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Alpha Packaging targets European expansion

Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Company. St. Louis-based PET and HDPE bottle maker sees purchase of Etten-Leur facility as platform for broader European growth

Focus on new forms of mobility

LANXESS at FAKUMA, October 17 – 21, 2017, will present new high-temperature-stabilized polyamides and flame-retardant thermoplastics for electric mobility.

Blown films perfectly suited for lamination

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


Mould & Matic launches the Blowliner Medium at K show

The Innovation with Injection Stretch Blow Moulding

Sidel helps Nestlé Waters to achieve energy savings

As the result of a worldwide energy-saving programme, Sidel has supported Nestlé Waters in achieving reductions in its energy consumption.

Reifenhäuser sells five Evolution Ultra Flat lines to Asia

Reifenhäuser Blown Film has sold five new lines to Asia within only six months.

Reifenhäuser Blown Film improves production on 11-layer line

Reifenhäuser Blown Film’s develops a highly flexible and efficient 11-layer blown film line.

New EUROMAP 46 recommendation

European association for plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers issued new recommendation for extrusion blow moulding machines.

Expansion of SABIC PP Qrystal grade family

Blow molders offered increased choice and quality, thanks to expansion of SABIC PP Qrystal grade family

Ticona R&D leads to development of new Fortron PPS

Ticona Engineering Polymers has introduced a newly developed grade of Fortron that is the first polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) designed for use with 3D robotic manipulated blow molding for tubular components with extreme complex geometries.

Light weighting of packaging

Light weighting of packaging is a core target of the industry in general, which falls in line with cost reductions, but also follows the internal sustainability guideline of many companies today - saving of non-renewable raw materials by using less packaging material and therefore support the reduction of CO2 emission (greenhouse gas effect).

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Coca-Cola Bottling System has benefited from the expertise of Sidel’s worldwide network for the manufacture of approximately 2,000 blow molds for its new On-the-Go bottle.

Bekum demonstrates its Tandem Blow process

The "Tandem Blow" process developed by Bekum is increasingly proving to be an engine of efficiency. This process, first unveiled at the K1998, can point to an extremely successful market penetration after almost 10 years. The success of this technology ideally complements the trend towards small drinking yoghurt bottles, such as Actimel & Co.

Sidel's Equinox is the first automatic blow molding regulation system

Sidel is introducing first automatic blow molding regulation system. The Equinox system built into Sidel`s rotary blow molding machines ensures consistent, top quality PET bottle production for better overall bottling line efficiency.