New BOPP Plant Starts Up in Egypt

NOIDA, INDIA | The UFLEX Group has commissioned its new greenfield BOPP film plant in Egypt, about 40 km from Cairo. The 8.7-m-wide, 500-mpm coextruded

Film Barrier Aids Shelf Life

NanoShield high-barrier technology can be applied to PET, OPP, BON, and PLA films used for food packaging to resist moisture and oxygen from penetrating

Exopack Recapitalizes Transactions

With the guidance and advice as co-manager and co-documentation agent of Mesirow Financial, Exopack Holding Corp., an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, is recapitalizing its transactions

Ahlstrom To Produce Lower Grammage Papers for Labels & Flexpacks

As a global high-performance materials company, Ahlstrom Corp., says it will invest €7 million at its Stenay plant in France to produce lower grammage grades

One Sweet Delivery Option

The AirLiner, an inflatable, insulating plastic liner produced by Coldpack, San Diego, CA, offers delicate food items exceptional temperature control and protection from rough handling during shipping.

Superior Litho Offers QR Code Technology to Customers

Superior Lithographics, a leading large-format packaging printer, launched its FirstTouch all-in-one interactive packaging solution to slash the costs and complexity of marketing products to consumers by using Quick Response (QR) technology and the mobile Web

BOPP Producer Needs Nine

Videolar S.A., Manaus, Brazil, has just purchased six Atlas film slitters and three Titan secondary slitter/rewinders. This is in conjunction with three

Decreased Cooling Time for Blown Film

The Aquarex line blows film downward and uses water instead of air to quench the bubble, reportedly decreasing the cooling time by a factor of 30. The

Interpack 2011 Claimed Most Successful Ever

A total of 2,700 exhibitors from 60 countries at the recently held interpack 2011 exhibition are reported to hale the show unanimously, says sources at Messe D├╝sseldorf North America, as one of the most successful events

Post Consumer Resin Gets New Life from Milk Jugs and Water Bottles

Consumer demands for preserving the environment is a trend leading converters like Hood Packaging are seriously confronting head on. The biggest challenge is simultaneously keeping upcharges for more sustainable converted products within reason

Roll-Sleeve Film: Helping Shape Brand Identity

In today's world of multimedia advertising and information overload, brand owners are faced with the challenge of effectively communicating with consumers and driving product trial and usage

Make Peelable Lids

Appeel 22D843 lidding solution is said to provide an easy and effective way to make peelable lids for retortable PP packages. Sealant resin is pellet-blended

Modular Press Meets Needs

NOIDA, INDIA | Flexible packaging converter Uflex has installed a new five-color Edale Beta modular press in its Noida facility near New Delhi. According

Resin Cuts Scrap

UPES resin reportedly offers increased thermoforming rates, shorter cycles, reduced scrap rates, shorter startups, and higher operating efficiencies.

Pouch Sprouts Trophy

Ampac’s Standup Retort Pouch for Sprout Organic Baby Food Wins Alufoil Trophy for Resource Efficiency and Is Reclosable Using Linear Tear Technology
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