PolyOne has announced that its Colormatrix business has licensed the right to manufacture, market and sell a high-performance light blocking technology for liquid dairy packaging from leading PET resin and concentrate manufacturer, Novapet. Read more


Since 2011, food packaging has been subjected to more stringent regulations than ever. Plastic materials are governed by legislation detailing various aspects of risk and hazard assessment, migration behavior and toxicity. Victoria Sayer reports. Read more

The role of colour in silicone has changed dramatically over the past three decades. The functional properties of silicone are being embraced by manufacturers and the polymer now features in increasing numbers of everyday consumer items. Read more