Sainsbury's Christmas ad comes to life through 3D printing
More than 1,400 3D printed faces were required for Sainsbury's stop-frame animated TV advert showing over the Christmas period.
Pack2Go Europe to launch circular economy initiative
Belgium-headquartered Pack2Go Europe, an NGO representing companies that manufacture packaging for the food and beverages consumed on-the-go in Europe, has announced it is launching a circular economy initiative for food and beverage service and...
SPE CEO De Vos to step down
Willem De Vos, the CEO of the Society of Plastics Engineers, is stepping down in 2017 and the organization will seek a new leader, the group announced 8 December.
US study questions BPA, endocrine chemicals in baby teethers
A new study released by the American Chemical Society is raising questions about endocrine disrupting chemicals leaching at low levels from baby teethers, saying, for example, that it found bisphenol-A migrating from all 59 teethers studied even...
Solvay to sell Acetow and gets approval for sale of Indupa stake
Solvay, the Belgium-based materials group, has agreed to sell its cellulose acetate tow business, called Acetow, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone.
New equipment reflects strong year for TCL Packaging
TCL Packaging said its order levels for printed film from a variety of market sectors are continuing to be strong, which has led to new capital investment.
German plastics group highlights success of bottle deposits in recycling
Germany recycles more than 90% of its PET bottles, and container deposits deserve credit for the high rate, according to a new study from the German trade association Forum PET.
Incentives offered to prompt new PP projects in Canada
Two proposed world-scale polypropylene projects in Canada got a bit more momentum from incentives offered by the provincial government.
One killed, two injured at DAK plant in US
One worker was killed and two others were injured on 6 December after an accident at a PET resin plant operated by DAK Americas in Columbia, South Carolina, US.