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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.

Plastics recycling grows in Europe

The installed capacity for recycling flexible polyethylene (PE: PE-LD, PE-LLD PE-MD & PE-HD) has been increasing significantly over the last years.

Südpack acquires Seville Flexpack Corporation

Südpack Verpackungen GmbH und Co. KG, one of Europe’s leading providers of flexible packaging solutions, has recently acquired the Seville Flexpack Corporation, based in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

Blown films perfectly suited for lamination

Reifenhäuser Blown Film offers the right solution with their EVOLUTION Ultra Flat haul-off.

Bye-bye biofilm with GEA SAFEXPERT program

GEA invites beverage industry representatives to visit Hall A3 Booth 313 at drinktec, the leading global trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry in Munich from September 11-15, 2017.

Klöckner Pentaplast completes acquisition of LINPAC Group

The Klöckner Pentaplast Group, announces the successful completion of the acquisition of LINPAC Senior Holdings Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries.

Cosmo Films upgrades its anti-fog film for wider applications

Cosmo Films, a leading manufacturer of speciality BOPP films, has come up with an improvised anti-fog film with excellent cold & hot anti fog properties.

Klöckner Pentaplast to acquire Linpac Group

Klöckner Pentaplast Group has signed an agreement to buy Linpac Group Ltd.

From rigid to foam sheet on the fly…

Fast and flexible production changes with Gneuss sheet lines.