Packaging


Henkel expanding use of regranulated resin in flexible packaging for its laundry detergents

Henkel expanding use of regranulated resin in flexible packaging for its laundry detergents. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR088)Vienna, 17 April 2018 – Consumer goods company Henkel is committed to creating more value for its consumers while reducing its environmental footprint at the same time. To reach its stated goal of becoming three times more efficient by 2030 — dubbed “Factor 3” — the company will have to improve its efficiency by an average of 5-6 % per year. That’s why Henkel turned to long-time partner Mondi to help find a solution for incorporating more of its scrap plastic into a highly functional, aesthetically pleasing, flexible laminate packaging material.

Archroma to highlight eco-advanced solutions for enhanced packaging and paper at TAPPI's PaperCon 2018

ArchromaReinach, Switzerland, 9 April 2018 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will be at TAPPI's PaperCon 2018 to highlight Archroma’s solutions and expertise to enhance both the optical and functional properties of board and paper – with a special focus on sustainability.

EconCore shines light on successes in continuous thermoplastic honeycomb core production technology at NPE2018 

Door insert based on natural fiber composite faced honeycomb sandwich panel. Over 50% weight saver compared to conventional solutions. 
(Photo: © 2018 EconCore, ECNPR007)Thermoplastic honeycomb core production technology provider EconCore will unveil its latest successes at NPE2018, running from May 7 to 11 in Orlando, FL. The Belgian company, which licenses its ThermHex technology around the world for production of polypropylene (PP) honeycombs and sandwich materials, will also provide information on an elaboration of its process capabilities that enables production of honeycombs in high performance thermoplastics. A further development enables the integrated production of what it terms organosandwich — honeycomb cores with continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic skins.

Avery Dennison recognizes suppliers at fifth annual global awards ceremony

Avery Dennison recognizes suppliers at fifth annual global awards ceremony.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR381)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — March 27, 2018 — Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials recognized eight pressure-sensitive industry suppliers during the company’s fifth annual supplier recognition ceremony, held March 12-13 in Oegstgeest, Netherlands. Winners were selected based on their performance in areas such as sustainability, innovation, service, and quality.

SABIC's Pre-NPE News

SABIC Body in White Reinforcement Components.ORLANDO, U.S.A., March 21, 2018 - Under the banner of “Chemistry that Matters™,” SABIC will exhibit at NPE 2018 (booth #S19001) with the theme: “What Matters to You?” – representing the company’s ongoing commitment to listen closely to its customers, share ideas and expertise, and work together to achieve new levels of performance. In the form of a question, the theme recognizes that ideas and innovative solutions take shape from a deep understanding of customers’ key needs and challenges.

Milliken’s joint efforts with ITC Packaging and Verstraete IML to be clearly on display at Hispack 2018

In addition to eye-popping clarity, containers of NX™ UltraClear polypropylene made using Millad® NX 8000 clarifier are lightweight, microwaveable, can be hot-filled, and are recyclable.
(Photos © 2018 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR177)Ghent, Belgium – At this spring’s Hispack 2018 trade fair in Spain, Milliken Chemical will be showcasing containers of NX™ UltraClear polypropylene made using its Millad® NX 8000 clarifier, and highlighting why that material is the preferred solution for packaging.

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