Packaging

3 November 2016

Linpac 'being put up for sale'

According to the Reuters news agency, the price tag for the firm is a potential €500m (£448m), but its report said the vendor hoped to secure a higher figure than that.  Read more

3 November 2016

US plastics firm buys Evolve Polymers

The move extends Plastipak's extensive plastic recycling operations by adding the capacity to handle an additional six to nine million PET bottles each year at the newly acquired site.  Read more

29 September 2016

Innovia offers solution to 'wrap rage'

The Cumbria-based manufacturer of high-tech films has unveiled the Propafilm RCP to ease the suffering of frustrated consumers who grapple trying to open certain plastic packaging products.  Read more

2 September 2016

Kafrit launches halogen-free masterbatches

Israel-based producer of flame retardant (FR) masterbatches Kafrit for the building and construction industry has broadened its extensive flame retardant portfolio with a new range of halogen-free masterbatch products.  Read more

2 September 2016

Clariant addresses safety and sustainability concerns

The additive-maker is pioneering major advances in pigments and dyes, promoting greater safety in the production process and for end-product users in response to regulatory and brand owners and consumer pressures for safer colouration in plastics.  Read more