elios 4500: faster and less energy-intensive

    Powerful and particularly energy-efficient: with the hybrid high-performance machines of the Elios series, Netstal is excellently positioned in the application field for high-speed thin-wall applications with clamping forces between 4500 and 10000 kN. By intelligently redesigning the drive components, Netstal was able to significantly shorten the…
  • 02 March 2022

    R-Cycle becomes an open network to promote the recyclability of packaging

    The R-Cycle Initiative, founded in 2020 by various technology companies and organizations across the plastic packaging lifecycle, is transitioning into an open community. This is the next important step for R-Cycle to establish its already functional digital traceability standard for plastic packaging in the...
  • 26 January 2022

    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…
  • 15 December 2021

    From post-consumer PET bottles directly to rPET food packaging

    Recently, the strategic partnership between Amut and Erema has led to the installation and commissioning at the Alto Plastic Packaging site in Albany, New Zealand, of an extrusion line to process 100% washed post-consumer flakes into food-grade PET sheets. This is the first line ever installed in New Zealand for this special application...
  • 20 October 2021

    Two Bandera lines for AMB

    An international leading supplier of rigid and flexible films, the Italian company AMB will install two new extrusion lines from high-end Italian manufacturer Bandera in order to boost its production of recyclable PET solutions. Together, the new lines will produce an extra 20,000 tons per year to satisfy the increasing demand for...
  • 08 September 2021

    AlphaPET and SmartDuty lines by Bandera for the European packaging market

    Two plants, belonging to the AlphaPET and SmartDuty series respectively, for the extrusion of PET and PP rigid film were sold by Bandera, after having been installed at its The House of Extrusion research and development centre at the beginning of the year to be ready for dispatch. The lines were purchased by...
  • 06 September 2021

    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...
  • 14 July 2021

    Bormioli Pharma steps up its sustainable packaging drive

    Manufacturer of plastic and glass containers for the pharmaceutical industry, Bormioli Pharma has announced that by 2025 its products will be manufactured from 50% sustainable raw materials, such as recycled plastic and glass, and bioplastics. This target will see the company tripling the proportion of...
  • 26 May 2021

    Haidlmair lands largest order in the company‘s history

    In the midst of the global pandemic and possibly the biggest economic crisis in history, there can still be positive news from some companies. One such piece of news concerns the mould making company Haidlmair in Nussbach. The mould making specialists were able to secure the largest order in the company's history...
  • 30 March 2021

    A Sorema "film-to-film" recycling plant to Polish Anna Recykling

    Polyethylene films are nowadays playing an increasingly essential role in protecting food and goods throughout the whole supply chain, enabling correct and safe delivery. However, once they become waste, they have to be recycled too. As a result, the share of recycled films is rising all over Europe and especially in countries like Poland, where...
  • 15 February 2021

    Accelerated growth for AMB through a new investment partnership

    The Italian leader in food packaging products and services AMB Spa, based in San Daniele del Friuli (Udine, Italy), has reached a definitive agreement for a majority controlling investment from an affiliate of Peak Rock Capital. This strategic partnership marks a new phase in AMB’s continuing mission to become...
  • 02 February 2021

    All Sacmi activities in rigid packaging gathered under a single business unit

    All of Sacmi closure, preform, container, computer vision system and post-processing operations to come under the “roof” of the newly formed business unit. This operation is part of a wider Sacmi strategy of developing technologies and solutions for every stage of the production process, with applications ranging from every stage of...
  • 13 January 2021

    BOPA and CPA films by the Italian DFS pass from Domo to Jindal

    Jindal Films, an international provider of innovative and sustainable films for flexible packaging industry, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in Italy-based nylon film specialist Domo Films Solutions from private owned group Domo Chemicals...