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Leicestershire-based films and distribution business, Plasfilms, has introduced polypropylene heat shrinkable film (HSF) from Taghleef Industries (Ti) into its growing portfolio. more

15 Dec 2017 10:19 Materials

Proposals from the EU to improve degradability of agricultural films have met a sharp riposte from Plastic Recyclers Europe. more

3 Oct 2017 13:36 Industry News

Skymark, a packaging extrusion firm based in Scunthorpe, is working to compete a project with the Spanish research centre AIMPLAS to recycle printed films. more

18 Jul 2017 12:20 Industry News

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ISRA

ISRA Vision, an optical control systems supplier based in Germany, has unveiled its ‘SMASH’ system to give all-in-one inspection for plastic webs. more

14 Jul 2017 14:28 Machinery

Covestro, the German compounding specialist, has opened a coextrusion facility in Dormagen, on the Rhine. more

3 Jul 2017 14:27 Industry News

Amari will distribute a range of commercial, graphic, and architectural films. more

7 Jun 2017 14:12 Industry News

SABIC’s ULTEM UTF120 film offers solutions for professional-grade dielectric film capacitors. more

2 Jun 2017 09:34 Industry News

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Innovia

Innovia will make a new series of BOPP food packaging film at its plant in Wigton, Cumbria. more

31 May 2017 09:42 Materials

BASF has launched a new copolyamide film, Ultramid Flex F, that has greater transparency, softness and tear resistance even at low temperatures. more

25 Apr 2017 12:19 Industry News

The Klöckner Pentaplast Group, a leader in rigid plastic film and packaging solutions, has announced it is to acquire the LINPAC Group and subsidiaries for an undisclosed sum. more

7 Apr 2017 16:00 Industry News

Innovia Films has launched a new, high clarity in-mould film it says is designed to capitalise on the trend for transparent packaging. more

15 Mar 2017 14:26 Materials

A Bobst Integrated AlOx Solution helps Covinil to sell in new markets. more

7 Mar 2017 16:59 Machinery

Plastic packaging company Linpac has announced availability of an enhanced skin pack film range. more

24 Feb 2017 14:30 Industry News

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Evonik has announced it will build a dedicated factory to start production of PMMA multi-layer films by the end of 2018. more

15 Feb 2017 14:16 Industry News

A stand-up film pouch designed to be lightweight, convenient and extend the shelf life of the produce inside has been recognised with a packaging industry award. more

13 Jan 2017 10:19 Materials

UK-based plastics manufacturer, Aquapak Polymers Limited, has unveiled a major new green plastics technology that it says has the potential to transform mainstream packaging applications. more

23 Sep 2016 09:03 Materials

Innovia says it is driving forward its growth strategy for its biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films business, following the sale of its cellulose film division earlier this year. more

13 Jul 2016 15:43 Materials

DuPont Advanced Printing (DuPont) has launched a new anti-counterfeiting film that it says is “revolutionary” in terms of enhanced security for packaging applications. more

27 Jun 2016 14:00 Materials

RPC Group has agreed to buy British Polythene Industries (BPI) for £261m as it looks to gain a foothold in the European polythene films market. more

9 Jun 2016 15:28 Industry News

A proposed ASTM International standard will help measure the thickness of plastic film. more

16 May 2016 11:42 Industry News