Foodservice Disposables Growth Led by Packaging

CLEVELAND, OH Foodservice disposables demand in the US is projected to increase 3.8%/yr to $16.6 billion in 2011. This is the conclusion of a new study

K 2007 Exceeded Optimistic Expectations

At K 2007, the 17th Intl. Trade Fair for Plastics + Rubber, all expectations were exceeded: 3,130 exhibitors from 58 countries and about 242,000 visitors from 100 nations took part in the event (compared to 2,904 exhibitors and 231,000 visitors at K 2004).

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Troubleshooting Extrusion Processes With Hands-On Computational Proceduresby Natti S. Rao, Plastics Solutions International Consulting

Klockner Pentaplast Plant Expands PE Capacity

The Klockner Pentaplast Group will add to its North American production capacity for polyester films at the company's Beaver, WV, plant.

China & India: Flex-Pack Leaders?

PCI Films Consulting predicts that between now and 2010, half the world's growth in flexible packaging will be in China and India. But how will this shake out if China's qualilty control issues follow into the flex-pack industry?

Taking Charge

To control film production for its tamper-evident products, Nelmar Security Packaging adds a W&H polyethylene extruder.

the PLACE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Transinformative Thermographic Barcode Matrix That Archivally Monitors The Safety Of Food, Drug, & Biologicals: A Fungible Line Item

Reduce & Comply

Going green? Be prepared to face the challenges of today’s complex environmental compliance regulations.

Scoring the Scorecard

The deadline to comply with Wal-Mart’s packaging initiative looms. Industry associations weigh in on the hurdles for converters.

Be A Good Citizen

10-Year Consumer Packaging Forecast

IntertechPira's new market report, "Ten-Year Forecast of Disruptive Technologies in Consumer Packaging," gives you information on new, emerging technologies that will eventually replace existing technology, including the top 25 likely advances in the next decade.

the PLACE

Characteristics of flexible food packaging materials; new studies toward understanding adhesion of polyolefins to primed substrates; the effect of calcium carbonate concentrate base resin melt index on linear low density film properties; and a selection of packaging materials based on understanding basic concepts related to permeation.

From Pouch to Pooch

A two-compartment structure manufactured by Ampac provides pet owners with water and a drinking bowl for dogs on the go.

In the Zone

Whether runs are short or long, Bison Bag focuses on quick turnaround and great service.
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