Alpla Group continues international growth trajectory

The Alpla Group, the global packaging solutions and recycling specialist, increased its turnover in the 2021 financial year by 8.4 per cent to four billion euros. The number of employees worldwide increased to 22,100. In addition to investments in recycling and in the development of bio-based and biodegradable plastics, the company

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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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Husky & Chem-Trend create a simple and effective colour change feature for Altanium hot runner temperature controllers

Husky Injection Molding Systems, Ltd., a leading industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community announced its collaboration with Chem-Trend on a system solution that creates repeatability during the critical colour change process to offer a faster, more accurate, and optimised approach for operators. The team devised a new guided procedure

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Sipa, Hall 6 Booth F61

Sipa supports sustainable growth PET containers production and filling equipment specialist Sipa will demonstrate its strength in sustainable manufacturing solutions. With more than 30 years of experience in PET container manufacturing and filling technologies, Italy-headquartered Sipa has a strong presence in China. It cooperates with many famous Chinese brands – Wahaha,

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PETcast #9: Integrated Plastics Pty. Ltd., Australia

Back in Down Under! Near Sydney Managing Director Nicholas Mellen explains the company’s unique design of PET preforms with IMH, integrated moulded PET handles – all done at preforming stage. The company serves bottlers and bottle makers, who are in search of fully recyclable bottle solutions with handles. Furthermore it develops

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