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Corbion Purac intends to construct a 75kTpa PLA production plant

Posted by   Subhash Bose  on 31 October 2014
Corbion Purac will accelerate its thrust into the biotechnology arena, making the next step in the bioplastics value chain by becoming a PLA producer. With entry into PLA, Corbion Purac intends to bring new biodegradable solutions to the plastics industry, and increase global PLA production capacity by a further 75 kTpa.
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High Blown Film Output in Tropical Climate: Reifenhäuser Extrusioneers Summit Shows Indonesian Producers the Roads to Success.

Posted by   Anonymous   on 30 October 2014
Troisdorf, October, 2014 | The Indonesian market for blown film packaging is booming. The challenges to be tackled and the economic conditions to be fulfilled to satisfy the high demands were discussed at the second Extrusioneers Summit held by Reifenhäuser in Jakarta on September 2, 2014. Main topics of the event were the production of high-end films and the realisation of high output rates.
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Metal caps, the global players meet up in Sacmi

Posted by   Anonymous   on 29 October 2014
Metal Cap Day – the workshop that focuses on industry-related technology, scenarios and prospects – had no trouble attracting participants. This essential event saw the presentation of, among other machines, the all-new PTC 600 and a line for ‘deep’ aluminium caps developed with Friuli-based firm BortolinKemo. In the afternoon there was a visit to the Closures plant and lab and a demonstration of working machines, such as the revolutionary PMA 24 L that makes fully PVC-free annular seals
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Packaging Connections announces the collaboration with EMA Pharmaceuticals

Posted by   Chhavi Aggarwal  on 29 October 2014
Packaging connections announces it’s collaboration with EMA Pharma, one of the leading European manufacturer of specialized seals for pharma containers based in France
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Expansion: Valio Relies on OYSTAR Gasti

Posted by   Anonymous   on 29 October 2014
Schwäbisch Hall, 28 October 2014. The popularity of the products of Finland’s leading dairy producer, Valio, continues to grow beyond the national borders. Sales are increasing in Russia and Sweden. To meet this growing demand, Valio is now expanding its machinery inventory by adding its fifth COMBISEPTIC 81-series cup filling and sealing machine manufactured by OYSTAR Gasti.
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