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Pretium Packaging invests $5 million in PET equipment and infrastructure

The North American container and closure maker is investing in PET stretch blow molding equipment and infrastructure that spans across 6 of its 19 manufacturing locations.

Good Natured Products launches plant-based flexible packaging products

The products are made from 51% plant-based materials derived from rapidly renewable sugarcane and are chemically equivalent to conventional #4 LDPE.

KFC Canada to replace plastic buckets with bamboo by 2021

Using bamboo poutine buckets will allow it to eliminate 55 tonnes of plastic waste annually, the restaurant chain said.
Automate to Innovate

Technimark acquires Ireland-based contract molder Tool & Plastic Industries

The acquisition gives global plastic injection molder Technimark facilities in Ireland and the Czech Republic. » Read more

Domo Chemicals to “minimize participation” at Fakuma 2020

The nylon 6 and 6,6 supplier said it will not actively participate in Fakuma but will be present through an onsite contact desk at the event. » Read more
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Special Report

Flexible, strong hydrogel could replace conventional knee implants

Duke University researchers have created an experimental polymer-based gel that can match the strength and durability of the thin, slippery layer of cartilage naturally present between the bones in the knee. » Read More
Special Report

Plastixx FFS puts the last puzzle piece in place

In an industry where customer service is everything, the installation of a new EFI PrintFlow scheduling workflow system is helping this Quebec-based form-fill-seal film and plastic valve bag manufacturer stay ahead of the competition. » Read More
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