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Coca-Cola unveils 100 per cent recycled PET bottles in U.S.

The beverage giant's rPET innovations span its product portfolio and include multiple brands and packaging sizes.

University of Windsor opens centre to combat automotive cybersecurity threats

The SHIELD Automotive Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence has already announced a partnership with the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association.

Tank Holding buys rotomolder Dura-Cast

The deal is Tank Holding’s 12th acquisition in the past two years, and is part of its ongoing growth strategy.
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Reusable plastic container maker IFCO signs multi-year supplier deal with Walmart

The deal makes IFCO Walmart’s exclusive RPC packaging provider for select fresh fruits and vegetables distributed in the U.S. » Read more

Private equity firm Core Industrial Partners buys Summit Tooling and Summit Plastics

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in McHenry, Ill., Summit provides injection mold design, precision moldmaking and close-tolerance injection molding with a specialty in small-to-medium prototype injection molds. » Read more

European flexible packaging manufacturers “very concerned” about polymer shortage and price development

The Flexible Packaging Europe association blames force majeure declarations, maintenance announcements, and price increases by European polymer manufacturers for creating sudden and significant shortages. » Read more
Special Reports 
Special Report

Viking-era Greenland inspires rPET water bottle concept by Sidel

The NUUK brand takes its name from Greenland’s capital and the fjords that make it famous. » Read More
Special Report

The plastic road ahead

With more and more recycled plastic being used to repave highways and roads around the world, we might be driving toward a future with a lot less plastic pollution. » Read More

SPE International Polyolefins Conference 2021*

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Society of Plastics Engineers
*Virtual event
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Plastimagen Light 2021*

Tuesday, March 09, 2021 - Thursday, March 11, 2021
Tarsus Mexico, Mexico City
*New dates, hybrid exhibition
» Learn more