North America: plastics machinery shipments slowed in the second quarter

The Plastics Industry Association announced shipments of primary plastics machinery (injection moulding and extrusion) in North America decreased for the second consecutive quarter according to the statistics compiled and reported by the association’s Committee on Equipment Statistics (CES).  The preliminary estimate of shipment value from reporting companies totaled $320.9 million in

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New PolyCycle closures to offer a sustainable edge for liquid dairy brands

A study on 2013-2018 U.S. consumers’ actual purchasing​, showed that 50% of the growth in consumer-packaged goods (CPG), came from sustainability-marketed products. While taste, variety and brand remain strong influences, a Unilever study​ identified one in three (33%) people, in developed countries, purchase brands they believe are doing environmental good. Consumers

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