Film and Sheet

An Israeli start-up company that develops biodegradable films is set to launch a new range of sustainable packaging to the UK market. more

Jul 20, 2016 12:22 PM Materials

Innovative composite films made of rice husks and high-grade polymers have been recognised for their design potential by the Red Dot Awards. more

Jul 15, 2016 2:55 PM Materials

The European sheet market is expected to see an increase of one percent over the next five years, according to recently published findings. more

Jul 5, 2016 2:00 PM Materials

BOPP specialist, Treofan and polyolefins specialist, Borealis, have received the award for ‘Best Lightweight Innovation’ at the first European Plastic Innovation Awards for their cooperation in creating the thinnest polypropylene capacitor film. more

Jul 1, 2016 10:05 AM Materials

ExxonMobil Chemical has introduced a new grade of metallocene polyethylene (mPE) resin for the creation of shrink films that it says benefit from increased stiffness, strength and holding force. more

May 6, 2016 9:57 AM Materials

ExxonMobil says the launch of its latest line of performance polymers for demanding film applications shows its commitment to its polyethylene business, its customers and innovation. more

Apr 26, 2016 10:26 AM Chinaplas 2016

One of the biggest producers of extruded polyethylene (PE) film in Europe is set to install its sixth central system for the in-house production of recycled pellets for bin liners. more

Apr 26, 2016 10:00 AM Machinery

Extrusion machinery manufacturer, battenfeld-cincinnati China’s participation at CHINAPLAS marks a double celebration for the company – 20 years since the company was founded and its 20th time of exhibiting at the show. more

Apr 18, 2016 2:56 PM Chinaplas 2016

Panasonic Corporation has developed a new soft and flexible polymer resin film intended for use in stretchable electronic devices. more

Jan 7, 2016 3:24 PM Materials

SABIC has developed and launched a new polycarbonate film portfolio aimed at strengthening the screens of consumer electronic devices. more

Nov 19, 2015 11:48 AM Materials

VTT Technical Research Centre has developed a new high-volume production method for hot embossing microscopic channel structures onto large areas of plastic film at a low cost for use, for example, in wearable technology and cosmetic applications. more

Nov 11, 2015 2:06 PM Industry News

Size reduction equipment specialist, Rapid, has launched a new series of granulators with a very low height for handling sheet and film scrap. more

Nov 3, 2015 4:50 PM Machinery

Canada-based film and sheet extrusion machinery supplier, Macro Engineering & Technology, Inc., has installed a state-of-the-art nine-layer system in Europe. more

Aug 20, 2015 12:10 PM Machinery

UK manufacturer, Itac, is partnering a Scandinavian firm in the production of a new adhesive that could make the painful removal of plasters a thing of the past. more

Feb 13, 2015 11:41 AM Materials

A £40 film produced in the UK has been trialed for use in ambulances for infection control in light of the Ebola outbreak. more

Dec 9, 2014 12:24 PM Industry News

UK Chancellor, George Osborne, has opened a new £16 million film plant at the UK headquarters of high performance polymer solutions provider, Victrex. more

Nov 18, 2014 3:49 PM Industry News

Taking residence on the East Piazza at Covent Garden in London is a new and unique artwork that sees a section of the building magically levitate – with one of the key structural elements of the illusion provided by Brett Martin Plastic Sheets. more

Nov 11, 2014 11:22 AM Industry News

General machinery trader, TransXL, is a buyer and seller of sheet extrusion and thermoforming machinery. more

Sep 29, 2014 10:04 AM Interplas 2014

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is developing ultra-flexible, high-definition display technologies that could line the interior walls of aircraft cabins and display live footage from external cameras, giving passengers a panoramic view. more

Aug 26, 2014 11:20 AM Materials

SABIC has launched two new sheet solutions for aircraft interiors that it claims not only enhance design possibilities, but take out significant weight, resulting in a more fuel efficient aircraft. more

Jul 30, 2014 2:42 PM Materials

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