W&H Module Allows Quick Material Changes

The TURBOCLEAN module, which purges resin from extruders and gravimetric hoppers, can now be retrofitted onto VAREX II and VAREX I blown film lines

Pregis Trains Through Virtual Reality

The company says the new program will improve the consistency and efficiency of protective packaging and help train employees regardless of location

GPA Offers Papers with Tactile Feel

Touch Class Specialty Fine Papers have unique surface treatment and can be used with many finishing processes

Bryce Company Recognized for Food Safety

The company has achieved SQF Level 2 certification for two facilities from the Global Food Safety Initiative

Toray Issues Third Generation of BOPP Film

Torayfan CB3 is PVdC-free and reportedly offers high barrier properties with transparency and long shelf life

Flex Films Launches Metallized Polyester

FLEXMETPROTECT F-HMB high-barrier metallized polyester film is said to offer enhanced mechanical bonding

BillerudKorsnäs Launches Medical Paper

SteriKraft Protect AR polymer-reinforced paper is said to meet high standards for medical packaging that must be sterilized

As You Sow Praises McDonald’s Green Policy

The environmental advocacy group issues a statement congratulating the fast food giant for its plan to recycle all post-consumer packaging by 2025

Freedonia Reports on Foodservice Products

Several foodservice trends are leading to growth in foodservice cups, with sales predicted to reach $5.4 billion by 2021

COEXPAN-EMSUR BRASIL Is Up and Running

The two plastic packaging divisions of Grupo Lantero, COEXPAN and EMSUR, have joined to offer a one-stop-shop concept

Pregis Invests in Blown Film Testing Lab

The company looks forward to having an on-site facility to allow R&D work on its PE film, helping converters deliver performance-oriented materials

ProAmpac Acquires Bonita Pioneer Packaging Products

Bonita is expected to expand ProAmpac’s paper packaging manufacturing in the West and Southeast

Optima Machine Produces Transdermal Patches

The TDC 125 machine produce transdermal patches and oral film strips in lab scale amounts or small batches

Barry-Wehmiller Creates New Divisions

BW Flexible Systems and BW Integrated Systems are expected to help company enhance its focus on flexible packaging and end-of-line integrated systems

PaperWorks Invests in Warehouse


The new warehouse will hold large amounts of company’s MasterWorks Ultra 100 coated recycled board

Enercon Corona Technology

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