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Borealis and Menshen launch new packaging closures

Borealis and Menshen launch new packaging closures

Borealis and Menshen, a leading specialist for plastic closures and packaging systems, have collaborated on a series of 10 packaging closures based on Borcycle, an evolving recycling technology which transforms polyolefin-based waste streams into value-adding versatile solutions.


Plastic packaging
Herrmann Engineering software tools against Covid-19

Herrmann Engineering software tools against Covid-19

In the fight against the corona virus, ventilators and corona tests have come to the fore. Herrmann Ultraschall supplies well-known manufacturers with the welding technology to assemble the necessary components such as mouth and nose contact pieces, floats, filters and housings.


Plastics
"Wir sind da.": Technology Days 2021

"Wir sind da.": Technology Days 2021

The Arburg Technology Days have been a unique and firmly established event in the international world of plastics since 1999. In 2020, due to the coronavirus and with significant foresight at the time, Arburg cancelled the event to avoid exposing visitors and employees to risk.


Machines
New carbon neutral label film Encore C45cn

New carbon neutral label film Encore C45cn

Innovia Films are launching Encore C45cn, the first carbon neutral* BOPP label film. Encore C45cn is ISCC certified and will contribute to reducing carbon footprint and reducing the use of fossil resources.


Plastic packaging
Wide range of biodegradable injection moulding compounds

Wide range of biodegradable injection moulding compounds

As a branch of Akro-Plastic GmbH, BIO-FED is the specialist for innovative and application-oriented biocompounds. The product portfolio under the trade name M·Vera is constantly being expanded with new products.


Injections
Exhibition-highlights in the BOY-Technical Center

Exhibition-highlights in the BOY-Technical Center

With the presentation of six interesting applications, the manufacturer of injection moulding machines with clamping forces of up to 1250 kN will present its innovative performance diversity.


Machines
Engel e-speed series expanded

Engel e-speed series expanded

Powerful, dynamic, sustainable: Designed for continuous high performance in the packaging industry, Engel e-speed injection moulding machines are the most energy efficient and clean hybrid machines in the market.


Machines
Irplast joins Sabic's Trucircle initiative

Irplast joins Sabic's Trucircle initiative

Irplast, known for its advanced LISIM stretching technology applied to BOPP that is done in one step compared to the standard two-step process, has always focused on sustainability with important investments to reduce thickness and to save raw materials and energy.


Plastics

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