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Two block systems for Silver Springs and RealPure Bottling

Two block systems for Silver Springs and RealPure Bottling

The Richmonds from Florida are real pioneers: when in 1991 Karl and his wife Margaret acquired the Silver Springs Bottled Water Company, founded six years previously in Ocala, Florida, bottled water in the United States was still a total niche market.


Slovakia bans single-use plastics

Slovakia bans single-use plastics

Slovakia banned single-use plastics as of 2021 on Wednesday, joining the European Union fight to reduce marine pollution. The new law will make it illegal to sell plastic plates, cups, cutlery, drink stirrers, straws and cotton buds.


Lanxess to become climate neutral by 2040

Lanxess to become climate neutral by 2040

Lanxess has set itself an ambitious climate protection target. By 2040, the Group intends to become climate neutral and eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions from around 3.2 million metric tons of CO2e today.


interpack 2020: Exhibitor database online

interpack 2020: Exhibitor database online

interpack 2020 is fully booked, meaning that around 3,000 exhibitors from approximately 60 countries will present their solutions at the most significant event for the packaging and associated processing industries from 7 to 13 May 2020.


The plastics industry is changing - because it has to

The plastics industry is changing - because it has to

The plastics industry has become acutely self-aware, and some might even say introspective. Directive targets must be met, new processes researched, developed and launched, and consumer education delivered, and consumer expectations met.


Polish innovation at the Wittmann Battenfeld booth

Polish innovation at the Wittmann Battenfeld booth

“Circular Economy” is the motto of the K 2019 and the largest common denominator in the cooperation between Wittmann Battenfeld and Zeroplast. The bio-based natural material is not only recyclable, bio-compatible but is also said to fulfill all the wishes and requirements of industrial customers.


Clariant launches new bio-based additives at K 2019

Clariant launches new bio-based additives at K 2019

Clariant unveils new high-performance additives promoting reduction in the consumption of fossil resources, to support the creation of value chain cycles which utilize viable and sustainable renewable sources and combat climate change.