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Avery Dennison presents 'one solution 4 all' digital film - and it’s PVC-free

Among the latest materials science innovations from Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions is a PVC-free wrapping film designed to cover a vast range of different applications.

Amut Dolci Extrusion scored in Malaysia

Amut Dolci Extrusion has recently supplied to EB Packaging SDN. BHD a cast line for the production of stretch film for the factory located in Malaysia. The line is 2000 mm-wide for film configuration in 7 layers.

Mactac presents new printable wrap

New Mactac printable wrap takes performance and durability to new levels


 Amcor to acquire US packaging company Bemis

Amcor Limited and Bemis Company, Inc. yesterday announced that their respective Boards of Directors have unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which Amcor will acquire Bemis in an all-stock combination.

Cast-laminating Line with 3 Sections for the Production of Barrier Film (PA-PE)

The brand new Amut Dolci Extrusion line, supplied to an European customer, will produce PA-PE film to be converted into vacuum pouches/envelopes or trays for sliced foodstuff.

Goodbye petroleum, hello bio!

Bio-based multilayer transparent barrier films are now reality.

DSM and APK cooperate on recycling multilayer food packaging films

Royal DSM, a science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, together with APK, are leading the way in taking the next step to increase the sustainable benefits of multilayer food packaging films.

Poland tops growth league in Europe’s flexible packaging market

According to PCI Wood Mackenzie's, Poland continued to be the fastest growing major flexible packaging market in Europe in 2017, increasing by over 5% during the year.

W&H founds a new daughter company in Poland

Germany-based Windmöller & Hölscher, a family-owned supplier of machinery for film extrusion, printing and converting plastics, founded its own daughter company in Poland in June 2018.

Somali militant group announces ban on single-use plastic bags

The terror group Al-Shabaab has banned single-use plastic bags in areas of Somalia under its control, arguing that the waste is bad for the environment.

Ultimate vehicle visibility solutions from Avery Dennison

Among the materials science innovations Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions premiered at FESPA 2018 was a full range of reflective films designed to provide the highest possible vehicle visibility.

Strong film for reclosable appilcations

Innovia Films is launching a new Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) Rayoface facestock film specifically designed for reclosable applications, such as wet wipes.

Ampacet’s solutions for flexible food packaging industry

Ampacet is committed to achieving sustained growth and profitability by designing innovative, cost-effective and sustainable solutions answering new market requirements and bringing value to its customers.

Scientists create multifunctional protein-polymer films

A team from MSU has found that mixing dendrimers (tree-like polymers) and proteins induces spontaneous multilayer films.

Poligal completes the kickoff of production of its new plant in Poland

Poligal, the manufacturer of biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) and cast polypropylene (CPP) film, announces the start up of its new plant in Poland, a project with an investment of 40 million euros in its new BOPP film extrusion line.