Beverage Industry


Milliken at Drinktec 2017 to highlight how its ClearShield® UV absorbers protect vitamins, plus the color and aroma of drinks in clear, transparent PET bottles

Milliken ClearShield® UV absorbers protect vitamins, plus the color and aroma of drinks in clear, transparent PET bottles.
(Photos © 2017 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR171)Ghent, Belgium – At this fall’s Drinktec 2017 trade fair in Germany, Milliken Chemical will demonstrate how its ClearShield® Colorless UV Absorbers bring value to PET packaging by effectively protecting UV-sensitive contents from degradation while maintaining the material’s clarity and transparency.

New TPE compounds for premium lifestyle products

KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety satin surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics, and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Amongst others, they address particular needs of premium lifestyle products.
(Photo © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety, satin-smooth surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Addressing the particular needs of premium lifestyle products, they made their debut at CHINAPLAS 2017.

Milliken at Interpack 2017 to highlight the protection offered to PET packaging by its ClearShield® UV absorbers

Milliken at Interpack 2017 to highlight the protection offered to PET packaging by its ClearShield® UV absorbers.
(Photo © 2017 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR167)Ghent, Belgium – At the Interpack 2017 show in Germany, Milliken Chemical will demonstrate how its ClearShield® Colorless UV Absorbers bring real value to PET packaging by effectively protecting UV-sensitive contents from degradation while maintaining the material’s clarity and transparency.

Zalkin Delivers a Price and Performance First at Interpack with the Introduction of the Moderately Priced TM300 Integrated Filler/Capper

Zalkin Delivers a Price and Performance First at Interpack with the Introduction of the Moderately Priced TM300 Integrated Filler/Capper. (Photo: Pro Mach)DÜSSELDORF – Zalkin, powered by Pro Mach, introduces the moderately priced TM300 FILLCAPP, a single-head stand-alone capper with integrated filler at Interpack, May 4-10, 2017, in Hall 14 at Stand E31. This compact machine conserves valuable packaging line floor space as it eliminates the need for a separate filler, conveyor, and capper.

Global Growth Propels Pro Mach to its First Multi-Brand Showcase at Interpack 2017

Global growth propels Pro Mach to its first multi-brand showcase at Interpack 2017.
(Photos: Pro Mach)DÜSSELDORF – Pro Mach, one of the world’s leading integrated packaging solutions providers, is featuring its first multi-brand showcase at the Interpack trade fair, May 4-10, 2017 in Hall 14 at Stand E31. On display is the international breadth of its Filling and Capping solutions, which includes Zalkin from France, NJM Packaging from Canada, and Pacific Packaging from the USA. Flexible Packaging solutions on display include FLtècnics from Spain and Matrix Packaging from the USA. Rounding out the lineup are Product Handling solutions on display including Shuttleworth from Belgium and Pace Packaging from the USA. Pro Mach will also have experts available to talk with attendees about integrated solutions and engineering services for complete packaging lines.

Avery Dennison® helps Coca-Cola European partners to recycle 70 tonnes of pet waste annually

Avery Dennison® helps Coca-Cola European partners to recycle 70 tonnes of pet waste annually. (Photo: Coca Cola European Partners, PR336)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — November 10, 2016 — Avery Dennison has collaborated with partners throughout the supply chain namely Viridor and PET UK, to help Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) reduce waste, costs, and the carbon footprint of Smartwater production in the United Kingdom.

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