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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

Factors to consider when selecting an inline thickness measurement system

When selecting an in-process system for measuring the thickness of film, plate or sheet materials, a number of important factors need to be considered, including the effect of combined real world errors, says Chris Jones of Micro-Epsilon. more

1 Dec 2017 14:50 Guest Blog

A new anti-drip additive created by University of Warwick spin-out company, Interface Polymers, is set to improve the performance and longevity of agricultural films, transforming their cost-effectiveness in a wide range of applications. more

30 Nov 2017 15:14 Materials

A Hereford-based packaging firm that went into administration earlier this year has re-started production and reinstated jobs following acquisition by the Visionscape Group. more

30 Nov 2017 10:06 Industry News

Corrugated sheeting firm Twinplast has received three Barton silos. more

11 Oct 2017 09:26 Industry News

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

UK Extrusion, partners of Italy-based manufacturer of blown film and foil sheet extrusion lines, Bandera, is to host a two-day conference coinciding with Interplas in September. more

22 Aug 2017 09:53 Interplas 2017

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

The Klöckner Pentaplast Group has completed the acquisition of the Linpac Group, following the announcement of its plans on April 7 2017. more

4 Jul 2017 11:16 Industry News

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

3 Jul 2017 14:27 Industry News

An innovative new, multi-layer film with integral sealing capabilities that enables current polythene-lined packaging trays to be more easily recycled has been developed by UK-based Coveris. more

14 Jun 2017 12:12 Materials

Bio-Fed, a maker of films, has turned to using castor oil as a feedstock. more

12 May 2017 14:16 Materials

Bond A Band, a plastics extrusion company based in Halifax, is saving both production and materials costs following investment in a new recovery and recycling system from Plasmac. more

21 Apr 2017 10:08 Machinery

A film oxygen scavenger could preserve food and liquids, such as bag-in-box wines, for up to nine months and replace metallised films. more

11 Apr 2017 15:53 Industry News

3M got 'on the buses' to provide a flouroplastic roofing material for Transport for London’s 2014 renovation of Tottenham Hale. more

22 Mar 2017 13:42 Materials

Gelpack, a films manufacturer based in Hereford, has appointed Keith Peate as its Group Manufacturing Director. more

16 Mar 2017 14:53 Industry News

European Plastics Converters (EuPC), the Brussels-based trade association, has announced the creation of a new, independent group to represent the interests of European suppliers of plastics sheets, films and foils. more

16 Mar 2017 10:12 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

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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